WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the third straight week. Long-term rates have reversed the upward trend that took hold at the start of the year amid economic anxiety and market turbulence. However, rates ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory won more than a chance to run for governor again Tuesday night. Voters also overwhelmingly approved a $2 billion bond package he has been speaking for across the state. The bond ...Read More »
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A Syracuse-based construction contractor has agreed to pay $5 million to resolve allegations that it improperly exploited federal contracting opportunities reserved for small businesses owned by disabled military veterans. According to the settlement, now defunct 229 ...
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ATLANTA – Two giant, translucent canopies spanning several lanes of roadway and sidewalks outside the domestic terminal will be among the most visible aspects of a $6 billion expansion and renovation project at the world’s busiest airport during the next ...Read More »
NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is tackling a turkey problem on Staten Island. CBS New York says residents are tired of turkeys trotting through traffic. Turkey troubles have plagued one intersection for eight years. City Councilman Steve ...Read More »
ATLANTA – The decision by the owner of a small insurance company to require his employees to carry firearms at the office has sparked a debate: Would having a gun on the job make you safer, or is it inviting ...Read More »
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fresh Market, a grocery store chain, has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Apollo for more than $1.3 billion. The deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter, comes after Fresh ...Read More »