RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s labor commissioner won’t be smiling at you anymore inside an elevator if Democrat Charles Meeker gets elected this November. Republican incumbent Cherie Berry placed her photo on elevator inspection certificates about 10 years ago. Meeker ...Read More »
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – A company founded by billionaire Paul Allen and the Cayman Islands have announced an agreement on a plan to restore a coral reef damaged by his 300-foot yacht in January. A joint statement Thursday from ...Read More »
TRENTON, N.J. – A new state report shows New Jersey’s fund for road and bridge work has no more capacity to borrow cash. The New Jersey Office of Public Finance unveiled its annual debt report Friday showing that the ...Read More »
MAYS LANDING, N.J. – Two people are headed to prison for their roles in a timeshare mortgage fraud scheme. Federal prosecutors say 56-year-old Francis Santore, of Northfield, and 36-year-old Alfred Giordano, of Belmar, worked for The Vacation Ownership Group ...Read More »
BEIJING (AP) — Move over, New York City: Beijing is the new “Billionaire Capital of the World.” The Chinese capital has overtaken the Big Apple as home to the most billionaires — 100 to 95 — according to Hurun, a ...Read More »
ALBANY, N.Y. – An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the electric grid. The decision by Nassau ...Read More »
HONOLULU (AP) — Newly hired inspectors are enforcing vacation rental rules in Honolulu, using complaints and online resources to investigate illegal operators. Two full-time and three part-time inspectors have been in the field since January. They issued a dozen citations ...
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