Company plans to make Dixie paper plates in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say Georgia-Pacific plans to spend at least $425 million to build a facility that will make Dixie-brand paper plates in Jackson. The project is expected...

Jared Kushner-owned company settles with Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A property management company owned by the family of former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has agreed to pay a $3.25 million civil penalty and restitution to...

Voting equipment to be replaced after 'unauthorized access'

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state on Friday announced plans to replace election equipment in one county following “unauthorized access” to the equipment that happened two months after...

Maryland announces settlement with Kushner-owned company

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A property management company owned by the family of former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has agreed to pay a $3.25 million civil penalty and...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

Airline reveals a fancy new way to experience your flight

In a news release, the airline unveiled the luxury seats that'll be available on upcoming Boeing 787-9 and Airbus A321XLR aircrafts, which are set to make a debut in 2024. The company's roomy...

Doctor admits to fraud involving more than 2,000 patients

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A doctor admitted in federal court on Wednesday that he certified products and tests for thousands of Medicare and Medicaid patients in Missouri whom he never met.Oluwatobi...

Police: Destructive device found in vehicle near school

PARKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A man is facing charges after police said an improvised destructive device was found in his vehicle across the street from a Maryland middle school on Tuesday. Baltimore...

DOJ charges nonprofit with $250 million pandemic fraud scheme

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that 47 people are being charged with stealing $250 million from a federal program meant to provide food for children in need during the pandemic, CNN...

WVa Transportation Department hiring trainees, inspectors

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Transportation is taking applications for workers in Marshall County through Oct. 8.The openings are for entry-level transportation...

NC budget director Perusse to retire; Walker is successor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Charlie Perusse, who served as North Carolina state budget director for three Democratic governors, including current Gov. Roy Cooper, is retiring this fall, Cooper announced...

California Governor Signs 'Most Aggressive' Package Of Green Laws

California Governor Signs 'Most Aggressive' Package Of Green Laws Authored by Caden Pearson via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a...

N. Carolina hospitals offer new Medicaid expansion proposal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's hospitals and hospital systems on Friday unveiled an offer that could shake up stalled negotiations to pass legislation that would expand Medicaid to cover...

FedEx earnings miss 'the weakest set of results' Deutsche Bank has seen in 20 years

FedEx shares fell more than 21% on Friday following the pre-earnings announcement. The logistics company said it now expects fiscal first-quarter earnings, excluding some items, to come in at...

Northern Colorado air quality downgraded by EPA

Stricter air quality regulations are coming for northern Colorado businesses after the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday downgraded the area to a category for “severe” violators of ozone...

North Carolina gets $100M grant to help widen Interstate 85

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is getting $100 million from last year’s federal infrastructure law to widen an often-congested stretch of Interstate 85 near Charlotte and build amenities for...

Small plane buzzes boaters in Colorado before crashing

DENVER (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a small plane that buzzed low over boats on a Northern Colorado reservoir before crashing, the board said Wednesday.The...

NC governor wants loan forgiveness exempt from state tax

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper wants the General Assembly to pass legislation exempting individuals from state income tax on the student loan forgiveness announced by...

Gov't OKs nearly $190M in bids from offshore oil lease sale

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. government has accepted nearly $190 million in bids from an offshore oil and gas lease sale that was held nearly a year ago but rejected by a federal judge, the Bureau...

Damaged interstate bridge lane reopens in WVa after repairs

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Workers have completed repairs to an interstate bridge in West Virginia and reopened it fully.The Interstate 77 bridge over U.S. 50 near Parkersburg has been hit by heavy...

House for families of veterans set for Memphis hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn., (AP) — Officials at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Memphis say a house where families can stay while their relative is being treated will be built at the facility.The Memphis...

Feds: Louisiana nuclear plant to get additional checks

KILLONA, La. (AP) — A nuclear power plant west of New Orleans will be getting extra inspections because an offsite radiation monitor was miscalibrated for more than a decade, federal regulators...

EPA inspector general probes Mississippi capital water woes

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An independent watchdog in the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday it is investigating the troubled water system in Mississippi's capital city.Emergency repairs are...

This Winter, Europe Plunges Into "The New Dark Ages"

This Winter, Europe Plunges Into "The New Dark Ages" Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Could you imagine being sent to prison for three years if you dared to...

Ex-company executive gets prison term in bid-rigging plot

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A former engineering company executive has been sentenced to one year and six months in prison for his role in a bid-rigging scheme to defraud the North Carolina Department...

Natural gas pipeline fire in water SE of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard is investigating a natural gas pipeline explosion that started a towering blaze in a water body southeast of New Orleans. The line exploded shortly before 4 p.m....

Baseball Hall of Famer's business portfolio just got a little bigger

Derek Jeter’s business portfolio grew a bit bigger on Thursday as it was announced he was a founding partner of a new sports card collecting platform called Arena Club. Jeter teamed up with...

California fires destroy structures, force residents to flee

MICHIGAN BLUFF, Calif. (AP) — California's latest major wildfire destroyed structures and cars as it burned out of control in the Sierra Nevada, while fires also forced people to flee their homes...

California company: Machine failure may have caused wildfire

WEED, Calif. (AP) — A wood products company said Wednesday that it is investigating whether a fire that killed two people as it swept through a Northern California town was caused by the possible...

EEOC sues Vermont nursing home over racial abuse claims

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a Vermont nursing home over allegations that it allowed patients to racially abuse Black staff members.The lawsuit...

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