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  • Update on the latest business

    THE DAY AHEAD Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday WASHINGTON (AP) — Several major economic reports are due out this morning. The Institute for Supply Management will release its manufacturing index for August.…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets NEW YORK (AP) — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street’s advice to buy emerging-market stocks.…

  • Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern Kentucky

    HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — In the 1970s, as the oil crisis spurred an increase in mining, Victor Justice taught people in eastern Kentucky how to mine coal. Forty years later, his son is teaching them…

  • Boston mayor, city councilors seek hefty pay raises

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s mayor and City Council are again looking for pay raises that could make them among the best compensated of comparable cities across the country. Mayor Marty Walsh filed a proposal Monday…

  • Apple aims to boost mobile device sales with Cisco’s help

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems’ Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers. The alliance announced Monday calls for Cisco to ensure…

  • Blue Bell resumes selling ice cream after listeria recall

    BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell ice cream is back. Blue Bell Creameries resumed selling its products at some locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination at some…

  • Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street’s advice to buy emerging-market stocks. The MSCI Emerging Markets index has lost…

  • Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple’s iPhone, escalating the rivals’ battle to strap their technology on people’s wrists. The move thrusts Google on to Apple’s…

  • Bubble soccer bounces into Delaware

    HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — At 8 years old, Logan Jones is a seasoned pro when it comes to birthday parties. But nothing prepared him for bubble soccer – the latest craze at the center of…

  • Ashley Madison says site continues to attract new members after hack

    (NEW YORK) — Adultery website Ashley Madison said today it has continued to attract new members, many of whom self-identified as female when signing up for the service. Avid Life Media, the parent company of…

  • 5 Steps to Maintain Financial Security in Retirement

    A career is spent planning, day dreaming and saving for the day you can stop working with your back, brain and hands. An army of dollar bills has been saved and invested. Now you can…

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $2.43 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 7 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a report that the average price of a gallon of…

  • Japan bids adieu to landmark that hosted presidents, stars

    TOKYO (AP) — The Hotel Okura, a favored Tokyo lodging for U.S. presidents, movie stars and other celebrities, is closing the doors of its landmark half-century-old main building on Monday to make way for a…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks fall after Fed official suggests Sept rate hike possible BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell today after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible…

  • What customers can eat with McDonald’s customized menu

    (AURORA, Colo.) — Customers at a McDonald’s in Colorado who want to order a Big Mac may be surprised when the restaurant offers them customized options. A McDonald’s location in Aurora, Colorado, is testing the…