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Crew finds human bones at California construction site

Sep. 17, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Construction was halted Wednesday when contractors uncovered human bones six feet underground while digging a trench at the future site of a streetcar maintenance yard in Southern California, officials said. Police were notified after crews discovered the bones while working on...

Amy and Cody Morgan pose in their new warehouse, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Cypress, Texas. The couple, who lost their jobs as corporate executives during the coronavirus pandemic, decided to start a pool servicing company, Pit Stop Pools. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

New companies face tough task overcoming pandemic, recession

Sep. 17, 2020 12:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Campbell had to rethink her new wallpaper business before she could sell her first sheet. Campbell launched Pasted Paper in February, but soon after, the coronavirus forced the cancellation of the trade shows where she expected to introduce her wallpaper to prospective retail...

Lowe's vendor in Italy to bring jobs to North Carolina

Sep. 10, 2020 5:16 AM EDT

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A vendor for North Carolina-based Lowe’s home improvement stores is planning to bring 144 jobs from Italy to its new U.S. headquarters in Mooresville, officials said. The town of Mooresville approved a $551,000 incentives grant for Sandrigo, Italy-based FITT Group over five...