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Goodyear buys Evansville-based tire and service company

Dec. 18, 2019 10:59 AM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has purchased an Evansville-based company that's one of the Midwest's largest tire and service companies. Goodyear announced Monday it had bought Raben Tire Company in a stock deal that includes all of Raben Tire's businesses. Goodyear spokeswoman...

British actress Claire Foy poses for photographers at the 2020 Pirelli Calendar event in Verona, Italy, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Correction: EU-Italy-Pirelli Calendar story

Dec. 4, 2019 7:04 AM EST

VERONA, Italy (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about a calendar issued by Italy’s Pirelli tire company, The Associated Press misidentified the calendar’s photographer. He is Paolo Roversi, not Patrizio Roversi. Also, one of the actresses featured in the calendar is Kristen Stewart, not Kristen...

Dozens of artificial turf bundles sit just off of the side of intersection of Route 30 and Loucks Mill Road, Tuesday September 24, 2019.  Used artificial turf is expected to produce 1 million to 4 million tons of waste in the next 10 years, and it has nowhere to go, according to solid waste industry analysts.   (Cameron Clark/York Daily Record via AP)

Paper: Old turf fields raise environmental, health concerns

Nov. 30, 2019 2:13 PM EST

YORK, Pa. (AP) — The hulking wall of rubber was first discovered by a borough maintenance crew. About 6,000 rolled pieces were neatly stacked about 10 feet high, covering more than an acre of private land, according to the mayor of Cleona, Pennsylvania. The green blades of artificial grass peeking through...