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The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, wins All-Star game 178-164

Feb. 17, 2019 10:59 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10:55 p.m. Kevin Durant had 31 points and seven rebounds, LeBron James added 19 points and Team LeBron overcame a big game from Giannis Antetokounmpo to defeat Team Giannis 178-164 on Sunday night in the All-Star game. Team LeBron...

Broken pipe puts much of a city under boil-water advisory

Feb. 14, 2019 4:48 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A water line broke in one of Ohio's largest cities Thursday, forcing some 100,000 customers to boil their water, closing schools and disrupting diners' Valentine's Day plans. Crews located the leak early Thursday under the Great Miami River and were working to repair it. There was no...

Panera to close last of its pay-what-you-can cafes

Feb. 13, 2019 6:27 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Panera Bread is closing the last of its experimental cafes that let customers pay what they wished. The company says its Panera Cares location in Boston will close Friday after six years. Panera says it's helping employees find jobs at other locations. Panera opened its first Panera Cares...

Former cyclist Floyd Landis to open cafe and hemp store

Feb. 8, 2019 3:48 PM EST

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Former professional cyclist Floyd Landis has announced plans to open a bicycle showroom and coffee shop that will sell hemp products in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. LNP reports Landis said Thursday he will open Floyd's of Lancaster Cafe in the spring featuring products from his...

Some fashion with your breakfast? Lauren gives intimate show

Feb. 7, 2019 6:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "Can I get you some Ralph's Roast?" Immaculately dressed young waiters offered coffee and pastries as soon as you sat down at Ralph Lauren's scaled-down fashion show on Thursday, a stark contrast with last season's lavish anniversary extravaganza in Central Park. There was no stage, no...

Met Museum in NY partners with acclaimed chef

Feb. 6, 2019 12:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is partnering with a Michelin-starred chef. The Met says chef John Fraser will create new dishes to add to the menu for its fourth-floor Dining Room restaurant, which until recently was open only to museum members. The Wall Street Journal...

Venezuela crisis resonates loudly in battleground Florida

Feb. 3, 2019 10:35 AM EST

As Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro clings to power, many of the loudest American voices urging on the Trump administration in its campaign to push Maduro out are concentrated in one place: Florida. Florida has a large number of anti-Maduro Venezuelans and Cubans and is also likely to be a critical...

Chef lifts ban on "Make America Great Again" caps

Feb. 1, 2019 3:41 PM EST

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area restaurant owner who was criticized after saying he would refuse service to anyone wearing a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap has apologized and reversed course, saying Friday his restaurant will keep serving everyone. J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, a...

Silicon Valley eatery bans 'Make America Great Again' hats

Jan. 31, 2019 2:41 PM EST

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — Patrons won't be served at a Silicon Valley restaurant if they wear a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, a chef-partner of the Wursthall restaurant in San Mateo, California, said in a tweet last weekend that he views the hats as symbols of intolerance and...

Tips to help small business owners choose a marketing method

Jan. 30, 2019 2:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The growth of the internet and social media has changed the way small businesses market themselves — the variety of online marketing channels allows businesses, whether they serve consumers or other companies, to focus on a broad or narrow population. But many owners find that...