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Library presents major show of objects in Wheeling's history

Feb. 16, 2019 1:13 PM EST

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Wheeling 250 observance is providing a perfect opportunity for the Ohio County Public Library to showcase many treasures from its large archival collections. Wheeling 250 is a year-long celebration of the 250th anniversary of the city's founding. City leaders and community groups...

Warren returns to Nevada, heart of 2008 economic crisis

Feb. 16, 2019 11:20 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who made her name as a consumer advocate following the 2008 financial crisis, will make her first appearance Sunday as a presidential candidate in Las Vegas, the boom-and-bust town that made Nevada the epicenter of the country's foreclosure crisis. The...

Community Coffee firmly in family hands at 100

Feb. 16, 2019 12:06 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The desire to serve a good cup of coffee was the seed that sprouted Community Coffee Co. 100 years ago, and it is what keeps the Saurage family's hand firmly on the plow. In the early 1900s, Henry Norman "Cap" Saurage began journeying to New Orleans to buy fresh coffee beans to grind and...

DA: 2 charged after toddler's body found in bucket of acid

Feb. 15, 2019 6:27 PM EST

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid. Gerardo Zavala-Loredo and Monica Yvonne Dominguez are both charged with abusing a human corpse and evidence tampering. Dominguez also is charged with...

Pepsico and Nvidia rise, while Mattel and Newell Brands slip

Feb. 15, 2019 5:27 PM EST

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Arista Networks Inc., up $23.17 to $263.95 The cloud-computing company beat fourth-quarter forecasts on a surge in revenue and issued a strong first-quarter outlook. Nvidia Corp., up $2.81 to $157.34 The chipmaker's reported a better-than-expected...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Feb. 15, 2019 4:52 PM EST

Stocks surged on Wall Street Friday after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week. The rally drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 400 points and helped give the benchmark S&P 500 index its third-consecutive weekly gain. On Friday: The S&P 500 index...

Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows

Feb. 15, 2019 4:49 PM EST

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 400 points Friday as renewed optimism over trade talks between the U.S. and China put investors in a buying mood. The rally marked a turnaround from a day earlier, when disappointing holiday sales data led to a modest sell-off. Friday's gains helped push the...

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge, boosted by trade talks

Feb. 15, 2019 4:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks surged on Wall Street Friday after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week. Investors are again weighing quarterly results from major U.S. companies. Newell Brands...

Editorials from around New England

Feb. 15, 2019 4:00 PM EST

Editorials from around New England: ___ VERMONT Valley News Feb. 12 Want to move to Vermont? The state will welcome you not only with open arms but also an open wallet. As of Jan. 1, the state began accepting applications for its new remote-worker program, under which people who work remotely for out-of-state...

World stocks recover as US-China trade talks extended

Feb. 15, 2019 7:24 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets bounced back on Friday after Chinese officials said trade talks with the U.S. would continue in Washington next week. Markets had been dragging on the absence of good news as the U.S. and China concluded talks in Beijing. European markets also rose even as Spanish Prime...