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SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

Dec. 5, 2019 2:58 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house. The Dragon capsule also is delivering holiday...

Colorado beer company keeps flowing with distribution deal

Dec. 3, 2019 6:57 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado’s oldest craft beer company has avoided the end of sales beyond the taproom with a new distribution deal. The Daily Camera reported Boulder Beer Co. has announced it reached an agreement with Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. to continue distributing Boulder Beer products...

School bus driver charged, accused of drinking beer on route

Nov. 26, 2019 9:10 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A 44-year-old bus driver in suburban Chicago has been arrested after authorities say she drank beer while taking more than 30 elementary students to school. Michelle Passley of North Aurora was charged Monday with misdemeanor endangering the life and health of a child. Aurora police say...

Brewer grows hops unique to New Mexico

Nov. 24, 2019 10:16 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Matt Oler and Rich Headley knew of no other New Mexico hops grower when they decided to grow the crop at Crossed Sabers Ranch on the Turquoise Trail in 2012. Why should there be any this far south? Hops ideally grow near the 45th latitude north with the long days of summer: Washington...

A Ringling secret remains in Baraboo

Nov. 23, 2019 1:06 AM EST

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — Joe Colossa is eager to show off the Al. Ringling Mansion. Its four floors and 40 rooms are dotted with seven fireplaces, 14 chandeliers and 67 original stained glass windows. A cabinet holds a full tea and china set from the Ringlings, the cue sticks used by the famed circus family to...

Colorado brewery sold to international beverage company

Nov. 19, 2019 4:43 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado brewery is being sold to an international beverage company after nearly 30 years in business, officials said. New Belgium Brewing Co. in Fort Collins is being sold to Lion Little World Beverages, The Coloradoan reports. Little World Beverages is part of Lion, an...

Beer insulting California utility PG&E brews backlash

Nov. 13, 2019 5:13 PM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Anger over devastating California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines is coming to a head — in a beer. And an outcry is brewing. Steve Doty, owner of Shady Oak brewery in Santa Rosa, announced a new beer called “F--- PG&E,”...

Popular Carbondale bar, Pinch Penny Pub, to close

Nov. 6, 2019 11:45 AM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A popular southern Illinois college bar, the Pinch Penny Pub, will close after nearly 50 years in Carbondale. Owner Jimmy Karayiannis says he's selling the property along with the Copper Dragon, a brewery. He tells the Southern Illinoisan that staff were informed Sunday. Karayiannis...

New Hampshire center to offer home for adults with autism

Nov. 5, 2019 4:56 PM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Greengard Center for Autism staff broke ground Friday for an adult residence home for people with autism. "This project has been seven years in the making," said Dr. Barbara Frankel, executive director of the Greengard Center. "We bought property on Brewery Lane, demolished the...

The Latest: Beshear wraps up campaign with Louisville stop

Nov. 4, 2019 9:53 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally on the eve of the Kentucky governor's race (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Democrat Steve Beshear has made a final campaign stop at a Louisville brewery after a whirlwind final tour of the state to challenge Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. Beshear...