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'Burning river' loses sting in Cleveland 50 years after fire

Jun. 18, 2019 11:17 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Fifty years after the Cuyahoga River's most infamous fire helped spawn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, artists and entrepreneurs have turned old jokes into inspiration and forged decades of embarrassment into a fiery brand of Cleveland pride. "Everybody knows Cuyahoga County for...

Mass shootings in the workplace are rare and puzzling

Jun. 6, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

A postal worker on disability retirement for psychological issues returned to her workplace years later and killed six people. A Connecticut beer delivery worker irate over being forced to resign opened fire as he was being escorted out of the building, killing eight co-workers. Just a week ago, a longtime...

Anheuser-Busch partners with solar farm to meet energy goals

Jun. 4, 2019 8:12 AM EDT

Anheuser-Busch is making good on its pledge to be a more renewable brewer. The company said it is partnering with San Francisco-based solar developer Recurrent Energy, which will build and maintain a 2,000-acre solar farm in Pecos County, Texas. Once it's completed in 2021, Anheuser-Busch will buy credits based...

As craft beer market grows, so do wild flavors

May. 29, 2019 9:09 AM EDT

Anyone for steak and onion Kolsch? Or a macaroni and cheese pale ale? Those were among the flavors at the Strange Brew Festival in Reno, Nevada, this month, where competition for attention has intensified as craft beers have boomed. Brewers have always experimented, from the medieval Belgians who stirred sour...

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

May. 25, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western...

Anheuser-Busch completes central NY solar power project

May. 15, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Anheuser-Busch has wrapped up work on a large solar energy project that will help power a brewery in central New York state. The 2.76-megawatt solar farm will produce enough energy to brew more than 3 million cases of beer. St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, part of Belgium-based AB Inbev,...

EU fines AB Inbev for restricting cross-border beer sales

May. 13, 2019 6:24 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union anti-trust regulators are fining AB Inbev, the world's biggest brewer, more than 200 million euros ($225 million) for abusing its dominant position in the Belgian beer market. The EU's executive commission said Monday that the Belgium-based brewer is selling its popular...

Guns N' Roses sues brewery over its 'Guns 'N' Rosé' beer

May. 10, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rock band Guns N' Roses is accusing a Colorado brewery of piggybacking off their fame to sell beer and merchandise. The band filed a trademark infringement lawsuit Thursday against Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery, which sells Guns 'N' Rosé beer and merchandise and bandannas...

Sam Adams' Boston Beer buys Dogfish Head for $300 million

May. 10, 2019 8:56 AM EDT

MILTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware-based craft beer company Dogfish Head Brewery is being acquired by the Boston-based brewer of Sam Adams beer in a $300 million cash and stock deal. The Boston Beer Company announced Thursday that it had entered into definitive agreements to acquire all of the equity interests...

Warren finds 2020 footing selling policy with personal touch

May. 8, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — Before Elizabeth Warren pitches voters on her tax plan, she talks about her memories of her mom's struggle to pay the mortgage. Before she talked about government ethics on a recent stop, she told locals their town reminds her of her Oklahoma home. The personal touch may be unexpected...