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The shutdown today: No signs of progress

Jan. 21, 2019 7:05 PM EST

What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 31: WHAT'S NEW Lawmakers marked the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with commemorative statements and memorial visits. But there appeared to be no movement on the shutdown front. Instead, Democrats continued to criticize a proposal President Donald Trump...

Americans take stock of shutdown's everyday effects

Jan. 20, 2019 12:19 PM EST

You and your loved ones aren't federal employees or contractors, and you don't live in a setting or have a job closely tied to government programs. So what does the government shutdown have to do with you? More than you might think. Washington's doings, or not-doings, can be woven into everyday American life from...

More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

Jan. 19, 2019 11:24 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain. Until October, Oklahoma grocery and convenience...

Correction: Off The Charts-Thirsty for Growth story

Jan. 18, 2019 10:10 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about beer makers' focus on cannabis companies, The Associated Press reported erroneously about the specifics of Molson Coors' investment in cannabis products. Molson has an investment agreement with HEXO Corp., which calls its medical marijuana brand Hydropothecary....

German brewers to print calorie content on beer bottles

Jan. 18, 2019 4:12 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Two German brewers associations are recommending that their members start printing the number of calories contained in their beers and shandies on the label. The German Brewers Association and the Association of Private Breweries in Germany said Friday it hopes other industries, such as...

Craft beer taps squeezed as shutdown delays new releases

Jan. 16, 2019 1:10 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The nation's craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown, which has put new releases on hold, prevented new breweries from opening and stopped shipments of some suds across state lines. The partial shutdown halted operations at the federal agency that regulates alcohol...

Brewery launch is on target in former missile command center

Jan. 11, 2019 12:24 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new brewery is set to launch in a Cold War-era missile command center near Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Grist House Craft Brewery has set its sights on a structure known as "the bunker building" at the former Nike missile base. It was one of several U.S. Army-operated...

Bud Light debuts bigger nutrition labels

Jan. 11, 2019 6:16 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Beer drinkers can't claim blissful ignorance for much longer. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many to make...

St. Louis theater rents out extensive prop collection

Jan. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — On a recent cold morning at the Lemp Brewery complex, Ace, an Australian cattle dog, stood sentinel in a red sweater over a ridiculous stockpile of stage props. Try to imagine thousands of period pieces — anything from a gargoyle on a telephone booth to a toy Tommy gun in a violin...

This Week: Fed data on credit, Constellation Brands earnings

Jan. 7, 2019 11:31 AM EST

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: CONSUMER CREDIT The Federal Reserve on Tuesday will release its consumer credit data for the month of November. Consumer borrowing is closely tracked for signs of consumers' willingness to take on more debt to finance their...