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Chicken barbecue season is underway in Delaware

May. 21, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — For many in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware has two seasons — chicken barbecue season and not chicken barbecue season. In Milford, charcoal barbecue smoke filled the air on May 14, signaling that chicken barbecue season has begun for Milford Moose Family...

Virginia middle schoolers plant vegetables in school garden

May. 21, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Reggie Walton will be moving next year and not attending Shelburne Middle School. The seventh-grader is disappointed that they won’t see the end results of the work put into creating a school garden this year, but excited to be part of a legacy that will hopefully live on...

Profar: SF fans `worst in league' after ball, bottle thrown

May. 21, 2022 04:36 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fans in San Francisco threw at least one baseball and a beer bottle onto the field Friday night in the direction of San Diego Padres outfielder Jurickson Profar, who called the crowd at Giants games “the worst in the league.” Play was delayed briefly after...

Tree farm or warehouses: Which is better for Biscayne Bay?

May. 21, 2022 03:12 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It might seem like an easy question. What’s better for the environment, a tree farm or a crop of warehouses? But with a massive development and an unprecedented expansion of Miami-Dade’s urban development boundary on the line, that question has developers and...

Historical society in Alabama finds a new location

May. 21, 2022 00:22 AM EDT

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — The Etowah Historical Society will move to a new location in Rainbow City as plans are in place to tear down its most recent home, the Elliott Community Center in Gadsden. Started in 1954, the group is the oldest historical society in the state. It will move to...

‘Alice’ exhibit turns botanic garden into a ‘Wonderland’

May. 21, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Published in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece of the strange, whimsical and surreal, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” has inspired movies, stage plays, drawings, songs and cartoons. At the Memphis Botanic Garden, it has inspired foliage. ...

Final-hour rally yanks Wall Street from maw of bear market

May. 20, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market Friday after another drop for stocks briefly sent the S&P 500 more than 20% below its peak set early this year. The S&P 500 index, which sits at the heart of most workers’ 401(k) accounts, was down as much...

Florida lawmakers to meet for session on property insurance

May. 20, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers return to the Capitol next week for a special legislative session aimed at addressing problems in the state’s turbulent property insurance market, a persistent and multifaceted crisis in a region vulnerable to damaging hurricanes. It is...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

May. 20, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

The stock market clawed back from a midday drop Friday after coming to the edge of its first bear market since the beginning of the pandemic. The S&P 500 ended 18.7% below the record high it set in early January. A 20% decline would have been considered the beginning of a bear...

US stocks got close to a bear market. Here’s what that means

May. 20, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The bear came close to Wall Street but then backed off. The stock market’s slump this year briefly pulled the S&P 500 into what's known as a bear market Friday, before a late rally put the index in the green. The prevailing sentiment among investors remains...