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The Associated PressAlaska's commerce commissioner says the disaster from poor king salmon returns was worse than first estimated. In a letter to the state's congressional delegation, Susan Bell says commercial fishery permit holders lost an estimated $16.8 million in...
Dan JolingState fisheries biologists planning research to determine the cause for Alaska's poor king salmon returns were urged to focus studies on near-shore marine waters and the human effects on the fish. The biologists Tuesday were collecting research...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's Congressional delegation has introduced legislation calling for the U.S. Department of Commerce to set catch limits for Alaska Native whaling communities if the International Whaling Commission fails to act on a request for a six-year extension...
Tags: Lisa Murkowski, Don Young
Sure Fit Inc., the Lehigh Valley slipcover maker that at one time was a rare success story in the struggling U.S. textile industry, will close its Lower Macungie Township distribution center this year, resulting in 75 layoffs. In a notice filed with...
Animal tales Visit with some live underground critters at the library 1 p.m. Tuesday. The free program is fun for the whole family. Summer reading program story times Summer Reading Story Times are Wednesday from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 18 months...
Tags: Libraries, Arts and Culture
The year after the Great Recession, the number of visitors to Orlando hit an all-time high. And the country's No. 1 travel destination hasn't looked back since. Orlando welcomed 57 million people last year to set a third-consecutive record high, the...
The Hartford CourantGovernors visit businesses in other states all the time, usually in low-key meetings that aren't publicized. But that's not how they roll in Texas, and Gov. Rick Perry is letting everyone know he's on his way to New York and Connecticut next week to...
Tags: Rick Perry, Agriculture, Executive Branch, Elections, Government
Though Smithfield Foods' potential acquisition by Chinese pork giant Shuanghui International has quickly drawn political outcry, the deal could signal a trend of Chinese expansion into the U.S. consumer goods market. If approved by Smithfield...
Companies supplying components for the nuclear power industry are located throughout the United States, including a number in Maryland. These manufacturing firms have developed businesses providing components and equipment required for the maintenance and...
Many an inebriated college student may have thought about how good tacos wrapped in a Doritos shell would taste, but a prison inmate is suing Irvine-based Taco Bell, saying the idea for the fast-food hit was his. Gary Anthony Cole, 49, filed a federal...
Many an inebriated college student may have thought about how good tacos wrapped in a Doritos shell would taste, but a prison inmate is suing Taco Bell, saying the idea for the fast-food hit was his. Gary Anthony Cole, 49, filed a federal lawsuit May 15...
U.S. Department of Commerce Announces a $20 Million Investment to Support Economic Disaster Recovery in Joplin, MissouriWASHINGTON — Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award a $20 million grant to Joplin, Missouri, to assist with the city’s economic recovery following a...
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