LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair Board says this year's National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville drew the second-highest attendance in the event's long history.
NEW YORK - A slide in shares of utility companies nudged the U.S. stock market lower Thursday.
ROANOKE, Va. - A small group of West Virginia residents has collected hundreds of signatures in opposition to a survey of the Jefferson National Forest as a possible route for a proposed natural gas pipeline.
STAMFORD, Conn. - Frontier Communications Corp. (FTR) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $13.9 million.
NEW YORK - Antitrust regulators are challenging the $3.5 billion sale of US Foods to Sysco, saying the deal would hurt customers by reducing competition between food supply companies.
DETROIT - Four highway safety groups have asked U.S. safety regulators to require tractor-trailers and big buses to have devices that alert drivers to stopped traffic and brake the trucks if drivers don't respond.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Hoping to shed its reputation for offering little more than dead-end jobs, Wal-Mart, the nation's biggest private employer, is giving raises to nearly a half-million workers and offering what it says are more opportunities for advancement.
WASHINGTON - In recent months, the stage seemed set for American consumers to do what they've traditionally done best: Spend money - and drive the economy.
NEW YORK - The U.S. stock market edged mostly lower on Wednesday, easing back from its latest all-time highs.
WASHINGTON - U.S. homebuilders say sales prospects and buyer traffic fell slightly this month.