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July 18, 2018

DUNLAP, Tenn. (AP) — Robert Kwasnik has a zipper problem — and it has come to the attention of the highest levels of the U.S. government.

Kwasnik is president of Dunlap Industries, a small manufacturing company in Appalachia that for more than 15 years made zippers for U.S. military uniforms —…

Zipper Woes

July 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The plan was for Greg Goodman to sell his auto supply store and retire about the time he turned 60. Then Plan B came along — his son Chandler decided to join and eventually take over the family business instead of becoming an architect.

Goodman, now 54, is focusing on building his…

Small Talk Family Businesses

July 18, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a story July 17 about a right-to-work ballot initiative, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the three groups defending right-to-work spent more than $2 million during the last quarter. They spent more than $1 million, combined.

A corrected version of the…

July 18, 2018

Going small is big these days. Just scroll through all the tiny-house shows on cable and you’ll see how popular minimalism is. It’s also popular for trailers. Pulling up to a parking spot and having a comfortable, enclosed bed to sleep in is ideal for lots of travelers — especially if they’re using…

July 18, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Midwest grocery store chain Hy-Vee Inc. has recalled its store-brand spring pasta salad after 20 people got salmonella in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday the West Des Moines-based grocery chain discovered…

July 18, 2018

It’s one of the most common questions financial advisers hear: should I prioritize paying down debt or building up savings?

Americans have a cozy relationship with debt — student loans, credit cards and car loans are commonplace. The Federal Reserve said that consumer borrowing rose $24.5 billion…

On the Money-Debt vs Savings

July 18, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 22,839.59, while South Korea’s Kospi shed 0.2 percent to 2,285.99. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng edged 0.…

South Korea Financial Markets-7

July 18, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for forcing cellphone makers that use the company’s hugely popular Android operating system to install Google apps.

The EU said the practice restricts competition and reduces choices for consumers.

The fine, which caps a…

Europe Google

July 18, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so.

There was no immediate public reaction from diver Vern Unsworth to Musk’s latest tweets .

Musk’s initial tweet…

Elon Musk Social Media

July 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Comic-Con fans know one thing to be true: Where there is fun, there’s usually a line that precedes it. And hours before the annual pop culture convention officially kicked off Wednesday night in San Diego, there were lines everywhere — to get onto the convention floor to buy…

2018 Comic-Con - Preview Night-1
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