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CLOSEHampr, the Lafayette-based laundry app, is expanding to Baton Rouge. (Photo: Submitted by Rebecca Autin/Hampr)Hampr, the on-demand laundry service app based in Lafayette, is expanding to Baton Rouge as demand has ballooned.The app, which allows users to schedule wash-and-fold laundry services, will go live in Baton Rouge on March 14....
US futures move lower as investors lock up profits NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are heading lower with some signs of market fatigue after a seven-day rally on the Dow and with the S&P 500 reaching for record highs. http://news.yahoo.com/us-futures-move-lower-investors-lock-profits-123559210--finance.html Stock index futures signal lower Wall Street open LONDON (Reuters) -...
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — A man who authorities say had fired at police just before he drove a carjacked vehicle into a Georgia lake and died has been identified. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified the man who died in Friday's incident as 26-year-old John James Monahan...
Higher taxes for some, tax breaks for others in Obama budget The proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget which President Barack Obama unveiled Wednesday would raise taxes for some Americans, not all of them upper-income earners, while awarding tax breaks to particular groups and interests such as college students, people who...
CLOSEBuy PhotoNationally recognized futurist and economist Rebecca Ryan delivers the keynote speech during the Springfield Business Development Corporation's 2020 Annual Meeting at the University Plaza Convention Center on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Photo: Andrew Jansen/News-Leader)The way economist and futurist Rebecca Ryan sees it, Springfield is on the cusp of...
BlackBerry Q10 coming to Canada April 30 Leaked Rogers document sets BlackBerry Q10 launch for April 30. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cnet/tcoc/~3/1IzP-OsOuKg/ U.S. gas prices down A year ago at this time, U.S. gasoline prices averaged $3.97 a gallon. It was the highest average in all of 2012. http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/edition_us/~3/E8TM1T1QQJA/index.html Don't Expect Bernanke to Stay: Neil Irwin Neil Irwin, author...
CARACAS, Venezuela — As Venezuela tumbled deeper into economic crisis in 2017 and its people searched for a way out, one name kept coming up: Lorenzo Mendoza.The family name is universally known in Venezuela. Empresas Polar, the food conglomerate started by Mr. Mendoza’s grandfather, had grown into the...
Postal Service faces fight over ending Saturday mail WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade groups representing greeting card makers, paper manufacturers and newspapers are fighting to prevent the cash-strapped Postal Service from dropping first-class mail delivery on Saturdays. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/domesticNews/~3/IUoXcuyejuI/us-usa-postal-saturday-idUSBRE91Q19120130227 Oil gets small boost from US supply report Oil prices found little momentum Wednesday, even amid...
LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was dragged for several hundred feet on a Florida highway while holding onto the door of a truck before she lost her grip, was run over by the same vehicle and died. The Florida Highway Patrol arrested the...