Md. Aims To Reduce Invasive Catfish Species

MARBURY, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it aims to reduce the number of invasive blue and flathead catfish in the state’s waterways, partly by encouraging people to eat them. The agency is announcing the campaign Thursday at Smallwood State...
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Cannibalizing Kits for Parts

Milepost 820 Did anyone happen to catch the article in the latest MODEL RAILROADER about super-detailing this somewhat bland looking coaling tower? Well, I happened to see it and took a closer look. After reading the article, I wasn’t all that impressed with making the...
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Possible 5th underwater signal heard in jet search

A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport on route to rejoin the on-going search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Planes and ships hunting for the missing Malaysian jetliner zeroed in on a targeted...

GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors has put two engineers on paid leave as an outside attorney investigates why the company took more than a decade to recall millions of small cars for an ignition switch problem. The company says in a statement Thursday that the action was taken...

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic items. The company’s stock fell more than 3...

American Hockey League

x-Clinched Playoff Berth y-Clinched Divisional Title NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Hamilton 4, St. John’s 3, SO Manchester 5, Portland 0 Hartford 2, Worcester 1 Utica at Lake Erie, 7 p.m. Grand Rapids at Charlotte, 7...

State Panel Approves Incentives For 2 Projects

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A state panel has approved more than $8.5 million in state tax incentives for a Newport hotel and a Frankfort distillery. The Kentucky Tourism Development Authority approved $8 million in incentives for a planned $33 million, 150-room hotel in Newport. The...
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Search picks up new underwater signal in jet hunt

A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport on route to rejoin the on-going search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Planes and ships hunting for the missing Malaysian jetliner zeroed in on a targeted...

Great Wide Open

Where to now, St. Peter? – Elton John Shouldn’t have shocked me, but the news that David Letterman will depart his late-night TV gig in 2015 still caught me off-guard. After more than 30 years on NBC and CBS, I have been a faithful viewer of his shows. I enjoy his wit...

Report Includes Restrictions On Ohio Death Penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee. The panel that spent more than two years studying changes to...