Corey Bobbitt warmly greets a few childhood friends Tuesday afternoon as they file in to his new storefront on Locust Street.
Santa’s bag will be a little lighter than we had hoped when he shows up in Denton for the Holiday Lighting Festival this coming Friday.
WASHINGTON — Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.
It happened in September, during a long layover in the Atlanta airport. Waiting for the next leg, an overnight flight to Paris, I start talking with a man seated across from me. A retired chef, he’s lively, colorful and talkative. His wife, seated nearby, is younger and quieter.
WASHINGTON — One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
SAN DIEGO — Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported — a fact the Obama administration vowed to start turning around by expanding fish and shellfish farms into federal waters.
How is it possible that Thanksgiving week is here? My Halloween pumpkins are still rotting on the porch, for crying out loud! I likely even have a decoration or two from last Christmas hiding on a shelf somewhere in the house.
Many readers responded to my “health care monster” column. They challenged me with the same query: You nailed the problem, but what’s the solution?
NEW YORK — An independent retailer may not look like the cutting edge of technology, but these small businesses increasingly turn to apps and sophisticated software to connect with customers.
WAUKON, Iowa — Alert and curious, hundreds of hens with bright red crowns and faces strolled out of a large chicken house midmorning into the fresh air and a fenced pasture amid rolling fields of alfalfa, clover, corn and soybeans. They cluck and coo, peck and scratch at the ground.
An anecdote from World War II tells us a lot about why most of what passes for investment data is wrong.
The hardest part of starting up is starting out.
It’s a bright, summer day in circa-1970s Denton. A couple of young teens are riding bicycles past the Denton Record-Chronicle heading west on Hickory Street, up the hill and toward the Square. Two cars motor slowly east in their direction. A couple of pickups are parallel-parked on the side. Otherwise, the kids have the road to themselves.
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel made an important announcement last year.
“All of these fire trucks were just one guy’s?” The boy’s eyes were wide with wonder at the vast number of fire truck models, toys and collectibles displayed in the huge glass wall spanning the width of the fire station’s kitchen and living area at Denton’s Central Fire Station downtown. “His house musta been huge!” he exclaimed.
SEATTLE — Free rent and groceries were selling points, but college freshman Aishwarya Mandyam was more excited about the chance to connect with like-minded women when she moved into the eight-bedroom house offered up by a Seattle software startup.
Imagine you are about to retire.
SAN FRANCISCO — After laying off more than 300 workers, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is trying to lift the spirits of the remaining employees by giving them 6.8 million shares of the stock he owns in the online messaging service.
LAS VEGAS — As more states scrutinize the daily fantasy sports industry, the office of Nevada’s attorney general said it used DraftKings’ own words and online images as evidence the sites qualify as gambling.
Do we want our entire federal government to depend on a fly-by-night group of rich people?
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart stock had its biggest one-day drop in nearly three decades after the world’s largest retailer said it’s bracing for its profit to take a hit as it works to fend off competition.