MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Coal communities are measuring the implications of Alpha Natural Resources' mine closures and the layoffs of hundreds of workers.
Highlights of a federal report about the U.S. fishing industry in 2011.
TOP FISHING PORTS BY QUANTITY (IN WEIGHT):
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. seafood catch reached a 17-year high in 2011, with all regions of the country showing increases in both the volume and value of their harvests.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company that profited for decades by supplying mentally disabled workers to an Iowa turkey plant at wages of 41 cents per hour must pay the men $1.37 m
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spending bill required to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month has cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate.