Stories tagged: future
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 4 a.m.
The future of convenience stores: Fewer smokes; more healthy food, upscale jerky
Long known as late-night outposts of roller hot dogs and greasy pizza, convenience stores now also want to sell you healthier food, preferably lots of it.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
For clean-energy jobs, sky’s the limit
As wind and solar energy have grown, they’ve created a tide of jobs nationwide in fields from construction to manufacturing.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
What grocery shoppers want: Low prices, one-stop shopping
Shoppers who talked with the Associated Press this week say what they want most of all is lower prices and one-stop shopping.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Operator of Montana’s Colstrip coal plant will continue to run it
The operator of one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the Western U.S. plans to keep running the 2,100-megawatt plant, a spokesman said Wednesday, in an abrupt reversal from …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
In Google vs. the EU, a $2.7B fine could just be the start
Google’s parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it’s taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe. But it might find it harder to shrug off …
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Bankrupt Takata’s air bags still out there ‘like bombs’
Takata’s lethally defective air bags proved to be the company’s undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 5 p.m.
What’s next for Uber? Silicon Valley grapples with CEO Kalanick’s shocking departure
As word spread Wednesday morning of Travis Kalanick’s sudden departure from the helm at troubled ride-hailing startup Uber, Silicon Valley pundits, investors and analysts all tried in different ways to …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
Boeing admits its 747 ‘Queen of the Skies’ has no future as passenger plane
Differing sharply with the outlook from rival Airbus, Boeing expressed extreme doubt about the entire “very large aircraft” segment of the passenger-jet business and projected that the days of the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Experts: Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes
DETROIT – Uber must get rid of leaders who tolerate bad behavior and hire people who don’t – including up to the chief executive – experts say, as the ride-hailing …
Sat., Oct. 31, 2009
Predictions for a spooky Halloween
What’s the scariest thing out there this Halloween? Vampires?
Fri., April 26, 1996
New Century Plan Gets Fine Tuning Group’s Initial Priority Will Be Increasing Local Wage Levels
Spokane citizens offered some directions for fine tuning but didn’t alter the principal themes of the New Century Plan during a town meeting this week. About 150 people showed up …