'Around the World' festival entertains families

The festival is the third in the series that runs until October. The festivals take place at Flat Branch Park.

Bicycle/Pedestrian Commission doesn't want bike ordinance suspended

The commission decided to weigh in on the harassment ordinance after the council proposed suspending it at its July 6 meeting.

McCaskill leads hearing focusing on Alaska Native contracts

The Senate Subcommittee on Contracting oversight examined a program intended to assist Alaska Native corporations in competing for government contracts, but some critics say the protection goes too far.

KC Southern to help open Texas distribution center for Nissan

Railroad operator Kansas City Southern is to assist in opening a Nissan distribution center in Texas, enabling faster shipment of Nissan vehicles to several Southern states via one of the operator's rail lines.