New plug-in hybrids could be bridge to EVs

Mainstream plug-in hybrids are hitting the industry sweet spot: family-size crossovers. But will they sell? Continue Reading at Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service

Manley expected to ensure stability at AutoNation

His experience in dealership showrooms and automaker boardrooms should help him lead the expanding retailer’s empire. Continue Reading at Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service

The exotics are maneuvering for a new future

Pursued by environmental regulators, exotic brands are in search of performance without the emissions. Continue Reading at Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service


Alaska reports more than 1,700 cases and dozens of deaths from backlog

Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media) The state of Alaska reported a new single-day record Friday of 1,735 COVID-19 cases among residents, along with 44 deaths over the past year that were newly linked to the coronavirus. The deaths and record number of cases are the latest grim indicators of COVID’s…


Alaska emphasizes state employee telework amid virus worries

The Robert B. Atwood Building in downtown Anchorage. (Staff photo) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska plans to emphasize telework for state employees for the next month as the COVID-19 pandemic strains Alaska’s health care system. Gov. Mike Dunleavy, in a memo to state department leaders this week, said the state “must take measures to protect…


The quality of care is falling in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta as cases surge statewide

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Center (Greg Kim/KYUK) Alaska is reporting the highest COVID-19 case rate per capita of any state, according to the New York Times tracker. The statewide surge in cases is straining resources and staff, causing patients to receive a lower quality of care than before the surge. Here’s what that looks like at the Yukon-Kuskokwim…

Omaha woman charged after authorities find 45 dead animals

Investigators said they found two bird skeletons and 43 dead rabbits. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

After 50 years, northeast Nebraska doctor has no plans to retire

Dr. Douglas Laflan didn’t envision practicing medicine in a rural area for more than three or four years. But, he said, “marriage and mortgage” have kept him in southern Knox County for five decades and counting. Go to Source Author: AUSTIN SVEHLA Norfolk Daily News Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Don Walton: Mt. Kilimanjaro climb by Nebraska senators attracts film crew

Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon is leading the adventure that will include Sens. Anna Wishart of Lincoln, Justin Wayne of Omaha, Ben Hansen of Blair and Dave Murman of Glenvil. Go to Source Author: DON WALTON Column Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

The Latest: Australia PM plans to reopen before end of year

SYDNEY — Australia’s prime minister says he expects his country to open its international border well before the end of the year. Australian governments have agreed to ease tight restrictions on overseas travel when 80% of the population aged 16 and older was fully vaccinated. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the first steps would allow…

Metro Detroit weather: Spotty sprinkles depart on a cool Sunday night

Welcome to Sunday night, Motown. Today was warm and concluded with a blanket of clouds. Underneath it, tonight will be mild with some raindrops north of Detroit. Tomorrow will be even warmer with sunshine reappearing. Then, we have a beautiful stretch of bright days this week. Sunday night will be mostly cloudy and mild. Scattered…

Police believe alcohol was a factor in collision with fire truck on Davison Freeway

A woman was taken into police custody Sunday night after she reportedly struck a fire truck with her vehicle in Highland Park. According to the Highland Park Fire Department, fire fighters were working to extinguish a vehicle fire on the Davison Freeway near Third Avenue when a woman struck the fire truck with her vehicle.…

Counting inmates where they live: Redistricting Commission ponders jail and prison populations

Should inmates in Big Island correctional facilities be counted at the facility itself or where they usually live when they’re not incarcerated? That’s a question the county Redistricting Commission is mulling over as it strives to draw boundary lines for County Council districts for the next decade. It’s more than a philosophical debate: As commissioners…

Big Island adds 66 new COVID cases Saturday

The Big Island Saturday reported 66 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the island’s tally to 9,803. The Big Island cases were among 408 new cases of COVID-19 reported across the state Saturday that increased Hawaii’s case total to 77,777. According to the DOH, 6,369 new cases have been reported in Hawaii in the past 14 days,…

Booster shots available but emphasis still on the unvaccinated

Some Big Island residents who are fully inoculated against COVID-19 with a vaccine from Pfizer are now eligible for a booster dose — although the state Department of Health continues to prioritize immunizations for the unvaccinated. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Thursday approved a series of recommendations from a panel of…


DFW startup Gramercy Extremity lands nearly $10 million to fuel growth

A Richardson company that’s offering medical devices has attracted a Series A financing round. Top Featured Tags: – Business, – Texas NewsPress Release Distribution Service


Veritex Community Bank acquires rural business lending platform for $57.5M

The play increases Veritex’s presence in the United States Department of Agriculture’s Business and Industry lending program. Top Featured Tags: – Texas News, – BusinessPress Release Distribution Service


This Dallas startup is using robots to make your next Freebirds burrito bowl

Welcome to Freebirds. The robot will take your order.  The Austin food chain has inked a purchase order with Dallas-based robotic restaurant solutions startup Now Cuisine. As a part of the strategic partnership, Now Cuisine will launch a pilot batch of automated burrito bowl ordering stations, making Freebirds’ food more accessible across the region. “We’re…


Detroit Lions get jobbed at end of Ravens loss? CBS explains delay of game that never came

The Detroit Lions suffered perhaps the most heartbreaking loss in franchise history on Sunday, losing to the Baltimore Ravens, 19-17, on Sunday.        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service


WATCH: Broncos’ Von Miller sacks Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson

Sheeeeeeesh, @VonMiller. : CBS — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) September 26, 2021 Related Articles WATCH: Broncos’ Javonte Williams gets 1st career touchdown in Week 3 game against Jets Broncos 10, Jets 0: Live blog — real-time updates from the NFL Week 3 game at Empower Field at Mile High Kiszla: If Courtland Sutton and Von…

Investigators probe deadly Amtrak derailment in Montana

By AMY BETH HANSON and ANITA SNOW JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials sent a team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board to the site of an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that killed three people and left seven hospitalized Sunday, officials said. The westbound Empire Builder was en route to Seattle from…

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Americans won back the Ryder Cup and perhaps a whole lot more Sunday, sending a strong message to Europe with a powerful performance from their youngest team in history. Scottie Scheffler, one of six Ryder Cup newcomers for the Americans, took down the No. 1 player in the world with a…

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