Report: Ford to build auto plant in Mexico

NEW YORK (AP) — Published reports are saying that Ford plans to build a new auto plant in Mexico, with plans to rev up production there.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Ford plans to build a new...

Gas prices drop 8 cents over past 2 weeks, to $1.82

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price is 37 cents per gallon under...

Insider Q&A: Competing with cable's Internet offerings

NEW YORK (AP) — Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. His new Internet service, Starry, would compete with cable companies in big...

Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters embraced the idea of building the nation's first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, a...

1 person killed in plant explosion in Georgia

ROCKMART, Ga. (AP) — A coroner says a man has died and six others were injured in an explosion at a plant in northwest Georgia.

Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier says 25-year-old Justin Deems died in the...

A downtown is a city's heart

By: Ted Rayburn, ted.rayburn@gazette.com

One of the surest signs a city is succeeding is the vitality of its downtown. It doesn't matter whether the biggest or most profitable businesses are in the city core, but it does matter that business and city...

Sales tax on Amazon purchases could provide millions in revenue to Colorado

By: Maria St. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com

Colorado residents making purchases at Amazon.com can now expect something new in their checkout cart: a Colorado sales tax added to their bill. The change will make Colorado one of 28 states that Amazon is...

Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Teachers are paid less in South Dakota than in any other state, and many have had to take on second and even third jobs to make ends meet.

South Dakota's average teacher salary of...