British GM workers agree deal on Astra production LONDON -- British autoworkers have overwhelmingly backed a job deal which clears the way for renewed investment at General Motors' Vauxhall plant in northern England. Members of the Unite union at the Ellesmere Port plant near the city of Liverpool on ... 05/16/2012 - 10:46 pm | View Link
British GM workers agree deal on Astra production British autoworkers have overwhelmingly backed a job deal which clears the way for renewed investment at General Motors' Vauxhall plant in northern England. Members of the Unite union at the Ellesmere Port plant near the city of Liverpool on Thursday ... 05/16/2012 - 9:39 pm | View Link
Thousands of British jobs under threat as crisis-hit General Motors announces 10,000 job losses The move is certain to put more pressure on the 5,000 GM workers in Britain who make the Vauxhall Astra in Ellesmere Port ... Congressional lawmakers must decide on a joint bill they can agree on before the president can sign it into law. 02/10/2009 - 6:01 am | View Link
A suburban St. Louis man is accused in an alleged real estate scheme that bilked investors out of more than $2.5 million.
Federal prosecutors say 53-year-old Ronald L. Roberts of Town and Country was charged Dec. 11 with three counts of wire fraud and one count of mail fraud.
The Cape Cod Times reports (http://bit.ly/1bdktmY ) that the family-owned petting zoo and aquarium on Route 28 in Yarmouth closed its doors on Dec. 1 and the property is now for sale.
Markham says most animals have been relocated to farms or other animal centers in the northeast, including two ponies named Calvin and Pumpkin who were picked up by the Newbury-based New England Equine Rescue.
The high price of copper has had thieves targeting air conditioners in recent years and now, at least in one South Carolina community, they have a new target - copper landscaping lights.
Bluffton police say the thieves have ripped copper lights out of the ground and cut the electrical wiring.
All Times ESTThursday, Dec. 19GOLF10 p.m. TGC — The Royal Trophy, first round, at Guangzhou, China
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL7 p.m. NBCSN — Iona at Daytona
7:30 p.m. ESPN — UCLA vs. Duke, at New York
NBA BASKETBALL8 p.m. TNT — Chicago at Oklahoma City
10:30 p.m. TNT — San Antonio at Golden State
PREP BASKETBALL9:30 p.m.