Jeff Martin and Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 1:31pm
Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.
Bob Salsberg, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 1:20pm
House and Senate negotiators will likely begin meeting next week to draft a final state budget proposal after the Senate gave final approval to a $39.5 billion spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Susan Haigh, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 1:00pm
A commission approved a $22 million loan and grant package on Friday to help the world's largest hedge fund upgrade and expand its offices despite questions about whether the deal makes financial sense for a state facing continued budget problems.
Erika Kinetz and Desmond Butler, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 12:51pm
In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted.
Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 12:11pm
Parents of children with developmental disabilities chastised state lawmakers, describing it as unconscionable they have to return year after year to plead for financing for children's health services.