Quarter Pounder Burgers with Toppings Launch

Pa. McDonald’s franchise sued over payroll cards

A single mother who worked briefly at a northeastern Pennsylvania McDonald’s franchise is suing the owners after she said she was given a fee-laden debit card and told that she must use it to access her earnings.…
UTV, kubota

12-year old dies after UTV accident

On Friday June 14, 2013, deputies were dispatched to a one vehicle accident involving a Kubota side by side utility vehicle.…
car accident

Silver Lake woman dies in Sunday night accident

The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim as 22 year-old Kayla Lowrey. The patrol says the accident happened at approximately 11:20pm on I-70 about three miles west of Maple Hill.…
supreme court

Court: ‘pay to delay’ generic drugs can be illegal

The Supreme Court says deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can sometimes be illegal.…
stocks

Investors guess Fed’s actions, push stocks higher

The U.S. stock market rose in early trading Monday, driven not by any new economic data but by investors counting on the Federal Reserve to extend programs meant to boost the economy.…
jail

Judge considers effect of fungus on Calif. inmates

A federal judge in San Francisco is scheduled to consider whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved.…
economy

US homebuilder confidence soars to 7-year high

For the first time in seven years, most U.S. homebuilders are optimistic about home sales, a sign that construction could help drive stronger economic growth in coming months.…
supreme court

Court will review dispute between airline, pilot

The Supreme Court will review a $1.24 million defamation judgment against a Wisconsin airline that reported one of its pilots as mentally unstable and caused him to be arrested.…