AM 720 KDWN
News, Traffic, Weather

KDWN

2 hours ago

Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country’s fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 – nine years later than initially forecast….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry’s workers….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe’s economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do….

KDWN

2 hours ago

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world’s largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Survey: Foreign companies in China feel `targeted’

BEIJING (AP) — Foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve, a U.S. business group said Tuesday….

KDWN

1 hour ago

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe’s economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do….

KDWN

1 hour ago

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world’s largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size….

KDWN

1 hour ago

Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country’s fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 – nine years later than initially forecast….

KDWN

1 hour ago

Survey: Foreign companies in China feel `targeted’

BEIJING (AP) — An American business group warned Tuesday that foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and said investment might decline if conditions fail to improve….

KDWN

1 hour ago

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry’s workers….