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Medical teams train at Ohio base to treat soldiers in air

Medical teams train at Ohio base to treat soldiers in air

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Shauntel Hass worked as a registered nurse at a hospital when she decided to take her career in another direction. Upward.
The 35-year-old Mountain Home, Idaho, native joined the Air Force and spent her first day in training this month at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Wright-Patterso ... (full story)


Lawmakers seek more funding for Ohio uranium site cleanup

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The state's congressional delegation is urging the White House to fully fund the decontamination and decommissioning of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio where hundreds of workers feared layoffs last fall amid budget concerns.
Now lawmakers, local officials and workers are looking ahead to S ... (full story)


Cars and loans

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 300 shares of General Motors at $26 over two years ago, even though you said it was a dumb investment. Auto sales have been taking off, and now I'm asking whether you think it would be a good investment to buy 600 shares of Ford or more General Motors. -- MT, Erie, Pa.
Dear MT: No, a hundred times no, don ... (full story)


Motivated to ride a bike? Bike-share company changes name

Motivated to ride a bike? Bike-share company changes name

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that it has moved from laid-back Portland, Oregon, to amped-up New York, the company that runs bike-sharing programs in New York, Chicago and other major cities is changing its name from Alta Bicycle Share to Motivate.
"I think it represents action, I think it represents energy, I think it's reflect ... (full story)


Foreign ETFs

Dear Mr. Berko: I am 69 and expect to retire this summer with a good pension and a sizable rollover from my company 401(k) to an individual retirement account. My IRA is invested in a combination of blue chip stocks and "pale blues," as you call them. I recently exercised some stock options, and after paying off the remain ... (full story)