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Go For the Food: Buffalo, New York's chicken wings

Go For the Food: Buffalo, New York's chicken wings

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Credit for the classic Buffalo wing goes to Teressa Bellissimo, who developed the dish in the kitchen of the Anchor Bar in 1964. Fifty years later, the Main Street eatery remains a must-see for countless culinary visitors.
But there's no need to confine yourself to one place if you're winging your way ... (full story)

Legislation would allow for new types of materials in sewer, water line replacement

An adjunct scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. has outlined a case for the passage of House Bill 417.
The proposed legislation would ensure that all proven and acceptable piping materials are included in bids for water and wastewater utility service improvement projects.
“When we think of ... (full story)

Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
Guaranteeing two queen beds or one king bed will cost you, as will checking in early or checking out late. Don't ... (full story)

Manure use restrictions sought to combat lake algae

A Northwest Ohio lawmaker is renewing a call for tighter run-off regulations through House Bill 611.
The proposed legislation, sponsored by Rep. Michael Sheehy, of Oregon, Ohio, would adjust standards for manure application.
Under the bill, no person would be permitted to apply manure when the top two inches of soil are satur ... (full story)

Kinder Morgan

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 1,000 shares of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners on your recommendation this April at $76 because of regular dividend increases and because I would get $5,560 in income, which is a 7.3 percent yield, and it would be tax-free. Now the stock is $97 because it's merging with three of Richard Kinder's other compan ... (full story)