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Ohio court sides with NASCAR in broadcast tax challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio was unlawful. At issue before the court was whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio’s commercial activities tax during an audit from 2005 to 2010. The tax requires…

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High Over Manhattan Thanksgiving Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators have lined the streets of New York as colorful, high-flying balloons help usher in the holiday season at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition packed streets as a procession of giant inflatables and floats streamed for more than 40 blocks from Central Park to Herald Square.…

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Chocolate Receives Thanksgiving Pardon

President Joe Biden pardons Chocolate, the national Thanksgiving turkey, at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Biden is joined by, Ronald Parker, Chairman of the National Turkey Federation, and Alexa Starnes, daughter of the owner of Circle S Ranch. See story below. Biden opens holidays, pardons turkeys Chocolate and Chip WASHINGTON (AP)…

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

On Monday: The S&P 500 fell 15.40 points, or 0.4%, to 3,949.94. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 45.41 points, or 0.1%, to 33,700.28. The Nasdaq fell 121.55 points, or 1.1%, to 11,024.51. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell 10.59 points, or 0.6%, to 1,839.14. For the year: The S&P 500 is down…

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BC-Cash Prices, 1st Ld-Writethru,0343

Foods Broilers national comp wtd av 1.24591.2392 Eggs large white NY Doz. 4.174.12 Flour hard winter KC cwt 24.4025.15 Cheddar Cheese Chi. 40 block per lb. 2.69622.6962 Coffee parana ex-dock NY per lb. 1.58911.6102 Coffee medlin ex-dock NY per lb. 2.14382.1642 Cocoa beans NY per ton 23872412 Cocoa butter African styl $ met ton 50005000…

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American fans give up Thanksgiving to travel to World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Hector Garcia’s family had a hard time understanding his decision to travel to this year’s World Cup and abandon his annual gathering of 30 family and friends. “This would have been my 40th year cooking turkey and I gave that up to be here. It was hard,” he said. “They were…

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VP Harris urges defense of sovereignty in South China Sea

JIM GOMEZ Associated Press PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris urged countries on Tuesday to stand up for territorial integrity and freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, which has been challenged by China, and said Washington would press an international campaign against “irresponsible behavior” in the disputed waters. Harris did…

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Webb Space Telescope spots early galaxies hidden from Hubble

MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Webb Space Telescope is finding bright, early galaxies that until now were hidden from view, including one that may have formed a mere 350 million years after the cosmic-creating Big Bang. Astronomers said last Thursday that if the results are verified, this newly discovered…

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NASA capsule buzzes moon, last big step before lunar orbit

MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Orion capsule reached the moon Monday, whipping around the far side and buzzing the lunar surface on its way to a record-breaking orbit with test dummies sitting in for astronauts. It’s the first time a capsule has visited the moon since NASA’s Apollo program…

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