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WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, President Donald Trump told a rally that people who are in the United States illegally are paying for his Mexico border wall. It was the latest iteration of his effort to convince the public that Mexico is covering the cost, just as …

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's $1.5 billion proposal to prop up the country's nuclear fuel industry has emboldened at least one company to take steps toward boosting operations at dormant uranium mines around the West, including outside Grand Canyon National Park.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franchise Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRG) (“Franchise Group” or the “Company”), today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of American Freight Group, Inc. (“American Freight”), a retail chain offering brand-name fur…

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ARLINGTON, Ore. (AP) — A chemical waste landfill near the Columbia River in Oregon accepted hundreds of tons of radioactive fracking waste from North Dakota in violation of Oregon regulations that has alarmed environmental advocates. But the company won't be fined because state officials bel…

The Eastern Idaho Business Report: Keeping local businesses connected to each other and the community.

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San Diego, Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gustavo Balderas, superintendent of Eugene School District 4J in Eugene, Ore., has been named the 2020 AASA National Superintendent of the Year®. Today’s announcement came at the National Conference on Education, hosted by AASA, The School Superin…

BURR RIDGE, Ill., Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BankFinancial NA (“the Bank”), the national banking association subsidiary of BankFinancial Corporation (Nasdaq - BFIN) announced today the expansion of BankFinancial Equipment Finance. BankFinancial Equipment Finance’s capabilities now inc…

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EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) (“Fidus” or the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share for the first quarter of 2020. The Company’s dividend will be payable on Ma…

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PALOCH, South Sudan (AP) — The oil industry in South Sudan has left a landscape pocked with hundreds of open waste pits, the water and soil contaminated with toxic chemicals and heavy metals including mercury, manganese, and arsenic, according to four environmental reports obtained by The As…

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Dallas, TX, Feb. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is extending its free delivery offer through March, allowing guests to enjoy authentic, Texas-style barbecue in their homes or offices with no delivery fees.

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CLAYTON, MO. , Feb. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE: FF) (“FutureFuel”), a manufacturer of custom and performance chemicals and biofuels, announced today that it will release its year-end 2019 financial results after market close on Friday, March 13, 2020.