Alcoholic beverage manufacturing

June 16, 2017 - 1:26 am
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire restaurant is banning tips in favor of raising menu prices to give its staff a salary of $45,000 to $50,000 per year. Owners of 7th Settlement Brewery in Dover say they are the first restaurant in New Hampshire to ban tipping, and will no longer accept tips...
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In this undated photo, a barge carrying Chinese-made beer fermentation tanks floats down the Erie Canal in Clyde, N.Y., toward the Genesee Brewery in Rochester, N.Y. Some politicians are irritated that the Rochester brewery, which receives state economic development funding, bought beer fermentation tanks from China that could have been produced in New York. (Michael Riviello via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 8:44 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some politicians are irritated that a Rochester brewery receiving state economic development funding bought beer fermentation tanks from China that could have been produced in New York. Three upstate members of the Assembly and the Little Falls mayor on Friday criticized...
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This May 15, 2017, photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden shows a can for Listermann Brewing Company's Team Fiona beer, featuring an image of the Nile hippopotamus named Fiona born prematurely Jan. 24 at the zoo in Cincinnati. Zoo officials say the Cincinnati microbrewery's New England-style India pale ale will be introduced June 10 with 25 percent of proceeds from sales at seven Cincinnati-area stores earmarked for the zoo's #TeamFiona fundraising campaign. (Chad Yelton/Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 12:15 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo's prematurely born hippo named Fiona is getting a new beer in her honor. Listermann Brewing Company is releasing a Team Fiona New England-style IPA. The hippo's care team helped brew the beer. And the brewing company says 25 percent of the beer sales proceeds is...
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In this April 5, 2017 photo, vineyard owner Katherine Bryan laughs as she discusses the wines available for tasting at Deer Creek Vineyards in Selma, Ore. Bryan is one of a handful of vineyard owners and winemakers in this fertile corner of southwestern Oregon who are branching out into marijuana farming after the legalization of recreational weed in Oregon two years ago. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 25, 2017 - 5:03 am
JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show for their hard work, they are adding a new crop: marijuana. Oregon's...
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This Jan. 14, 2015 satellite image provided by NASA shows the shattered remains of a colossal iceberg known as B-15 on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. A Dubai firm’s dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing illustration of global warming, the company sees it as a source of profit, and a way of offsetting the effects of climate change in the increasingly sweltering Gulf. But the plan faces a daunting array of legal, financial and logistical hurdles _ and environmentalists are less than thrilled. (NASA via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 2:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, the National Advisor Bureau Limited sees it as a source of...
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This Jan. 14, 2015 satellite image provided by NASA shows the shattered remains of a colossal iceberg known as B-15 on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. A Dubai firm’s dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing illustration of global warming, the company sees it as a source of profit, and a way of offsetting the effects of climate change in the increasingly sweltering Gulf. But the plan faces a daunting array of legal, financial and logistical hurdles _ and environmentalists are less than thrilled. (NASA via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 2:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, the National Advisor Bureau Limited sees it as a source of...
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In this April 13, 2017, photo, people take part in a yoga class by the pool at the Green Valley Ranch hotel and casino in Las Vegas. As Las Vegas continues to broaden the range of interests and wallets it appeals to, companies have been carefully selecting unique, picture-perfect sites where visitors and locals can practice yoga. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2017 - 8:39 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Surrounded by imposing Las Vegas hotel-casinos in the foreground and desert mountains in the background, the group breathed deeply and loudly as an instructor guided them through their poses: upward dog, downward dog, lord of the dance. The participants, though, weren't the only...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, Jose Luis Santiago, left, an immigration advocate, marches during a protest march in Homestead, Fla. Cinco de May, a once-obscure holiday marking a 19th Century-battle between Mexico and invading French forces, is being met with ambivalence by Mexican-American and Mexican immigrants. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with Cinco de Mayo. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 04, 2017 - 8:24 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S. as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers. But the Albuquerque, New...
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Maya Martinez, a manager at the Rio Bravo Brewing Company in Albuquerque, N.M., pours a craft beer on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, just days before the brewery was set to unveil a new beer on Cinco de Mayo. President Donald Trump's immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with a day they already thought was appropriated by beer and liquor companies, event promoters and local bars. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
May 04, 2017 - 4:44 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S. as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers. But the Albuquerque, New...
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In this March 30, 2017, photo, Moses Maldonado poses for a photo in front of a statue depicting pioneers in front of the Oregon Capitol in Salem, Ore. Maldonado, who attended a rally honoring farmworker organizer Cesar Chavez at the Oregon statehouse, is a 50-year-old undocumented farmworker who says he is afraid he will be picked up by federal immigration authorities when he leaves his house to go to the fields. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
April 24, 2017 - 4:22 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants. From tending the plants to harvesting the...
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