Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: Books, Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer board opted not to award a prize for fiction this year. Normally, the winning author gets a sales bump. So what happens in the book market now?
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, alfalfa, crop, cows
A warm winter followed by frosts has Wisconsin farmers confused about when to harvest alfalfa. It’s the main food source for dairy cows.
Posted In: apple, Amazon, e-books
Federal and state prosecutors alleged Apple and five big publishers conspired to raise e-book prices to wage battle against Amazon.
Posted In: Stove Top, Hidden Valley, advertising
Stove Top stuffing launches new advertising campaign: Stuffing is not just for Thanksgiving any more.
Posted In: Sports, Tiger Woods, Golf, advertising
The Masters golf tournament starts today, and Tiger Woods is back in form on the heels of his first PGA win in two years. Regardless of whether he wins, TV executives are counting on Tiger to pump up the ratings.
Posted In: restaurants, tips, Law
A New York banquet hall settles a lawsuit to pay waiters tips it never handed over. It’s the latest and biggest payback for jilted waiters.
Posted In: law school, LSAT
The Law School Admission Test had 16 percent fewer takers this academic year, as undergrads reassess whether law school is the safe bet it used to be.
Posted In: milk, commodities, cows
Dairy products prices are falling in the U.S. worldwide. What’s behind the fall in milk prices? Bigger herds and warmer winter weather.
Posted In: Entertainment, tv, NBC, The Voice
NBC has lagged in the ratings. Once a Thursday superstar, the network is placing its bets on Monday night with “The Voice” and “Smash.”
Posted In: Sports, NFL, American Football, Peyton Manning
The quarterback helped boost the Colts' net worth to more than $1 billion.