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Sell or keep LKQ for growth?



Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 42-year-old female professional administrator, and I invest for long-term growth. In 2011, I bought 200 shares of LKQ Corp., which sells auto and truck replacement parts, at $23, and a year later, it split 2-for-1. Now I have 400 shares of LKQ, worth about $13,700. But the price growth of the shares seems to be ... (full story)


US nixes sleep apnea test plan for truckers, train engineers

US nixes sleep apnea test plan for truckers, train engineers

U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk.
The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said recently that they are no longer pursuing the regulation that would ... (full story)


Marine mammal used in pioneering research back in limelight

Marine mammal used in pioneering research back in limelight

WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — Compared with other marine mammals, 40-year-old Kina has lived a particularly winding and high-profile life.
She went from the open ocean off Japan, to a Hong Kong amusement park, to a classified U.S. Navy program, to a Hawaii research lab. Along the way, studies using the false killer whale — ... (full story)


Battle of the bots

Dear Mr. Berko: A co-worker told about a company called Momentum Machines. It makes robots that can make 400 made-to-order hamburgers an hour. The robots apply ketchup, add pickles or lettuce, hold the mustard, grill the hamburger, add cheese, wrap it, and then put it in a bag. And he believes that McDonald's (he has an excellent Mc ... (full story)


Youngstown restaurants taut concept of local sourcing

For restaurateur Christian Rinehart, the right way to do business is all about family and local sourcing—whether that is food, people, or attitudes. Rinehart named one restaurant after his father, another after his mother and his restaurant group after his favorite comic book heroes.
The Justice League Restaurant Group (ht ... (full story)