FORT WORTH – Garth Brooks, Randy Travis and Vince Gill have all kicked some life into a country music craze that has helped John Justin Jr. sell boots. But never underestimate the value of a former astronaut named Maurice Minnifield of Cicely, Alaska.
WASHINGTON – A Republican from Norman, former Oklahoma football star J.C. Watts is perhaps the most controversial of the 73 GOP rookies in the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON – Officials from Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman said yesterday they expected the Justice Department to attempt to block a $12 billion merger of the defense companies if antitrust concerns cannot be resolved.
WILLOW RUN, Mich. – Auto industry experts and General Motors sources say the company may have to choose between plants in Willow Run, Mich. and Arlington, TX as it scales down its excess car-making capacity.