Business

As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat.
UN free speech expert praises US net neutrality decision
The U.N.'s independent expert on freedom of speech has praised the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for voting to enforce "net neutrality" rules for the broadband industry.
US economy grew at moderate 2.2 percent in fourth quarter
The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than previously believed, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit.
About 125 workers losing jobs with closure of Nebraska plant
About 125 workers have been told they'll be losing their jobs when a meat plant closes in northeast Nebraska.
'House of Cards' dealt Netflix a winning hand
Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history.
Farm equipment maker Deere foresees sharp sales drop
The chairman and CEO of Deere & Co. says the agricultural equipment maker is preparing for the largest single-year sales drop in its 178-year history.
Fiat Chrysler recalls midsize sedans for transmission glitch
Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in North America to fix automatic transmissions that might not shift into park.
Applications for US jobless aid rise to 313,000
More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring.
FCC weighs overriding state laws to expand broadband access
The Federal Communications Commission could override state laws blocking city-owned broadband companies from expanding and competing with commercial Internet providers.
HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'
Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders."
Federal jury orders Apple to pay $532.9M in patent dispute
A federal jury says Apple should pay nearly $533 million to resolve claims that the payment system tied to its iTunes product infringes on patents issued to a business named Smartflash.
Lexus tops auto dependability survey
Lexus rates as the most dependable car brand for the fourth consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey.
Nonprescription diet pill alli back in stores after recall
GlaxoSmithKline's diet pill, alli, is now back in most U.S. stores.
Lego sales keep rising amid global demand
Lego says its popular, multi-colored toy blocks continued to be in strong demand last year, particularly in its largest market, the U.S., as well as Britain, France, Russia and China.
Overfishing driving slavery on Thailand's seafood boats
A British environmental group says overfishing and the use of illegal and undocumented trawlers has ravaged Thailand's marine ecosystems and even encouraged the use of slave labor in the industry.
Brazil unions sue McDonald's, try to block new stores
Brazilian labor unions are suing McDonald's and its local franchisee Arcos Dourados for allegedly violating labor laws for at least 30 years.
18 community college given $50 million for trades equipment
Eighteen Michigan community colleges are receiving $50 million to train students for careers in the skilled trades.
Indiana company expects to lay off 320 workers
A Bloomington company has notified the state it plans to permanently eliminate about 320 jobs.
Historic snows causing headaches for real estate industry
The epic snow in New England is causing grief for buyers and sellers of homes.
Congress sends Keystone bill to Obama, who plans to veto it
House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday.
Cuomo administration moves to raise tipped wage to $7.50
Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York state will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips.
Macy's 4Q earnings slip 2% but top analyst expectations
Macy's fourth-quarter net income slipped 2 percent as the retailer paid off some debt early and saw expenses rise, but its bottom line beat Wall Street expectations.
Comcast 4th-quarter net income nearly flat
Comcast Corp.'s fourth-quarter net income edged up less than 1 percent as revenue from its video and Internet services increased.
US home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January
U.S. home sales hit a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months.
Bristol-Myers adds to cancer-treatment push with acquisition
Bristol-Myers Squibb is using an acquisition that could be worth more than $1 billion and a separate collaboration agreement to continue its push into developing cancer treatments that use a patient's immune system to attack the disease.
US stocks edge lower, pulling Dow back from a record high
U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower, pulling the market back from an all-time high reached last week.
Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes
The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they're too high as well.
1-day Magic Kingdom tickets now cost $105 plus tax
Some tickets at Walt Disney World have surpassed the $100 mark.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' stays on top of weekend box office
"Fifty Shades of Grey" didn't relinquish control of the box office.
Some Republican governors back Homeland Security showdown
Several Republican governors are urging GOP congressional leaders to stand firm against legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security if the bill doesn't also overturn President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.
Gulfport
54° Clear Feels Like: 54° F
High: 54° F
Low: 32° F
Wind: N 10 mph


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: WXXV TV Attn: Bobby Edwards 14351 Highway 49 Gulfport, MS 39503 Phone: 228-831-5200 Email: bedwards@wxxv25.com or Donna Ingram Phone: 228-831-5201 Email: dkgingram@wxxv25.com. To view our public file, visit the 'About WXXV' link at the top of this page. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 1-888-225-5322 or fccinfo@fcc.gov.

Copyright © 2015 WXXV-TV and Morris Networks of MS All Rights Reserved