US auto sales near record highs in 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Demand may be slowing, but U.S. consumers still bought a whole lot of cars and trucks in 2016. U.S. sales of new vehicles — w…

Maine-based Idexx joins S&P 500 index

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Maine-based Idexx Laboratories Inc. is being added to the Standard and Poor’s 500 stock index. Idexx CEO Jonathan Ay…