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Get ready to surf the friendly skies

Stocks rebounded in early trading.  Investors were waiting for news the Federal Reserve was leaving a key interest rate unchanged for a second straight meeting.

The Dow was up 331.62 points on Tuesday to close at 11,615.

The Nasdaq also closed up 64.27 points at 2,349


Now you don't have to go to a roadside stand or a farmer's market to get locally-grown produce.

Save-A-Lot stores are teaming up with Kentucky Proud to offer produce from the state's farms in more than 100 of its Kentucky stores this summer.

The chain is also selling salsa, popcorn, beverages and other products made in Kentucky.


You've heard of flying the friendly skies - now you can surf them.

Delta Airlines will start providing wireless Internet access to its entire domestic fleet by next summer.

The service will be available on some planes as soon as next month.  It will cost $9.95, and just under $13 for longer flights.

Tim Mapes with Delta says, "People are going to be able to get on Delta Airlines and on 330 planes before we're done, on over a thousand flights a day, open up their laptop and be able to access the Internet every time we're above ten thousand feet."

Business traveler Lester Ridel says, "Most of us work off our laptops, and the ability to continue to do that on the airplane, especially with the delays that some airlines have been having -- that would be fantastic."

Passengers will have Internet access, but even if they're using their Blackberry they will not have access to their cell phones.

Most of the other major airlines are testing and planning to roll out similar systems.


You could think of it as happy hour for coffee drinkers.  Starbucks is offering a $2 deal on its afternoon pick-me-ups.

The coffee giant will offer its morning customers any iced grande beverage for just $2 after 2 p.m.  To get the discount, customers have to present a receipt from their morning Starbucks visit.

This offer was previously only in Miami, Seattle and Chicago.  It's the latest value incentive by Starbucks to offset higher prices.

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