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Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

Plans have been called off to double the number of wind turbines on Fire Island just off Anchorage.  Read More..

Report: Illinois marijuana market could reach $36M in 2016

Patients aren't the only ones disappointed by delays in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A newly released report says investors are watching their hopes for financial returns fade, at least for this year.

January 28, 2015

Nevada jobless rate drops to 6.8 percent in December

State officials say Nevada's unemployment rate dropped in December to a level unseen since June 2008.

January 27, 2015

WikiLeaks slams Google over delay in revealing US warrants

The secrets-spilling group WikiLeaks has criticized Google for failing to inform it about U.S. search warrants issued against three of its staff.

January 26, 2015

Tenn. December unemployment rate was 6.6 percent

Tennessee's unemployment rate for December was 6.6 percent, two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the previous month.

January 23, 2015

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January 22, 2015

Stocks end higher ... Netflix gains millions of subscribers ... US officials head to Cuba

The stock market has ended higher, helped by gains in technology companies and airlines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up three points, 0.2 percent, to close at 2,022 today. The Dow Jones industrial average added three points to 17,515. The technology-heavy Nasdaq climbed 20 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,654.

January 21, 2015

Global market gains...Housing market data expected...IMF scales back global growth projections

International stock markets rose today and Shanghai rebounded from a dramatic dive the day before, after China's economic slowdown in the fourth quarter wasn't as sharp as feared. Futures point to opening gains on Wall Street after a long weekend. Benchmark U.S. crude fell more than $1.50 to just above $47.50 a barrel. The dollar gained against the yen and the euro.

January 20, 2015

Billions in federal penalties at issue in BP spill trial

A federal trial beginning in New Orleans is aimed at determining how much money BP should pay in Clean Water Act penalties as a result of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill.

January 20, 2015

EU won't ease Russia sanctions as Ukraine conflict rages

The European Union foreign ministers are ruling out any immediate easing of sanctions against Russia as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, despite concerns about the economic consequences.

January 19, 2015
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