| Jun 1, 2011
As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others.
Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The reaction from the petroleum industry to the notion that Maryland ought to look before it leaps into natural gas drilling was swift and predictable: Maryland is in danger of falling behind the pace set by other states in tapping the lucrative Marcellus...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:14 AM
It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack.
In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Anyone who drives on I-35W knows the gridlock is, virtually, constant. TxDOT is getting ready to expand, but some in Fort Worth say the plan comes too close to home.
"It's peaceful and it's just home," said Lazell Banowsky, who lives in Fort Worth's...
| Dec 12, 2011
As oil companies consider drilling new wells in the area, some Kansans are learning about a contorvertial production technique called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”. The process involves fracturing rocks to create passageways for oil and...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 10:07 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The way the Orlando Magic offense performed Christmas night, you would have thought the team has an entirely new cast, not just a couple of additions here and there.
Two frustrating scoring draughts — each lasting about a...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 9:35 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — David Stern sounds unconcerned about the apparent trend of superstars leaving small- or mid-market cities for the bright lights of larger markets.
Asked how he wants to see Dwight Howard's situation play out and whether he's...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:35 AM
The Yorktown Power Station and Chesapeake Energy Center, the two largest coal-fired power plants in Hampton Roads, burn on average 6,700 tons of coal every day.
The plants, which date to the 1950s, create enough electricity for 260,000 households. Yet...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:19 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market got a big jump on a better year.
Stocks rose sharply Tuesday in the first trading of 2012 as investors returned from the holiday and found encouraging economic reports from the United States and around the world.
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Bad things happen in threes, or that's the way it must have felt this past week for the gas-drilling people and their devoted sycophants in Harrisburg.
First, the March 1 edition of Rolling Stone, a liberal magazine with a circulation of 1.5 million, had...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:48 AM
CHARLEVOIX — A Northern Michigan judge sided with property owners in a legal dispute centered around the region’s oil and gas boom two summers ago.
Charlevoix County Circuit Judge Richard Pajtas on Jan. 31 denied a request by Western Land...