| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
| Jan 12, 2012
State senators expressed concerns Tuesday that a lack of water could harm Texas' long-term growth, as they held a hearing about the impact of drought on power generation.
"People may still move here, but whether they will stay and prosper...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Solano County firefighters were on the scene, monitoring a huge fire in Rio Vista.
The fire is now out and no injuries have been reported.
The fire started after a natural gas pipeline ruptured.
Stay tuned to FOX40 and FOX40.com for details as they...
| Jan 22, 2012
Fed by a steady stream of coal barges, the aging power plants that loom over Chicago's Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods are by far the city's largest industrial sources of climate change pollution.
No other polluter comes close to the 4.2...
| Jan 27, 2012
Sunday, Jan. 29
Dance performance Kinetics Dance Theatre presents "Carnival of the Animals" at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. at Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road in Ellicott City. Tickets and information: 4104801686.
Dance performance The...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
| Feb 11, 2011
A thundering explosion demolished a center city Allentown home Wednesday night and set three neighboring houses ablaze, injuring several residents and forcing the evacuation of two city blocks and the Gross Towers senior living complex.
"I thought I...
| Mar 27, 2011
Pennsylvania is laced with 11,000 miles of aging gas pipelines like the one implicated in the deadly Feb. 9 explosion in Allentown because legislators, regulators and gas companies haven't agreed on how to accelerate pipeline replacement -- a reform...
| Feb 13, 2011
Tears streamed down Jane Brinker's face Thursday morning as she watched news coverage of the explosion that killed five people and affected many others in center city Allentown the night before.
It was a scene all too familiar for Brinker, a blast...
| Feb 13, 2011
Investigators Saturday night zeroed in on an "imperfection" in a UGI pipe in Allentown near where an apparent natural gas explosion Wednesday claimed five lives.
Fire Chief Robert Scheirer stopped short of describing the abnormality on Allen Street at N....
| Mar 16, 2011
UGI officials told a state Senate panel in Allentown on Tuesday that the utility is satisfied with its 40-year timeline to replace cast-iron pipelines, some of which are a century old.
A 12-inch cast-iron distribution line dating to 1928 is the prime...