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  • Loews profit falls despite gains at CNA Financial

    Loews profit falls despite gains at CNA Financial
    Hotel, energy and financial services conglomerate Loews Corp. reported a 57 percent drop in quarterly profit due to lower earnings from Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc, one of the world's top five offshore rig contractors. Net income attributable to Loews...
  • Museum of Gasoline Pumps an homage to a father

    Museum of Gasoline Pumps an homage to a father
    He may not self-identify as a philosopher, being a proud gearhead and gas-station grease monkey at heart, but Mark Mendenhall was nothing if not profound when he looked around and took stock of all he surveyed. "You can have 4,000 signs," he said, a...
  • Kurdish forces to launch counterattack against Islamic State fighters

    Kurdish forces to launch counterattack against Islamic State fighters
    Kurdish peshmerga forces are planning a counter-offensive against Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq after being routed by the radical Sunni insurgents Sunday, senior Kurdish officials said Monday. One of the officials told Reuters the Kurds had...
  • Russia waging massive war games as Ukraine recovers more territory

    Russia waging massive war games as Ukraine recovers more territory
    Russia launched massive air-force exercises in territory along its border with Ukraine on Monday that will include air-to-ground firing practices and missile tests, the Defense Ministry announced in Moscow. The war games, coinciding with another buildup...
  • READER SUBMITTED: USDA Grant Funds Bio-Energy Research Community Economic Development In CT

    Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to work on Phase II of a project that will determine the feasibility of...
  • Santa Barbara County oil-drilling project elicits worries

     Santa Barbara County oil-drilling project elicits worries
    It's been 45 years since a calamitous spill off Santa Barbara coated the picturesque coast with oil, killed wildlife and prompted tough new pumping restrictions. But new worries have emerged in Sacramento. It turns out that there was an exemption in a...
  • Seniors on the Go: Anti-consumer Airfare Display Bill sneaks through House

    Seniors on the Go: Anti-consumer Airfare Display Bill sneaks through House
    The ironically named "Transparent Airfares Act of 2014" passed the House of Representatives on July 28. This misbegotten bill, which would actually make the costs of air travel less transparent, passed by voice vote, presumably in part to avoid...
  • Ad Watch: Pennsylvania governor's race

    THE RACE: Pennsylvania governor. THE CANDIDATES: Incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and Democratic candidate Tom Wolf, a York County businessman and a former state revenue secretary for Gov. Ed Rendell. THE AD: "Hyper Tour," a 30-second Corbett television...
  • Industry group: Seismic testing off Atlantic coast would be safe [Letter]

    Opening the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf to geophysical activities represents a unique opportunity for the nation to assess available resources and to do it in an environmentally responsible manner ("Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing," Aug. 4)...
  • The urgent need to wean the economy from fossil fuels [Letter]

    The urgent need to wean the economy from fossil fuels [Letter]
    Your Aug. 4 editorial ("Cap and dividend") does not take into consideration the phenomenon of peak oil. I'm in favor of measures that help regular people — and government — make the transition to an energy future that can actually sustain us...
  • Obama administration defies Maryland's will on seismic testing [Letter]

    Obama administration defies Maryland's will on seismic testing [Letter]
    As a lifelong Marylander, I am dismayed by the decision to open the coast to seismic testing ("Some Maryland lawmakers oppose seismic testing," Aug. 4). Maryland's delegation made their message clear in a letter to President Barack Obama: "Keep seismic...