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  • Small Spike Breaks 33-Day Downward Trend in Gas Prices

     
    By Rick Popely Gas prices ticked up a fraction of a penny Thursday, ending a 33-day streak of declines at the pump, but the news on the fuel front for motorists was otherwise positive during the month of July. AAA......
  • DOT wants to eliminate older, unsafe rail cars carrying crude oil

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed a two-year phaseout of older railroad tank cars used to transport crude oil, which have been involved in several serious derailments over the past year. Transportation Secretary...
  • Investing: energy stocks that pay 4 percent and up

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Because the U.S. energy market is rapidly expanding, thanks in large part to the shale boom, the master limited partnership market offers plenty of choices. True, some old-time darlings are running aground because their pipes...
  • Obama administration knew Islamic State was growing but did little to counter it

    WASHINGTON Like the rest of the world, the U.S. government appeared to have been taken aback last month when Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, fell to an offensive by jihadis of the Islamic State that triggered the collapse of five Iraqi army divisions...
  • Chan Lowe: Prof. Rubio on climate change

    Chan Lowe: Prof. Rubio on climate change
    If you ever had any doubts that Sen. Marco Rubio has his eyes on the White House, you can now set them to rest, because he just telegraphed his intentions by stepping over the line to the crazy side.   You can’t blame Rubio — who, surely,...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Obama has good opportunity to finally show leadership

    When Ronald Reagan was president, the United States projected an image of strength. He was a man of character that knew how to lead. This was evident, according to his biographer Bill Clark, when the Soviet Union downed Korean Airlines flight KAL 7, on...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

    Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications
    Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees. The Sunni...
  • Investors focus on earnings, not Ukraine, Gaza Strip

    Investors focus on earnings, not Ukraine, Gaza Strip
    After a few jitters over the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, investors have used last week's stock market sell-off to buy stocks at slightly cheaper prices rather than ducking for safety. Geopolitical concerns generally have a short-lived...
  • Sonic blasts cleared for use off coast of Virginia, surrounding states

     Sonic blasts cleared for use off coast of Virginia, surrounding states
    Using powerful sonic blasts to search for offshore energy resources in ocean waters off Virginia and surrounding states has won formal approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. The decision means BOEM can begin granting permits to...
  • Auditor general: DEP does not have manpower to properly oversee natural gas industry

    HARRISBURG — The state's natural gas industry has grown too fast, too soon, overwhelming the Department of Environmental Protection's ability to adequately inspect drilling sites, monitor drinking water and respond to citizens' complaints, according...