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  • Chevrolet to sell bi-fuel Impala sedans late this year

    Chevrolet to sell bi-fuel Impala sedans late this year
    Chevrolet intends to bring a CNG-burning bi-fuel Impala to market before 2015. The car, which when available will be the only full-sized bi-fuel sedan for sale in the U.S., will have a starting price of $38,210, the company announced Tuesday. The...
  • Climate change could worsen ozone levels across the U.S., study says

    Climate change could worsen ozone levels across the U.S., study says
    Smog could worsen across the United States in the coming decades as climate change boosts summer temperatures and makes ozone levels more difficult to control, a new study says. Americans can expect the number of days with unhealthy air to jump 70% by...
  • China clashes with Philippines, Vietnam in South China Sea

    China clashes with Philippines, Vietnam in South China Sea
    Chinese fishermen hunting sea turtles were captured Wednesday by Philippine maritime police, and Chinese and Vietnamese ships collided near an oil rig in a volatile day on the troubled waters of the South China Sea. No serious injuries were reported...
  • ComEd customers face big price increases

    ComEd customers face big price increases
    Just as the Chicago area is getting ready for air conditioning weather, residents can expect to be jolted by higher electric bills. Starting June 1, Commonwealth Edison customers on average will see monthly bills jump 21 percent, to about $82 a month...
  • Sure, Boko Haram is bad, but don't overlook Nigeria's corrupt ways

    It’s a nasty business, this abduction of 270 teenage girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram terrorist group. But should dealing with these terrorists be our business too? The White House said Tuesday that it was, at least a little bit. The U.S. is...
  • States must be warned of risky crude oil shipments, authorities say

    States must be warned of risky crude oil shipments, authorities say
    Calling a "startling" pattern of spills and fires an "imminent hazard," the U.S. Department of Transportation took another small step Wednesday toward addressing the growing risks of shipping oil by rail from the North Dakota region to both coasts....
  • What do the Putins of the world want?

    Vladimir Putin's Russia is a disaster of a declining population, corruption, authoritarianism, a warped economy and a high rate of alcoholism. Why, then, would Putin want to ruin additional territory in Crimea and Ukraine the way that he has wrecked most...
  • Come to North Dakota for the paycheck, lose your life

    Come to North Dakota for the paycheck, lose your life
    In some ways, North Dakota's oil boom is the envy of the nation--it's one of the few places where endless traffic jams are regarded as a sign of progress. The toll in lives, however, is horrific, as a report issued today by the AFL-CIO documents. The...
  • After decades of exodus, companies returning production to the U.S.

    In 2001, Generac Power Systems joined the wave of American companies shifting production to China. The move wiped out 400 jobs in southeast Wisconsin, but few could argue with management's logic: Chinese companies were offering to make a key component for...
  • No freedom fight in Utah

    No freedom fight in Utah
    The Utah "freedom fighters" aren't content with 2,800 miles of trails open to all-terrain vehicles surrounding Recapture Canyon, a mere 14-mile stretch that contains invaluable Native American ruins. Nor are they content to walk, bicycle or ride the trail...
  • The toll on U.S. roads [Editorial]

    The toll on U.S. roads  [Editorial]
    Since the 1930s, the federal tax on gasoline has been the single greatest source of revenue to pay for America's highways and mass transit. For every gallon sold, 18.4 cents is collected by the federal government and set aside in the Highway Trust Fund to...