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  • Exelon to invest in commercial fuel cell plants

    Exelon to invest in commercial fuel cell plants
    Exelon Corp. is getting into the fuel cell business with a commitment to finance projects at 75 commercial facilities throughout the United States. The Chicago-based nuclear giant said Tuesday that it will provide equity financing for California-based...
  • State moves to improve safety in transporting oil by rail

    State moves to improve safety in transporting oil by rail
    A year after rail tanker cars carrying crude oil in Canada exploded and killed 47 people, California is stepping up efforts to prevent a similar disaster on tracks crisscrossing the state. In recent weeks, the state began pumping more money into a new...
  • Stock market grinds out gains in first half

    It was a slow grind, but U.S. stocks posted gains in the second quarter and first half, extending the bull run into a sixth year. In a surprise, investors also were rewarded for sticking with bonds, as interest rates resumed their decline after...
  • Rachel Marsden: Humanitarianism can be an effective disguise for profiteering

    PARIS -- Billionaire Hungarian-American oligarch George Soros is an extremely concerned humanitarian who can be counted on to put his considerable bank balance where his concerns are. Lately, those concerns have included Ukraine and other former Soviet...
  • Activist will fight delay of vehicle fuels in cap-and-trade system

    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer, who has pledged to spend $100 million in the midterm elections to push his climate change agenda across the nation, announced Tuesday that he would fight efforts to delay a key element of California's...
  • Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads

    Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads
    Hydraulic fracturing to squeeze oil and gas from rock buried deep underground is either a financial windfall for landowners and communities or an environmental Pandora's box — depending on whom you ask. Until now, eastern Virginia hasn't been...
  • Gas prices continue to drop in Hampton Roads and across the nation

    Gas prices continue to drop in Hampton Roads and across the nation
    After a peak in June, average gas prices in Virginia and across the nation have dropped for the last 32 days, close to a multi-year record, according to AAA Tidewater officials. The organization released its latest gas prices report, which notes U.S....
  • At TCA, Schedules Take A Back Seat to Brand-Building

    Curation, curation, curation. That was the message coming out of the major networks last week as they pitched their wares to journos at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. Networks are responding to the sea changes in viewing habits and the...
  • Gov. Quinn beats up on Texas

    Gov. Quinn beats up on Texas
    As governor of Illinois, I take great pleasure in hearing that Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who was here just last year, plans to visit again soon. That kind of repeat business is great for Illinois tourism, which is booming with more than 100 million...
  • Jay Bookman: House GOP just making stuff up to hide its own impotence

    In an interview on Fox News over the weekend, incoming House Majority Whip Steven Scalise of Lousiana was asked repeatedly by Chris Wallace about the prospect of impeaching President Barack Obama. The exchange was illuminating, both for the lack of...
  • Politicos can't sway Lauderdale Lakes' RaceTrac decision

    A state representative and a former county commissioner showed up at the Lauderdale Lakes City Commission meeting on Monday, weighing in against a proposed RaceTrac mega-station on Oakland Park Boulevard. Their weight wasn't enough to stop a 4-3 vote in...