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  • Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing

    Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing
    Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the mid-Atlantic coast. In a jointly signed letter, the eight...
  • Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps

    Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps
    April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week. She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club. "I'm...
  • Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life

    Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life
    With hundreds of hatchlings squirming in the tanks below, dignitaries from Florida Atlantic University, the city of Boca Raton and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center celebrated an improvement in their accommodations. Over the past year, FAU's marine...
  • Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?

    Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?
          I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style. But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment. Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Investing: Cash in on the next big thing

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance If we knew what the next big thing was, we'd all make a fortune, right? Maybe the next-best thing for investors is to seek out the innovators. These are the companies that dream up the new things -- or new ways to make them...
  • Lauderdale Lakes approves a second RaceTrac mega-station

    RaceTrac gas stations are revving up in the city, with commissioners approving a second of the company's mega-stations. Despite objections from the nearby Eastgate community, supporters on the commission said the financially struggling city could not...
  • 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...
  • Middle East turmoil hampers Occidental Petroleum plans

    Conflict roiling the Middle East will hamper efforts by Occidental Petroleum to unload as much as $8 billion of its assets in the region, according to a report. Speaking at an energy conference in New Orleans on Tuesday, Occidental Chief Executive Steve...
  • Autry's 'Route 66' exhibition looks for its funding kicks online

    Autry's 'Route 66' exhibition looks for its funding kicks online
    The Autry National Center of the American West is hoping lots of people will get their kicks by giving money online to help fund its coming exhibition “Route 66: The Road and the Romance.” The Autry, which will open the show June 8, joins...