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  • Motoring Q&A: Wrong size tire certainly not OK

    Q: My co-worker had a flat left front tire on her 2002 Jeep Liberty. She had no spare, and the service station didn't have her size. They sold her a bigger tire than the other three. I told her she would have handling issues, mileage would be affected and...
  • Why is U.S. military supporting Iraq's kleptocrats?

    The hot, noisy deck of an aircraft carrier during flight operations is a dangerous inferno of a place: deafeningly loud in the blast of jet exhaust, the wash of rotor blades and the stench of jet fuel. But every catapult launch that sends a Super Hornet...
  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...
  • Continental Resources announces two-for-one stock split

    (Reuters) - Continental Resources Inc, one of the largest oil producers in North Dakota's Bakken shale formation, announced a two-for-one stock split on Monday. The company, whose shares have risen 58 percent in the past year, plans to split its stock...
  • Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future

    Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future
    As a series of policy meetings kicks off Monday in Chicago to begin hashing out a plan to cut carbon emissions in Illinois, Chicago-based Exelon is busy pulling political strings to ensure it is rewarded financially for its nuclear power plants, which...
  • Seattle teens dive into underwater robotics competition

    Seattle teens dive into underwater robotics competition
    In the McConnaughey house, on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, a robot sits as a centerpiece on the dining-room table. Three teenage girls question whether their creation will be ready for its next challenge. Snacking on guacamole and chips, Hannah,...
  • A short drive from Seattle, the hiking is spectacular

    My son, Graeme, took a look at the rock sloping for 50 feet above us and asked, "Can I try it?" We were a quarter of the way through a loop in Washington's Teanaway region, 120 miles east of Seattle, that would take us to spectacular Lake Ingalls,...
  • Puerto Rico keeps the lights on, but debt crisis far from over

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico managed to keep its electricity flowing this week – but creditors made it clear that the crisis enveloping the island's power utility is far from over. Banks, led by Citibank and Canada's Scotiabank, on Thursday...
  • Conflict-hit coal sector casts shadow on Ukraine electricity market

    KIEV (Reuters) - Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine has forced coal mines to cut production or close entirely, imperiling the country's electricity market and potentially forcing the government to cut exports or limit consumption. Coal mining is...
  • Diesel is used in fracking without permits, report says

    Energy companies have used thousands of gallons of diesel to frack for oil and gas without obtaining the necessary permits required under federal law, according to a new report by the Environmental Integrity Project. The watchdog group's review of...
  • Valley motorists see relief at the pump

    Gas prices have swung again — but this time in favor of motorists. Just a couple of months ago, gas prices were shooting up. The last time summertime prices had been so high was 2008. But now they've come back down. On Wednesday, the average...