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  • Mexico prepares to list oil fields open to foreign bids

    WASHINGTON Key details of Mexico's overhaul of its energy industry will come into focus on Wednesday, when longtime oil monopoly Pemex learns which fields it gets to keep for future exploration. By week's end, the Ministry of Energy will announce areas...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • Oil companies fracking into drinking water sources, new research shows

    Energy companies are fracking for oil and gas at far shallower depths than widely believed, sometimes through underground sources of drinking water, according to research released Tuesday by Stanford University scientists. Though researchers cautioned...
  • King, eh? Should Norway abdicate its royalty?

    OSLO, Norway Norway's Crown Prince Haakon shocked and disappointed his nation this summer when he announced plans to take his youngest prince and princess out of public schools and send them to private ones in the coming school year. In egalitarian...
  • Texas company helps energy giants keep track of equipment

    Keeping track of billions of dollars of equipment that's constantly on the move is one of the oil and gas industry's toughest challenges. Time is always money. But it's a fortune when it's downtime in the oilfield or offshore. "Frac tanks, generators...
  • Social media with a message

    ATLANTA In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before...
  • Middle-class suffers from Corbett's policies

    Over the past few weeks, Gov. Corbett has been on what he calls a pension reform tour, but it is just another attempt at running from his own record. Corbett cut $1 billion from education funding, which has caused massive layoffs, increased class sizes...
  • Speediest and Slowest States: Where Does Yours Rank?

     
    This year marks four decades since President Richard M. Nixon signed into law a mandate that set the maximum national speed limit at 55 mph, helping to fend off an oil crisis, diminishing Americans' ability to make good time on......
  • Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian

     Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian
    Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
  • Gas Prices Level Out, but Continued Drop Expected

     
    The national average price for regular unleaded gas inched downward a fraction of a penny the past week as refinery issues in the Midwest offset widespread price declines in most areas. The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said the national......
  • Marcellus Shale boom to hit Lehigh Valley: Proposed pipeline would cut through Northampton County

    While Pennsylvania's northern tier has seen an influx of drilling rigs and natural gas wells, the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom has largely skirted the Lehigh Valley. Until now. PennEast Pipeline Co., a consortium that includes a UGI Corp....