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  • U.S. Treasury looking at increase in master limited partnerships

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department is looking into increased use by companies of the master limited partnership (MLP) as a business structure, a department spokesperson said on Monday, hours after a pioneering user turned its back on...
  • New Guantanamo judge throws out Limburg charges in USS Cole case

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba The new judge in the USS Cole case Monday dismissed collateral charges related to al-Qaida's 2002 attack on a French oil tanker, according to two defense attorneys who read the ruling. "This represents a serious...
  • 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...
  • Wisconsin geologists go miles deep in quest to predict earthquakes

    MILWAUKEE To understand earthquakes, scientists have hatched an audacious plan go straight to the source. That means drilling miles-deep into the earth, directly through faults where two plates of the earth's crust come into contact. Geologists at the...
  • 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...
  • How to fight Islamic State jihadists

    How to fight Islamic State jihadists
    About a century ago, after World War I, British and French leaders carved up the Middle East and set the modern borders of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. Now a growing force of Sunni extremists fighting under the banner of the Islamic State are...
  • Politics as Usual

    Manufacturers' group slams Wolf TV ad Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, last week released a TV ad touting Pennsylvania's manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on...
  • Obama administration defies Maryland's will on seismic testing [Letter]

    Obama administration defies Maryland's will on seismic testing [Letter]
    As a lifelong Marylander, I am dismayed by the decision to open the coast to seismic testing ("Some Maryland lawmakers oppose seismic testing," Aug. 4). Maryland's delegation made their message clear in a letter to President Barack Obama: "Keep seismic...
  • Rail oil tankers, victim of U.S. safety rules, also unwanted in Canada

    WASHINGTON/CALGARY (Reuters) - Thousands of oil train tankers soon to be deemed obsolete in the United States are unlikely get a second life in Canada's oil sands industry, undercutting a U.S. government forecast that the costly cars will continue in...
  • More pipelines the next phase of Marcellus Shale drilling boom

    The Marcellus Shale is growing up, and the growing pains aren't over. After years of cautionary comments that the natural gas drilling boom was in its infancy, the industry is showing signs of moving to a different stage. With more than 8,000 shale...
  • Scott, Crist also squabble over environmental issues

    Scott, Crist also squabble over environmental issues
    TALLAHASSEE — There is yet another policy arena in which neither of Florida's leading gubernatorial candidates seems to keep his hands clean: the environment. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has been touring the state to promote a new environmental plan...