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  • GOP Senate takeover could boost sagging energy stocks

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors stung by plunging oil prices and energy stocks may find relief right around the corner: A Republican-led U.S. Senate could well jump-start energy-friendly policies that would shore up the beaten-down sector. Political...
  • Manufacturers scramble to fill jobs, struggle to recruit women

    MILWAUKEE When Aleasha Hladilek realized her bachelor's degree in anthropology wouldn't get her a job, she returned to school to become an auto mechanic and a welder. She graduated from the welding program at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, in...
  • Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role

    Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role
    Highland Park has turned to Rudy Espiritu, a former DeKalb administrator with a love of the stage, to fill the role of deputy city manager. As assistant city manager in DeKalb, Espiritu oversaw budget development, human resources and economic...
  • Nordic, Baltic states face 'new normal' of Russian military threat

    OSLO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Fears of Russia re-asserting its Cold War dominance in the Baltic Sea are forcing countries there to re-think their defenses, prioritizing military spending at home and reducing participation in far-flung U.N. or U.S.-led...
  • Follow the Pentagon's lead on climate change

    If the Pentagon were our nation's Congress, the United States would be well on its way to transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Since 2010 the Pentagon has made climate change a priority. It has identified climate change as a national...
  • Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?

    Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?
    When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance. Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
  • Send a message to D.C. on Election Day

    Send a message to D.C. on Election Day
    For those of you inclined to send a message to Washington on Election Day, herewith a list of grievances that should get you plenty revved up: Spending: A federal debt approaching $18 trillion. Interest on the debt cost taxpayers $221 billion last...
  • Southern Illinois residents rally, wait for fracking

    Southern Illinois residents rally, wait for fracking
    Wayne Woolsey, an oilman since 1958, says he has core samples pulled from deep below the shale rock here that "look awful promising," comparable to what has been found elsewhere in the country where fracking has brought plentiful jobs and enriched land...
  • U.N. climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage

    By OSLO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates...
  • U.N. climate change report sees risk of 'irreversible' damage

    U.N. climate change report sees risk of 'irreversible' damage
    Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates from more than 100...
  • Factbox: Who's who among Indonesia's new cabinet ministers

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who took office on Oct. 20, announced his cabinet of 34 ministers on Sunday. The ministers do not need parliamentary approval. They will be sworn into office on Monday. Here are the key ministers...