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  • Just Born dreaming of a Peeps Christmas

    Just Born dreaming of a Peeps Christmas
    WATCH THIS: The Supreme Court rejects BP's Gulf Oil settlement appeal. Persistent local candymaker Just Born keeps trying to make Peeps a Christmas candy. You'll soon be able to have it your way, at a Pennsylvania McDonald's. Gas prices are at a four-year...
  • Stocks reach new highs on encouraging jobs, economy reports

    A batch of good news on the economy Wednesday pushed the stock market to new highs. Payroll processer ADP said that U.S. companies added 208,000 jobs in November, the third straight month that hiring has topped 200,000. A separate report showed that...
  • Chicago City Council ethanol bill has been a bounty for lobbyists

     Chicago City Council ethanol bill has been a bounty for lobbyists
    Major U.S. industries have lined up heavy hitting lobbyists over influential Ald. Ed Burke's proposal to require scores of Chicago gas stations to offer fuel with higher levels of ethanol. The battle has been brewing for months, pitting big...
  • U.S. energy renaissance ruffles OPEC

    U.S. energy renaissance ruffles OPEC
    At last month's meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the 12-nation cartel faced an unusual set of challenges. Global oil prices are on the decline and may soon fall to levels that leave most OPEC countries unable to compete. The...
  • Bill Cassidy defeats Democrat Mary Landrieu in Louisiana Senate race

    Bill Cassidy defeats Democrat Mary Landrieu in Louisiana Senate race
    Republicans capped a banner election year Saturday by ousting Louisiana Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, completing a rout of once-invincible Democrats from the Deep South. The commanding victory by three-term Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy of Baton Rouge was...
  • Kentucky, fearing impact of carbon power rule, urges EPA to rethink proposal

    WASHINGTON Officials with the state of Kentucky say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to rethink a carbon-pollution rule that could have the "most significant and far-reaching impact to environmental and energy policy that we have seen in...
  • To Japan, Pearl Harbor is just another battle in a decades-long war

    TOKYO For Americans, Sunday is the 73rd anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese sneak attack on the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, the air raid on the Hawaiian base that killed 2,403 Americans and drew the United States into World War II. But with...
  • Louisiana voters decide fate of Mary Landrieu, and Democrats in South

    Louisiana voters trooped to the polls on a sodden Saturday with history on their ballots. At stake: whether to reelect the last Democratic U.S. senator left in the Deep South and, in a classic echo of the state’s picaresque political past, if a...
  • Expand offshore oil, gas drilling?: Front Burner

    Four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing 11 workers and spilling more than 200 million gallons of crude, pressure appears to be building for more offshore drilling for oil and natural gas. In July, over the...
  • How the PSC is letting you down (again)

    How the PSC is letting you down (again)
    Here's the really short version of how the latest big decision about our power bills played out in Tallahassee: Power companies: Hey, Florida, remember when we said we wanted to help customers save energy by encouraging rooftop solar panels? Florida:...
  • Dunmore town where blast killed 86-year-old site of prior natural gas explosions

    DUNMORE — The Dunmore neighborhood rocked by a natural gas explosion Thursday has experienced at least two others dating back more than a century. Possibly the deadliest residential gas explosion in the area's history, and certainly one of the...