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  • Illinois hires firm to evaluate shuttered Eagle Creek Resort

    Documents show Illinois has a nearly $130,000 contract with a Chicago engineering firm to evaluate the closed, taxpayer-owned Eagle Creek Resort on Lake Shelbyville. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises (http://bit.ly/1F9slHf ) newspapers reports...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania ___ SERIOUS MONEY Gov. Wolf's $30 billion, everything-and-the-kitchen-cabinets spending plan landed heavily Tuesday in a legislature that abhors anything smacking of ambition. But Pennsylvanians should be relieved...
  • Oil company to pay $2M for illegal well in North Dakota

    A Norwegian oil company that illegally operated a well on federal property in North Dakota has agreed to pay a nearly $2 million settlement to avoid legal action, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Authorities say the well was drilled about two...
  • Gloucester board aproves chicken-keeping ordinance, vision statement

    More Gloucester County residents will now be allowed to raise chickens on their property, a growing trend throughout the region. Tuesday night the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors approved an amendment to the county code to allow chickens in the...
  • Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal to avoid cuts this month

    Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement late Monday to ensure natural gas supplies to war-torn Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible cuts that could have hit supplies to the European Union. The two countries have fought several gas price wars...
  • The risks of fracking outweigh the potential benefits

    The risks of fracking outweigh the potential benefits
    State Sen. Bobby Zirkin's bill putting strict limits on fracking demonstrates the growing concern elected officials have about opening Maryland's doors to the oil and gas industry ("Frosh wades into fracking fight," Feb. 25). Hundreds of recent peer-...
  • UGI trims natural gas bills

    UGI trims natural gas bills
    Residential customers of UGI Utilities saw their bills dip about 4 percent starting on Sunday, the company said. The new monthly bill for the average residential heating customer fell to $82.20 from $85.43, the company said Mondayin a news release....
  • Lawmakers wade into debate over fracking in Western Maryland

    Lawmakers wade into debate over fracking in Western Maryland
    Lawmakers in Annapolis are wading once again into the heated debate over whether to allow "fracking," or hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, in Maryland. Environmentalists and Western Maryland business owners and residents worried about fracking's...
  • Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on proposed 2015-16 budget

    Remarks as prepared for delivery by Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday, outlining his proposal for Pennsylvania's 2015-16 budget. ___ Lt. Gov. Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Corman; Leader Costa; Leader Reed; Leader Dermody; members of the...
  • Democrats grill DNR secretary over budget proposals

    Democratic legislators took the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources leader to task Tuesday, saying budget proposals that would halt state land purchases, strip the agency board's powers and slash tax support for state parks would hurt conservation...
  • As airstrikes damage Islamic State, it seeks 'money, money, money'

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State might be the best-funded radical Islamist group, perhaps in history, but the coalition air campaign that's targeting its oil-refining operations and military assets has begun to damage its ability to earn. And by denying the...