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  • 20 years after the bombing, how is Oklahoma City different?

    20 years after the bombing, how is Oklahoma City different?
    In April 1995, gas was about $1.25 a gallon, "Seinfeld" was TV's most popular show and the O.J. Simpson murder trial was dominating the national conversation. Also, the hair was bigger. It's that last part that reminded longtime Oklahoma City resident...
  • Science uncovering truths, piecing together puzzle of BP oil spill

    Vernon Asper is a scientist who works in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, looking for oil. It's still out there, five years after the nation's worst oil spill the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010 that killed 11 rig workers and spewed what was...
  • Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety

    Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety
    There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether...
  • Firefighters gain control of 400-acre wildfires on Blue Mountain

    Firefighters gain control of 400-acre wildfires on Blue Mountain
    Wildfires that raged since Saturday along Blue Mountain in Carbon County have been slowed, a state fire official said Sunday night. Mike Kern, fire operations chief for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' Bureau of...
  • China's Xi in Pakistan to finalize infrastructure projects, submarine sales

    ISLAMABAD Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Pakistan on Monday to seal deals for $46 billion in economy-transforming investments in the country's crumbling infrastructure, which will extend Beijing's commercial and military reach to the mouth of the...
  • Amid WVa tax reform push, Murray blasts coal tax for layoffs

    The day after West Virginia Republican lawmakers started tax reform talks, coal giant Murray Energy laid off 214 miners with a clear message calling for lower state taxes to unearth coal. After last week's layoffs, Murray's subsidiary condemned the Obama...
  • Free Lance-Star, The Recorder win news integrity awards

    The Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg and The Recorder of Monterey received the Virginia Press Association's Awards for Journalist Integrity and Community Service Saturday at the association's annual meeting in Roanoke. The Recorder has won the...
  • Lehigh Valley Company News

    Right at Home brings franchise to Allentown In-home care company Right at Home announced it has an Allentown franchise, its 400th in the United States. Franchisee Ben Aydin will cover a territory that includes parts of Lehigh and Berks counties,...
  • Rockfish trophy season opens Saturday

    Rockfish trophy season opens Saturday
    Fish on! And fish online, too. Maryland's rockfish trophy season starts Saturday. Thousands of anglers anxious to try their luck will once again pile onto charter boats or a FWB's (Friend With Boat) boat lured by dreams of landing the ultimate lunker....
  • Lake Michigan fishermen's favorite, yellow perch, is in decline

    Lake Michigan fishermen's favorite, yellow perch, is in decline
    As the fisheries managers at the departments of natural resources for those states bordering Lake Michigan research the state of its yellow perch population, new data has been compiled and it's jaw-dropping serious. The findings exonerate those of us...
  • US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 34 to 954

    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices. Houston-based Baker Hughes said Friday 734 rigs were seeking oil and 217 explored...