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  • Oil swings higher, lifting energy companies and stock market

    Oil and gas companies are lifting the U.S. stock market at midday as the price of oil swings higher. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose seven points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,000, as of 11:55 a.m. Energy companies led eight of the index's 10 sectors to...
  • Venezuela president's Asia tour backfires as crude extends slump

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is winding down a tour of Asia and Russia to garner support for measures to bolster oil prices. A further 8 percent decline since the trip started suggests he failed. Maduro plans to coordinate with OPEC and non-OPEC...
  • PennEast releases an updated pipeline route

    PennEast releases an updated pipeline route
    PennEast has updated the preferred route of its 108-mile-long natural gas pipeline. It still cuts through the heart of Northampton County. Most of the changes in the Lehigh Valley could be described as tweaks. One of the most obvious takes the route...
  • Iraq's fight against IS draws its top Shiite cleric into key political role

    Since Sunni militants of the Islamic State group overran large parts of Iraq, the country's most prominent Shiite cleric has fundamentally altered his spiritual role and has plunged straight into politics, weighing in on government policy and the fight...
  • New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution

    New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution
    HARTFORD – Cutting agricultural pollution and improving the use of water by farms in the Connecticut River Valley and the Thames River Valley are the targets for $10.8 million in new federal grants, according to federal and state officials. The...
  • Hedge-fund riches challenged as Steyer weighs Senate bid

    San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer got a pungent sample Thursday of what awaits him if he runs for U.S. Senate as he fielded questions in an “Ask Me Anything” chat with an online audience. “How many years of tax returns will you...
  • Oil company to yank controversial South L.A. drilling application

    Oil company to yank controversial South L.A. drilling application
    An oil and gas company is pulling back a controversial application to drill and redrill wells at a South Los Angeles site close to homes, but local activists say they aren't giving up the fight against alleged violations at the Jefferson Boulevard...
  • Gas Leak Leads To Evacuation In Downtown Hartford

    Gas Leak Leads To Evacuation In Downtown Hartford
    HARTFORD — A downtown building across the street from the Old State House was evacuated Thursday morning because of a gas leak. No one was injured. The Dunkin' Donuts at 20 Central Row was evacuated shortly before 9:30 a.m., and Central Row was...
  • Trains plus crude oil equals trouble along the tracks

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. �� Every day, strings of black tank cars filled with crude oil roll slowly across a long wooden railroad bridge over the Black Warrior River. The 116-year-old bridge is a landmark in this city of 95,000 people, home to...
  • They don't care. They don't have to. They're the power company.

    They don't care. They don't have to. They're the power company.
    Ernestine, one of Lily Tomlin's most hilarious characters, made devastating fun of the Bell system phone monopoly. One sketch featured Ernestine strolling through a high-tech control center. "Here at the phone company," she says, "we handle 84 billion...
  • Wolf faces tough 2015 as he takes his oath

    Wolf faces tough 2015 as he takes his oath
    HARRISBURG — Gov.-elect Tom Wolf pledged throughout his campaign to provide "a fresh start" for Pennsylvania. He vowed to increase funding for public schools, make the state's tax system fairer, increase the minimum wage, impose tough new...