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Big Wyoming wind project closing in on federal eagle permit

December 8, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One of the biggest wind energy projects under development in the U.S. got closer Thursday to securing a federal permit to kill a limited number of eagles without facing the prospect of a penalty. A final plan released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would help ensure the Chokecherry-Sierra Madre [&hellip...

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Influential former Vegas casino owner Mike Ensign dead at 79

December 8, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mike Ensign, a retired casino owner and executive whose influence and holdings grew along with Las Vegas Strip in the 1980s, and whose son resigned as U.S. senator amid scandal in 2011, has died in Las Vegas. Tony Alamo Jr., his physician...

Americans’ odds of earning more than parents have plunged

December 8, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The likelihood that young adults will earn more than their parents has plummeted in recent decades, a study has found, fueling concerns that the American dream of steady upward mobility is foundering amid a widening wealth gap. Just half...

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Toys For Tots

December 8, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Jim Bloodhart, a former U.S. Marine and member of the local Marine Corps League Sgt. Moses D. Rocha Detachment #1287, is happy to announce that the detachment is sponsoring this Toys For Tots drive again this year. Mr Bloodhart will also be the Chaves County...

Pennsylvania levels $3.5 million fine against gas driller

December 7, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania environmental regulators have fined a natural-gas driller more than $3.5 million for violations at 10 well sites and six pipeline locations. The Department of Environmental Protection said Wednesday that subsidiaries of...

Trian, hungry for more, takes a bigger bite of Wendy’s

December 7, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wendy’s shares rose nearly 5 percent after Trian Fund Management increased its stake in the burger chain. The 3.7 million share purchase gives Trian, led by activist investor and board member Nelson Peltz, more than 23 percent of...

Mountaintop coal mining ban on nearly 75,000 Tennessee acres

December 7, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Interior Department said Wednesday it is designating nearly 75,000 acres or more than 550 miles of mountain ridgelines in east Tennessee as unsuitable for future surface coal mining operations. The department’s action comes...

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December 7, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

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Plans to build New England’s largest wind farm dropped

December 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

BRIDGEWATER, Maine (AP) — A Texas company says it’s temporarily dropping plans to build in Maine a massive wind farm that would’ve been the largest of its kind in New England. The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2gz6W4g ) EDP...

Figures on government spending and debt

December 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government’s fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Dec. 5 $19,848,303 Statutory debt limit Suspended Total public debt...