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Obama’s climate plan takes aim at coal plants

June 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo time exposure image smoke rises from the stacks of the La Cygne Generating Station coal-fired power plant in La Cygne, Kan. President Barack Obama says he’ll unveil a national plan to combat climate change in a speech Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Obama says in an online [&hellip...

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China businessman assures Nicaragua canal success

June 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Wang Jing, chairman of Hong-Kong HKND Group, left, watches a presentation detailing the proposed 286 kilometer (178 miles) long canal to be built in Nicaragua during a press conference held at a hotel in Beijing, China, Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Wang, the...

Flowers, vegetables could affect Snowden’s fate

June 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Ecuador’s Foreign Mister Ricardo Patino listens to an official during his visit to a high tech park in Hanoi, Vietnam , Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Patino said he doesn’t know where Edward Snowden is or what travel documents the National Security...

Obama opens 2nd-term drive against climate change

June 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks about climate change, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. The president is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy...

Q97.1 Roswell’s Hit Music Station is the Arbitron rated overwhelmingly #1 Radio Station in Roswell according to the new ratings results!

June 25, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Majestic Communications staff includes (left to right) Sean Smallz, on air Mornings on Q97.1; Kathi Silvas, Office Manager; Tony Clayton, on air Mornings on 100.5 KSFX; Sarah Estes, Sales Account Executive; Bob Entrop, Local Sales Manager; Anna Moreno, Sales...

US factory boss held hostage by workers in Beijing

June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

American Chip Starnes, co-owner of Specialty Medical Supplies, looks out from a window after he was hostage by workers inside his plant at the Jinyurui Science and Technology Park in Qiao Zi township of Huairou District, on the outskirts of Beijing, China...

Thousands of Wash. workers get furlough notices

June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to the media about progress on budget negotiations, Monday, June 24, 2013, in Olympia, Wash. Thousands of furlough notices were sent out to state workers in advance of a potential government shutdown on July 1, but Inslee...

Documents show IRS also screened liberal groups

June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 6, 2013 file photo, acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Werfel unveils his plan to fix an agency besieged by scandal. President Barack Obama ordered Werfel to conduct a 30-day review of the...

Brazil sets $23B hike for transit after protests

June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People march toward the Cinelandia square during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, June 24, 2013. Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff said Monday her government will spend $23 billion more on public transportation and announced five core areas that...

Immigration bill clears Senate test

June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 21, 2013 file photo, Sen. John Hoeven, N.D., leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. At the start of a crucial week for far-reaching immigration legislation backed by the White House, the Senate headed Monday for the...