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Fracking coalition upsets both greens and drillers

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, a drilling rig is set up near a barn in Springville, Pa., to tap gas from the giant Marcellus Shale gas field. A new plan to strengthen standards for fracking is creating unusual divisions among environmentalists and supporters for the oil and gas industry. Some environmentalists [&hellip...

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Nevada official’s body found in river; 4 arrested

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo released by the Carson City Sheriff’s Office shows William McCune. A sheriff says a body believed to be that of Nevada’s chief insurance examiner, McCune, was found Saturday April 6, 2013, in a river in Carson City, and four suspects...

Permitting bill hits bump in Senate committee

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Wyn Menefee, chief of operations for the state Division of Mining, Land and Water, far left, Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan and deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Ed Fogels, foreground, appear before the Senate Finance Committee meeting on...

Dropouts: Discouraged Americans leave labor force

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Friday, March 29, 2013 file photo shows a help wanted sign at a barber shop in Richmond, Va. U.S. employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, the fewest in nine months and a sharp retreat after a period of strong hiring. Many discouraged...

Online translation on the rise, changing lives

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 4, 2013 photograph, Colton Smith, 10, left, uses a combination of some basic Chinese and English sign languages with his mother, Niki Smith, center, to communicate with their family’s newest member, 14-year-old Guan Ya, in their Rienzi,...

Calif. governor looks to China for investments

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2005 file photo, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger waves while taking the stage to begin a rally to promote California’s products in Hong Kong, Saturday Nov. 19, 2005. California has the highest population of...

Risk for Obama in pursuing morning-after pill case

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” In a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration, a federal...

Obama: Budget not ‘ideal’ but has ‘tough reforms’

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 3, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at the Police Academy in Denver. A senior administration official said Friday, April 5, 2013 that Obama’s proposed budget will call for reductions in in the growth of federal...

Interior chief sees many wind farms in US future

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at the Interior Department in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar voiced...

Judge making morning-after pill available to all

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” In a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration, a federal...