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July 07, 2017 - 4:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars has resorted to using helicopters to retrieve car parts from a French factory blockaded by workers worried about their jobs. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Thursday on BFM television that the government will take the "necessary...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, work continues on the interior of the first of the large Boeing 737 MAX 9 models as it sits at the front of the assembly line and almost ready to roll out at the company's airplane production facility, in Renton, Wash. On Monday, July 3, 2017, the Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for June. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
July 03, 2017 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories expanded at a robust pace in June, a likely sign of strength for the U.S. economy as new orders, production and employment each improved. The Institute for Supply Management said Monday that its manufacturing index rose to 57.8 last month from 54.9 in May. Anything...
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In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 photo, Randy Reagan and his wife Kate, of New Stanton, Pa., clean up trash on the side of Old Route 119 (Center Ave), from Bruster's Ice Cream to the old Sony plant, in New Stanton, Pa. (Dan Speicher/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)
July 01, 2017 - 3:05 am
EAST HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Drive down any stretch of highway long enough, and you'll pass a sign recognizing a local business or organization that adopted that section of roadway. But take Old Route 119 between New Stanton United Methodist Church and the old Sony manufacturing plant in East...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 29, 2014, file photo, actor James Cromwell arrives at The Humane Society Of The United States 60th Anniversary Benefit Gala, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell is facing jail time for refusing to pay fines over his arrest at a protest at a New York power plant. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports a judge on Thursday, June 29, 2017, sentenced Cromwell to seven days in jail. Cromwell was among a group found guilty of obstructing traffic at a December 2015 sit-in at the site of a natural gas-fired power plant being built in Wawayanda. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 30, 2017 - 11:39 am
WAWAYANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has been sentenced to jail for refusing to pay fines related to his arrest at a protest at a New York power plant. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports ( http://bit.ly/2uqXq9K ) a town judge in Wawayanda on Thursday sentenced the...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 29, 2014, file photo, actor James Cromwell arrives at The Humane Society Of The United States 60th Anniversary Benefit Gala, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell is facing jail time for refusing to pay fines over his arrest at a protest at a New York power plant. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports a judge on Thursday, June 29, 2017, sentenced Cromwell to seven days in jail. Cromwell was among a group found guilty of obstructing traffic at a December 2015 sit-in at the site of a natural gas-fired power plant being built in Wawayanda. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 30, 2017 - 11:21 am
WAWAYANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has been sentenced to jail for refusing to pay fines related to his arrest at a protest at a New York power plant. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports ( http://bit.ly/2uqXq9K ) a town judge in Wawayanda on Thursday sentenced...
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June 28, 2017 - 2:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years, state and company officials announced Wednesday. The South Korean-based company is opening a "state-of-the-art" facility in the former...
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June 28, 2017 - 12:08 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years, state and company officials announced Wednesday. The South Korean-based company is opening a "state-of-the-art" facility in the former...
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June 28, 2017 - 10:50 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The owners of the Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island nuclear plant have formally notified regulators and a regional power grid operator of their previously announced intentions to close the plant. LNP newspaper reports ( http://bit.ly/2slLkgM ) Exelon Corp. sent a letter June...
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Hua Xiaoqin, left, sister of Chinese labor activist Hua Haifeng, tries to block a reporter approaching Hua Haifeng, right, as he carries his son Bobo leaves a police station after being released in Ganzhou in southern China's Jiangxi Province, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands. (AP Photo/Gerry Shih)
June 28, 2017 - 7:57 am
GANZHOU, China (AP) — Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands. The three activists walked out of a police station in Ganzhou, a city in southeastern...
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