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Despite impending plant closures, coal’s death could be ‘greatly exaggerated’

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“The usual suspects crow that coal can’t come back, it can’t compete with gas,” says a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. “I believe it’s too early to tell.”

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Published on: February 24, 2017

Why don’t we do it in the road? Because we might get arrested

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Cross the line from the sidewalk to the street without a permit and protesters could have big problems.
Published on: February 23, 2017

In plea deal, EB-5 visa-investor program takes another hit

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A guilty plea by the head of a visa-investor operation gives another black eye to the scandal-plagued EB-5 program.
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Published on: February 24, 2017

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Rutland mayoral candidates talk refugees, taxes in on-air debate

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Rutland’s four mayoral candidates squared off Wednesday in a live radio debate.
Published on: February 23, 2017
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Distributors say layoffs coming because of Philly soda tax

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Two months into Philadelphia's 1.5 cents per ounce soda tax, distributors are reporting 30-50 percent declines in sales.
Published on: February 23, 2017
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Republicans await AG’s response to alleged Democrat campaign finance law violation

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Vermont Republicans allege that Democratic House leader Jill Krowinski violated state campaign finance law.
Published on: February 24, 2017

DeVos to college conservatives: ‘Don’t shut up’

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Betsy DeVos mentioned free speech concerns at CPAC.
Published on: February 23, 2017

New DOT secretary dealing with trust deficit more than budget ‘shortfall’

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“How is it if we’re going to build confidence with you as an agency and miss $550 million in a report?" Ross asked lawmakers.
Published on: February 23, 2017
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Report: Kemper Project is more economical to run on natural gas

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It might be cheaper to run the Kemper power plant on natural gas, but Mississippi Power is committed to clean coal.
Published on: February 23, 2017

What is a sanctuary city? Lawmakers, locals have a difference of opinion

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Who, us? Western Pennsylvania counties say they're unfairly targeted by "sanctuary city" proposal.
Published on: February 23, 2017
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Lawmakers to insurers, pharmacy benefit managers: Stop pulling drugs

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Florida lawmakers look to bar insurers from removing drugs from their medical formularies during the policy year.
Published on: February 23, 2017
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All-payer needs to address self-pay and cost-shift problems

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Creators of Vermont's all-payer model have yet to determine how to budget for self-paying patients who don't pay.
Published on: February 23, 2017

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Taxpayers required to pick up tab for educating illegal immigrant students

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“The schoolhouse door is not where to deal with illegal immigration."
Published on: February 17, 2017

Report: Social Security managers gambled, watched Packers at Lambeau on taxpayer dime

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A report on a federal investigation into the Madison disability review office revealed troubling conduct.
Published on: February 15, 2017

Judge: Cornell caused ‘actual harm’ to student accused of sexual assault

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Cornell must investigate a male student's accusation of sex discrimination.
Published on: February 16, 2017

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