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Wisconsin Governor: Obama Power Plant Rule 'Unworkable'

May 29, 2015 | News | Comments

Obama's proposal is aimed at curbing the pollution blamed for global warming.

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Planned Pipeline Needs OK From Many North Dakota Landowners

May 29, 2015 9:44 am | by James MacPherson, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Johnsons are worried about their land, which has been in the family for three generations.


Apple Buys Maker Of Futuristic Augmented-Reality Software

May 29, 2015 9:36 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft are working with augmented- or virtual-reality.


Never Mind Peak Oil Supply — Are We Approaching Peak Oil Demand?

May 29, 2015 9:14 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

One expert predicted that global demand for oil will peak within the next two decades.


Study: EPA Could Be Overstating Health Benefits Of Air Regulations

May 29, 2015 9:10 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The researches called for updating EPA methods for assessing expert opinions.


Chemists' Discovery Could Lead To Greatly Improved Energy Storage

May 29, 2015 9:04 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The discovery could pave the way for the "holy grail of electrochemical energy storage."


Volvo: Workers, Infrastructure Key In SC Plant Selection

May 28, 2015 6:05 pm | by Bruce Smith, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Groundbreaking for the plant will be this fall.


Indiana's Ethanol Industry Awaits EPA Renewable Fuel Details

May 28, 2015 6:05 pm | by Rick Callahan, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Indiana ranks fourth in the nation in ethanol production, behind Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois.


Official: U.S. Steel Not Idling Granite City Mill As Planned

May 28, 2015 4:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

One of its two blast furnaces will keep operating and idle only 80 workers.


Alaska Governor Tours Shell Oil Rig In Seattle

May 28, 2015 3:14 pm | by Puong Le, The Associated Press | News | Comments

"We're a state that embraces the state's development of our resources," Gov. Bill Walker said.


Automakers, Government To Reveal Models In Expanded Takata Recall

May 28, 2015 3:01 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

These models were released by manufacturers and U.S. and Canadian safety regulators.


Ohio House OKs Ban On Pure Caffeine, Powdered Alcohol Sales

May 28, 2015 2:46 pm | by Ann Sanner, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The legislation would make it a misdemeanor offense to sell the products.


GM Adding Shift, Upgrading Michigan Plant That Makes Camaro

May 28, 2015 2:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GM announced plans to spend $175 million at the plant for new tooling and equipment.


UAW Rival At VW Represented By Union Avoidance Expert

May 28, 2015 2:33 pm | by Erik Schelzig, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The group to the brands itself as local, independent and free of outside influence.


Android Wear Evolves To Answer Apple Watch

May 28, 2015 2:19 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

Android Wear got its biggest update yet, appearing first in the LG Watch Urbane.


Cybersecurity Issues Not Going Away

May 28, 2015 2:12 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Are companies doing enough to protect themselves and customers from cyber threats?


FCC Head Seeks To Narrow Digital Divide With New Proposals

May 28, 2015 2:06 pm | by Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has called broadband a critical service for modern life.


Why A Shrinking U.S. Economy Isn't Cause For Fear

May 28, 2015 1:45 pm | by Martin Crustinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

The first quarter probably saw a shrinking economy, but few see a reason to panic.


Volvo App To Connect With Smartwatches

May 28, 2015 12:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Drivers will soon be able to connect their smartwatches to their cars.


Top U.S. Manufacturers View Labor Issues As Increasing Risk

May 28, 2015 10:02 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Businesses were impacted this year by record snowfall and a prolonged labor dispute.


GM Faces Possible Criminal Charges

May 28, 2015 9:51 am | by CNBC | Videos | Comments

General Motors could face criminal charges over faulty ignition switches.



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