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Jeff Katz
March 25, 2020 - 12:34 pm
President Trump took to the podium Tuesday night and declared America should never rely on a foreign country for survival. Watch the video here!
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November 01, 2019 - 2:57 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's hotly contested legislative races have drawn huge donations from out-of-state special interest groups hoping to send a message on guns, abortion and President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election cycle. But the biggest individual...
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October 29, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, JOHN RABY and ELLEN KNICKMEYER CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A major U.S. coal mining company, whose former CEO became a big supporter of President Donald Trump in his effort to save coal jobs, is seeking bankruptcy protection. Ohio-based Murray Energy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
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October 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a new agreement to power state government buildings with more renewable energy. That includes energy from the state's first commercial on-shore wind farm, which has struggled to find a buyer. Northam announced a deal with electric...
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September 11, 2019 - 2:48 pm
By CLIFF BRUNT, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91. Pickens was surrounded by friends and family when he died of natural causes under hospice care at his...
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August 18, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Looking across the stock market, it's hard to find a company that isn't vulnerable in some degree to the U.S.-China trade war. Stocks of companies that do lots of business with China, such as chipmakers and other technology companies, are obvious candidates for investors to sell when trade worries...
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August 09, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The utility company operating Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years, adding pressure on the government and the public to reach a consensus...
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June 17, 2019 - 12:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia on Monday, finding nothing improper about its decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium. The owners of a massive deposit of radioactive uranium, the largest known in the United States, challenged that ban, which has prevented...
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July 10, 2018 - 2:26 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy is reporting a recent 10-fold increase in spending aimed at influencing Virginia politicians. That spending came as the utility was pushing for a new law that could lead to higher electric bills. Newly filed lobbying...
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June 22, 2018 - 2:54 pm
By KIYOKO METZLER , Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices. Questions remain, however, over the ability of some OPEC nations — Iran and...
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