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Major 'Clean Coal' Project Put On Hold - Fortune

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 1:38pm

Fortune

Major 'Clean Coal' Project Put On Hold
Fortune
After running billions of dollars over budget and falling years behind schedule, an effort to generate power from gasified coal – part of the push for so-called 'clean coal' – was indefinitely suspended this week. The Kemper County plant, owned by ...
Utility Spends $7.5 Billion To Prove Clean Coal Is A Cruel HoaxCleanTechnica
Failure of America's flagship “clean coal” plant proves it was always a mythSalon
America's Flagship 'Clean Coal' Experiment Abandoned After 11 Years And $7.5 BillionHuffPost
Greentech Media -Washington Post -The Sun Herald -Bloomberg
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How to Get the Best Amazon Deals and Discounts - PCMag

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:07pm

How to Get the Best Amazon Deals and Discounts
PCMag
Amazon is synonymous with online shopping, and with good reason. Launched over 20 years ago, the world's largest retailer now sells nearly every mainstream product throughout all categories with brands ranging from niche sellers to global labels.

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Prices rise, partitions fall under new Utah liquor law - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:05pm

Sacramento Bee

Prices rise, partitions fall under new Utah liquor law
Sacramento Bee
A trendy downtown Salt Lake City seafood restaurant started business Saturday with glass-smashing and champagne, a symbolic gesture in its emancipation from Utah's so-called "Zion Curtains" alcohol law. "It feels fabulous and liberating. It's a ...
Utah's Zion Curtains Come Crashing DownRadioWest

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10 cent fuel tax hike among new Indiana laws taking effect - WLKY Louisville

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 11:32am

WLKY Louisville

10 cent fuel tax hike among new Indiana laws taking effect
WLKY Louisville
A slew of new laws are taking effect in Indiana, including ones that raise the gasoline tax by 10 cents a gallon and require children to wear helmets while using off-road vehicles. The Republican-dominated Legislature considered well over a thousand ...
Vote to raise Indiana's gas tax could haunt GOP lawmakersIndianapolis Star
New 2017 laws include roundabout rules, drone voyeurismWRTV Indianapolis
Indiana Gas Tax Hike Hits TodayWLS
Tristatehomepage.com -Fox 59 -Greenfield Daily Reporter -Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH
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Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off UK - SFGate

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 10:13am

Financial Express

Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off UK
SFGate
PARIS (AP) — An oil tanker and a large cargo ship collided Saturday in the Dover Strait between Britain and France but no casualties or pollution from the accident have been reported so far, French authorities say. The local Maritime Prefecture said ...
UPDATE 1-Tanker and cargo ship collide in Channel, no injuries, spills reportedReuters
Oil tanker and large cargo ship collide in English ChannelWashington Post
Indian crew unhurt in English Channel vessels crashThe Indian Express
The Independent -BBC News -Sky News -gulfnews.com
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Lyft opens up hubs across the country to get drivers on the road in a few hours - CNBC

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 9:57am

CNBC

Lyft opens up hubs across the country to get drivers on the road in a few hours
CNBC
Lyft has opened hubs in nine U.S. cities and has a 10th on the way. The ride-hailing startup is looking to gain market share as larger rival Uber reels from scandal. The facilities help with driver orientation and provide auto inspection. John Shinal ...
Lyft Is Opening Hubs Across the US to Assist New Drivers Within HoursFortune
In-car service Cargo provides you with snacks you didn't know you neededDigital Trends
Uber, Lyft, Airbnb all shelling out big money to lobbyists in ChicagoChicago Sun-Times
PYMNTS.com -The News-Press -WWSB ABC 7 -BGR
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State budget among new laws hitting the books Saturday - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 9:53am

Daytona Beach News-Journal

State budget among new laws hitting the books Saturday
Daytona Beach News-Journal
As of Saturday, ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft will have to comply with state regulations. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane). By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida. Saturday. Posted Jul 1, 2017 at 12:01 AM Updated Jul 1, 2017 at 9:47 AM. Share.

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Unseasonable Winter Weather Takes A Bite Out Of Georgia's Peach Crop - Wyoming Public Media

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:52am

Wyoming Public Media

Unseasonable Winter Weather Takes A Bite Out Of Georgia's Peach Crop
Wyoming Public Media
Peaches ready for packing and shipping at Lane Packing, a peach farm in Fort Valley, Ga. Grant Blankenship / Georgia Public Broadcasting. Despite a bad growing season, there were peaches for sale recently at a small stand at the Mulberry Farmer's ...

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Unseasonable Winter Weather Takes A Bite Out Of Georgia's Peach Crop - WFAE

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:51am

WFAE

Unseasonable Winter Weather Takes A Bite Out Of Georgia's Peach Crop
WFAE
Peaches ready for packing and shipping at Lane Packing, a peach farm in Fort Valley, Ga. Grant Blankenship / Georgia Public Broadcasting. Despite a bad growing season, there were peaches for sale recently at a small stand at the Mulberry Farmer's ...
Rumors of Kansas peach crop's demise are exaggeratedWichita Eagle (blog)
Peach growers hit with one more whammy as season winds downThe Telegraph
Peach Day to sweeten farmers marketTimes Record News
5newsonline.com
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New York's subway has always been a chamber of horrors. But when did it get this bad? - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 6:03am

Los Angeles Times

New York's subway has always been a chamber of horrors. But when did it get this bad?
Los Angeles Times
“Die Kitties Die!” screamed the headline in the New York Daily News when, in 2013, former Metropolitan Transportation Authority chief Joe Lhota criticized a decision to pause trains in a Brooklyn subway station to rescue a pair of kittens lost on the ...
Want to Fix NYC's Subway Emergency? You'll Need More Than $1BWIRED
New York commuters' 'summer of hell'CNN
Closures, overcrowding, rats: New York City commuters face 'summer of hell'The Guardian
Marketplace.org -VICE -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV -Village Voice
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Area Gander store doesn't make final list for future operations after all - The Daily Progress

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 10:37pm

The Daily Progress

Area Gander store doesn't make final list for future operations after all
The Daily Progress
RICHMOND — Two Gander Mountain stores in Virginia — in Spotsylvania County and Roanoke — are among 57 that will operate as Gander Outdoors or Overton's stores. The store in Albemarle County, as well as the Woodbridge and Winchester locations, ...
Johnson City Gander Mountain to close after allPress & Sun-Bulletin
New Gander Mountain owner now wants to keep six Minnesota locationsMinneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
Local Gander Mountain removed from list of stores staying openBowling Green Daily News
WBNG-TV
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Venture firm co-founder demoted over 'unacceptable' behavior with women - Reuters

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 10:02pm

Reuters

Venture firm co-founder demoted over 'unacceptable' behavior with women
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A well-known Silicon Valley investor, Dave McClure, has been demoted within the firm he co-founded, 500 Startups, the latest fallout from revelations of mistreatment of women in the technology industry. An internal ...
I Have More Work To Do. – Chris Sacca – MediumMedium
Silicon Valley Women Tell of VC's Unwanted Advances — The InformationThe Information
Making Changes at 500 - 500 Startups500 Startups

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Feeling blue? Crayola seeks help naming its new crayon - ABC News

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:48pm

Orlando Sentinel

Feeling blue? Crayola seeks help naming its new crayon
ABC News
The iconic crayon maker left it to fans to come up with a name for a new blue crayon replacing the recently retired color dandelion. After receiving nearly 90,000 submissions, Crayola narrowed it down to five names for the crayon based on a pigment ...
These are the top five names for the new Crayola crayon...USA TODAY
Crayola Announces Names for New Crayon, and They Kind of Blue ItInverse
Here are the top 5 names for Crayola's new color. Pick your favorite nowlehighvalleylive.com
Allentown Morning Call -TIME -Mashable -Longview Daily News
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Wall Street ends bumpy week, strong first half with modest gain - Reuters

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:40pm

Reuters

Wall Street ends bumpy week, strong first half with modest gain
Reuters
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. 1/2. left. right. The Goldman Sachs and Nike corporate logos are displayed on a post above the floor of the ...
Industrial companies lead stock indexes mostly higherLos Angeles Times
Dow, S&P 500 notch best first-half performance since 2013MarketWatch
Dow and S&P 500 Notch Gains in June, While a Late Tech Rout Weighs on NasdaqTheStreet.com
CNBC -Nasdaq -Fox Business -New York Post
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Wall Street ends bumpy week, strong 1st half with modest gain - Reuters

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:39pm

Reuters

Wall Street ends bumpy week, strong 1st half with modest gain
Reuters
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. 1/2. left. right. The Goldman Sachs and Nike corporate logos are displayed on a post above the floor of the ...
Dow, S&P 500 notch best first-half performance since 2013MarketWatch
June gains for S&P 500 and Nasdaq hang in the balance on last day of the monthCNBC
US STOCKS-Wall St ending bumpy week, solid first half on high noteNasdaq
Seeking Alpha -Barron's -Bloomberg -Channel NewsAsia
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India Launches New Economic Era With Sales Tax Reform - New York Times

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 4:57pm

Livemint

India Launches New Economic Era With Sales Tax Reform
New York Times
NEW DELHI — India early on Saturday introduced its biggest tax reform in the 70 years since independence from British colonial rule. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) replaces more than a dozen federal and state levies and unifying a $2 trillion (1.53 ...
India GST: Sweeping tax reform introducedBBC News
India's GST Will Grow The Economy For It Is The Opposite Of Gandhi's Buy Local SillinessForbes
GST comes into force after 17 years of debateEconomic Times
Daily Mail -Business Standard -Times of India -The Hindu
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Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 3:42pm

Chicago Tribune

Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax
Chicago Tribune
Protesters question the new soda tax at the Thompson Center on June 27, 2017. Organizers ask why lawmakers risk sending consumers to neighboring counties and potentially losing jobs. (Alyssa Pointer / Chicago Tribune). Becky YerakContact ...
'Pop Tax' Set To Begin Saturday Blocked By Cook County JudgeDNAinfo
No soda tax for now, judge issues temporary restraining orderChicago Sun-Times
List of laws taking effect July 1 in Cook County and IllinoisWGN-TV
Charlotte Observer -CLTV -Chicago Daily Herald -CBS Chicago
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Twitter investor Chris Sacca apologizes for VC sexism - CNET

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 3:23pm

CNET

Twitter investor Chris Sacca apologizes for VC sexism
CNET
Chris Sacca wrote an apology for sexism in the industry. Megan Mack. Chris Sacca is sorry. The prominent venture capitalist took to Medium on Wednesday to talk about the VC industry and its relationship with women and minorities. Sacca, who was an ...

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Dollar posts biggest quarterly drop in nearly seven years - Reuters

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 3:13pm

Reuters

Dollar posts biggest quarterly drop in nearly seven years
Reuters
NEW YORK The U.S. dollar recovered slightly on Friday, but posted its biggest quarterly decline against a basket of rival currencies in nearly seven years after hawkish signals from foreign central banks this week pressured the greenback further ...

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