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By James MacPherson | 12/03/13 09:46 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. — It took nearly two weeks for North Dakota officials to tell the public about an autumn pipeline rupture that caused more than 20,000 barrels of crude to ooze across a northwestern wheat field. In response to extensive media coverage and criticism from environmental groups,...
12/03/13 09:42 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has refused to reinstate the license of the pilot of the oil tanker that sideswiped the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge six years ago, causing a 50,000-gallon oil spill. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the pilot, John Cota of Petaluma, sued after the...
By Associated Press | 12/03/13 09:13 AM
OLYMPIA, Wash. — A worsening unemployment rate in Washington state is leading to extended unemployment benefits for some.
By Ed White | 12/03/13 09:09 AM
DETROIT — A judge was expected to announce Tuesday whether Detroit can come up with a plan to get rid of $18 billion in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a case that ultimately could crack a shield protecting public pensions and also put the city's extraordinary art...
By Kerry Lester | 12/03/13 09:07 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois lawmakers were poised Tuesday to vote on a plan to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis — a proposal many are calling the most important vote of their careers and one that could deeply reduce the retirement benefits of hundreds of thousands of workers...
By Charlie Spiering | 12/04/13
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By Byron York | 12/03/13
By Paul Bedard | 12/04/13
By Noemie Emery | 12/04/13