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  • Merger of 2 Louisiana Entergy utilities requested

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Entergy Louisiana LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana LLC have asked the Louisiana Public Service Commission for permission to merge into a single utility. Entergy Louisiana services New Orleans suburbs north to Monroe. Entergy Gulf States Louisiana services customers...

  • Tribe: Act of Congress blocks casino shutdown

    WAYLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An Indian tribe says a special act of Congress will block efforts to shut down a Native American casino in Michigan. The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, this week announced the update about the casino in...

  • European Central Bank to detail stimulus plan

    NAPLES, Italy (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is expected Thursday to underline the bank's willingness to deploy more economic stimulus measures, a stance that could send the euro skidding even lower. And a drop in the currency — which helps eurozone exporters and could nudge up...

  • Russia dims hopes for European auto rebound

    PARIS (AP) — Troubles in Russia's once-booming car market linked to sanctions are dampening spirits at the Paris Motor Show. The European car market is seeing a fragile recovery, but CEOs in Paris are scaling back hopes that Russia could help drive the rebound. Sanctions against sectors of...

  • Putin: state will support sanctions-hit sectors

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the state will offer support to sectors of the economy that have been hit by international sanctions, but says the country in general is unconcerned about the sanctions' consequences. Putin said Thursday the sanctions, imposed by the United...

  • AutoNation's September sales climb 16 percent

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — AutoNation saw new vehicle sales jump 16 percent to top 24,000 last month, as the auto dealership chain reported double-digit percentage gains in domestic, import and premium luxury lines. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, company said Thursday that import sales climbed...

  • D.C. workers collect unemployment payments while on city payroll, IG finds

    The DC Department of Employment Services cannot show it has done much to ensure city employees stop collecting unemployment insurance payments once they get hired, according to a report issued Tuesday.

  • Your stories from the Washington Examiner

    Scroll down for the latest from the Washington Examiner: » Is Christie's RGA path a road map to the White House? A review of Christie’s travel on behalf of the RGA shows that he has spent less time in some of the nine states deemed most competitive by the association than he has in states...

  • Presidents should salute Marines out of respect, not obligation

    I watched the video of President Obama and his dismissive salute. Here is what I would like to say, no longer as the wife of an HMX Marine, but as his widow.

  • Feds paid for fighting fake fires

    Federal employees working for a Bureau of Land Management program designed to fight wildfires logged hours for fighting conflagrations that hadn't yet started and bought hundreds of thousands of dollars in gift cards using government funds, a government watchdog reports.

  • Confronting radical Islam at home

    This discussion is an important one to have —" not to find a scapegoat, but to understand root causes and uproot them.

  • Is Christie's RGA path a road map to the White House?

    A review of Christie’s travel on behalf of the RGA shows that he has spent less time in some of the nine states deemed most competitive by the association than he has in states pivotal to winning a presidential primary.

  • Secret Service overlooked agents' deceit

    The Secret Service regularly overlooked examples of agents lying in order to avoid undermining their credibility in court, sources say. The practice allowed agents to continue testifying in court against assailants or potential threats to the president, according to two sources familiar with...

  • Rhode Island GOP files FEC complaint against Dem gubernatorial candidate

    The Rhode Island Republican Party filed a complaint with the state's Board of Elections this week, alleging that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo violated campaign finance law by coordinating with Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., to star in a pricey election ad.

  • Obama's economic struggle: Convincing voters wage increases are coming

    Obama faces a major challenge in communicating that the economy is on an upward trajectory: Most families' incomes are barely growing, if they're growing at all.

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