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Solar bill passes Kentucky House, heads back to Senate
February 15th, 2019  5:30 PM

Utility companies in Kentucky could pay less for the power they buy from people with solar panels on their homes under a bill that has cleared the state House of Representatives.

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EPA outlines plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water
February 14th, 2019  1:12 PM

Under pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency says it will move toward setting a safety threshold for some highly toxic chemicals contaminating drinking water in several states

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Double tap: Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018
February 14th, 2019  12:34 PM

As if the worst year for stocks in nearly a decade weren't bad enough, many investors now have to pay a tax bill on top of it

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The Latest: Senate to hold hearings on toxic chemical plan
February 14th, 2019  10:36 AM

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to hold hearings on EPA plans for dealing with toxic chemicals known as PFAS

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Highlights of the $330 billion-plus bill to avoid shutdown
February 14th, 2019  9:11 AM

Highlights of the $330 billion-plus bill to avoid shutdown

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Austrian antitrust agency opens investigation into Amazon
February 14th, 2019  7:48 AM

Austria's antitrust agency says it has initiated an investigation of online retailer Amazon over complaints of unfair trade practices on its "marketplace" platform

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EPA sets toxins response plan amid criticism from lawmakers
February 14th, 2019  12:11 AM

EPA expected to release a plan for dealing with a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants amid criticism from Congress

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Congress urged to fully open banks to marijuana industry
February 13th, 2019  7:45 PM

Congress is being urged to fully open the doors of the nation's banking system to the legal marijuana industry

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Proposal would pay TSA screeners during government shutdowns
February 13th, 2019  7:37 PM

Lawmakers propose to make sure that airport security screeners get paid during future government shutdowns

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Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info
February 13th, 2019  6:46 PM

Government authorities accusing former Apple lawyer of breaking insider trading rules he helped draft

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Source of fall romaine outbreak a mystery, US regulators say
February 13th, 2019  6:19 PM

Federal regulators say their investigation wasn't able to determine the source of a E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Source of fall romaine outbreak a mystery, US regulators say
Democrats question pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint deal
February 13th, 2019  11:54 AM

Democratic lawmakers are challenging a pledge by T-Mobile and Sprint not to raise prices or hurt competition if their $26.5 billion merger goes through.

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The Latest: Democrats question T-Mobile-Sprint merger deal
February 13th, 2019  11:14 AM

Democratic lawmakers are challenging a pledge by T-Mobile and Sprint not to raise prices or hurt competition if their $26.5 billion merger goes through.

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EU tentative deal could affect Russia-Germany gas pipeline
February 13th, 2019  5:47 AM

The European Union institutions have agreed on a tentative deal that will likely complicate plans for a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany

EU tentative deal could affect Russia-Germany gas pipeline
T-Mobile, Sprint execs defending merger to lawmakers
February 13th, 2019  1:39 AM

Top executives of T-Mobile and Sprint are taking the case for their 26.5 billion merger to Congress

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Place your bets: NASCAR pushes its chips on sports gambling
February 12th, 2019  7:29 PM

NASCAR has put a ban in place on drivers gambling on races, not that it was really a problem

Place your bets: NASCAR pushes its chips on sports gambling
Fed Chairman Powell says prosperity not felt in all areas
February 12th, 2019  4:42 PM

Fed Chairman Powell says prosperity not being felt in all parts of country, especially rural areas

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Markets Right Now: US stocks rise on deal to avoid shutdown
February 12th, 2019  4:08 PM

Stocks close higher ahead of key trade talks between the US and China, with fears of a slowdown lingering

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Minnesota governor sides with environmentalists on pipeline
February 12th, 2019  3:02 PM

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says his administration will continue to appeal a regulatory commission's approval of Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline

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Fed Chairman Powell doesn't see elevated recession risks
February 12th, 2019  2:50 PM

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says economy still growing at solid pace, with recession risks not elevated

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