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EU approves Danish support for offshore windfarm

EU approves Danish support for offshore windfarm

The European Union's antitrust chief says the bloc's executive Commission has approved Danish government subsidies for a large proposed offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea
Published: 03/28/17

Central Europe's leaders discuss Brexit, migrants, economy

Leaders from Central Europe are meeting in Warsaw on the eve of Britain's triggering its divorce from the European Union to discuss future ties with London, migration and boosting their region's economy through innovative ideas and technologies
Published: 03/28/17
Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

A wave of nationwide demonstrations that shook Russia's long dormant political scene has shown a new face of protest: mostly teenage demonstrators driven by accusations of high-level official corruption, glaring amid the nation's painful 2-year recession
Published: 03/27/17

Federal watchdog agency to audit Flint demolition costs

A federal watchdog agency plans to conduct an audit of $25.5 million in demolition costs in Flint related to the federal Hardest Hit Fund
Published: 03/26/17

Slow going as Oregon Legislature hits two-month mark

Elected policymakers in Salem are about to wrap up the second month of this roughly five and a half-month session, and yet some of the biggest issues before them have been slow-going at best
Published: 03/25/17
Agenda full as Oklahoma Legislature nears halfway mark

Agenda full as Oklahoma Legislature nears halfway mark

Oklahoma lawmakers can claim at least one accomplishment nearly halfway through this year's legislative session
Published: 03/25/17

Once-struggling public hospital in Iowa opens $22M addition

Leaders of a Des Moines public hospital are celebrating the opening of a four-story addition that is part of a $60 million plan to rebuild and expand the facility
Published: 03/24/17
EU moving toward less closer union to move ahead

EU moving toward less closer union to move ahead

Hurt by Britain's planned exit, European Union leaders started their weekend pilgrimage to Rome with the hope that a visit to the cradle of their project of unity can somehow rekindle the vigor of youth
Published: 03/24/17

Study says Pennsylvania highways lose funds to state police

A study suggests that more than $200 million a year in highway construction funds are being diverted unconstitutionally to subsidize the Pennsylvania State Police
Published: 03/24/17

Pennsylvania jobless rate hits 7-year low as payrolls rise

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped in February to a post-recession low of 5 percent
Published: 03/24/17