• The FCC will auction the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity the regulator has offered companies to acquire ownership of new airwaves since 2008..

  • On Jan. 22, the FCC will auction off the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity that the FCC has had for companies to acquire new spectrum since 2008..

  • COLUMN-Coal, the dirty but indispensable fuel: Kemp Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 4- Supporters of renewables often imply the clean-energy revolution is close to phasing out fossil fuels for electricity generation in the United States, especially polluting coal-fired power plants.

  • Thinning blue line: Police cuts cripple cities Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    In crisis: Trenton police on patrol in the Garden State's capitol

    Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.

  • The new city economy Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 9:45 AM ET
    Ford Motor Co. said it will invest $200 million to make four-cylinder engines at the Ford Motor Co. Cleveland Engine Plant in Brook Park, Ohio.

    Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.

  • How Orlando and Phoenix are making a comeback Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    Orlando, Florida

    These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.

  • Miami vice: Shady muni deals cripple cities Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.

  • Is the muni bond market about to blow up? Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 9:26 AM ET
    Detroit city grate is missing a cover. With cut backs to city services, Detroit's infrastructure has fallen into disrepair.

    Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?

  • Behind the scenes: 'Critical Condition' US tour Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    Home of Charles Lang Freer, Detroit railroad car manufacturer.

    Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.

  • This small city is full of big surprises Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 8:15 AM ET
    Market Street Bridge and the Tennessee Aquarium.

    Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.

  • Damage to city budgets: Some was self-inflicted Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    View of downtown Oakland, California.

    Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.

  • The state of urban America: A tale of two cities Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Lawrence Payne walks past two abandoned houses on September 4, 2013 in the Six Mile Gratiot neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan.

    The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil futures were moderately higher in choppy trading on Friday supported by Libyan supply outages and supportive comments from the Fed chair nominee, but gains were limited by reports that a deal with Iran may be near on its nuclear program.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil futures turned lower on Friday on reports that Western powers may reach a deal with Iran as early as next week on its nuclear program. Sanctions against Iran because of its nuclear program have kept some 1 million barrels of oil off the global market. Brent crude was 47 cents lower at $107.81 at 12:04 p.m. EST after trading as high as $108.65.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 15- A Chevron Corp worker was killed in a fire that broke out early Friday morning at a cracking unit at the major U.S. oil company's 330,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The plant's emergency teams put out the fire, which started at 2 a.m. CST, Chevron and officials from Jackson County and Pascagoula said.

  • Oil markets were consolidating after absorbing a week's worth of news of Libyan supply outages, negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, and supportive comments from President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Fed. Brent crude was up 3 cents at $108.31 a barrel at 11:03 a.m. EST and looked set for a weekly gain of 3 percent.

  • Nov 15- One person died in an overnight fire at a processing unit of Chevron Corp's 330,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, an official said on Friday. March 2- A fire on an asphalt tank under construction killed two workers at HollyFrontier Corp's 105,000 bpd Navajo refinery in Artesia, New Mexico.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- U.S. Gulf Coast gasoline differentials rose about 3- 4 cents a gallon on Friday, traders said, following a fire and one death at Chevron Corp's 330,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

  • Nov 15- One person was killed in an overnight fire at a processing unit of Chevron Corp's 330,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, a Jackson County emergency official said. The fire was contained and extinguished by plant personnel, said Earl Etheridge, director of Jackson County Emergency Services.

  • Nov 15- One person was killed in an overnight fire at a processing unit of Chevron Corp's 330,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, according to a report on the WLOX News website.

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