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RENO, Nev.-- Federal land managers intend to reissue a right of way for a 678- mile mile natural gas pipeline from Wyoming to Oregon now that government scientists have completed a second environmental review they say corrects deficiencies in the first one struck down by a U.S. appeals court.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Nov 21- New Jersey will launch a five-day "soft" trial of 13 online gambling sites Thursday, ahead of the official November 26 debut of Internet gaming in the most populous state to date. New Jersey follows Nevada and Delaware in permitting online poker, and will also allow residents to play other casino games online, as well.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the fees could not be justified because the federal government's long-stalled plan to build a national waste facility at Yucca Mountain in Nevada has not come to fruition.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
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.
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.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
SINGAPORE, Nov 18- Gold snapped a three-day winning streak on Monday but prices continued to hold near the $1,300 level amid hopes the U.S. *Canadian gold miners Goldcorp and Barrick Gold are looking to sell their jointly owned Marigold mine in Nevada, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Nov 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday disclosed a new $3.45 billion stake in Exxon Mobil Corp, after buying 40.1 million shares in the world's largest publicly traded oil company.
Nov 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday disclosed a new $3.45 billion stake in Exxon Mobil Corp, after buying 40.1 million shares in the world's largest publicly traded oil company. Exxon spokesman Alan Jeffers said: "We appreciate the confidence investors have in ExxonMobil when they decide to invest in the company.
Nov 13- Kinross Gold Corp said on Wednesday it is making further cuts to its employee numbers and capital spending as the Toronto- based gold miner reported a steep drop in third-quarter earnings, hurt by weaker gold prices. Gold prices, trading at $1,272 on Wednesday, have fallen 24 percent this year.
*US Airways shares fall after antitrust settlement. Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources, up 77 percent this year, led the S&P Energy sector lower, with a 3 percent loss to $183.47. We've had a technical breakdown here with a lot of consolidating, "said Dennis Dick, proprietary trader at Bright Trading LLC in Las Vegas.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 10- The Los Angeles school district is putting the brakes on a project to give an iPad to each student, a $1 billion initiative that is the largest rollout of its kind in the nation and has been plagued by students hacking the devices' security features.
The state of New Jersey granted its first online gambling licenses to several big international gaming companies on Friday, dramatically speeding their re-entry to the lucrative U.S. market. New Jersey joins Nevada and Delaware in permitting online poker and it is more populous than those states.