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LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Jan 13- Known as "The King of Cable" after he built a small Denver cable company into the nation's largest system in the 1980 s, John Malone aims to become the king of consolidation in the same industry once again.
Jan 9- Frigid temperatures across a large swath of the United States this week followed by warmer conditions could aid the spread of a fatal pig disease now in 22 states, affecting hundreds of thousands of pigs, a swine veterinarian said on Thursday.
Jan 9- California and Wyoming are the latest U.S. states to report confirmed cases of a deadly pig virus, bringing the number of states affected to 22, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday. It has occurred in Europe and Asia but this is the first year that it has been seen in the United States.
NEW YORK, Jan 6- A blast of Arctic air gripped the mid-section of the United States on Monday, bringing the coldest temperatures in two decades, forcing businesses and schools to close and causing widespread airline delays and hazardous driving conditions.
BNSF, owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, had been rerouting trains while the tracks were closed since Monday. Some oil trains were being routed through Sheridan, Wyoming, while some coal and merchandise trains were rerouted from Aberdeen, South Dakota, to Laurel, Montana.
Dec 30- Vanguard Natural Resources LLC said it would buy natural gas and oil properties in the Pinedale and Jonah fields of southwestern Wyoming for $581 million from a unit of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.. Vanguard Natural shares rose 1 percent to $29.27 in early trading on Monday, while those of oil and gas producer Anadarko were unchanged at $79.45.
Dec 30- Vanguard Natural Resources LLC said it entered into a definitive agreement to buy natural gas and oil properties in the Pinedale and Jonah fields of southwestern Wyoming for $581 million from an unnamed source. The assets span 14,000 net acres and produce about 113.4 million cubic feet equivalent per day.
*Winterkill worries in Kansas, Nebraska. A bigger issue will be the ice cover from northeast Texas into the Delta, "said Don Keeney, a meteorologist for MDA Weather Services.
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.
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