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  • Solar panels gather sunlight in Florida.

    The Obama administration hopes to make solar power more affordable for low- and middle-income Americans. It's announcing a series of moves, including installing more solar energy units in federally subsidized housing, low cost loans for home owners and a program to help renters.

  • The Cosby Revelation: How A Decade-Old Deposition Came To Light

    On Monday, a decade-old deposition became the talk of the nation. As we reported, in it comedian Bill Cosby admits that he gave sedatives to at least one woman whom he wanted to have sex with.
  • More Mammograms May Not Always Mean Fewer Cancer Deaths

    Here's more evidence that mammograms don't always deliver the results that women want. They find more small cancers, but don't lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer, a study finds. The study looked at data from 547 counties that reported the percentage of women over age 40 who had a...

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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Roy Lipski, the CEO of Velocys plc, the British company planning to build a $200 million gas-to-liquids plant in Ashtabula, has been suspended by the company “pending an investigation into allegations of serious misconduct.” Velocys announced Lipski’s suspension Monday. “The...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deal for new owners to acquire Aerodynamics Inc. is expected to be completed this month, the company has told the U.S. Department of Transportation. Attorneys for ADI, which is seeking to establish daily service between Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Youngstown-...
  • PITTSBURGH – On the designated days of each month, regular as clockwork, the U.S. bureaus of Labor Statistics and of Economic Analysis release the rate of unemployment, worker productivity, inflation, economic growth and the balance of trade with foreign nations. In addition, the Congressional...

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