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Friday, February 27, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — Public Policy Polling released its annual poll on television news preferences Thursday, essentially confirming what PPP found in 2014. The difference in this year’s survey is that respondents, all registered voters, were asked whether Brian Williams’ recent problems haven’t had any impact on overall perceptions of NBC News. Voters are evenly divided, […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — Public Policy Polling released its annual poll on television news preferences Thursday, essentially confirming what PPP found in 2014. The difference in this year’s survey is that respondents, all registered voters, were asked whether Brian Williams’ recent problems haven’t had any impact on overall perceptions of NBC News. Voters are evenly divided, […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Bluetooth connectivity and voice recognition issues are the most frequently reported problems after three years of ownership, according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study released Wednesday. Study findings show that technology is playing an increasingly critical role in owners’ perceptions of overall vehicle reliability, which, in turn, is […]

Thursday, February 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Production from horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale increased 25% during the fourth quarter of 2014 from the previous quarter, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The data show that Hilcorp Energy Co.’s wells at its two Carbon Limestone Landfill pads in Poland Township […]

Thursday, February 26, 2015

CHICAGO — The transition from “winter blend” to “summer blend” gasoline always brings increases in retail gasoline prices, but nothing you’ve seen over the past year is likely to match what GasBuddy anticipates over the next two to three weeks. “Wednesday brought a big price rally in gasoline markets and gasoline wholesalers are seeing huge […]

Thursday, February 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The city of Youngstown officially put out a request-for-quote document Wednesday afternoon for an amphitheater and green improvements to city-owned property adjacent to the Covelli Centre downtown (READ STORY). Responses are due by 4 p.m. March 24 for letters of interest and statements of qualifications, according to the RFQ. The city is […]

Thursday, February 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The main lesson Valerie Plame Wilson says she and her husband drew from her 2003 outing as a covert operative was the importance of holding government accountable for what it does. Plame’s career as a covert intelligence officer for the Central Intelligence Agency ended when a conservative columnist Robert Novak identified her. […]

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