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Archive: December 22, 2010

DENVER - A watchdog group is accusing a Colorado power company of flouting the intentions of the state's energy policy to phase out coal as a source for electricity in the state. The company, Tri-State Energy, serves rural cooperatives in Colorado and three other states. Stephanie Cole, associate ...Read More

SEATTLE - On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules meant to protect an 'open Internet,' so as to prevent telecom and network companies from being able to block, slow or prioritize different kinds of online traffic. But the very groups that have pushed for such rules ...Read More

CHICAGO - Those in Illinois who say they don't believe in Santa may want to check in with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). NORAD is responsible for keeping the airspace safe in North America, and every Christmas Eve, its radar spots Santa racing around the world and dropping off ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Cash-strapped governments are looking at ways to curb spending, including revisiting the issue of whether public employees are over-compensated or not. But a recent study from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence and the National Institute on Retirement Security, sh ...Read More

BOSTON - It's time for a dramatic change in the way teachers and school administrators are sized up, according to the state's largest teachers' union, the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA). They have released a new statewide plan for evaluations for elementary and secondary school teachers, i ...Read More

NEW YORK - Legislation awaiting Governor David Paterson's signature should mean pay increases for 2000 janitors and other service workers at local utility companies. Yonkers Assemblyman Mike Spano supported the measure, which he says closes a loophole in the prevailing wage law. He says that looph ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A recent poll by the Washington, D.C.-based Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) suggests voters prefer that murderers serve a life sentence rather than idle on death row. The nationwide survey of 1,500 registered voters found most prefer life without parole over the death penalt ...Read More

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - A made-in-Montana Christmas wish card from nearly 500 ranchers, hunters, and small business owners has landed on the desks of the state's congressional delegation, thanking them for considering the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act, and asking them for their support next year. ...Read More

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