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  • Va regs set hearings on Appalachian Power rates

    By Associated Press

    Virginia regulators have scheduled hearings on rates that Appalachian Power charges customers for generation, distribution, and transmission services. Published April 16, 2014

  • Program to improve Ark. highways to begin

    By Associated Press

    The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will officially begin a highway construction program with a proclamation ceremony. Published April 16, 2014

  • 2 win $300,000 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships

    By Associated Press

    A project to start a culinary hub and another to create a high-end digital fabric printing facility are the two winners of this year's $300,000 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships. Published April 16, 2014

  • Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang

    By Associated Press

    Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car's 50th anniversary. Published April 16, 2014

  • Ag officials push Florida grapefruit overseas

    By Associated Press

    Florida grapefruit will be featured on Outback Steakhouse menus in South Korea, underscoring the fruit's popularity in that country. Published April 16, 2014

  • Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

    By Associated Press

    Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts. Published April 16, 2014

  • Hawaii weighs expanded coverage for infertility

    By CATHY BUSSEWITZ - Associated Press

    When Piilani Smith was diagnosed with infertility at the doctor's office and chose to pursue fertility treatment, she was shocked by what she learned. Published April 16, 2014

  • Coast Guard rescues 3 from ship taking on water

    By Associated Press

    The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued three crewmembers aboard an uninspected towing vessel taking on water and reportedly grounded in Lake Pontchartrain. Published April 16, 2014

  • Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

    By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ - Associated Press

    When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors. Published April 16, 2014

  • Lawmakers fail to approve bonding for Rupp project

    By BRUCE SCHREINER - Associated Press

    Kentucky lawmakers have gone home without voting on a proposal to provide state-backed bonding to help pay for the renovation of Rupp Arena. Published April 16, 2014

  • Detroit strikes 2nd deal with its other retirees

    By ED WHITE - Associated Press

    The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that could accelerate the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, officials said Tuesday. Published April 16, 2014

  • W.Va. average per-gallon gas price up 1 cent

    By Associated Press

    Gas prices in West Virginia went up a penny a gallon since last week. Published April 16, 2014

  • Schumer opens NY's new utility control center

    By Associated Press

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has formally opened the state's new high-tech utility control center near Albany that aims to improve the efficiency of the state's electrical grid. Published April 16, 2014

  • Jobless rate up for 57 Ky. counties in 2013

    By Associated Press

    Kentucky officials say annual unemployment rates rose last year for 57 of the state's 120 counties but dropped for 51 counties. Published April 16, 2014

  • Sen. Markey to outline "business plan" for state

    By Associated Press

    U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is planning to outline what he's calling his "Massachusetts Business Plan" during a speech in Boston on Wednesday. Published April 16, 2014

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