• BC NDP government approves Site C

    BC NDP government approves Site C

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    Liberals holding more seats in the legislature - Site C was sent to the B.C. Utilities Commission with construction well underway. The BCUC concluded that stopping Site C and remediating the site would cost $4 billion, and B.C. Credit rating agencies might consider BC Hydro as a non-commercially viable entity. There are still two major components of the dam to be completed - the spillway and generating plants, and transmission lines, representing $5.8 billion in spending.
  • MA gas prices up by a penny, expected to fall

    MA gas prices up by a penny, expected to fall

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    East Coast and Midwest states are seeing the largest drops in gas prices – as much as six cents – in the last week. It's 32 cents higher than the price in MA was a year ago at this time- $2.17 per gallon. Gasoline supply has recovered due to the lower demand in the last two weeks, largely helping put downward pressure on retail gasoline prices. The Bradenton-Sarasota average was below the state ($2.41) and national ($2.46) averages.
  • Lilac Fire Scorches Mobile Home Park in Fallbrook

    Lilac Fire Scorches Mobile Home Park in Fallbrook

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    Three non-firefighters suffered burn wounds of unknown severity while another person suffered a case of smoke inhalation. The California wildfires drove retirees from a mobile home park north of San Diego with only minutes to spare. A woman was arrested today after she apparently tried to burglarize a home affected by an evacuation warning due to the Lilac Fire , sheriff's officials said Sunday.
  • Cambiar Investors LLC Holds Holding in Schlumberger LTD (SLB)

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    The company has market cap of $88.02 billion. The stock appeared $87.84 above its 52-week highs and is down -1.84% for the last five trades. The overall volume in the last trading session was 10.67 million shares. Jane Street Group Limited has 0.02% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) for 92,870 shares. Mariner Wealth Advsr, a Kansas-based fund reported 48,112 shares.
  • Ten $100 dollar bills found during Red Kettle Campaign

    Ten $100 dollar bills found during Red Kettle Campaign

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    The Salvation Army employee reports she saw three men drive off with the donations in a gray Dodge Charger. "I had a roofing accident in the '70s and they provided my family with toys for the kids and a holiday dinner", Milks said. The organization warns potential donors to always make sure they're giving money to a legitimate Salvation Army representative. Meanwhile, the donations made at the storefront to The Salvation Army aren't likely to deter additional in-store donations to ...
  • HSBC released from USA deferred criminal charges

    HSBC released from USA deferred criminal charges

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    HSBC had been under threat of prosecution in the USA after it signed a deferred prosecution agreement in order to avoid criminal charges after it was accused of allowing Mexican traffickers to funnel money through the bank. The British bank entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) at the end of 2012, agreeing it would not be prosecuted as long as it did not offend again.
  • Heroic run to the finish line at 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon

    Heroic run to the finish line at 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon

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    Ariana Luterman, a senior at Greenhill School in Addison, Texas, was running the final leg of her marathon relay and joined Self at mile 24. The heart-touching moment Sunday involved the first-place runner in the Women's Division, Chandler Self, and a 17-year-old relay runner, Ariana Luterman.
  • Investec warns of impact of Steinhoff exposure

    Investec warns of impact of Steinhoff exposure

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    By 08:22 GMT (11:19 SAST), the stock was up 40% at R8.39 in Johannesburg, recouping some of the $14 billion of shareholder value wiped off since last Wednesday when it ordered an investigation into its accounts and said it had parted ways with its veteran chief executive.