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LA Fire Department imposes news blackout on Echo Park apartment blaze that killed 2, injured 3
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:03:00 GMT -
The Los Angeles Fire Department imposed a blackout on details regarding deaths and injuries in Thursday morning's fatal fire at an apartment building in Echo Park in what appeared to be a revival of a policy briefly employed last year.Democrats begin to unify on Obamacare after problems
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 04:53:03 GMT -
After weeks of trying to allay the concerns of vulnerable Democrats up for re-election in 2014 over the fumbled rollout of Obamacare, President Obama and Democratic leaders have shifted to a simple message to the rank-and-file: Buck up.
Trade groups oppose retroactive ERISA benefits for same-sex spouses
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:19:42 GMT -
More than a dozen nonprofit trade associations have asked federal regulators to limit employers' obligation to extend qualified retirement benefits to same-sex spouses following the U.S. Supreme Court's partial overturn of the Defense of Marriage Act.Fitzpatrick: Healthcare Laws Could Burn Volunteer Firefighters
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 06:14:41 GMT -
Legislators on both sides of the aisle in Washington, D.C., are looking to solve a potentially harmful impact of the Affordable Care Act's insurance requirements on volunteer fire departments.
Air pollution taking hold over N. Utah
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:30:19 GMT -
Salt Lake City had the nation's dirtiest air Thursday, far exceeding health standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Fuel efficiency hits new highs, government says
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 06:20:48 GMT -
The Environmental Protection Agency announced the average fuel efficiency of model year 2012 vehicles increased about a gallon over 2011, to 23.6 miles per gallon.
Insider Selling: Hallador Energy Major Shareholder Unloads 9,742 Shares of Stock
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:13:43 GMT -
Hallador Energy major shareholder Alternative Assets Fu Hallador sold 9,742 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 12th.Verizon tries to sweep NSA disclosure proposal under the rug
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 05:04:03 GMT -
Last week, AT&T sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission saying that it will not disclose information about how it shares private data with the NSA .