Destination for NC offshore wind energy uncertain

Three federal leases have been awarded for large offshore wind farms offshore North Carolina, with two other potential sites now subject to a month-long public comment period. Such waves of offshore wind projects, with the combined potential to ultimately power the equivalent of nearly 3 million typical homes, could fuel a surge in clean energy … Read more

Protect the environment, rehabilitate federal roads | editorial staff

Pennsylvania could lose as much as $800 million in federal highway funds due to the irresponsible, shameful, and predictable behavior of the State House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. kAm&?56C E96 7656C2= r=62? p:C p4E[ !6??DJ=G2?:2 … Read more

The Bigger Picture: Mid-Ohio Valley residents attend Small Business Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs

Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kelsy Eaton, second from right, gives instructions to Tiffin, Ohio residents Zach and Charlee Ziegler Saturday morning at the Armory on Front Street in Marietta as Chamber Membership Manager Kaitlin Streator listens. Chamber representatives distributed tote bags and promotional materials for Small Business Saturday. (Photo by Evan … Read more

Open public comment on Oklahoma’s marijuana rules, with the state regulator now independent < Oklahoma

From personnel reports A one-month comment period for permanent rules affecting the medical marijuana industry in Oklahoma ends December 15 at 5:00 p.m. The rules are largely unchanged, Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority officials say. “The rules combine OMMA’s permanent rules, which went into effect on September 11, along with emergency rules, which went into effect … Read more

Enter Tuesday is November 29th

SHARE Iowa Giving Tuesday is November 29th. It is a global day of giving and the biggest day of giving in our region. Fundraiser Tuesday is a day that encourages people to do good and where every act of generosity counts. New to Giving Tuesday in western Iowa this year is SHARE Iowa, an initiative … Read more

Idaho’s unemployment rate edged up to 2.9% in October | Idaho

BOISE — Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 2.9% in October from 2.8% in September — the ninth straight month the state unemployment rate was below 3%. The labor force in October recorded gains for both employed and unemployed. The number of Idahoans employed or looking for work increased by 1,714 people (0.2%) to … Read more

It was an honor to serve District 48

My tenure as District 48 representative in the Nebraska Legislature ends when the next legislative session begins in January. As I prepare to leave office, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the people of District 48 for choosing me to represent them for the past 8 years. It has truly been a … Read more

Jesse Ramos: Taxing Montana into poverty

Something amazing happened during the midterm election, a true miracle at the Clark Fork that has been largely overlooked and is a measure of the pain voters are feeling because of inflation. Missoula County residents have voted down not one, but two ballot measures. Yes, you read that correctly. One measure was $19 million, primarily … Read more

The history of innovation in Wisconsin offers a glimpse of the future | Wisconsin

It was a bit like looking into a time capsule. On the display tables in front of me were examples of innovations that have shaped Wisconsin industry and technology over time. They also spoke quietly about his future. There was a centuries-old control panel of a building-wide temperature control system made by the Johnson Service … Read more

New Bedford Light’s Jack Spillane updates choice and more > Massachusetts

New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane joined us this week Town Square Sunday to review some of the top stories in the news. Among them were the election results in which Attleboro Mayor and Democrat Paul Heroux led incumbent Republican Thomas Hodgson in the race for Bristol County Sheriff in the region’s most-watched contest. Spillane … Read more