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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 12:57 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators have rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states. Today's decision by the Missouri Public Service Commission creates a significant hurdle for Clean Line Energy Partners, which wants to...
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Dreamstime
August 10, 2017 - 10:22 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The CEO of Westar says the utility and Great Plains Energy will file their new merger plan with Kansas regulators later this month. CEO Mark Ruelle says meetings will be scheduled later this year for a shareholder vote on the proposal. Ruelle updated investors Wednesday on the...
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Dreamstime
August 07, 2017 - 2:29 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An air carrier based in Alaska says it's filing a Chapter 11 reorganization plan. PenAir announced Monday it's closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The move would end essential air service routes between Denver and Liberal and...
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dreamstime
August 04, 2017 - 11:45 pm
Labor data shows younger generations are choosing to forego a life on the farm for the faster-paced corporate world. The age of the average farmer has increased 2% between 2007 and 2012, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA reports that 33 percent are 65 and older...
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