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New EPA Guidelines Limit Methane Release From Drilling

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:16pm

The rules are mostly voluntary, which disappoints environmental groups, but they should ratchet down the amount of leaked methane from new or modified oil and gas operations, which contributes to climate change.

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Amazon Gains Ground With Online-Only Shows

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:16pm

With the announcement this week that Woody Allen will write and direct a new television series for Amazon, the online retailer is now poised to be a major force in television.

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Obama Pushes FCC To Expand Broadband Access

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:16pm

The president is asking the agency to address state laws that could inhibit competition for high-speed Internet service. The move could draw opposition from major cable and Internet companies.

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Health Insurance Startup Collapses In Iowa

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:16am

Obamacare provided billions in seed money to help establish insurance companies called co-ops. One of the biggest has now gone under, and its state overseer is telling clients to switch carriers.

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In Brazil, A Once-High-Flying Economy Takes A Tumble

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:14am

A few years ago amid a global recession, Brazil was the darling of the financial markets. But last year, the country barely avoided recession. Prices are soaring, and investors are looking elsewhere.

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