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Southern Illinois residents rally, wait for fracking

Southern Illinois residents rally, wait for fracking
Wayne Woolsey, an oilman since 1958, says he has core samples pulled from deep below the shale rock here that "look awful promising," comparable to what has been found elsewhere in the country where fracking has brought plentiful jobs and enriched land owners and energy companies.

Blackhawks Drop Second Straight In Loss To Blues

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Blackhawks Drop Second Straight In Loss To Blues
The Blackhawks (4-2-1) have dropped two straight in regulation, falling again after being beaten in Nashville on Thursday.

ECB faces test of its own as Europe braces for landmark banking review

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ECB faces test of its own as Europe braces for landmark banking review
By Laura Noonan and Eva Taylor FRANKFURT (Reuters) - After putting the euro zone's top 130 banks through their paces, the European Central Bank will face a test of its own on Sunday - will its landmark health check succeed in convincing investors the region's lenders are safe? The ECB will announce the names of 25 banks that held too little capital at the end of last year, along with details of around 10 banks that have not yet made ... more

Wolves Drop Battle At Rockford

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Wolves Drop Battle At Rockford
In a riveting game that featured early goals and multiple lead changes, the Chicago Wolves suffered a 4-3 loss to the Rockford IceHogs in an Illinois Lottery Cup contest on Saturday night at the MetroCentre.

Suspect in two California deputy deaths charged with murder, carjacking

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(Reuters) - A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff's deputies and wounded a third, law enforcement officials said on Saturday.


Toyota Confirms Sale of Part of Tesla Stake

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Toyota said Friday it has sold some of its stake in Tesla Motors, days after German luxury car maker Daimler disclosed it had divested its ... more

Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball

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Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball
Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the ... more

Trinity to Stop Shipments of Guardrail Systems

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Trinity Industries said its Trinity Highway Products unit will stop shipments of its ET-Plus guardrail systems until more crash testing is completed.

H-P Shops China Networking Unit

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H-P Shops China Networking Unit
H-P is seeking a buyer for its corporate-networking business in China, in a deal that could return the operation to local control, according to people ... more

Paralyzed construction worker awarded $21.7 million after accident at Pepco site

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A Maryland jury has awarded $21.7 million to Hugo Hernandez Palomino, a construction worker who was paralyzed from the neck down due to a work-related ... more
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Reg hacks see the woods or the trees In the Forest of the Night

published about 8 hours ago
Is this Doctor Who episode an enjoyable romp or a namby-pamby feelings fest? TV Review El Reg's resident Doctor Who fans – Brid-Aine Parnell, Gavin ... more

Soaring SpaceX, Isaacson on Wikipedia, Asimov on creativity, and more

published about 13 hours ago
Here’s your supplemental weekend reading list (for when you’ve finished your Times.)

Catch up on the top tech stories this week with Regina Eggbert

published about 15 hours ago
Spoons at the ready! Time to crack open the last 7 days in IT Vid Youtube Video…

This Changes Everything? OH Naomi Klein, NO

published about 16 hours ago
It's not capitalism that's broken here, it's publishing Worstall @ the Weekend Given that I'm from the rational, classical end of liberalism, I'm obviously not ... more

The Flash lives up to its name with a fast-paced pilot full of potential

published about 17 hours ago
Boring love plot can't detract from fun DC Comics' adventure TV Review PILOT PREVIEW WITH VERY, VERY MILD SPOILERS ...…

Japanese PM Abe's public support slumps in wake of resignations: Yomiuri poll

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Japanese PM Abe's public support slumps in wake of resignations: Yomiuri poll
TOKYO (Reuters) - Public approval of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government slumped after the resignation of two high-profile cabinet ministers last week, according to a ... more

In rural Tunisia, economic malaise weighs on voters

published about 14 hours ago
In rural Tunisia, economic malaise weighs on voters
By Tarek Amara KASSERINE Tunisia (Reuters) - In the western Tunisian city of Kasserine, campaign posters plastered on walls make plain what many voters want ... more

Greece's anti-bailout party leads conservatives in latest poll

published about 17 hours ago
Greece's anti-bailout party leads conservatives in latest poll
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's conservatives if an election were held now but its lead has ... more

Protesters march against Renzi labor reforms in Rome

published about 17 hours ago
Protesters march against Renzi labor reforms in Rome
ROME (Reuters) - Demonstrators from across Italy filled the streets of Rome on Saturday to protest against labor market reforms which the government of Prime ... more

S&P downgrades Ghana one notch over high fiscal deficit

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S&P downgrades Ghana one notch over high fiscal deficit
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's downgraded Ghana's sovereign rating by one notch on Friday citing concerns about the cost of ... more

Fair Game: Shareholders, Disarmed by a Delaware Court

published about 14 hours ago
Under a recent ruling, a company can adopt bylaws requiring investors to pay its legal fees if they lose a lawsuit against it.

Strategies: When iPhones Ring, the Economy Listens

published about 14 hours ago
Strategies: When iPhones Ring, the Economy Listens
Beyond serving as Apple’s biggest profit center, the iPhone is also a bedrock of consumer spending and the stock market.

The Haggler: Online Jeers, Strangely Giving Way to Cheers

published about 14 hours ago
The Haggler: Online Jeers, Strangely Giving Way to Cheers
Employees of a hair-removal chain — the topic of a previous Haggler column — say superiors asked staff members to post favorable online reviews of ... more

Your Money: Combating a Flood of Early 401(k) Withdrawals

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Your Money: Combating a Flood of Early 401(k) Withdrawals
Industry experts are examining ways to reduce the number of participants — almost 10 percent — who pull out 401(k) money early.

Wealth Matters: The Affluent Are Often Politically Moderate, a Survey Finds

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Wealth Matters: The Affluent Are Often Politically Moderate, a Survey Finds
Wealthy people and those less so have more in common than most pundits would suspect.