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A-10 Mess Worsens: ACC Deputy Canned For ‘Treason’ Comments

A-10 Mess Worsens: ACC Deputy Canned For ‘Treason’ Comments

WASHINGTON: Want to know how fractious the debate over the retirement of the A-10 has gotten? With an eye clearly on Congress, the canny head of Air Combat Command, Gen. Hawk Carlisle, today canned his deputy who had made dumb comments about the subject. They were especially stupid because Maj. Gen. James Post told the audience at an Air… Keep reading →

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Green groups are contemplating the next battle after the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline is over. While no one knows what the ultimate fate of the pipeline will be, the decision will come soon and activists will need to move on to other issues. Green groups including the Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, 350.org,… Keep reading →

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California Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions for the first time in the state’s history. The dramatic order comes in response to an ever deepening drought crisis now in its fourth year. Gov. Brown held his press conference in an open field in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The field would normally be covered in… Keep reading →

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In contrast to losses suffered by most of New England and the Northeast, industrial employment in Rhode Island posted a gain in 2014, reports the 2015 Rhode Island Manufacturers Register ®, a manufacturers database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. According to data collected by MNI, Rhode Island manufacturers added 915… Keep reading →

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Senator Lindsey Graham is among the few Republicans in Congress who are willing to admit that climate change is real and must be addressed. He is encouraging his fellow Republicans to have an open debate on the issue. “When it comes to climate change being real, people in my party are all over the board,”… Keep reading →

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Vermont manufacturing employment declined slightly in 2014, reports the 2015 Vermont Manufacturers Register®, an industrial database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, Vermont lost 605 industrial jobs, or 1.3%, from December 2013 to December 2014, in contrast to the 1.7% national average gain reported by the Labor… Keep reading →

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The Illinois Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee today passed SB 1879, known as “The Energy Plan for Illinois’ Future,” out of committee. The comprehensive bill expands support for renewable energy in Illinois and ensures that energy consumers and the state economy will continue to benefit from affordable renewable power, a more secure and resilient… Keep reading →

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It’s fair to say that John Lehman is the most influential Navy Secretary of the last half century. Under President Ronald Reagan, Lehman “had an almost revolutionary impact on the Navy,” according to naval expert Norm Polmar. Lehman drove hard and pushed to build what has become known as the 600-ship Navy. Lehman knows how a… Keep reading →

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Manufacturers’ News, Inc.– For a fourth straight year, industrial employment in South Dakota posted a gain, reports the 2015 South Dakota Manufacturers Register ®, a manufacturers database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. According to data collected by MNI, South Dakota manufacturers added 1,962 industrial jobs from December 2013 to December… Keep reading →

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Manufacturers’ News, Inc. — Maine manufacturing employment declined in 2014, reports the 2015 Maine Manufacturers Register®, an industrial database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, Maine manufacturers lost 1,026 jobs or 1.6%, from December 2013 to December 2014, in contrast to the 1.7% national average gain reported… Keep reading →

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Republican Congressmen have opened up a new line of attack on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan by drawing attention to the threat the plan could cause to manatees who enjoy the warm water discharged from one of Florida’s biggest coal fired power plants. Manatees, Florida’s state marine mammal, are gentle, slow-moving, herbivorous creatures commonly called… Keep reading →

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