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FILE - In this June 29, 2018, file photo, pipeline used to carry crude oil is shown at the Superior, Wis., terminal of Enbridge Energy. A significant permit has been granted to Enbridge's plan to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Minnesota gives final green light to disputed oil pipeline

Nov. 30, 2020 6:38 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators approved the final permit Monday for Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, giving the company the green light to begin construction on the $2.6 billion project. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency granted a...

FILE - In this June 29, 2018 photo, tanks stand at the Enbridge Energy terminal in Superior, Wis.Minnesota utility regulators reaffirmed their support Thursday, June 25, 2020, for Enbridge’s plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted 4-1 to reject petitions for reconsideration filed by several Ojibwe bands, environmental groups and the state Commerce Department. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Army Corps of Engineers grants final federal Line 3 permit

Nov. 23, 2020 6:28 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday approved the final federal permit for Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, bringing the project a step closer to construction. In a release from its St. Paul office, the Corps said it...

TC Energy says Keystone XL pipeline fits Biden agenda

Nov. 17, 2020 6:24 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The creation of union jobs and support by Indigenous investors will help convince U.S. President-elect Joe Biden that the Keystone XL pipeline fits into his “Build Back Better” agenda, an executive with TC Energy Corp. said Tuesday. The Calgary, Alberta-based company...

Minnesota grants key permits for Line 3 crude oil pipeline

Nov. 12, 2020 6:30 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators granted a stack of important permits and approvals Thursday for Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3 pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, setting the long-delayed $2.6 billion project on the road toward beginning construction soon. The approvals from the...

The Edmonton Police Station in Enfield, north London, where a man has been arrested after a vehicle collided with the station office, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. There were no injuries reported, and it was unclear how the crash occurred. The vehicle remains at the scene and is being examined by specialist officers, police said. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)

Car crashes into London police station, no injuries reported

Nov. 11, 2020 6:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — London police said a man was arrested after a car crashed into a police station in north London Wednesday. There were no injuries reported, and it was unclear how the crash occurred. According to the Metropolitan Police, Edmonton Police Station was evacuated after the vehicle struck the...

Rangers agree to terms with Ryan Strome on $9M, 2-year deal

Nov. 5, 2020 12:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers avoided arbitration with center Ryan Strome on Thursday, agreeing to terms on a $9 million, two-year contract. Strome will count $4.5 million against the salary cap through the 2022 season after he and the team got a deal done prior to his arbitration hearing scheduled...

Blackhawks loan Kirby Dach to Canadian junior team

Oct. 29, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks loaned center Kirby Dach to the Canadian junior hockey team Thursday. Hockey Canada said if the NHL season starts before the world junior championship in Edmonton ends Jan. 5, Dach will return to the Blackhawks. Dach will be part of the 47-player selection...

FILE- In this Dec. 10, 2019, file photo, Dallas Stars interim head coach Rick Bowness watches play from behind the bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Dallas. The Stars, on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, have officially removed the interim tag from Bowness, the coach who led them to the Stanley Cup Final. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)

Interim tag off Bowness month after Stars play in Cup final

Oct. 29, 2020 3:56 PM EDT

There was a point while serving as interim coach of the Dallas Stars when Rick Bowness knew he didn't want someone else to come in and take over the team. And that was even before they went to the Stanley Cup Final. The Stars are still Bowness' team. Dallas officially removed the interim tag Thursday and gave...

Seats are empty due to the coronavirus orders at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany, during the ATP bett1HULKS Indoors tennis match between Germany's Alexander Zverev and Spain's Fernando Verdasco, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Zverev won the match 6-4, 6-1. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

The Latest: Md. allowing up to 10% capacity at NFL stadiums

Oct. 16, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Maryland will allow up to 10% capacity at the two stadiums in the state that are home to NFL teams, Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday, meaning several thousand fans could attend games. The announcement affects M&T Bank Stadium,...

Ed Hervey stepping down as B.C, Lions' general manager

Oct. 16, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ed Hervey is stepping down as general manager of the B.C. Lions because of personal reasons. The Canadian Football League team announced the decision Friday. The 47-year-old Hervey, a former NFL and CFL receiver, joined the Lions in December 2017 after being fired as...