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Adranos bringing rocket motor research to Mississippi

Sep. 26, 2020 12:24 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A rocket fuel company is bringing its rocket motor research and development operations to Mississippi. Adranos, Inc. will occupy the 640 acre (258 hectares), seven-building complex once filled by General Dynamics in McHenry in Stone County. The company plans to invest $525,000 in the...

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson holds notes as he speaks during a campaign event before President Donald Trump at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HUD secretary's notes show he's upset with WH appointments

Sep. 25, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson inadvertently made public his anger with the White House hiring office when cameras captured writing on the back of a page he was consulting during a speech. In a reference to the White House Presidential Personnel Office, Carson's notes...

After delay, ballots to be mailed to Washoe County next week

Sep. 25, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ballots will not be mailed to Washoe County residents this week because a vendor was unable to print them in time. Washoe County Registrar Deanna Spikula said ballots will instead be mailed out Oct. 2 and voters should start seeing them appear in their mailboxes soon after. Spikula said...

Flower vendors wait for buyers at a wholesale market in Bengaluru, India, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. The nation of 1.3 billion people is expected to become the COVID-19 pandemic's worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the United States. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

The Latest: $14M more in virus funds for 3 Ariz universities

Sep. 24, 2020 9:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX — Arizona will provide the state’s three public universities with $14 million in additional funding to boost their efforts to test, track and respond to the coronavirus. Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday the money will help the universities build on their current efforts to track and contain...

Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., center, speaks next to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, and House Majority Whip James Clyburn, of S.C., during a news conference about COVID-19, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

House backs bill to boost 'clean energy,' enhance efficiency

Sep. 24, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a modest bill to promote “clean energy” and increase energy efficiency while phasing out the use of coolants in air conditioners and refrigerators that are considered a major driver of global warming. The bill boosts renewable energy such as solar and...

Baltimore City Schools to lay off 450 employees, halt hiring

Sep. 23, 2020 7:04 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City Schools plans to lay off about 450 temporary employees and halt hiring systemwide as it tries to make up for a $21 million budget shortfall incurred during the coronavirus pandemic, according to school officials. The layoffs, affecting many full-time employees, including...

PUC approves largest green energy purchase in Maine history

Sep. 22, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved 17 renewable energy projects for long-term contracts, representing in the largest procurement of renewable energy in Maine’s history. Based on the project bids, the projects would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by...

FILE - In this March 26, 2020 file photo a man takes a photo of a sign advising that the Employment Development Department is closed due to coronavirus concerns, in San Francisco. A review of California's unemployment agency has found its productivity level declined despite hiring hundreds of new workers. The Employment Development Department has been overwhelmed by millions of claims for unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Report: California unemployment agency does less with more

Sep. 21, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California unemployment agency’s two call centers to field questions about jobless benefits had two major problems as millions of people sought help due to the pandemic: One had nobody on site to answer calls and the other had hundreds of untrained new hires who...

Nurses say state staffing levels leave patients vulnerable

Sep. 21, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Some Denver nurses said the state’s minimum staffing levels have left them overworked and patients vulnerable to substandard care. A Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment review of staffing regulations coincided with concerns of nurses at hospitals owned by HealthOne LLC...

Coal production in Montana saw 21% decline from last year

Sep. 21, 2020 3:04 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Coal Council has announced that coal production across the state fell during the coronavirus pandemic, wearing on an already declining market. Montana mines produced 15.1 million tons of coal in the first seven months of the year, 21% down compared to the same time last...