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Big N. Carolina utilities told to stop disconnections longer

Jul. 30, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators have told the state's big for-profit electric, natural gas and water utilities to keep delaying disconnections through August as customers still struggle financially from COVID-19. The state Utilities Commission issued an order late Wednesday, the same day a...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jul. 8, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ July 8 Bluefield Daily Telegraph on West Virginia's mask mandate: Masks are now considered mandatory in both West Virginia and Virginia. Like it or not, facial coverings are one of the best tools we currently have to slow the surge in new coronavirus cases...

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, as some benchmarks were buoyed by an ongoing worldwide rally as investors bet on a dramatic economic turnaround amid ongoing challenges of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for rebound

Jul. 7, 2020 12:42 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Markets were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq composite to another record high. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.6% to 22,577.65 and South Korea's Kospi...

Thermo Fisher, Uber rise; Bellus, Dominion fall

Jul. 6, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Sina Corp., up $3.87 to $40.54. The Chinese online media company received a buyout offer from a company controlled by its own CEO. Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., up 39 cents to $13.47. The cosmetics retailer gave investors a...

FILE - This Feb. 8, 2018, file photo shows a sign along a highway to protests the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va. The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday, July 5, 2020, that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays and increasing cost uncertainty. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Jul. 5, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation. Despite a victory last month at the United States Supreme Court over a critical...

Indiana regulators deny utilities' bid for virus relief

Jun. 29, 2020 12:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana regulators denied Monday a request from utilities to charge ratepayers for revenue the companies expect to lose because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission voted unanimously to deny the request by utilities, who had said they needed to recover...