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U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe has requested $20 million in federal appropriations to replace Tulsa International Airport’s nearly 60-year-old air traffic control tower. Tulsa World file U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe has requested $20 million in federal appropriations to replace Tulsa International Airport’s nearly 60-year-old air traffic control tower, he said Friday. He said he’s also asked
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“The closure by excavation of the coal ash impoundment is consistent with the 2020 settlement agreement and signed consent order between Department of Environmental Quality, Duke Energy, and community and environmental groups,” according to the department. Plaintiffs in the litigation were Appalachian Voices, Stokes County branch of NAACP, Mountaintrue, Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, Sierra Club, Waterkeeper Alliance and
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PLATTSBURGH — Local officials broke ground Tuesday on a new 60,000-square-foot warehouse/distribution facility that will be leased by Murnane Building Contractors to pharmaceutical company SterRx LLC. Mirroring the increase in sales since the company’s last fiscal year, SterRx’s new primary distribution center will more than double its physical footprint. “Our growth has just hit this
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“It is better to retrofit an existing vacant structure and parking field rather than go through the throes of acquiring land, entitling the land for construction, going through architectural and engineering expense, and then the very high cost of vertical construction. “Additionally, the user can be in place much faster than ground-up construction,” Collins said.
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A major decline in the availability of affordable child-care options in South Dakota has prevented some parents from entering the workforce and created financial and emotional hardships for low-income families and single parents trying to balance work and daycare needs. Thousands of available daycare slots for children in South Dakota were lost during the COVID-19
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TAZEWELL, Va. — Area businesses can now register on a website to possibly provide goods and services to a $228 million fish farm construction project in Tazewell County. Called Project Jonah, the huge facility will be located near Richlands and be “the world’s largest vertically integrated indoor aquaculture facility.” The project is to be constructed
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ENID, Okla. — The Koch Fertilizer nitrogen production facility in Enid just completed a turnaround to perform maintenance and upgrade systems. According to a press release from Koch, the maintenance and upgrades performed during the turnaround improved efficiency, further enhanced safety and ensured long-term viability of the Enid plant. “Turnaround activities are a key part
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PENDLETON — Lifeways is not going down without a fight. Officials with the community mental health services provider are criticizing Umatilla County’s decision to go with Community Counseling Solutions as its central provider for mental health and addiction services and are urging the county to change its mind. Lifeways, which has served the county for
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Two investment companies have completed the purchase of the mammoth Russell Stover manufacturing facility in Montrose with an eye toward providing storage, processing and distribution facilities for locally grown food, including food that now goes to waste. VCM Global Asset Management and Benezet Realty Partners have purchased Russell Stover Chocolates’ 278,400-square-foot facility, located on 21.3
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(The Center Square) – Proponents say a bill adopted by Missouri lawmakers and waiting Gov. Mike Parson’s signature will “save ratepayers money.” Opponents disagree, saying it’s bad for ratepayers and jobs. Under Senate Bill 44, the Missouri Water and Infrastructure Act, sponsored by Sen. Bill White, R-Joplin, utilities serving more than 8,000 water/sewer customers can
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Limestone residents say serenity being disrupted Residents in the Limestone area told Washington County commissioners Monday that a bitcoin mining operation is damaging both the property values and the serenity of their rural community. Craig Ponder, pastor of New Salem Baptist Church, said his congregation and neighbors of the community were being disturbed by the
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In its latest round of grant-giving, the Jefferson Foundation awarded the largest number of grants at one time in the organization’s eight-year history, said Missy Endres, the foundation’s executive director. For the first round of 2021 grants, which were approved this month, the foundation awarded 108 grants totaling $2,707,731.97 to 106 recipients. That surpassed the
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