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Comptroller faults NY authority for having plane

A public utility with a mission to provide low-cost power for New Yorkers is spending money on planes, pilots and six-figure salaries while the state's residents pay some of the highest electricity rates in the nation, according to a report Thursday from the state comptroller's office. The New York Power ...

Spain's jobless figure drops 5th month in a row

The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain dropped for a fifth consecutive month in July as the busy summer tourist season continued to create jobs, government figures showed Friday. But the International Monetary Fund warned that recovery will be slow, particularly in the labor market, though it praised ...

CareerCast.com released the ranking of 200 jobs taking based on five criteria: physical demands, work environment, income, stress, and hiring outlook.

Best and worst jobs for 2013

CareerCast.com released the ranking of 200 jobs taking based on five criteria: physical demands, work environment, income, stress, and hiring outlook. Here are the top 10 and bottom 10 jobs from that report.

The Washington King Tide Photo Initiative

Washington's higher-than-usual winter tides will begin Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, and the state Department of Ecology (Ecology) is inviting the public to share their photos of this naturally occurring event.   These higher-than-usual tides are sometimes called "king tides" and occur when the sun and moon's gravitational pull reinforce one ...

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