Fees and Rates

Fee hike more than doubles price for shale gas drilling permits in Pa

Fee hike more than doubles price for shale gas drilling permits in Pa

9 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

The fees are meant to cover the state's cost to regulate drillers, but with companies pulling fewer permits, the increase may still fall short. 
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A Family Cries ‘Justice for Hannah.' Will Its Rural Town Listen?

25 minutes ago   |   NY Times

People in rural areas are killed in police shootings at about the same rate as in cities, but victims' families and activists say they have struggled to get justice or even...
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The Bank of England avoids 'last resort' negative rates and warns the UK economy will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until late 2021

The Bank of England avoids 'last resort' negative rates and warns the UK economy will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until late 2021

35 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Britain's central bank avoided 'last resort' negative interest rates and held its benchmark borrowing rate unchanged at a record low of 0.1% on Thursday. Policymakers said UK...
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The Unique U.S. Failure to Control the Virus

43 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Slowing the coronavirus has been especially difficult for the United States because of its tradition of prioritizing individualism and missteps by the Trump administration.
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The Bank of England avoids 'last resort' negative rates and warns the UK economy will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until late 2021

The Bank of England avoids 'last resort' negative rates and warns the UK economy will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until late 2021

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Britain's central bank avoided 'last resort' negative interest rates and held its benchmark borrowing rate unchanged at a record low of 0.1% on Thursday. Policymakers said UK...
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The economy is recovering in some states, but others remain at Great Depression-era unemployment levels. Why?

The economy is recovering in some states, but others remain at Great Depression-era unemployment levels. Why?

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Employers laid-off employees at the...
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Will COVID make cancer worse? Doctors advise to keep up with healthcare even during pandemic

Will COVID make cancer worse? Doctors advise to keep up with healthcare even during pandemic

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

COVID and cancer. The concern for the virus may lead to an uptick in cancer diagnoses and deaths. As people avoid the hospital and preventative screenings, cancer is growing...
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Photos: White Sox vs. Brewers

8 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Photos from the White Sox-Brewers game on Aug. 5, 2020, at Guaranteed Rate Field.
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Salinas behind in 2020 census responses as deadline is shortened

Salinas behind in 2020 census responses as deadline is shortened

9 hours ago   |   KSBW

While counties along the Central Coast has reported more than 60% response rates, the City of Salinas sits at just 56%.
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Overdue library book returned to Monroeville Library after 43 years

Overdue library book returned to Monroeville Library after 43 years

10 hours ago   |   WTAE

A 43-year late fee on the book wold have cost $1,569.50.
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Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes President Trump post

Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes President Trump post

It's the first time the social media company has deleted a post by the president. Read more ...

Twitter temporarily restricted President Trump campaign's ability to tweet...

Twitter temporarily restricted President Trump campaign's ability to tweet over false COVID-19 claims

Twitter said on Wednesday it had restricted President Donald Trump's campaign from tweeting after its account shared a video containing false claims about the coronavirus. Read more ...

Williams, Brown leads Celtics to 149-115 rout of Nets

Williams, Brown leads Celtics to 149-115 rout of Nets

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jaylen Brown scored 21 points, Robert Williams had a career-high 18 points in 19 minutes, and the Boston Celtics rolled past the Brooklyn Nets 149-115... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Sununu takes sides in state Senate GOP primary, endorses...

NH Primary Source: Sununu takes sides in state Senate GOP primary, endorses Gargiulo

Gov. Chris Sununu is taking sides in a Republican primary for the District 24 state Senate seat. Read more ...

Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his Democratic presidential...

Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his Democratic presidential nomination

Former Vice President Joe Biden will no longer be traveling to Milwaukee to formally accept his Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic National Convention Committee... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Daisy Coleman, sexual assault survivor turned victim advocate, has died at 23

Daisy Coleman, sexual assault survivor turned victim advocate, has died at 23

Coleman's mother reported Daisy died by suicide Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...