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For years, VW software thwarted pollution regulations

...according to the EPA, didn't come clean even when repeatedly confronted with evidence of excessive pollution.Industry analysts say the company was likely trying to reduce costs and improve performance, to match its marketing.Instead, VW's...
Nation and World
California gas prices spike amid downward trend

...used in refining California's unique blend of less-polluting gas was one of the reasons for the price jump, industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday.A slowdown in imported crude and a refinery shutdown in Torrance also caused wholesale...
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Major companies in talks with state drone program

...develop the industry to its advantage."With global (unmanned aircraft) expenditures of $5.2 billion in 2013, industry analysts expect the market to more than double in the next decade, with a total value of $89 billion over the whole period...
State | AK legislature
Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

...gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.That's the largest drop this year.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the decrease came despite a rise in crude-oil prices.Lundberg says U.S. refiners...
User burnout could threaten Twitter's prosperity

...more people join the service, the deluge of tweets can drown out individual voices.So says Bob Lefsetz, a music industry analyst who writes an email column titled the Lefsetz Letter.Twitter, he wrote in July, is "toast." ''Over. Done...
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Federal officials eye role in gas line

...proceeding with a study. Federal intervention is not likely and is a dubious idea from an economic standpoint, industry analysts said last week. Pitching his proposed gas line to the Legislature on Wednesday, Gov. Frank Murkowski spent several...
'Our Super Bowl'

...workers to help sort and deliver the packages to their destinations - about the same number it hired last year. Industry analysts and economists track FedEx and UPS shipping performance for signs of consumer spending trends and the health of the...
Prudhoe Bay shutdown may last several days

...on a "highly unusual weather event," partly attributable to the lack of snow in the region. But at least one industry analyst questioned whether BP's latest troubles could be blamed entirely on weather. "People who are bad carpenters hit...
ConocoPhillips' bid to buy company won't affect pipeline

...not affect the petroleum giant's interest in building a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope, according to industry analysts. ConocoPhillips Co. announced Monday night it planned to acquire Burlington Resources Inc. for $35.6 billion...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...boost crude oil output by 6.3 percent, a figure industry analysts say offers scant relief for consumers staggered by...would meet the 264,000 barrels-a-day target, industry analysts believe it must do so to prevent losing business...


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