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NorthWestern allowed to negotiate solar power contracts

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — State regulators voted Thursday to allow NorthWestern Energy to temporarily negotiate contracts with companies that propose building solar energy projects in Montana, rather than paying the set rate that the utility complained was too high. “Our action today to protect NorthWestern Energy’s customers from unreasonably priced solar power is a compromise that still allows solar energy ...

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Stock indexes fall yet again as British vote looms

Traders Peter Tuchman, left, and David O'Day work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, June 16, 2016. Stocks are opening lower as the market's losses continue for the sixth day in a row. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were declining for a sixth day Thursday as investors continued to brace for next week’s vote on whether Britain would remain a member of the European Union. Japanese stocks plunged 3 percent after the Bank of Japan decided not to increase its economic stimulus efforts. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 91 points, ...

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Colorado Editorial Roundup

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Removing lead from homes in Superfund study area: The Pueblo Chieftain, June 8 At last, the Environmental Protection Agency has taken a good, positive step by agreeing to clean up lead inside 19 homes in the Eilers-Bessemer Colorado Superfund Study Area. Residents of the South Side study area have been concerned that Superfund designation would stigmatize their neighborhood through a ...

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Paul Ryan unveils plan to roll back Obama-era regulations

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and the House GOP leadership, talks to reporters at the Republican National Committee headquarter on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, about their response to the deadly shooting in Orlando on Sunday that left 49 dead and more than 50 injured. Ryan said that a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. as presidential nominee Donald Trump proposes, is not in the nation's interest.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday unveiled the third installment of his “agenda project” with a sweeping 57-page plan to roll back regulations on energy and the environment, labor issues and the financial services industry. “The bureaucracy is not listening to the American people, and as a result less jobs, less businesses, less prosperity, lower wages,” Ryan ...

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