A plunge in the price of natural gas has made it cheaper for utilities to produce electricity. But the savings aren't translating to lower rates for customers. Instead, U.S. electricity prices are going up.
Q: I have a child with my 24-year-old boyfriend. He's never home to take care of things around the house and never spends time with us. He would rather stay out and kick it with his friends. And our bills are overdue because he can't pay his share. How do I get him to start living up to his responsibilities?
Below is an excerpt from a story in Tuesday's Register, and below that is an email the Register received from the resident directly impacted by the city's inability to followup and remove dead trees from city boulevards in a timely manner.
Some cornstalks in fields around the farm where David Kellerman works stand tall, but appearances can be deceiving. When the husks are pulled back, the cobs are empty. No kernels developed as the plants struggled with heat and drought.
Part of a freight train carrying ethanol derailed and caught fire in Ohio's capital city early Wednesday, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews monitored the blaze.
Ohio is unconstitutionally diverting $140 million annually from gasoline sales to non-roadwork accounts for schools and cities through the misapplication of the state's updated business tax, according to a coalition of builders, contractors, construction companies and engineers.