Sep 10, 2012 The tiny capital of Montpelier will refurbish the wood-fired heating plant its uses for the State House, then sell excess heat to nearby buildings.
Sep 5, 2012 New York's highest court is hearing legal arguments by a strip club about whether nude lap dancing is art -- and therefore eligible for state tax exemption.
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Aug 14, 2012 Standard Chartered agrees to pay New York state $340 million to settle charges it laundered Iranian money. The bank still faces a federal probe.
Aug 1, 2012 Indian electricity bosses are less accountable than their Chinese counterparts even though India is a democracy and China a one-party state.
Jul 31, 2012 India needs many more generating plants to keep up with exploding demand for electricity, but the distribution system is so corrupt that investors are reluctant to put money in new plants.
Jul 30, 2012 A New York grocery store creates a special space just for men.
Jul 20, 2012 A faster-cooking kitchen range is the incentive for one family to switch to natural gas. But if you hope to save money, that's just the start.
Jul 9, 2012 The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.
Apr 23, 2012 Many states are cutting back on benefits promised to public employees, sparking a political debate.