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Trains carrying more oil cross-country amid boom

Trains carrying more oil cross-country amid boom

Energy companies behind the oil boom on the Northern Plains are increasingly turning to an industrial-age workhorse — the locomotive — to move their crude to refineries across the U.S., as plans for new pipelines stall and existing lines can't keep up with demand.

December 28, 2012 5:05 pm Photos



Robert J. Samuelson: U.S. job creation's glum arithmetic

WASHINGTON — How long will it take to get to an unemployment rate of 6.5 percent? That's the target the Federal Reserve wants to reach before it begins raising interest rates. The best guess of top Fed officials is two and a half years from now or mid-2015, according to Fed Chairman Ben Bern…

December 21, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Today's Scouting policies focus on child protection

Nearly 100 years ago — decades before electronic record-keeping or FBI criminal background checks — the Boy Scouts of America devised its own system of files to keep out those who might try to harm children.

November 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

South Dakota sets out to attract workers, not jobs

WASHINGTON — Job seekers who walk into one of the 700 recruitment centers run by the Manpower company around the United States soon may be asked a question that has nothing to do with their professional qualifications: “How do you feel about moving to South Dakota?”

February 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Wyoming native on rise in sustainable-building field

Wyoming native on rise in sustainable-building field

CHEYENNE — Josh Cuthbertson loves to draw.

January 12, 2012 8:15 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Nonpartisan principles should guide federal tax reform

Ideas for improving the federal tax system are launched almost daily. Though promoted as simplifying and rationalizing our extremely complex tax code, almost all lack critical details. But with tax cuts expiring and automatic spending cuts looming, taxation will return to the center of debat…

January 08, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Jackson broker looks east to boost sales

JACKSON — During the Beijing Overseas Property and Investment Show, thousands of residents from across Asia are expected to flock to booths for information about moving to, investing in or simply visiting other countries.

September 18, 2011 9:20 amLoading…
Missoula airstream business making vintage new

Missoula airstream business making vintage new

EAST MISSOULA — Vintage Airstream trailers will always have a place in Rory Burmeister’s heart and in his business.

July 31, 2011 9:30 pmLoading…

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