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Rent in ND city of Williston exceeds NY, LA

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:37 PM

A national study from an apartment renting guide shows that the North Dakota oil patch city of Williston has the highest average rent in the country. Full Story

Feds Sue California Contractor and Farms in Thai case

posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:04 PM

Apr 20, 11:44 PM EDT By AMY TAXIN Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A federal agency has filed lawsuits claiming Thai workers were physically abused and forced to live in rat-infested housing after being recruited by a California-based... Full Story

POET Reduces Cellulosic Ethanol Production Costs

posted on November 19, 2009 at 2:11 PM

POET Reduces Cellulosic Ethanol Production Costs
POET, the world's top ethanol producer, this week announced it has reduced its cellulosic ethanol production cost at its Scotland, South Dakota pilot plant from $4.13 per gallon to $2.35 per gallon over the past year. Officials say the cost... Full Story

Obama Administration Pays Town Hall Visit to the Iowa State Fair

posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM

Obama Administration Pays Town Hall Visit to the Iowa State Fair
A private report released Friday revealed the beleaguered housing industry is pulling out of its 3-year slump. Full Story

New Data Negative For Rural Economy

posted on May 22, 2009 at 8:05 PM

New Data Negative For Rural Economy
Construction of new homes and apartments fell precipitously last month, but a concurrent rebound in single-family home building raised hopes this week that the three-year slide in housing could be nearing the bottom. Full Story

Oil Prices Baffle Traders

posted on January 23, 2009 at 8:01 PM

NEW YORK (AP) ā€” The government reported by midweek that oil inventories had soared, suggesting a serious dent in demand; there were horrible housing and jobless numbers Thursday and to end the week there was talk that OPEC couldn't cut... Full Story

Input Prices Rise As Commodity Markets Fall

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Input Prices Rise As Commodity Markets Fall
Sales numbers from the beleaguered housing sector offered a glimmer of hope this week that the worst slump in decades could be nearing an end. Full Story

EPA Delays Texas Ethanol Cut While Congress Proposes More Alternative Energy Sources

posted on July 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM

EPA Delays Texas Ethanol Cut While Congress Proposes More Alternative Energy Sources
Stocks skidded lower Thursday as a major drop in oil prices failed to offset problems in the embattled housing industry. Full Story

Senators Push Revamped Payment Limit Proposal

posted on March 28, 2008 at 8:03 PM

Senators Push Revamped Payment Limit Proposal
A snapshot of the beleaguered housing industry released this week revealed the worst slump in more than two decades is far from over. Full Story

Pundits Blame Oil for Higher Commodity Prices

posted on March 7, 2008 at 8:03 PM

Pundits Blame Oil for Higher Commodity Prices
Several reports released this week demonstrated the depth of the housing industry's weakness and point to choppy economic waters ahead. Full Story

Cellulosic Ethanol Gets Boost

posted on December 28, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Cellulosic Ethanol Gets Boost
Orders to U.S factories rose slightly last month ā€”underscoring the impact of housing and credit problems on the U.S economy. Full Story

Federal Judge Mulls Closing California Migrant Camp

posted on December 28, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Associated Press THERMAL, Calif A federal judge ventured from his chambers and into the dusty streets of a migrant housing encampment Thursday as he debated whether to grant a government motion to order drastic repairs or shut the place down. Full Story

U.S. Allows Canadian Imports of Cattle Over 30 Months of Age

posted on November 23, 2007 at 8:11 PM

U.S. Allows Canadian Imports of Cattle Over 30 Months of Age
Just in time for the busiest shopping days of the year, government and private reports this week suggested the housing slump, surging fuel costs and a slowing economy are forming a "not-so perfect storm" which threatens to curtail consumer spending. Full Story

Ed Schafer Nominated for Secretary of Agriculture

posted on November 2, 2007 at 12:11 AM

Ed Schafer Nominated for Secretary of Agriculture
There were more signs this week that higher energy prices and the worst housing slump in decades are eroding optimism in the U.S economy. Full Story

2007 Farm Bill Goes to Senate

posted on October 26, 2007 at 8:10 PM

2007 Farm Bill Goes to Senate
Reports this week from both the public and private sectors revealed more problems in the beleaguered housing market. Full Story
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