Dry spell melts California snowpack to 83 percent of normal

The Sierra snow pack, which Californians depend on for a third of their water supply, has dropped to 83 percent of normal. The average temperature during the months of December, January and February was 51.1° at Augusta Regional Airport. Dry condit... More..

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Quebec seeks injunction against TransCanada to force Energy East review
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Quebec seeks injunction against TransCanada to force Energy East review

TransCanada spokesman Tim Duboyce said the company was "a little bit perplexed" by the injunction, given that Heurtel had ordered a separate provincial environmental study of the pipeline last June. He says tha...More..

What you need to know about the arrival of basic cable packages
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

What you need to know about the arrival of basic cable packages

Affordable said package should include at least 10 local and regional TV stations, and educational channels. It also came as low-cost streaming services such as Netflix Inc challenge the dominance of major ...More..

Minimum wage to rise 50c
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Minimum wage to rise 50c

Most pundits expected it to be raised 25 cents, more in line with the rate of inflation. The Minimum Wage for Industrial Security Guards will be increased from $204.97 per hour for a 40 hour work week (single...More..

Greggs to close three bakeries, potentially leading to 355 job losses
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Greggs to close three bakeries, potentially leading to 355 job losses

The Balanced Choice range of healthy options accounted for 10% of total sales in 2015, the company said, adding it has also broadened its offering on the drinks front, after introducing flat white coffees to it...More..

Sanders takes on Trump, Clinton in Oklahoma rally
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Sanders takes on Trump, Clinton in Oklahoma rally

Voter turnout in the state looks "extraordinarily high", Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said early Tuesday afternoon. Shapard said the Democratic primary is particularly problematic because one-thi...More..