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  • Short circuit

    Short circuit
    In 2006, when the electric industry was a hot topic in the Maryland governor's race, the issue was BGE rates, with the Democratic candidate, Martin O'Malley, promising more consumer-friendly regulators who would seek to roll back a 72 percent increase....
  • Lack of picks doesn't bother GM McPhee

    — Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee will have five selections, tied for the fewest in franchise history, when the NHL draft begins tonight at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The small number of draft picks doesn't bother...
  • Meissner slips up

    Meissner slips up
    Perhaps a young competitor best summed up the opening night of the U.S. women's figure skating championships. "I think at this nationals, anything can happen," said Rachael Flatt, 15, who stands in third place after the short program. Defending champion...
  • Meissner must play catch-up in long program

    In basketball, a 12-point lead can disappear in four trips down the floor. But Kimmie Meissner isn't on the hardwood, and Mirai Nagasu, the leader going into tonight's long program at the U.S. figure skating championships, vows she can't be rattled. The...
  • Wild rip Blackhawks 4-2 to tie series 2-2

    Wild rip Blackhawks 4-2 to tie series 2-2
    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Players and coaches on both sides have gone out of their way to stress that the Wild are not the same team the Blackhawks handled easily in the first round of the NHL playoffs last season. The Wild continued to drive that point...
  • Letters: Powering California

    Letters: Powering California
    Re "Clean energy could choke the grid," Dec. 3 The Times ignores the fact that extreme weather, not renewables, poses the biggest threat to the nation's energy grid. Regardless of the energy source, the grid requires smart management and investment....
  • 93-5 'KHY Rock Report

    93-5 'KHY Rock Report
    Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013 ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
  • Wind power hit important milestones in 2011

     
    Two states--Iowa and South Dakota--were the first to get an average of 20% of their electrical power from wind energy, the AWEA said. The 20% threshold was first mentioned as an important standard in the Department of Energy's 2008 report "20% Wind Energy...
  • More info on Drew Doughty, plus why Brayden Schenn is out of the Kings' lineup [Updated]

     
    Here's a bit more on the status of Kings defenseman Drew Doughty. Doughty, who suffered a concussion last Wednesday in a collision with Carolina's Erik Cole, won't play at Chicago on Wednesday and is doubtful for Thursday's game at Dallas,......
  • Kings beat Minnesota, 3-2, in shootout

     
    The Kings extended their solid start to the season with a 3-2 shootout victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday at the Xcel Energy Center, triumphing in the fifth round of the tiebreaking procedure. They’ve now won five of their......
  • Kings after one period: Minnesota 2, Kings 1

     
    The Wild scored twice in a minute and 50 seconds early in the first period, but the Kings narrowed their deficit with a power-play goal at 18:37 after Jarret Stoll actually found the net instead of shooting three feet wide.......
  • Colorado ditches coal

     
    As part of a groundbreaking plan to reduce pollution from power plants, Colorado's Public Utilities Commission has decided to replace all coal-fired power plants in the Denver area. It's the first time a state has moved to shutter coal-burning plants........