MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Critics of silica sand mining had hoped the Minnesota Legislature would adopt aggressive statewide rules to protect people and the environment. What finally emerged from the just-completed session, however, was a compromise that still leaves key decisions up to local governments.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
, May 22, 2013
Stocks fell in afternoon trading Wednesday on news that several Federal Reserve policymakers in a meeting earlier this month favored cutting back on stimulus programs as early as June if the economy continued to improve.
British prosecutors have charged a 61-year-old Irishman with the Irish Republican Army bombing of the queen's cavalry in Hyde Park in 1982, a strike at a top London tourist attraction that killed four soldiers and seven horses.
A lawyer for Curt Schilling and executives of his now-bankrupt video game company say a lawsuit against them should be dismissed because they disclosed everything to the state's economic development agency before being granted a $75 million loan guarantee.
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