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Updated at 10:39 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning. Wind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added to the nation's grid in 2015, according to a recent analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy. The remaining third was largely new power plants fueled by natural gas, which has become cheap and plentiful as a result of hydraulic fracturing. It was the second straight year U.S.

Updated at 10:34 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump says he was surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan's declaration that he wasn't ready to support Trump as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Trump tells the Fox & Friends news show the rejection...

Updated at 10:34 AM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) " For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite. A live web...

Updated at 10:27 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP) " The two brothers have come to be known as the "solar kids" and their case has completely mystified Pakistani doctors. Aged nine and 13, the boys are normal active children during the day. But once the sun goes down, they...

Updated at 10:20 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk." In...

Updated at 10:19 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " U.S. employers have been hiring at a healthy clip for six months even as the economy has slowed to an anemic pace. Friday's jobs report for April will help answer a key question: How long can this go on? At least a...

Updated at 10:03 AM

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) " Canadian officials waited for dawn Friday to see whether it will be safe for a convoy of evacuees to get out of the fire-ravaged Fort McMurray area. Gasoline tankers were being sent in to top up fuel tanks for...

Updated at 9:52 AM

CAIRO (AP) " Egypt's state news agency says a prominent rights lawyer has been detained for 15 days pending investigation into a catalog of allegations including plotting a coup, two weeks after security forces stifled demonstrations against the...

Updated at 9:43 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " James Taylor thought back four decades to his Carnegie Hall debut and said it was "the sort of cultural sign" that he had made it to a certain level of stardom. "We celebrated," the singer-songwriter said. "That's why I...

Updated at 8:32 AM

Gelinda (Dollie) Mae Melton, 83, of Butler passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2016 at her home in Butler.

Updated at 8:29 AM

Friday is Mindi Papa's last day in our office at The Carthage Press.

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