Jeff Brady

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Philadelphia Police Must Change Tactics, Justice Department Says

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Justice Department said Monday that the Philadelphia Police Department's training methods in the use of deadly force could be to blame for a spate of police shootings in 2013.


Not Clearing The Snow Off Your Car Before Driving Could Cost You

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to fine people who don't clean snow off their cars before getting on the road. Other states have similar laws. But for trucks, clearing the snow poses its own hazard.


The Great Solar Panel Debate: To Lease Or To Buy?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

More homeowners are cutting energy costs by installing solar panels, due in part to leasing programs that require no up-front investment. Leasing means less hassle, but may also save you less money.

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Obama Administration To Allow Drilling Off Southeastern Atlantic Coast

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it will allow oil companies to drill off the southeastern Atlantic Coast. The move will also restrict access along parts of Alaska's coast.


U.S. Solar Industry Sees Growth, But Also Some Uncertainty

Monday, January 19, 2015

The solar industry employs nearly 174,000 workers in the U.S., up 22 percent from a year ago. But the industry's future is murky, as government subsidies are set to expire within two years.


NCAA To Return Penn State Wins Lost After Sandusky Scandal

Friday, January 16, 2015

The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with Penn State over sanctions it imposed on the school related to a child abuse scandal involving one of the school's assistant football coaches. Under the settlement, all of Penn State's victories between 1998 and 2011 will be restored and the school will donate $60 million anti-child abuse programs. State officials sued to repeal a consent decree issued in 2012 after the serial abuses of former coach Jerry Sandusky were revealed.

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Future Of Keystone XL Pipeline Back In Obama's Hands

Friday, January 09, 2015

The U.S. House passed legislation to approve the pipeline on Friday and the Senate is expected to take up the issue in coming weeks. President Obama has threatened a veto. In the meantime, a legal challenge over the route the pipeline would take through Nebraska has been resolved — for now.


Environmentalists Push To Keep Canadian Crude In The Ground

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Many groups that oppose the Keystone XL pipeline also want, more broadly, to stop pollution-heavy extraction of crude from Canada's oil sands. They point to canceled or delayed projects as success.


A Restaurant That Serves Up A Side Of Social Goals

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Burned out from her high-tech job, Srirupa Dasgupta opened a restaurant and catering service that hires primarily refugees. On the menu: a mix of cuisines from South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


Low Gas Prices Predicted For 2015 And Beyond

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Prices at the pump have dipped below $2 a gallon in some parts of the country this month, with average prices more than one-third lower than this summer. Analysts say that trend is likely to continue.


Citing Health, Environment Concerns, New York Moves To Ban Fracking

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Officials in New York said on Wednesday that the state will ban hydraulic fracturing there. The move follows years of efforts by environmentalists, who have called on the state to ban the practice.


Supreme Court Rejects BP's Challenge To Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Monday, December 08, 2014

The oil giant had hoped to limit how much it will pay under a 2012 settlement with people and businesses on the Gulf Coast. BP originally estimated it would pay $7.8 billion to settle claims.


At Funeral For New York Man Shot By Police — More Outrage

Saturday, December 06, 2014

In New York City, a funeral for a man killed by police in Brooklyn was also a forum for people to express outrage over other recent cases of police violence.


Tumbling Oil Prices Give A Boost To Drivers During The Holidays

Monday, December 01, 2014

An OPEC meeting last week sent oil prices tumbling when the cartel decided not to restrict production to boost prices. Now some are predicting parts of the U.S. will see gas prices under $2 a gallon.


Critics Say More Oil Industry Royalties Should Go Into U.S. Coffers

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Rules for oil and gas companies drilling on federal land allow them to use some of the gas free of charge. Critics say taxpayers should get royalties for that gas and any that is vented or flared.

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Backlash Fails To Deter Protesters In Hong Kong's Mongkok Camp

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Armed with a court injunction, city court bailiffs could move to clear part of the Mongkok camp this week. Protesters seem unfazed. They've seen it all, including having dead rodents dropped on them.


Keystone XL Pipeline Proponents Vow To Try Again Next Year

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A bill in the Senate to bypass a State Department review and approve the controversial project failed to gather enough support Tuesday night. Pipeline backers fell one vote short of the 60 needed.


What You Need To Know About The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Monday, November 17, 2014

The long-delayed project is a jobs generator to some and an ecological disaster to others. Ahead of a key Senate vote, we revisit what the Keystone XL pipeline would do and why it's so contentious.


After Solyndra Loss, U.S. Energy Loan Program Turning A Profit

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The federal government lost hundreds of millions of dollars when solar panel maker Solyndra and car company Fisker went bankrupt. Now the loan program has made up for early losses and is in the black.


Congressional Republicans Consider Energy Agenda

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Republicans will control both houses of Congress, giving energy firms allies on Capitol Hill. Among the issues lawmakers may take up: the Keystone XL pipeline and lifting the ban on crude exports.