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  • Valero Buying Indiana Ethanol Plant as Prices for Biofuel Rally

    Valero Energy Corp., the world’s largest independent refiner, has agreed to buy a 110 million- gallon-a-year ethanol plant in Mount Vernon, Indiana, from Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc.

  • Amy Grant, Vince Gill at Washington Library: D.C. Scene

    The people who brought the $100 million Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington to fruition were honored last night with a gala celebration on the lawn of his Mount Vernon plantation, the library’s new home.

  • Romney Town Hall in Mount Vernon, Ohio

    Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney participates in a town-hall meeting at Ariel Corp. in Mount Vernon, Ohio. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduces Romney. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • WaMu, GSI, Tribune, Cabi, Station, Lehman: Bankruptcy

    Washington Mutual Inc. , the official equity holders’ committee and some creditors are trying to outsmart one another with legal strategies to push through or kill the global settlement that underpins WaMu’s reorganization plan.

  • I-5 Bridge Collapse Shows Bridge Repair Needs Across U.S

    The bridge collapse on Interstate 5 north of Seattle this week highlighted the nation’s aging infrastructure and the lack of significant improvements in the six years since 13 people died when a Minnesota span fell.

  • Can Obamacare Save This Year's Turkeys?

    Unfortunately, for those not-so-lucky birds President Barack Obama plucks out of obscurity, they won't see a second Thanksgiving. All eight of the eight turkeys Obama previously pardoned are dead.

  • Glenn Beck Debuts Web TV Network to Leverage His Fame After Fox

    As the sun sets over Jerusalem’s Old City and a performer plays a mystical solo on a curved ram’s horn, Glenn Beck appears before an audience near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, a sacred site for both Jews and Muslims that they have battled over for centuries.

  • Power Failure on Aged Tracks Shows Northeast Rail Frailty

    The service interruption Metro- North Railroad near New York shows how dependent the busiest U.S. passenger-rail corridor is on electric power and how easily a breakdown in one component can paralyze U.S. infrastructure.

  • George Washington Bio Shows Fancy Dresser, Nutty Mom: Interview

    He really did have trouble with his teeth, but everything else most of us know about George Washington will need some readjustment now that Ron Chernow has produced his splendidly detailed biography of the first president of the United States.

  • Presidential Candidates Woo Women Following Combative Debate

    The day after a combative debate, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney rekindled their arguments half a nation apart while making direct appeals for the votes of women.

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