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House panel advances governor's pension plan

The House Finance Committee advanced Gov. Sean Parnell's plan for addressing the state's pension obligation Tuesday, but the issue was not yet settled.

German company starts gas deliveries to Ukraine

German utility company RWE said Tuesday it has started sending natural gas to Ukraine, a move that could support the country if Russia acts on its threat to cut off supplies because of a massive debt for past deliveries.

Shell to discuss petrochemical plant proposal

Shell Oil Co. plans to hold public meetings Wednesday to discuss the possibility of building a huge petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania.

Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration laws while there's still a window for Congress to pass legislation.

CSX 1Q profit falls 14 pct as weather slows rails

Harsh winter weather slowed CSX railroad and contributed to a 14 percent drop in first-quarter profit, even as freight volume grew modestly.

China Film takes 1st stake in Hollywood movies

China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.

Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip

Twitter says it has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the more than 500 million tweets its users share each day — to advertisers, academic institutions, politicians and other customers.

Oil falls ahead of Ukraine meeting, US supply data

The price of oil fell Tuesday ahead of talks aimed at defusing tensions over Ukraine and the latest report on U.S. oil supplies.

Wheat rises on weather, Ukraine; Gold jumps

Wheat futures rose sharply for a second straight day Tuesday amid cold temperatures in the U.S. and growing concerns that Ukraine's grain exports could be disrupted.

Keesler plans more moves in metro Jackson market

Keesler Federal Credit Union, a $2.1 billion member institution, has acquired Mississippi Department of Transportation Federal Credit Union.

Court upholds EPA emission standards

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

Alabama governor releases tax return

Gov. Robert Bentley's tax returns show he's still not receiving any income from being governor, but he and his wife reported an adjusted gross income of $372,687 for 2013.

Coca-Cola and MasterCard are big market movers

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

Medical marijuana moratoriums in 71 Oregon cities

At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries, and more than 40 others are considering bans, according to the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties.

Massachusetts extends state tax filing deadline

Tax procrastinators will have a few more days to file their state returns in Massachusetts.

Yahoo's 1Q highlighted by Alibaba, modest ad gains

Yahoo is prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.

China's growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1Q

China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.

US consumer prices up a slight 0.2 pct. in March

Lower U.S. gasoline prices kept consumer inflation in check last month, helping to offset higher costs for food and clothing.

Court upholds convictions in Ky. oil drilling scam

Two brothers who defrauded millions of dollars from thousands of investors in an oil and gas drilling scheme lost a bid Tuesday to have their convictions and sentences overturned.

Texas Crop Report

The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of April 15:

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