February 2, 2017 archive

Reps. Lucas and Bridenstine Get House Science Committee Assignments

Oklahoma U.S. Representatives Frank Lucas and Jim Bridenstine know their 2015 assignments on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee. Committee chairman Lamar Smith, (R-Texas) made the announcement this week. “Rep. Frank Lucas will continue to serve as vice chair of the Science Committee. His leadership and dedication to ensuring that federally funded science is …

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Wednesday Settlements Push Crude Oil Above $53 a Barrel Despite Inventory Increase

Crude oil futures rallied to their highest settlement in more than three weeks on Wednesday as U.S. government data revealed the largest rise in crude oil supplies in three months, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. March West Texas Intermediate crude rose $1.07, or 2%, to settle at $53.88 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange—the highest …

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