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Gigantic Ivanpah solar thermal plant opens in Mojave Desert

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is the world’s largest such plant.

PRIMM, Nevada (AP) — A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world.

Success in Centralia: Skookum Sportswear

Maybe you’ve seen a high school student recently with a letterman jacket on. Or maybe you own one yourself from your days on the gridiron or baseball field.

Weak jobs report raises concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprisingly weak jobs report for a second straight month has renewed concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year.