NEW YORK — Americans are paying more for gasoline than they did
last year as the holidays approached — billions of dollars that
could go to books, clothes and Barbie dolls instead being spent at
House Democratic leaders presented a new health overhaul bill on
Thursday that melds legislation passed by three committees over the
summer and makes a series of changes to accommodate lawmakers'
Duncan Mayor M.C. Holiday has nothing against renewable energy.
But as the state and federal governments look toward reducing
greenhouse-gas emissions, he hopes officials will keep in mind that
his remote town has a high unemployment rate and many residents on