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Business & Economy
No state among the lower 48 has been hit harder by the drop in oil prices than North Dakota, which is why Gov. Jack Dalrymple, a Republican, has taken a page from U.S. military tactics in Iraq and signed off last week on a $1.1 billion “surge” designed to buck up the state’s infrastructure needs as it adjusts to changing times.
Part patchouli, part power suit, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts gathered over the weekend for the District’s first cannabis convention since the city legalized recreational marijuana — offering a glimpse of the emerging markets that could take hold in the nation’s capital.
Spain’s prime minister has responded angrily to his Greek counterpart’s claim that Spain and Portugal have formed “an axis of forces” trying to overthrow Greece’s government.
The White House found promising trends in new federal report Friday that showed the U.S. economy had slowed in the fourth quarter more than initially estimated.