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Today is Sunday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2014. There are 360 days left in the year.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now missed its April 13 deadline for finalizing rules limiting greenhouse-gas emissions from new power plants. The rules as proposed included an unattainable standard for new coal plants that would have left the nation unable to use its most plentiful energy source.
On Jan. 20, 2009, the day Sen. Barack Obama took the oath of office as the 44th president of the United States, the average price of regular gasoline was about $1.85 per gallon.
The nation's largest coal miners union has yet to make an endorsement for the upcoming presidential election after giving President Obama its full and early support four years ago -- hinting it may sit out the race.