Alabama

Feds offering 80% less in oil and natural gas lease sales, increasing royalty rate

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The U.S. Department of Interior announced it is making only 20 percent of eligible acreage for oil and natural gas production available for leasing on federal lands to comply with a federal court order.

Colorado officials criticize U.S. Space Command decision after Alabama chosen for headquarters

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Colorado lost its bid to be the permanent headquarters to U.S. Space Command on Wednesday, a move the state's leaders say is politically motivated and will cost taxpayers.