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VERNON, Vt., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The closing of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant could be indicative of more shutdowns to come, experts say.

Consumers and cars mismatched, group says

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Proposed U.S. fuel economy standards for 2011 to 2015 vehicles are based on faulty assumptions, a consumer group said Monday.

Electric rates surge on fuel prices

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Rising oil, coal and natural gas prices are causing a surge in electricity rates in the United States, consumer groups said.

Big oil starts big public relations push

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. oil companies have begun a national public relations campaign meant to counter their negative image, an industry lobby group said.

NASA completes Orion spacecraft motor test

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency announced completion of the first full-scale rocket motor test for the Constellation Program's Orion spacecraft.

Students push for guns on campuses

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Wanting to prevent future U.S. college shootings, Students for Concealed Carry on Campus is calling on those with weapons permits to bring guns to school.

'Do Not Track' list proposed for Internet

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A proposal has been made that a "Do Not Track" list be created to ensure that U.S. residents using the Internet do not have their online activities tracked.

AT&T's BellSouth buyout plan worries many

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- While some industry analysts worry that AT&T's eyes may have become bigger than its stomach in bidding for BellSouth, consumer groups fear that the deal will on
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Worries rise over telecom mergers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The Federal Communications Commission's decision Monday to allow some of the biggest telecommunications groups in the United States to band together may have su
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

'Kotter' named No. 1 TV educator

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Actor Gabe Kaplan's character on "Welcome Back Kotter" has been named the Most Memorable Teacher on Television by Inside TV magazine.

Oil industry scolded over ethanol

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CU: Oil mergers raised prices

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A report released Tuesday by the nonpartisan consumers advocates Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America said foreign influences aren't wholly to
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

Experts debate upcoming FCC ruling

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- The debate over whether the Federal Communications Commission should loosen restrictions on the ownership of newspaper and broadcast media outlets raises diffic
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI think tanks correspondent

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Mark Cooper
Mark Cooper of the Consumer Federation testifies before the House Judiciary Committee about a proposed merger between XM and Sirius on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 28, 2007. The merger would create a single satellite radio company which has raised some anti-trust concerns. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Mark Cooper (born February 14, 1960 in Camden, New Jersey) is a former American football guard in the National Football League for the Denver Broncos and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He started for the Broncos in Super Bowl XXI. Cooper attended the University of Miami.

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