Express plans to close about 100 stores as part of a restructuring plan. The Ohio company says it can cut its costs by $80 million partially through the store closures. No word on which stores will close.
A video made by 8th graders in Virginia focuses on how mining makes a difference in our lives. The two won a $1000 prize for their efforts, and some of the money went to 600 packages of ramen to help feed the hungry.
The Minnesota DNR has joined PolyMet in asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision on mine permits. The DNR says the appeals court's decision could affect future mining proposals.
Canadian National Railway Co. has been forced to close significant parts of its Canadian network as protest blockades impede rail lines. People have been blocking tracks in protest of a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia.