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Kyle Busch rolls to 8th Nationwide win of season (AP) 25.7.2010 Yahoo: Top Stories

Kyle Busch  leads going into turn one at O'Reilly Raceway Park, in Clermont,Ind.,  Saturday July 24, 2010.  (AP Photo/The Star, Greg  Griffo)AP - Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski kept it clean.


Kyle Busch rolls to 8th Nationwide win of season 25.7.2010 AP Top News
By WILL GRAVES 2010-07-25T03:25:28Z
CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) -- Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski kept it clean....
Crowd agrees corpse flower stinks, but comparisons differ (w/video) 24.7.2010 Houston Chronicle: Texas
Lois, the corpse flower that dithered and dallied for weeks, finally let loose and stunk up the Houston Museum of Natural Science — as nature intended — Friday.


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Obama to tour Ford plant next month 24.7.2010 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Obama to tour Ford plant next month
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Jared Bernstein: Recovery Act in Action #8: Jobs in the Heartland 24.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Our latest Recovery-Act-in-Action installment features some exciting new technology, 100 good-paying manufacturing jobs, and the public/private co-investment that is critical to job growth right now.
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Solar Powered, Driverless Cars To Drive 8,000 Miles from Rome to Shanghai 24.7.2010 TreeHugger
Solar Powered, Driverless Cars To Drive 8,000 Miles from Rome to Shanghai
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Where Was Obama When Reid Killed the Climate Bill? 23.7.2010 Mother Jones
Two MoJo reporters take on today's climate news: First, Kate Sheppard on the death of the climate bill—and what's left in the Dems' measly energy package. Then, Josh Harkinson on Obama's role in the carbon cap's untimely demise. Senate Energy Package: Wait, It Gets Worse! By Kate Sheppard davipt /Flickr Just got confirmation from several Senate offices about what is actually going to be in the package Democrats put forward next week. In a nutshell, this is going to be a very tiny package, with little in the way of energy measures. I'm not even sure you can call it an energy package at this point. Here's what we know is going to be in the package: 1. Oil spill response measures, including elimination of the liability cap for ...
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DOT to Turn Underused Waterways Into Maritime Highways 23.7.2010 Wired Top Stories
Ships, long used to transport goods overseas, may be used to transport goods within the United States. It would be far more efficient.


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Lincoln MKZ hybrid priced same as gas 23.7.2010 Chicago Tribune: Business
Lincoln MKZ hybrid priced same as gas
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Making Climate Progress with the Tools We Already Have 23.7.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
There may be a special place in the hot hell of runaway global warming for the minority of Senators who have blocked the path forward on climate and energy legislation this year.  As NRDC’s Peter Lehner said yesterday:  “They are...
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Brian Ross: Closing the Toilet Gap - Why the Democrats Abandonment of Energy Policy May Have Flushed Our Future 23.7.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
LONDON - After our eight year Bush and G.O.P. led holiday from reality we now find ourselves years, perhaps even decades behind Europe in everything...
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Ford bullish on Japan with new Asian investments (AP) 23.7.2010 Yahoo: Business
AP - Ford hopes its investments in Asia will dramatically boost sales in Japan — a market so dominated by local makers like Toyota and Honda that the U.S. automaker has long struggled to maintain a toehold. ...
Ford bullish on Japan with new Asian investments 23.7.2010 AP Business
By YURI KAGEYAMA 2010-07-23T08:16:34Z
TOKYO (AP) -- Ford hopes its investments in Asia will dramatically boost sales in Japan - a market so dominated by local makers like Toyota and Honda that the U.S. automaker has long struggled to maintain a toehold....
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Seth Rogen Talks Green Hornet's Fast Cars, 3-D Secrets 23.7.2010 Wired Top Stories
Wired.com catches up with Seth Rogen at Comic-Con 2010 to hear about the production of The Green Hornet and his role as the masked vigilante.


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Utah race car driver hopes to revolutionize diesel truck industry 23.7.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By Tom wharton The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jul 22, 2010 06:45PM MDT Real estate developer Steve Pruitt hardly seems like a guy with the kind of engineering credentials to revolutionize one of America’s most important industries. But the Salt Lake City man’s successful hobby building a Le Mans-style hybrid racing car has led to two technology breakthroughs, which he believes can revolutionize the diesel engine and long-haul truck business. Pruitt’s three-employee company has developed prototypes designed to dramatically reduce diesel emissions, improve fuel econ... ...
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Corroon says Herbert slows push for clean energy 23.7.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By Brandon Loomis The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jul 22, 2010 04:29PM MDT Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Corroon outlined an energy plan Thursday that would give tax credits to companies for meeting conservation goals or creating clean-energy jobs. He also would team with the state’s universities to develop renewables and would seek to bump up the state’s use of natural gas in vehicles and clean-coal technology while helping homeowners become more efficient. The goal: a 10 percent reduction in electricity and natural-gas use, and a 25 percent renewable shar... ...
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Is This the End of the Hybrid Price Premium? 23.7.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
With Lincoln's pricing of the MKZ hybrid, experts say that the days of paying a premium for the technology may be coming to an end.

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Kinks in the Ethanol Message-Machine? 23.7.2010 NY Times: Science
Kinks in the Ethanol Message-Machine?
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"Neither the Destruction of the Ninth Ward Nor the South Bronx Was Inevitable" - Majora Carter on the Struggle for Environmental Justice 22.7.2010 Democracy Now!
We broadcast from Las Vegas, which is hosting the 2010 Netroots Nation. Thousands of people are attending, including Democrats in Congress, policy speakers, progressive bloggers and more. Among them is urban environmentalist Majora Carter. Newsweek has named her one of “25 to Watch” and one of the “century’s most important environmentalists.” She is currently president of the green-collar economic consulting firm the Majora Carter Group. In 2006, Majora Carter gave a rousing address at TED Talks about her life and her work. [includes rush transcript]
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Ford will offer hybrid at same price as gas model 22.7.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Drive
Ford to debut MKZ in two versions for 2011 model year
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