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Sheriff: No fingerprints, no shoe prints, no DNA in Wisconsin double homicide, missing teen case 15.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It's been two months since someone shot and killed a husband and wife in Barron, Wisc., and apparently snatched their 13-year-old daughter. The sheriff said a lack of forensic evidence complicates the still-unsolved case.
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How the humble lamp-post could help power our cities 6.11.2018 BBC: Technology
As more of half of us live in cities, scientists are looking at new ways of harnessing urban energy.
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Meet the man behind the State Fair's wildest rides 23.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Texas thrill ride operator who prides himself on offering some of the biggest attractions returns to the Minnesota State Fair. Michael Wood, the son of Michigan carnival workers, was "born into the business." He took over for his pioneering father who died 20 years ago.
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Bengaluru gets Karnataka’s first climate change lab 23.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) has been designated as the state nodal agency for Climate Change in Karnataka to provide technical support in conducting research, training and capacity building in climate change programs. »
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South Dakota officials approve new 300-megawatt wind farm 12.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
State officials have approved a roughly 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Codington counties of northeastern South Dakota.
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FDA Repays Industry by Rushing Risky Drugs to Market 30.6.2018 Truthout.com
The agency is fast-tracking expensive drugs with significant side effects and inconclusive evidence.

The post FDA Repays Industry by Rushing Risky Drugs to Market appeared first on Truthout.

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Solar persuaders 22.6.2018 BBC: Business
In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.
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Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump 17.6.2018 Hindu: Internet
Environmentalists are concerned that the pollution on Everest is also affecting water sources down in the valley.
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LeBron James and the Cavaliers miss Kyrie Irving more than the Celtics 24.5.2018 Washington Post
LeBron James and the Cavaliers miss Kyrie Irving more than the Celtics
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The Energy 202: Democrats ding Trump on gas prices, just as Trump once did to Obama 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The gas station press conference took place on Capitol Hill.
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How to get rid of stinky household odors 22.5.2018 Washington Post
How to get rid of stinky household odors
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Two sons of Rev. Moon have split from his church — and their followers are armed 21.5.2018 Washington Post
Two sons of Rev. Moon have split from his church — and their followers are armed
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Tech can help save endangered plants. But sometimes what you really need is luck. 12.5.2018 Washington Post
Tech can help save endangered plants. But sometimes what you really need is luck.
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California becomes first US state to mandate solar on homes 10.5.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
Officials say homeowners could see significantly lower utilities costs per month.
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Before I-70 project fills Denver neighborhood with noise and dust, home-repair program aims to protect residents 30.4.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Roughly 250 homes within a block of the 1.8-mile viaduct are receiving a range of upgrades – including repairs and new appliances -- ahead of the $1.2 billion project’s start in June or July.
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Puerto Rico’s Slow-Going Recovery Means New Hardship For Dialysis Patients 22.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
If you believe in the importance of a free and independent press, take a moment to support Truthout's news and analysis by making a donation now! VIEQUES, Puerto Rico -- As the cry of a rooster heralded the dawn, Joe Garcia, 41, pulled a vial of insulin from the fridge. He filled a syringe and wrapped it in aluminum foil in preparation for the long day ahead. "I tell him that from here to there, that'll spoil," said his mother, Martina Collazo de Jesus, 63, watching the preparations under the fluorescent bulb lighting the family kitchen. It is a gamble Garcia, who has both diabetes and kidney failure, has taken since Hurricane Maria slammed this Puerto Rican island just east of the main island. More than six months after the storm, Garcia and 13 other Vieques residents must still board a plane three days a week for kidney dialysis on Puerto Rico's main island. Hurricane Maria totaled Vieques' hospital, which housed the island's only dialysis clinic. That set off an ongoing crisis for patients with kidney ...
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The great California cannabis experiment lurches forward 20.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

If you find yourself driving in Venice in the next little while, you may notice that the illuminated “Venice” sign at Pacific and Windward avenues that functions as a gateway to the famous boardwalk has sprouted neon cannabis leaves.

The sign, which changes seasonally (red and green bulbs at Christmas,...

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The Silver Lake Reservoir is looking a little green, but LADWP says it's fine 11.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The water in the Silver Lake Reservoir is looking a little green these days.

And, like Kermit the Frog says, it’s not easy being green. The water’s new hue has some residents talking, of late. Some have speculated on social media that the change was caused by chemicals. Or urine. Or that it’s just...

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Americans, it’s time for some extreme vetting 6.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Federal politicians — regardless of party or branch of government — should have their financial interests ruthlessly screened.
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‘They are torturing the people’: Puerto Rico’s ‘last mile’ feels powerless with hurricane season just months away 5.4.2018 Washington Post
Crews are working against the clock to shore up a dilapidated electricity grid that has taken longer to repair than anyone expected. And the work is largely just returning the grid to its prior fragile state, which couldn’t handle a big storm.
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