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White House Unveils New Fracking Regulations 5.5.2012 NPR: All Things Considered
The Interior Department released new rules for companies that drill on federal or tribal lands.
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'Falling Bear' struck and killed by car in Colorado 5.5.2012 Chicago Tribune: Nation
'Falling Bear' struck and killed by car in Colorado
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Maoists expanding base in Assam 5.5.2012 New Kerala: World News
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House bonding bill on hold for some last-minute tweaking 5.5.2012 MinnPost
House Speaker Kurt Zellers said that the GOP is working to adjust its roughly $500 million bonding bill , which stalled in the chamber Thursday night because of objections from Gov. Mark Dayton. The governor would like more parity between Minnesota’s higher education institutions in the bill. As it stands in the House, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system would receive $145 million while the U would get only $54 million. Zellers said he’s working with Rep. Larry Howes, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee, to reformat the bonding bill. He said its size likely would stay about the same. This year’s package adds to the $500 million bill passed as a compromise to end last year’s state government shutdown. “If you squeeze the bubble someplace here, then something else pops up over there, so I think it’s probably balancing that out,” Zellers said on Friday. “I think we’re probably getting closer and closer,” he added. “You know, there were some provisions ...
Relax high-rise guidelines: CM 5.5.2012 TOI: Mumbai
Relax high-rise guidelines: CM
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Security Hospital in line for fraction of funding request 5.5.2012 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The latest draft of the public works bonding bill released Thursday includes almost $4 million for the Minnesota Security Hospital -- $36 million less than what Gov. Mark Dayton had proposed spending earlier this year.
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Cube Critics tackle 'Marigold Hotel,' 'The Avengers' 5.5.2012 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Cube Critics chat about two films in which some aging Britons take a trip and a conglomeration of super heroes decide that several is better than one.
Zellers backtracks, now opposes Vikings stadium bill 5.5.2012 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"I've always said I think the Vikings are an asset and I want them to stay," the House speaker says. But contrary to what he said Thursday, he does not support "the bill in the current form" for financing the Vikings stadium.
Two new approved projects are expected to bring jobs to Iron Range 5.5.2012 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The board charged with investing in development on the state's Iron Range has approved funding for two projects that will create more jobs in northeastern Minnesota.
Three Twin Cities men convicted of sex trafficking 5.5.2012 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal jury in Nashville has split its verdict against nine people accused of running a sex-trafficking ring out of the Twin Cities.
SC reserves order on CBI mining probe 5.5.2012 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
The Supreme Court today reserved its order on the plea that a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry should be conducted against former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa for nepotism, illegal land acquisition and favouring top mining companies.
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Police seize 268 kg of ganja 5.5.2012 Hindu: Home
Police seized a huge haul of cannabis (ganja), which is a banned narcotic substance, during a vehicle check on Grand Southern Trunk Road in Vandalur, near Tambaram in the early hours of Friday.
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TS Interseats plant in Kolar 5.5.2012 Business Standard: Today
T S Interseats India Pvt Ltd, a part of the Thailand-based automotive seats manufacturer, T S Inter Seats Co Ltd (TSIS), has proposed to set up a unit for manufacturing two-wheeler seats, motorcycle parts and accessories at Vemagal Industrial Area in Kolar district.
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Sunanda K Datta-Ray: The changing face of bureaucracy 5.5.2012 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Clearly, the civil service is a-changing.
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Woman chased in popular Santa Cruz Mountains park 5.5.2012 San Jose Mercury News: Santa Cruz/Central Coast
FELTON — Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies advised visitors to the Fall Creek unit of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park to be on guard this week after a man chased a female jogger in the popular hiking spot Wednesday afternoon.
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Winter wonderland 5.5.2012 Business Standard: Life & Leisure
Neeta Lal goes fishing in the Arctic and finds out that the rewards - including going to Santa Claus’s office - for braving the extreme conditions are in abundance.
A tale of two towns 5.5.2012 Business Standard: Life & Leisure
Tax sops were announced for factories set up in hill states in 2001.
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Educating children for a safer world 5.5.2012 NIE: Op-Ed
Ferocious competition, fostered by schools, has had a terrible effect on many youngsters.
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Mullaperiyar Safe, No Need for New Dam: SC Panel 5.5.2012 Outlook Wires
The Supreme Court-appointed Empowered Committee on the Mullaperiyar Dam, over which Tamil Nadu and Kerala are at loggerheads, has concluded that the 119-year-old structure is "safe" and asked the Kerala Government to reconsider its proposal to build a new dam.
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Editorial Board: The D.C. Council’s deaf ear to noisy protests 4.5.2012 Washington Post: Editorials
WE WERE A BIT surprised to read that D.C. Council member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) thinks the District needs better rules governing political demonstrations. It was Mr. Evans, after all, who pretty much threw up his hands and said nothing could be done to crack down on the offensive noise that has become the chief weapon of labor protests in this city. If Mr. Evans is serious about wanting to close the gaps in the laws that let protesters run roughshod over public interests, he should start with the bucket-banging and amplified bullhorns that regularly bombard downtown workers, tourists and residents. ...
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