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  1. A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Gazette

    A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.

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  2. A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    About 10 years ago, states were welcoming wind-energy developers and hoped for a future with cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for landowners. But now that wind turbines stand tall across many parts of the nation's windy heartland, some Oklahoma leaders, along with leaders from other states, fear their efforts were too successful.

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  3. Next-Generation Nuclear Power Technology Eligible for $12.6 Billion in Loan GuaranteesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IOMA

    ... portfolio," the DOE said in a statement. The financing comes as competition from cheap natural gas and subsidized wind power, along with high operating and maintenance costs at aging nuclear reactors, have led operators such as Dominion Resources ...

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  4. Renewables Take Top Share for First Time in GermanyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... German economy's competitiveness is "the key challenge" Merkel must solve in the coming years, Krumbmuller said. Wind power and biomass accounted for 9.5 percent and 8.1 percent of demand, respectively, Agora said. Solar panels generated 6.8 percent ...

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  5. EDF Renewable Energy and Microsoft Corporation Break Ground on the Pilot Hill Wind ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    EDF Renewable Energy and Microsoft Corporation today celebrated the launch of the Pilot Hill Wind Project with a groundbreaking ceremony. Located 60 miles southwest of Chicago in Kankakee and Iroquois counties, the 175 megawatt wind project is expected to begin commercial operation early in 2015.

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  6. Wind turbineRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace and envisioned a bright future with cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for landowners. But now that wind turbines stand tall across many parts of the nation's windy heartland, some leaders in Oklahoma and other states fear their efforts succeeded too well.

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  7. First offshore wind power project to come up in GujaratRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Wednesday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture company for setting up a 100 MW offshore wind power project off the Gujarat coast. The MoU was signed between MNRE, National Institute of Wind Energy and a consortium of partners consisting of NTPC, Power Grid Corp, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency, Power Finance Corp, Power Trading Corp and Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd. "Considering the country's 7,600 km coast line, opportunities for scaling up offshore wind power projects are humongous," said Power and MNRE Minister Piyush Goyal, who was present on the occasion.

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  8. Climate Change, Cosmic Dust, Fish-Inspired Wind Farms and DARPA's Post-GPS PushRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newswise

    WASHINGTON, D.C., October 1, 2014 -- The following articles are freely available online from Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed magazine in the world devoted to physics and the physical science community. 1) HOW TO DEAL WITH CLIMATE CHANGE A strong feature by Paul Higgins, the director of the policy program at the American Meteorological Society, who tackles one of the defining complex and contentious issues of our time: "Even setting aside disagreement among experts over the likely consequences -- and the inescapable uncertainty that disagreement reveals -- climate change represents a difficult risk-management challenge.

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  9. Shorter approval pipeline, risky subsidies aren't the key to lower electricity pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... money to buy capacity on yet-to-be-built pipelines is a subsidy. (Notably, one of LePage's complaints about wind power is that it is subsidized.) Worse, it is a subsidy - at great ratepayer expense - with no guarantee that Maine will get more ...

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  10. More Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship. A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.

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  11. Xcel Energy completes new 200-mile power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> Xcel Energy completed construction on a new 200-mile electric transmission line the company hopes will boost reliability and save Southeastern New Mexico customers money. The TUCO-to-Woodward 345-kilovolt transmission line between Xcel Energy's TUCO Substation north of Lubbock, Texas to the Oklahoma state line was energized last week when Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company completed the power line.

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  12. Sister: US Ebola patient said he was from LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

    30, 2014. A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.

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  13. ND--North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, NDRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in North Dakota at 1:30 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to News Editor Carson Walker at 332-3111 or cwalker@ap.org. Regina Garcia Cano is on the desk, followed by Blake Nicholson.

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  14. Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    A 911 caller who reported a man carrying a gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart told state investigators he heard an officer repeatedly say "put it down" just before police shot the man, killing him, according to a summary of... A 911 caller who reported a man carrying a gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart told state investigators he heard an officer repeatedly say "put it down" just before police shot the man, killing him, according to a summary of the... A federal appeals court panel is ordering parts of North Carolina's strict new voting law set aside for next month's elections because it is likely to disenfranchise black voters.

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  15. GM says parts are ready to fix recalled small carsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before... One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before shipping it... The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man will argue in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns. The U.S. Postal Service and a Colorado man are arguing over where on postal property people can carry guns.

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  16. Bosco Tech Students Engineer & Test Biodiesel Fuel in Green Energy ProgramRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 1, 2014 - SAN GABRIEL, Calif. -- High school seniors studying green technologies in Don Bosco Technical Institute's Architecture & Construction Engineering program are creating and testing viable alternative fuels from cooking oil with remarkable results.

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  17. Senior Republican wants Secret Service chief outRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    22, 2014 file photo, a member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division looks out from the North Portico of the White House in Washington. The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to... The sister of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States says he told officials the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting from Liberia.

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  18. Obama, Netanyahu: Great challenges in Middle EastRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before... One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before shipping it... The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man will argue in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns. The U.S. Postal Service and a Colorado man are arguing over where on postal property people can carry guns.

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  19. Federal appeals court to mull guns in post officesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

    The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to... The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told relatives that he notified health care workers the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting the U.S. from Liberia, the man's sister said... One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before... One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before shipping it... The U.S. Postal Service and a rural ... (more)

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  20. Coca-Cola revises executive pay after criticismRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

    The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to... The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told relatives that he notified health care workers the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting the U.S. from Liberia, the man's sister said... One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before... One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before shipping it... The U.S. Postal Service and a rural ... (more)

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