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  1. 'Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Blames Hippies For STDs In CPAC SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deadline

    Phil Robertson of A&E's Duck Dynasty , who is also known for his controversial comments on gay sex, delivered a lengthy speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in which he faulted the hippies for those 110M people battling sexually transmitted diseases. "It's the revenge of the hippies! Sex, drugs, and rock & roll have come back to haunt us!" exclaimed Robertson.


  2. New Bay protection bill introduced in CongressRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Mountain View Voice

    U.S. legislators from both houses of Congress introduced bills Thursday that seek to improve and protect San Francisco Bay, according to representatives of the legislators' offices. U.S. Sens. Diane Feinstein, D-California, Barbara Boxer, D-California, and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, introduced the San Francisco Bay Restoration Act Feb. 26. The act seeks to provide federal money to restore the Bay's wetlands and habitat, improve the Bay's water quality and protect the Bay's coastline from further erosion, according to the legislators' offices.


  3. Virginia Senate surrenders in war on coal | Kenric Ward | 63Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Townhall

    Bowing to the Environmental Protection Agency, the state Senate reversed course and killed a bill that would have required General Assembly review of stricter carbon emission rules. The defeat of Senate Bill 1365 in the waning hours of the 2015 legislative session will result in a "backdoor rate increase" for Virginia electric consumers, predicted Randy Randol, an energy consultant.


  4. RODRICKS: End 'rain tax' ridicule rap, repeal and replace lawRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Rain water rushes into a storm drain at Light street as a severe thunder storm passed through downtown Baltimore last year causing a heavy downpour during the evening rush hours. Baltimore, Md.


  5. Energy giant Dominion exerts strong influence on Va. lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    Virginia's 2015 legislative session was a good one for energy giant Dominion Resources Inc., the state's most politically influential company. Employing a small army of lobbyists with deep ties to lawmakers in both parties, Dominion dominated debate in number of different areas this session- from property rights to climate change - and guided through significant changes to the state's electric regulation policy whose long-term impacts aren't clear.


  6. Good news could be bad news for mehadenRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    Hold onto your hats boys and girls, the always hot menhaden debate appears ready to flare up again. That's because a new stock assessment on this key forage fish found the population to be in pretty good shape and not overfished, a far cry from the 2012 review that resulted a 20-percent cut in the bunker harvest coastwide.


  7. November 2014 Regular MeetingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    The members of the Logan County Board convened in Regular Board session on the above date in the first floor Courtroom.


  8. News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CSTRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The company looking to open an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin announced Friday it was closing its office in Hurley, saying future investment was "unfeasible at this time," a move that marks the end for now of the project near Lake Superior that sparked fierce debate and opposition from environmentalists and tribal members near the site. Bill Williams, president of mining company Gogebic Taconite, released a statement announcing the decision.


  9. Solar energy: Is is right for Wayne County Towns?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Wayne County

    The Town of Williamson is now the first town in New York State to be 100% powered by solar. Sustainable Energy Developments, Inc. , an Ontario, NY-based company, completed the installation of a 1.5 megawatt solar array for the town, in December 2014, that will supply all municipal loads with solar powered electricity.


  10. Washington bill calls to adjust wolf plan - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    An Eastern Washington rancher lost some 300 sheep to wolves last year when the flock was sent to a grazing area that contained a wolf den. Wildlife experts monitoring recovery of wolves in the region knew where the den was, but area ranchers didn't.


  11. Keystone veto: Slo-mo Kabuki theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    U.S. President Barack Obama's veto of Senate Bill 1, a.k.a. The Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act, this week was not only predictable, it was virtually inevitable given a) the political polarization in the United States; b) unrelenting environmental opposition to the pipeline; and c) a certain amount of congressional overreach. But the presidential veto, and the Senate bill itself for that matter, were more about political theatre than anything else.


  12. Ride & Drive: 2015 Hyundai Santa FeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times Herald-Record

    For those in the market for a crossover utility vehicle, the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe is an absolute must for the test drive list.


  13. EPA Orders CSX to Clean up Areas Impacted by West Virginia Train DerailmentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Huntington News

    Carbon, W. Va. Twenty-seven cars derailed from the 109-car CSX train carrying more than three million gallons of crude oil from the Bakken Shale in North Dakota.


  14. Cancer expert: State regulators should examine air quality near Keystone landfillRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    The focus of an upcoming health study on Keystone Sanitary Landfill remained unclear on Friday, but an area cancer expert suggested state regulators examine air quality around the Dunmore and Throop operation. The extent to which the air around Keystone contains fine, particulate matter or noxious fumes which can cause health problems is worth exploring, said Samuel Lesk, M.D., the medical director for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.


  15. Government study investigator pulls out of appealRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    The private investigator who prepared a report critical of Lackawanna County government for the defunct Government Study Commission will not participate in the panel's pending appeal to Commonwealth Court. Seidel Investigations and Consulting Inc. notified the court Friday it will not be a party to the commission's appeal of a Nov. 14 ruling by Judge Terrence R. Nealon requiring the release of unredacted copies of three emails received by investigator James Seidel.


  16. EPA arm says criticism of pesticide audit undeservedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Rock102online.com

    BISMARCK, N.D. The Environmental Protection Agency's independent investigative arm says its recent audit of pesticide inspections in North Dakota focused only on a lack of federal oversight and not on the quality of work done by state inspectors. The report by the Office of Inspector General said North Dakota facilities that produce or handle pesticides have not been federally inspected for 14 years, possibly endangering the public.


  17. Seattle judge orders Postal Service to pay damages to whistleblowerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to pay a worker almost $230,000 in damages for the retaliation he suffered when he helped a co-worker with her workplace health concerns. The worker had started with the Postal Service as a mail carrier in 1995 and worked his way up to safety specialist.


  18. Make My DayHOW I Get Most of My Column IdeasRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | American Reporter

    As world leaders convene the Copenhagen climate talks, discussion has focused on the need for wealthy countries to reduce emissions. Far less attention has been paid to the inevitable reality that emissions in the poorest parts of the world need to increase.


  19. County aims to take house, land of man who owes $40G in child supportRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    To force a Scott Twp. man to pay what he owes his ex-wife and two high-school-age children, Lackawanna County has taken the highly unusual route of going after his houses and land.


  20. Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the PoliticsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | American Reporter

    As a typical Guy, I've complained loudly about the deadliness of another Guy's gas. Or joked about whether he would have to register an impact statement with the Environmental Protection Agency.