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The Fairmont Sentinel
Bright idea: Save money on lightingFor the past 30 years, Fairmont's street lights used high pressure sodium lamps
Bright idea: Save money on lighting
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
For the past 30 years, Fairmont's street lights used high pressure sodium lamps, which cost an average of $10,000 per month to operate, Marty Meixell, electric distribution supervisor, told the Fairmont Public Utilities Commission on... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
New Ulm PUC approves wastewater projectsThe first project has to do with odor control. It involves the addition of an a
New Ulm PUC approves wastewater projects
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
The first project has to do with odor control. It involves the addition of an air scrubber to the 20th Street Lift Station. Wastewater Supervisor Dan O'Connor informed the PUC that air quality around the lift station was poor, which makes it... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama power plant rules face key court testWASHINGTON — The centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate change strateg
Obama power plant rules face key court test
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate change strategy faced a key test on Tuesday as conservative appeals court judges questioned whether his administration overstepped its legal authority under an air pollution law to make... Read more
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Fortune
China to Build Solar Mirror Farm Using Oakland Company's Techto a Chinese project owned by a state-run energy company. The technology, the
China to Build Solar Mirror Farm Using Oakland Company's Tech
Fortune / Posted 21 hours ago
to a Chinese project owned by a state-run energy company. The technology, the same used at a big solar farm outside of Las Vegas, uses thousands of mirrors to concentrate sunlight on a boiler filled with water that is perched on top of a... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Mountain Character: Phil Sullivan, the original Downtowneradmit he’s incensed over what he perceives as an injustice in Aspen’s transport
Mountain Character: Phil Sullivan, the original Downtowner
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
admit he’s incensed over what he perceives as an injustice in Aspen’s transportation arena. “I don’t get free parking, electricity or anything,” Sullivan told members of Aspen City Council at their Sept. 12 meeting. “I’m prepared to bend... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Officials: Analyze effects of oil shaleState, feds ask BLM to ensure ozone is studied Colorado and federal environmen
Officials: Analyze effects of oil shale
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
State, feds ask BLM to ensure ozone is studied Colorado and federal environmental officials want the Bureau of Land Management to ensure that the ozone and other air quality impacts of a proposed oil shale... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: Duval County grand jury criticizes tax assessor for refusing to testify26, 11:00 AM EDT Have you ever wondered what life was like in Jacksonville hal
50 years ago: Duval County grand jury criticizes tax assessor for refusing to testify
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted yesterday
26, 11:00 AM EDT Have you ever wondered what life was like in Jacksonville half a century ago? It was a different era of history, culture and politics but there are often parallels between the kind of stories that made headlines then and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobsImagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement.
A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Imagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement. That's what has happened to hundreds of information technology employees at Southern California Edison. Since last summer, Edison, which serves nearly 14 million... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Fallout from Tri-State deal Tri-State’s Craig Station power plant in Moffat County, seen here from above,
Fallout from Tri-State deal
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Tri-State’s Craig Station power plant in Moffat County, seen here from above, is essential to the electricity grid in northwest Colorado. Unit 1 of the station’s three units could be shut down by 2025. The Nucla Station,... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Leathers residents see limbo, some success in vouchersCOURTNEY SACCO/CALLER-TIMES Diane Harrison stands in her kitchen lined with mov
Leathers residents see limbo, some success in vouchers
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
COURTNEY SACCO/CALLER-TIMES Diane Harrison stands in her kitchen lined with moving boxes in the D.N. Leathers public housing complex on Sept. 8. Harrison has been slowly packing up her apartment in anticipation of the upcoming move. She was notified... Read more
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11 News Houston
Researchers aim to reduce 'Erin Brockovich' toxin in wateragent, researchers are helping to develop a technology that aims to protect con
Researchers aim to reduce 'Erin Brockovich' toxin in water
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
agent, researchers are helping to develop a technology that aims to protect consumers. ASU, Yale University, University of Texas-El Paso and Rice University have teamed with private industry to create a water filter that should be easier to use... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Researchers aim to reduce 'Erin Brockovich' toxin in wateragent, researchers are helping to develop a technology that aims to protect con
Researchers aim to reduce 'Erin Brockovich' toxin in water
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
agent, researchers are helping to develop a technology that aims to protect consumers. ASU, Yale University, University of Texas-El Paso and Rice University have teamed with private industry to create a water filter that should be easier to use... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
ASU researchers seek to reduce exposure to chromium-6 in drinking waterfor Arizona State University developing product that aims to make it easier to
ASU researchers seek to reduce exposure to chromium-6 in drinking water
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
for Arizona State University developing product that aims to make it easier to reduce exposure to tje so-called 'Erin Brockofich' contaminant Chromium-6 taints drinking water all over the United States and comes from natural and industrial... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Video: Roseville State of the City AddressRoseville, CA- Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia kicks off the 2016 State of the Cit
Video: Roseville State of the City Address
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 5 days ago
Roseville, CA- Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia kicks off the 2016 State of the City address highlighting the city of Roseville's strengths. Watch the video or read the transcript below. Mayor Garcia: Good morning and welcome. It is very symbolic to... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Public power is customer focusedEditor's Note: The City of New Ulm presents a weekly column highlighting activi
Public power is customer focused
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Editor's Note: The City of New Ulm presents a weekly column highlighting activities in different departments in the city government. Once a month the city will answer questions from readers. Questions on New Ulm city issues can be sent to... Read more
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Daily Press
Public utilities gird up to battle cyberthreats to gridlong experience with hurricanes a helpful template. "It's just another challen
Public utilities gird up to battle cyberthreats to grid
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
long experience with hurricanes a helpful template. "It's just another challenge," said Rodney Blevins, chief information officer and senior vice president for the biggest utility in the state and one of the biggest in the country. "One of the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking waterPHOENIX — More than 200 million Americans drink water containing potentially da
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking water
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 days ago
PHOENIX — More than 200 million Americans drink water containing potentially dangerous amounts of a carcinogen made famous by environmental activist Erin Brockovich, according to a report released this week. The average water sample in Phoenix had... Read more
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The Mercury News
Storing nuclear waste: Is ‘consent’ OK when future generations can’t weigh inDump in Mercury, Nev. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released a report Thurs
Storing nuclear waste: Is ‘consent’ OK when future generations can’t weigh in
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
Dump in Mercury, Nev. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released a report Thursday, July 21, 2011, documenting decades of scientific and technical work on a dormant nuclear waste repository project in Nevada. However, the report made no... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking waterChromium-6, a cancer-causing chemical made famous by the legal efforts of Erin
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking water
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Chromium-6, a cancer-causing chemical made famous by the legal efforts of Erin Brockovich, has been found in the drinking water of many major cities, including Phoenix. Wochit PHOENIX — More than 200 million Americans drink water containing... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking waterPHOENIX — More than 200 million Americans drink water containing potentially da
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking water
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 7 days ago
PHOENIX — More than 200 million Americans drink water containing potentially dangerous amounts of a carcinogen made famous by environmental activist Erin Brockovich, according to a report released this week. The average water sample in Phoenix had... Read more
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USA Today
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking waterChromium-6, a cancer-causing chemical made famous by the legal efforts of Erin
'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in drinking water
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Chromium-6, a cancer-causing chemical made famous by the legal efforts of Erin Brockovich, has been found in the drinking water of many major cities, including Phoenix. Wochit PHOENIX — More than 200 million Americans drink water containing... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
One killed in officer-involved shooting in northeast CharlotteHawaii utility program to vary rates based on time of dayHawaii utility program
One killed in officer-involved shooting in northeast Charlotte
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
Hawaii utility program to vary rates based on time of dayHawaii utility program to vary rates based on time of day (Image: Hawaii News Now/File) The state Public Utilities Commission has approved a voluntary program for Hawaiian Electric customers... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Tesla is building the world's largest energy storage system Electric car and energy storage company Tesla has won the contract to design
Tesla is building the world's largest energy storage system
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 8 days ago
Electric car and energy storage company Tesla has won the contract to design and build the largest lithium-ion battery in the world, as part of an energy storage upgrade for the US city of... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Report: 'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in metro Phoenix drinking waterMore than 200 million Americans drink water containing potentially dangerous am
Report: 'Erin Brockovich' toxin found in metro Phoenix drinking water
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
More than 200 million Americans drink water containing potentially dangerous amounts of a carcinogen made famous by environmental activist Erin Brockovich — including the residents of Phoenix, Glendale and other Valley cities, according to a report... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKpancake breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, red barn. LEETONIA Leetonia Bears to Bee Pres
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 10 days ago
pancake breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, red barn. LEETONIA Leetonia Bears to Bee Preschool's quarter auction, 1:30 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5532 on County Line Road, Washingtonville; doors open at 12:30 p.m.; 330-831-5578. Johnny Appleseed... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Baker-Polito administration releases energy storage reportMass. (The Westfield News) – The Baker-Polito Administration released Friday a
Baker-Polito administration releases energy storage report
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
Mass. (The Westfield News) – The Baker-Polito Administration released Friday a comprehensive report, State of Charge, detailing the value of deploying energy storage in Massachusetts and a road map of policy recommendations for... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Despite Delays, Wind Turbine Project Still Moving FowardThe proposed Ball Hill Wind Energy project, which began in 2008 and at one poin
Despite Delays, Wind Turbine Project Still Moving Foward
The Post-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
The proposed Ball Hill Wind Energy project, which began in 2008 and at one point consisted of more than 40 turbines, is now down to the placement of 29 turbines in the towns of Hanover and Villenova. Under the latest proposal, 23 turbines will be... Read more
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Salem News
on the calendar this week8 a.m.-noon, Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. All-you-can-eat
on the calendar this week
Salem News / Posted 11 days ago
8 a.m.-noon, Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. All-you-can-eat breakfast with pancakes, eggs, bacon and coffee, 7-11 a.m.; $5. Space rental, by donation, 330-537-3031. EAST LIVERPOOL Soil and Water Conservation Service Educator... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Columbus electrical rates to increaseColumbus Light and Water customers will see a 1.5 percent rate increase on thei
Columbus electrical rates to increase
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Columbus Light and Water customers will see a 1.5 percent rate increase on their electric bills starting Oct. 1. The CLW commission approved the increase by a 3-1 margin at its monthly meeting Thursday. Commissioner Brandy Gardner opposed the rate... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKLEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1962, lunch, 11:30 a.m., Three Eight De
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 12 days ago
LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1962, lunch, 11:30 a.m., Three Eight Delta Grille in Salem. Lepper Library, book sale during the Johnny Appleseed Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 330-424-3117. NEW WATERFORD Fish specials, 4-9 p.m., New Waterford... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 14 September 2016Thursday, 15 September 2016, 1:08 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL Q
Questions & Answers - 14 September 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday, 15 September 2016, 1:08 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MINISTERSConfidence—Ministers1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Deputy Leader—Labour) to the Prime Minister: Does he have... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Accumulated 'riches' from former Mahoning Jail inmates to benefit charityfor cellphone clues in Rainn Peterson case In just two weeks it will be one ye
Accumulated 'riches' from former Mahoning Jail inmates to benefit charity
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 days ago
for cellphone clues in Rainn Peterson case In just two weeks it will be one year since the disappearance and safe recovery of Rainn Peterson. The investigation into how and why the toddler went missing from her North Bloomfield home remains open... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown crash sends five from Sheriff's litter crew to hospitalfor cellphone clues in Rainn Peterson case In just two weeks it will be one ye
Youngstown crash sends five from Sheriff's litter crew to hospital
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 days ago
for cellphone clues in Rainn Peterson case In just two weeks it will be one year since the disappearance and safe recovery of Rainn Peterson. The investigation into how and why the toddler went missing from her North Bloomfield home remains open... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Trumbull County septic system rules to changefor cellphone clues in Rainn Peterson case In just two weeks it will be one ye
Trumbull County septic system rules to change
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 days ago
for cellphone clues in Rainn Peterson case In just two weeks it will be one year since the disappearance and safe recovery of Rainn Peterson. The investigation into how and why the toddler went missing from her North Bloomfield home remains open... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Britain is ready for the green bus transition, says Volvo Buses The president of Volvo Buses believes an open standard that doesn't lock citi
Britain is ready for the green bus transition, says Volvo Buses
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 14 days ago
The president of Volvo Buses believes an open standard that doesn't lock cities into contracts with individual suppliers could prove vital in accelerating the uptake of low-carbon buses... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Larimer County takes look back, ahead on flood recoveryLocal government officials often repeat one phrase when they talk about recover
Larimer County takes look back, ahead on flood recovery
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Local government officials often repeat one phrase when they talk about recovery efforts after the 2013 flood: Disaster recovery is a marathon, not a sprint. Millions of dollars have been spent, countless hours of assessment and work have been... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
USDA Investments to Improve Drinking Water and Waste Infrastructure - USDA Investments to Improve Drinking Water and Waste Infrastructure TEMPLE Texas September 12 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department...Waste Infrastructure TEMPLE, Texas, September 12, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary
USDA Investments to Improve Drinking Water and Waste Infrastructure - USDA Investments to Improve Drinking Water and Waste Infrastructure TEMPLE Texas September 12 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Waste Infrastructure TEMPLE, Texas, September 12, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making investments to improve water and waste infrastructure for 168 small towns across... Read more
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The Cass County Democrat Missourian
Utility error missed by city, county for two yearsThe billing errors that led to a six-figure undercharge for utilities at the ju
Utility error missed by city, county for two years
The Cass County Democrat Missourian / Posted 15 days ago
The billing errors that led to a six-figure undercharge for utilities at the justice center was missed on account statements by multiple departments for two years. The error, which allowed the justice center to pay about $25 per month in minimum... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
ERC: Meralco to lose customersThe Energy Regulatory Commission said power retailer Manila Electric Co. risks
ERC: Meralco to lose customers
Manila Standard Today / Posted 16 days ago
The Energy Regulatory Commission said power retailer Manila Electric Co. risks losing customers because of its opposition to the retail competition and open access regime. ERC commissioner Alfredo Non said the regulator was hoping Meralco would... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Payroll data for Butler County governments, schoolsAside from Miami University, which dominates the highest payroll among public e
Payroll data for Butler County governments, schools
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
Aside from Miami University, which dominates the highest payroll among public employees in Butler County, which local governments offer the highest salaries? The government paying its top earners most was the city of Hamilton, which had 46 employees... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New twist in controversy over Vt. wind projectsbefore a proposed seven-turbine wind project in Swanton could begin generating
New twist in controversy over Vt. wind projects
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 19 days ago
before a proposed seven-turbine wind project in Swanton could begin generating power, but it's already generating plenty of debate. Thursday, the developers filed for state approval. "Today, we are proud to take another step in the long process... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Recycling halts hidden hazardssign. For several weeks, the brownish, square box stood in sun and rain awaitin
Energy Adviser: Recycling halts hidden hazards
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
sign. For several weeks, the brownish, square box stood in sun and rain awaiting a rescuer. Free just wasn’t a good enough offer for this relic. But, it didn’t go unnoticed. Someone broke its screen. Another crashed the CRT inside, unknowingly... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Billing clerk now also assistant village administrator in RepublicHonaker had been working 24-26 hours weekly and her hours are to be increased t
Billing clerk now also assistant village administrator in Republic
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Honaker had been working 24-26 hours weekly and her hours are to be increased to 35 hours weekly, with a pay increase of 75 cents per hour. Council approved the ordinance increasing her hours and rate of pay to $11.75 per hour, waiving the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupDaily News on reforming transportation in California: Transportation is critic
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 days ago
Daily News on reforming transportation in California: Transportation is critical to the California economy and quality of life, but it is regularly given short shrift by legislators in Sacramento. Rather than fixing the well-documented... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Economists say goodbye to ivory tower, hello to tech industry’s candy storeFor eight years, Peter Coles had an economist’s dream job at Harvard Business S
Economists say goodbye to ivory tower, hello to tech industry’s candy store
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
For eight years, Peter Coles had an economist’s dream job at Harvard Business School. His research focused on the design of efficient markets, an important and growing field that has influenced such things as Treasury bill auctions and decisions on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Economists lured to tech companies by big data, big moneyHis research focused on the design of efficient markets, an important and growi
Economists lured to tech companies by big data, big money
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
His research focused on the design of efficient markets, an important and growing field that has influenced such things as Treasury bill auctions and decisions on who receives organ transplants. He even got to work with Alvin Roth, who won a Nobel in... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Rockies Today, September 6The Delta Montrose Electric Association, in an effort to generate more electric
Rockies Today, September 6
Missoula Independent / Posted 21 days ago
The Delta Montrose Electric Association, in an effort to generate more electricity locally from renewable sources, brought a case before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that could allow rural utilities across the country to tap into more... Read more
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Business Standard India
Goodbye, ivory tower; hello, Silicon Valley candy storeFor eight years, Peter Coles had an economist's dream job at Harvard Business S
Goodbye, ivory tower; hello, Silicon Valley candy store
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
For eight years, Peter Coles had an economist's dream job at Harvard Business School. His research focused on the design of efficient markets, an important and growing field that has influenced such things as Treasury bill auctions and decisions on... Read more
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Island Packet
Emergency responders give all-clear in wake of stormSunday morning, most storm damage had been dealt with and emergency response wa
Emergency responders give all-clear in wake of storm
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
Sunday morning, most storm damage had been dealt with and emergency response was back to normal, according to fire department officials across the county and the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. There were only four outages caused by two... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua’s summer roadwork progressesIt's been a busy construction season for Nashua's Department of Public Works, w
Nashua’s summer roadwork progresses
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
It's been a busy construction season for Nashua's Department of Public Works, with major road improvements either being completed or getting off to a solid start. Steve Dookran, the city engineer, provided an update on all major projects the city... Read more
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