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KAIT Jonesboro
Professor explains earthquake possibility for Mid-SouthA tsunami watch for coastal areas from Washington state to California was cance
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 minutes ago
A tsunami watch for coastal areas from Washington state to California was canceled Tuesday nearly three hours after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck the Gulf of Alaska. Mitch Withers, an earthquake research professor at the University of Memphis,... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Solar Company Prepares for Effects of New TariffA Charlottesville-based business is concerned about a new 30-percent tariff tha
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 3 minutes ago
A Charlottesville-based business is concerned about a new 30-percent tariff that will be imposed on solar panels imported from other countries. President Donald Trump signed off on the new tax Tuesday, January 23, in a decision his administration... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte neighborhood flying flags on city trees told to remove flagsWhen some neighbors in the Sedgefield community in Charlotte started a traditio
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 minutes ago
When some neighbors in the Sedgefield community in Charlotte started a tradition of flying American flags on trees, they started something unique to their neighborhood. "It makes it more beautiful," said one woman who was out for a stroll. "For me... Read more
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Philly.com
William M. Greenhouse Jr., 89, commercial property developerWilliam M. Greenhouse Jr., 89, formerly of Huntingdon Valley, a commercial deve
Philly.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
William M. Greenhouse Jr., 89, formerly of Huntingdon Valley, a commercial developer and devoted single father, died Monday, Jan. 8, of dementia at Rydal Park, where he had lived for the last seven years. Born to Rita Bigar and William M.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Stop coal-fired plant in Subic, groups ask CAMembers of an Aeta family from Zambales province join environmental and other g
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 minutes ago
Members of an Aeta family from Zambales province join environmental and other groups in filing a petition in the Court of Appeals in Manila against the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Subic Bay Freeport. —MARIANNE BERMUDEZ A fresh round... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fire extinguishers new gear for Mt. Pulag trekkersSEA OF CLOUDS A group of trekkers enjoys a breathtaking view of clouds from the
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 minutes ago
SEA OF CLOUDS A group of trekkers enjoys a breathtaking view of clouds from the summit of Mt. Pulag in the Cordillera. —EZRA ESPIRITU/CONTRIBUTOR BAGUIO CITY — The next time mountain hikers are allowed back to Mt. Pulag, they must bring along fire... Read more
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Western Advocate
Extra crews roll in to relieve exhausted firefighters battling blazesFIRES RAGE: Extra crews have been flown in to help exhausted firefighters acros
Western Advocate / Posted 17 minutes ago
FIRES RAGE: Extra crews have been flown in to help exhausted firefighters across the New England North West. Bushfires, like the Pilliga National Park blaze, pictured, have been burning since last week. Photo: NSW Rural Fire Service THE region’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Garbage on the beach: Flood of waste stirs uproar in LebanonZOUQ MOSBEH, Lebanon — Lebanon’s festering trash crisis came crashing ashore th
The Columbian / Posted 17 minutes ago
ZOUQ MOSBEH, Lebanon — Lebanon’s festering trash crisis came crashing ashore this week, after residents woke up to find a powerful winter storm had laid a mantle of waste at a beach just a few minutes’ drive north of the capital, Beirut. The scenes... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
East Hampton ER Could Open By 2021; Size Of Project Scaled Back As Offices Are EliminatedThe Southampton Hospital Association was given approval by the East Hampton Tow
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 23 minutes ago
The Southampton Hospital Association was given approval by the East Hampton Town Board last week to proceed with plans for an emergency room facility on Pantigo Place that hospital officials say they hope to have open in about four years. The... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Large tsunami warning buoy washes ashore near YachatsThe yellow and red buoy was enormous, at least 6 feet across, adorned with a so
OregonLive.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
The yellow and red buoy was enormous, at least 6 feet across, adorned with a solar panel, an array of instruments and a light. Decals on the side indicated it was meant to detect tsunami waves and was operated by the National Oceanographic and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Healthy rivers – water quality: where to from hereWednesday, 24 January 2018, 10:12 amPress Release: Primary Land Users Group Th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 33 minutes ago
Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 10:12 amPress Release: Primary Land Users Group The Government is pushing ahead with plans to make freshwater standards stricter in a bid to improve water quality, the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Davos - address global risks rooted in human rights abuseWednesday, 24 January 2018, 9:56 amPress Release: UN Human Rights Office GENEV
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 33 minutes ago
Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 9:56 amPress Release: UN Human Rights Office GENEVA (23 January 2018) – As global leaders converge in Davos for the World Economic Forum, a group of United Nations... Read more
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New York Daily News
Trump move to tax some imports creates its own risks for USFILE- This April 20, 2011, file photo shows some of the 30,000 solar panels tha
New York Daily News / Posted 33 minutes ago
FILE- This April 20, 2011, file photo shows some of the 30,000 solar panels that make up the Public Service Company of New Mexico's new 2-megawatt photovoltaic array in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Christiana Figueres: ‘We need to reduce greenhouse gases after 2020’ If politicians and industry leaders don’t act now, climate change will be irr
Channel 4 News / Posted 38 minutes ago
If politicians and industry leaders don’t act now, climate change will be irreversible by 2020. That’s the message of environmental experts, among them the former UN climate chief... Read more
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Daily Record
N.J. lawmakers revive nuclear subsidy plan that could raise $300M for PSEGLawmakers have revived a controversial bill to raise electric rates in New Jers
Daily Record / Posted 39 minutes ago
Lawmakers have revived a controversial bill to raise electric rates in New Jersey in order to help two of the state’s nuclear power plants remain operational for the next couple of decades. Sweeney said in a phone call Tuesday that he was “open for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Finally, a credible plan to clear tire dumpIt’s been called a “time bomb,” a fire hazard and a breeding ground for mosquit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 45 minutes ago
It’s been called a “time bomb,” a fire hazard and a breeding ground for mosquitoes that can spread the Zika virus. It’s a massive tire dump on the far South Side of town near Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Palo Alto College and an elementary... Read more
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FOX Business
Tariffs on solar panels, washing machines met with mixed emotionsU.S. President Donald Trump announced the implementation of steep tariffs on im
FOX Business / Posted 46 minutes ago
U.S. President Donald Trump announced the implementation of steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels in an attempt to help protect domestic manufacturers from imports that are cheaper, thanks in part to subsidies in their home... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ford urged to recall 1.3 million SUVs over exhaust fumesA Washington-based auto safety group is repeating its call for Ford Motor Co. t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 46 minutes ago
A Washington-based auto safety group is repeating its call for Ford Motor Co. to recall more than a million Explorer sport-utility vehicles, citing an increase in the number of complaints about exhaust fumes seeping inside the vehicles. Nearly 1,400... Read more
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FOX Business
Tariffs on solar panels, washing machines met with mixed emotionsU.S. President Donald Trump announced the implementation of steep tariffs on im
FOX Business / Posted 46 minutes ago
U.S. President Donald Trump announced the implementation of steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels in an attempt to help protect domestic manufacturers from imports that are cheaper, thanks in part to subsidies in their home... Read more
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Al.com
Many rural counties still waiting to benefit from Alabama Jobs ActAlabama's jobs recruiting law passed in 2015 has delivered, state Commerce Secr
Al.com / Posted 47 minutes ago
Alabama's jobs recruiting law passed in 2015 has delivered, state Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield told lawmakers today, but more work is needed to draw jobs to rural counties. Canfield gave a report (see below) to a legislative advisory committee... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Better to prevent fungus than try to fight itQ: Every year, I grow bush green beans in my garden. I use a wide row method to
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 49 minutes ago
Q: Every year, I grow bush green beans in my garden. I use a wide row method to get many plants in a row so I get lots of beans. But every year, I get some kind of whitish or grayish fungus that rots some of my beans and plants. Is there some kind of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Forced labour blights Thailand's fishing industry: HRWForced labour is among several abuses still taking place in the fishing industr
Aljazeera / Posted 50 minutes ago
Forced labour is among several abuses still taking place in the fishing industry in Thailand despite government promises for reform, according to a new report by a rights group. Human Rights Watch says the Thai government has been slow to implement... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
After failed Amazon bid, are we back to our old ways?When L. Brooks Patterson stood on wobbly, injury-wracked legs for the Pledge of
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 51 minutes ago
When L. Brooks Patterson stood on wobbly, injury-wracked legs for the Pledge of Allegiance today, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan pressed his hand on the Oakland County executive's back, supporting a fellow pol who isn't always supportive. Patterson and... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
No regional transit deal yet as metro Detroit 'Big Four' leaders go in different directionsDuring the hourlong talk at the Economic Club meeting, the four leaders were se
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 51 minutes ago
During the hourlong talk at the Economic Club meeting, the four leaders were seemingly all over the board in their comments about what transportation prescription will make the region competitive. Hackel suggested the region should wait to see what... Read more
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Sun Star
Bedbed gong craftsmen continue traditionIN Mankayan, preservation traditional gong making continues. President of the
Sun Star / Posted 59 minutes ago
IN Mankayan, preservation traditional gong making continues. President of the senior citizen’s association, Rudolfo Monte is one of the last gong makers in Sitio Proper Bedbed with elder, Hildo Galino, a pioneer gong maker will be passing on the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
U.S. economy: A rundown of the poorest county in every stateThe typical U.S. household earned $55,322 in 2016, an increase of $1,433 from t
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted an hour ago
The typical U.S. household earned $55,322 in 2016, an increase of $1,433 from the year prior. While income in the United States is increasing overall, so is income inequality. The typical household in the wealthiest county earned $2,219 more in 2016... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump’s new tariff could hurt California’s effort to go solarSolar energy shines brighter in California than practically anywhere else, with
The Sacramento Bee / Posted an hour ago
Solar energy shines brighter in California than practically anywhere else, with solar panels perched on more than 450,000 rooftops. Now the state’s solar industry has been sent reeling by President Donald Trump’s decision Monday to impose a 30... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
City: East Side food manufacturer out of compliance due to odor complaintsEL PASO, Texas - Productos Real, a food manufacturing company that makes pork r
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted an hour ago
EL PASO, Texas - Productos Real, a food manufacturing company that makes pork rinds, is out of compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), a city official told ABC-7. This comes after numerous residents complained to the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Reward Grows to $10,000 in Nevada Moose Poaching CaseThe reward has grown to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a susp
KTVN Reno / Posted an hour ago
The reward has grown to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a suspect of suspects in the illegal killing of a moose near the Nevada-Idaho line. Nevada game wardens announced earlier this month that Operation Game Thief was offering a... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Clean Line Shelves Arkansas Plans; Delegation Steps Up AttackAs Arkansas' congressional delegation stepped up its war Tuesday on a $2.5 bill
Arkansas Business / Posted an hour ago
As Arkansas' congressional delegation stepped up its war Tuesday on a $2.5 billion wind-power transmission project, Clean Line Energy Partners has confirmed that it has shelved plans to string the controversial power line across Arkansas. Michael... Read more
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