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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Aug 18, 2014 — The state produces a lot of energy, but environmentalists and the oil industry are joining to combat wind power companies as they try to expand.
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Jun 18, 2014 — The U.S. Department of the Interior says the new Massachusetts Wind Energy Area would be auctioned off in four leases. It includes more than 1,000 square miles of ocean.
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Jul 31, 2013 — The federal government held its first ever auction for the right to build offshore wind farms on Wednesday. After 11 rounds, a Rhode Island company was the highest bidder, at $3.8 million.
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Apr 2, 2013 — Critics argue that wind turbine syndrome is a fictional malady perpetuated by people angered by the wind turbines in their communities. Now ear, nose and throat experts are finally weighing in on whether it could be real.
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Sep 24, 2012 — Floating Turbines to Power the Planet?
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Sep 17, 2012 — Is there enough wind energy to power the whole of human civilization?
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Aug 9, 2012 — The president supports extending the credit that's due to expire at the end of the year. His GOP rival does not. Their positions may have consequences in two battleground states: Iowa and Colorado.
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Apr 12, 2011 — Wind energy may be the odd one out of the alternative energy field. And now, it may be the odd one out of in the advertising realm, too. This video, errie, creepy, maybe funny, makes you think about new fuel options.
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