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I just don’t understand why she won’t answer, because her refusal to answer is going to piss off twice as many people as answering would: Hillary Clinton took a strong stance on clean energy Monday, telling a crowd in Des Moines, Iowa, that her efforts to tackle climate change would parallel President John F. Kennedy’s […]

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It would be nice if just once, she came right out and told us what she has planned — keeping in mind, of course, that she intends to govern and won’t really offer voters a Christmas list of what they want if she can’t deliver: Hillary Clinton’s newly unveiled climate vision sounds ambitious on its […]

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Fukushima daisies

So life is turning into one long Simpsons episode: Photos of flowers on Twitter and Instagram may be as commonplace as sunsets and selfies, but one Japanese amateur photographer has captured something a bit more unique than a beautiful bloom. Twitter user @san_kaido posted a photo of mutated yellow daisies last month, found in Nasushiobara City, […]

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Sure it is: A Montgomery County waste disposal company called Clean Earth is proposing to haul in 400,000 tons of gas industry waste– specifically treated drill cuttings. If its plans are approved by state regulators, the company would relocate its Williamsport-based processing facility to the airport grounds. It would pay to lease the land, then […]

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TAMPA WARNING! Bayshore Blvd right now!! Pic from my buddy Officer Randy of @tampapd cc: @abcactionnews @TheNowTampaBay pic.twitter.com/1hpzAbbmEU — Laura A. Harris (@LauraHarrisWFTS) June 10, 2015 Tampa roads closed, drivers stuck because of flooding http://t.co/rDNC1lEqAm pic.twitter.com/hb0AzyheWS — WFLA NEWS (@WFLA) June 10, 2015 LOUISIANA This is the highest the #RedRiver has been since the 1940’s […]

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Seems like a lot of those “freak storms” going around lately: CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A freak thunderstorm dumped up to 6 inches of rain and inundated a tiny Wyoming town, collapsing a bridge, damaging homes and businesses, and sending about a dozen people to higher ground. Another brief thunderstorm dumped more rain on the […]

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I have to admit, I didn’t know any of these stunning details when I confronted Pat Toomey last week (although I knew enough of his Club for Growth ways to assume) — but now that I’ve read it, I’m really, really glad I got in his face. As I told him: These are real votes […]

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BANGKOK, Thailand — Scientologists profess a range of supernatural powers. They claim the ability to turn drunk people sober in minutes. A Scientologist can heal the traumatized, so they say, simply by reconnecting a victim’s body with a “thetan,” or immortal spirit. None of this is backed by medical science. But that hasn’t stopped Scientologists […]

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Republicans want to pay for an assistance program for workers whose jobs are lost through TPP by… taking the money out of Medicare! Nice! Michael Hiltzik of the L.A. Times explains: Medicare means many things to many people. To seniors, it’s a program providing good, low-cost healthcare at a stage in life when it’s most […]

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I guess by now you’ve heard all the Republicans refusing to discuss Amtrak funding, it had “nothing to do” with the recent disaster. Probably nothing to do with this, either. Just another coincidence! MILWAUKEE —An Amtrak locomotive caught fire near Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood Thursday afternoon. “At around 12:06 this afternoon, we received a call […]

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