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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The hospital will maintain it’s Catholic affiliation and Tenet looks like they are just an investor from what I read here with controlling interest over the assets.  We have due diligence going here for sure and who’s going to participate in who’s...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Weighing the candidacies of the all-timers, the almost-weres, and the Heigls for the Rom-Com Hall of Fame....
From: Grantland | By: Grantland Staff | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Sherlock Holmes writes: I’m gonna go with … America. Another gets more specific: Outskirts or small old town enveloped by Pittsburgh. Another questions our motives: Okay, you know you set me up. Sports Authority and Home Depot in the same center...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor in Texas a decade ago is facing a new charge in Houston — that he urinated on candy at a drug store....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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What We Think of Every Single Band Playing This Year's Capitol Hill Block Party ALICIA AMIRI (Fri, 8:45 pm, Barboza Stage) Alicia Amiri's low and smooth voice holds a certain sadness swagger, like Gwen Stefani at her heartbroken best. But we're not talking...
From: The Stranger | By: The Stranger Editor | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Even if you’re a wealthy real estate heir who has previously been acquitted of murder charges, you will probably get arrested if you decide to expose your private parts to CVS employees… and then use said private parts to urinate on the store property...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Banks can figure out the source of a major credit card breach long before the targeted company announces that something went wrong, and that site shares the scary news with the rest of the world. Have you used your credit card at a Goodwill Industries...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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It appears that work has already begun on the site of the new $5 billion Tesla Giga factory near Reno, Nevada. It's the planned location of the world's largest lithium-ion battery factory and the potential enabler of lower-cost Tesla electric vehicles....
From: Greentech Media | By: Eric Wesoff | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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After being repeatedly denied sex from his wife, a man started to keep track of all the times she has denied his advances. After compiling all the information in a spreadsheet over the course of a month, he then emailed the data he had accumulated to...
From: Liberaland | By: Pistol-Packing | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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By David Morgan and Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two federal judicial panels on Tuesday delivered conflicting rulings on how the government subsidizes premiums through President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, creating more uncertainty...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Hey, remember how we told you just a little while ago about how the DC Circuit Court had done nonconsensual ear sexing to Obamacare? Well that story is still a True Thing, but today’s news cycle is determined to mess with our blood pressure, and so...
From: Wonkette | By: Doktor Zoom | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In between their On The Run tour stops down south, Beyonce, Jay Z and Blue Ivy took in a little history at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Find out what the fab fam was up to inside… The Carters have been trekking it across the nation...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The plane, carrying 16 bodies, is the first in what will be a long series of flights to repatriate those killed when the jet was downed last week....
From: New York Times | By: ANDREW HIGGINS | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The Dallas Mavericks are hosting free agent Jameer Nelson on a recruiting visit Thursday as part of ongoing negotiations with the former Orlando Magic point guard, according to sources close to the situation.
From: ESPN Dallas | By: Marc Stein | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The NBA will take its affiliation with former Baylor Bears star Isaiah Austin a step further than the ceremonial pick they extended him in last month's draft.
From: ESPN | By: ESPN.com news services | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Robert Newhouse, responsible for one of the iconic plays in Dallas Cowboys history, died Tuesday after a long illness, his son told Fox 4 in Dallas.
From: ESPN Dallas | By: Jean-Jacques Taylor | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Watch our interview with Victor Manjarrez, associate director of the Inivetrsity of El Paso’s National Center for Border Security and Immigration, from tonight’s ON THE RECORD and sound off!The post VIDEO: Inside the study that warned of Southern...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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These are preliminary skirmishes in what may be the final battle in a civil war waged in the Republican Party on and off since 1964.
From: Reuters | By: Nicholas Wapshott | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Early on in his relationship with his new head coach, Quandre Diggs told Charlie Strong the unvarnished truth about what ailed Texas: Some Texas players were in it for the wrong reasons.
From: ESPN | By: Max Olson | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Authorities say two police officers in South Texas have been shot and the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside a house.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Forward Rashard Lewis, who signed a one-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks for the veteran's minimum last week, needs knee surgery, agent Tony Dutt confirmed.
From: ESPN Dallas | By: Tim MacMahon | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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A North Texas jury took less than an hour to find a woman guilty Tuesday in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Kansas State coach Bill Snyder passed along some sage words of advice for new Texas coach Charlie Strong,
From: ESPN | By: Brandon Chatmon | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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For one month every summer, hundreds of thousands of purple martins stop by an abandoned shopping mall parking lot in Austin, Texas, on their way to the Amazon Basin. Reporter Luke Quinton visited this year's roosting and offers a glimpse of the phenomenon....
From: NPR | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Rick Perry’s National Guard scheme is silly....
From: New York Times | By: LAWRENCE DOWNES | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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My sister was in town for one day last week and it was awesome, especially because we got to have ourselves a sister date out on the town with one of my old + all-time faves, (Archer's too) The Polyphonic Spree. The last time I saw The Polyphonic Spree...
From: Girl's Gone Child | By: GIRL'S GONE CHILD | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Welcome to  New Tunes Tues, where we tell you what newly released songs/albums/music videos etc require your attention immediately. This week, Austin Mahone takes a stab at R&B, One Republic gets the movie soundtrack treatment and more! Let’s...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Shopping at Costco is pretty great, but that doesn’t mean you should bring your dog along on your shopping trip, then leave it in your vehicle with the temperature outside in the 90s. The same goes for your very young and very old loved ones. Come...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • This is a really cool photo of hockey at the 1928 Olympics. [Reddit Hockey] ...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Harrison Mooney | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Andre Johnson might be close to breaking his stalemate with the Houston Texans.
From: ESPN | By: Tania Ganguli | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send 1,000 National Guard troops to the border is the latest move in an ongoing debate over the influx of unaccompanied youth crossing into the United States. Here are the questions we wanted to know about Perry's...
From: CNN | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Little Savannah Snodgrass -- a 7-month-old Texas girl who was stricken with a life-threatening brain tumor -- was released from Texas Children's Hospital in Houston Saturday night after undergoing emergency surgery 11 days ago....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The Dallas Stars agreed to a four-year contract with forward Antoine Roussel on Tuesday, the team announced.
From: ESPN Dallas | By: ESPN.com news services | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In early 2014, the Dallas Safari Club, a Texas-based hunting outfit, came up with an unconventional idea for protecting the critically endangered African black rhino: Auction a permit to shoot one and donate the money for conservation. What kind of precedent...
From: National Geographic | By: Costas Christ | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The Texas governor is back and thinking about running for president. And wait 'til you hear about his hot new idea...
From: Salon.com | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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There are two main reasons mathematics has fascinated humanity for two thousand years. First, math gives us the tools we need to understand the universe and build things. Second, the study of mathematical objects themselves can be beautiful and intriguing,...
From: Business Insider | By: Andy Kiersz | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The NBA has had fans in the world's second-most-populous country for decades, but new efforts by American teams and the national squad may make the sport even bigger there....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sharda Ugra | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In this clip from the ESPNU College Football podcast, Ivan Maisel talks to Texas A&M head coach, Kevin Sumlin....
From: ESPN | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Today we're featuring Dallas-based Kileen Valenzuela (32), who is a software developer and proud Mum of a little boy. Our 5' tall petite blogger is a trendy dresser who wears bold, dramatic, feminine and maximal outfits with panache. Related posts: Pretty...
From: You Look Fab | By: Inge | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Going to a nurses union meeting is a little bit like going to an evangelical church service. Contract talks begin next week on new four-year contract. "We all have to stand up, and it's a struggle," says Veronica Cambra, a nurse reporting a grievance...
From: Kaiser Health News | By: April Dembosy, KQED | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Republican presidential contenders could face a difficult choice between infuriating primary voters and permanently alienating Hispanic voters....
From: The Atlantic | By: Ronald Brownstein | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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When you think of zero waste, you might picture towering compost heaps or overflowing recycling carts – but what about one bin for all your household waste, from carrot peels and chicken bones to junk mail and soda bottles? That’s the idea behind...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Alexis Petru | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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by Leah Finnegan On a recent afternoon, an older man and woman self-consciously configured themselves in front of the south reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial. The man placed his hand on the woman’s hip in an awkward clasp and grinned unselfconsciously...
From: The Awl | By: Leah Finnegan | Monday, July 21, 2014
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EdgeWave said Tuesday that it has secured $6 million in Series A funding from TVC Capital. In addition to the funding, EdgeWave has also received a $5 million credit facility from Square 1 Bank. Based in San Diego, EdgeWave is a cybersecurity firm....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Filed under: Recession, Job Market, Unemployment, U.S. Government, Economy www.foreffectivegov.org You've heard the story many times about good people who lose their jobs through no fault of their own, and find their lives turned upside down. That's...
From: Daily Finance | By: Drew Trachtenberg | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The latest round of US DOE and USDA funding for advanced biofuels research underscores that biofuels will continue have a role in the US energy landscapeUS Still Crushing On Advanced Biofuels Research With New USDA, DOE Grants was originally published...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Dallas Area Rapid Transit reduced greenhouse gases and saved money on fuel by transitioning to compressed natural gas buses....
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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We’re now ready to start taking reservations for the Tenth Annual Newberg Report Night at Globe Life Park, which will be on Wednesday, August 13, when Texas plays Game Three of a four-game set against Tampa Bay.  This year our event will benefit...
From: Newberg Report | By: Jamey Newberg | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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