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Could the Internet spell the end of snow days?

(AP) -- Could the Internet mean the end of snow days? Some schools think so, and they are experimenting with ways for students to do lessons online during bad weather, potentially allowing classes to go on ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Internet
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4 and 20 blackbirds, and 4,000, dead in the sky

(AP) -- Celebratory fireworks likely sent thousands of discombobulated blackbirds into such a tizzy that they crashed into homes, cars and each other before plummeting to their deaths in central Arkansas, ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Ecology
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Storm threatens BP efforts to plug Gulf well

The threat of a new tropical storm forced crews to make preparations to protect the damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well, which could delay plans to permanently seal the leak that led to the environmental disaster.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Environment
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Tar balls hit Texas as oil spill cost soars

Tar balls from the Gulf of Mexico spill have turned up on the Texas coast, expanding the oil slick's impact to all five Gulf states, officials said late Monday, as BP's disaster costs soared above three billion ...

dateJul 06, 2010 in Environment
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