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Colorado governor strikes deal on fracking

Colorado's Democratic governor forged a deal to stop dueling proposals on oil and gas drilling and avoid a messy ballot fight that had his party concerned about political consequences in November.

dateAug 05, 2014 in Environment
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Scientists find average but large Gulf dead zone

NOAA- and EPA-supported scientists have mapped the Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area with low oxygen water, measuring 5,052 square miles this summer—approximately the size of the state of Connecticut. The measurements were ...

dateAug 04, 2014 in Environment
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States debate digital currency

Now that consumers can use digital currencies like bitcoin to buy rugs from, pay for Peruvian pork sandwiches from a food truck in Washington, D.C., and even make donations to political action committees, states ...

dateAug 01, 2014 in Internet
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