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Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski Shames Her Colleagues For Taking A Snow Day

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is not impressed with her snow-fearing colleagues.

Federal offices were closed Thursday in anticipation of yet another winter storm in the Washington, D.C. 173 more words

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'Green News Report' - March 5, 2015

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IN TODAY’S RADIO REPORT: Gag order lifted in criminal trial of Massey Energy coal boss Don Blankenship; Sea levels rose 5 inches in 2 years in the Northeast; Oil drillers illegally dumping toxic wastewater in California; Air pollution standards cut rates of childhood asthma in half; PLUS: Republicans fail to override Obama’s Keystone XL veto, but vow to try again…and again…and again… All that and more in today’s Green News Report! 224 more words

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Don Young Suggests Wolves Could Help Get Rid Of Homeless People

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) suggested Thursday that the solution to homelessness is wolves.

Young made the comment during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing during an exchange with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. 213 more words

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These Kids Show It's Still Possible To Have Fun On Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) – Dozens of people staged a “sled-in” on Capitol Hill on Thursday during a late-winter snowstorm, ignoring a police ban on sledding on the grounds of the white-domed symbol of U.S. 384 more words

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Ringling Bros. Circus vs. SeaWorld: One Will Survive, the Other Will Not

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Thursday that it will phase out the use of elephants in its circuses. Why? Because it knew that if it didn’t do the “right” thing, it would be the end of its business. 263 more words

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Global Warming or Climate Chaos: What's in a Name?

This winter has set record lows in many states, a fact the editor of our conservative local newspaper, and others of his ilk, must be relishing. 1,064 more words

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