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How EPA Rules Would Hit Coal-Heavy West Virginia

Host Melissa Block speaks to West Virginia University law professor James Van Nostrand about the impact of EPA power plant rules in his state. » E-Mail This …read more Via:

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Koch Brothers Gather Conservative Donors To Hear GOP Candidates

By Peter Overby The Koch brothers’ political network of wealthy donors this weekend auditioned five GOP presidential candidates, another sign of billionaires’ increasing political clout. » E-Mail This …read more

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Obama Challenges Power Engineers To Do More With Less

By Christopher Joyce If the president’s Clean Power Plan survives legal and political challenges, the nation’s electricity industry will have 15 years to remake itself and reduce CO2 emissions by

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Obama’s Climate Plan Faces Huge Political Challenges

By Scott Horsley Even before he officially unveiled it, President Obama’s plan to cut the carbon pollution produced by power plants faced significant opposition. » E-Mail This …read more Via:

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Ted Cruz Makes ‘Mmm … Machine-Gun Bacon’

By Amita Kelly Cruz cooking bacon on a machine gun follows a string of GOP candidates trying to stand out online by destroying a cell phone, playing Operation, and critiquing

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Indiana Democratic Party Sends Formal Request to Gov. Pence to Release All Documents Involved with the HIV Outbreak

It took Gov. Pence 65 days to declare a State of Emergency, cases rose from 10 to 79 during that time INDIANAPOLIS – In light of recent news about health

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Delph Continues to Deliberate U.S. Senate Run

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Republican State Senator Mike Delph says he is still thinking about running for the U.S. Senate. Delph made his comments Sunday after being honored by Pastor Ron

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Obama Aims To Tighten Restrictions On Plants’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Jeff Brady On Monday, President Obama will unveil tougher rules designed to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants. If the proposed plan clear legal hurdles, the nation’s power

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Changing Polling Metrics To Decide GOP’s Presidential Debate Lineup

By Scott Horsley Fox News will use an average of national polls to decide which GOP presidential candidates take part in Thursday’s prime-time debate. Pollsters say more and more people

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Democrats Consider Whether To Rename Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Events honor Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, founder of the Democratic Party. Both men owned slaves. Steve Inskeep talks to Mary Mancini, chairwoman of the Tennessee Democratic Party. » E-Mail