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Privacy Advocates To Senate Cyber Security Bill

By Brian Naylor The Senate is considering a bill to make it easier for businesses and the government to share data about cyber threats. Proponents say it would enhance security;

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Hogsett Wants to Follow Ballard on Vacant Homes

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Indy Democratic Mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett says he wants to build on incumbent Mayor Greg Ballard’s efforts when it comes to addressing abandoned and vacant housing. Hogsett

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The Strangest Presidential Campaign Ever

By Linton Weeks In the annals of American politics, there have been some pretty quirky quests for the White House. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/npr-history-dept/2015/08/04/428989753/the-strangest-presidential-campaign-ever?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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Forum In N.H. A Warmup For First GOP Debate Of 2016 Race

By Don Gonyea Fourteen Republican presidential hopefuls made for a crowded GOP field Monday night in Manchester, N.H. Donald Trump declined to attend. It wasn’t a debate, but rather two

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Mixed React to Obama Coal Decision

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Reaction to President Barack Obama’s new rules regarding coal emissions is drawing mixed reaction from Hoosiers policy makers, most of it negative. The plan calls for a

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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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14 GOP Candidates Will Share The Stage At New Hampshire Forum

Correspondent Don Gonyea tells NPR’s Melissa Block that unlike official GOP debates, which will limit the number of participants, all the hopefuls were invited to to appear in Manchester on

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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