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Electric car owners today pay for electricity at equivalent of about 75 cents per gallon. 25 utilities in 14 states currently offer electricity rates tailored towards electric vehicle owners, according to a study by the Northeast Group.

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We hope your summer has been filled with outdoor time! Even though the weather has varied more than I remember from past years, most days are great days to take in some warmth and sunshine! We are coming to the end of yet another course in grad school, and hoping to have just […]

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75 years ago today, Judy Garland recorded "Over the Rainbow." This version was released as a single and is different than the performance used in "The Wizard of Oz" which was released a month later.

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Hillary Clinton is taking a break from her book tour and speaking schedule. But she’ll be back at it in the fall, very aware that her lead over all potential Republican presidential rivals may be slipping.

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The protected status of the sage grouse has become a flashpoint in US Senate races in both Montana and Colorado.

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Seven years ago, the Danish island of Samso became the first island to use renewable energy for 100 percent of its electricity needs. Now, Samso’s farming communities are moving toward organic farming – and away from fossil fuels.

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The issue in more than four dozen lawsuits from faith-affiliated charities, colleges and hospitals that oppose some or all contraception as immoral is how far the Obama administration must go to accommodate them.

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Just the sight of his 40-inch wingspan is enough to keep pigeons out of the stadium's rafters. "He flies around and shoos any pigeons away and returns to us for his reward, which is usually chicken or quail. He has quite refined taste," …

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A Washington Post analysis of data provided by Edward Snowden has revealed that nine out of ten communications intercepted by the NSA were from ordinary Internet users, not legally targeted foreigners. But the examination also showed that officials gle…

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Sure, anyone can play the triangle — but can you play it well?

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The tendency among Americans to be more conservative on social issues is shifting, mainly because of changing attitudes among Democrats and younger people.

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President Obama ordered US agencies to come up with a plan for protecting honey bees. Why just a plan? Why isn’t the US banning neonicotinoids, a kind of pesticide that some research shows is killing off US honey bees?

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Previous agreements to restrict greenhouse-gas emissions, including Kyoto, have largely failed. To curb global warming, negotiators are hoping countries will design and enforce their own cuts.

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In announcing its new music streaming service, Google’s YouTube says some big artists, including Adele, Vampire Weekend, and Radiohead, could be blocked from the site unless their independent record labels can strike a deal.

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As an American, the Monitor’s European bureau chief did not expect the audience at Kiev’s opera house to be quite so… youthful.

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An food sustainability organization in the UK has spread its philosophy of sharing and making food accessible in 25 countries. In France, the idea has become popular with projects in more than 300 municipalities in the country.

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For now, drones are no longer allowed to fly on National Park lands.

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