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Gas Saving Tips Cut Driving Costs By One-Third

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How you drive and maintain your vehicle can either save or cost you. By changing your driving habits you can improve fuel economy up to 37 percent right away (depending on how you drive).

Combine several tips and perform routine maintenance and you will save real dollars, not just pennies. Ronnie Kweller from the Alliance to Save Energy says filmmakers and videographers with a yen to put their work on the map, and on the Web, are invited to submit a two-minute video illustrating one or more of the Drive Smarter Challenge campaign's gas- and money-saving tips .

Meymo Lyons reports...

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He Died At 32, But A Young Artist Lives On In LA's Underground Museum

When Noah Davis founded the museum, he wanted to bring world-class art to a neighborhood he likened to a food desert, meaning no grocery stores or museums. Davis died a year ago Monday.
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The Strange, Twisted Story Behind Seattle's Blackberries

Those tangled brambles are everywhere in the city, the legacy of an eccentric named Luther Burbank whose breeding experiments with crops can still be found on many American dinner plates.
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State Taxes, School Budgets And The Quality Of Public Education

Budget cutbacks have made it impossible for many states to finance their public schools. But some have bucked the trend by increasing taxes and earmarking those funds for education. Taxes, spending and the quality of public education.

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Listen: 'Web Site Story,' NPR's Musical About The Internet — From 1999

Found in our archives: an Internet-themed remake of West Side Story from the dot-com bubble era. It begins with Bill Gates and features the sound of a modem but isn't as obsolete as you might expect.

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