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Power Breakfast For July 20, 2010

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It's been three months exactly since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, and ignited an economic and environmental disaster of seemingly endless consequence. At noon today, a protest at a park across the street from the United States Senate will mark the occasion. Ted Glick of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, points out it's also the 41st anniversary of Neil Armstrong landing on the moon...

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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A Biography Of Your Cubicle: How This Became The Modern Workplace

The office has long been seen as a symbol of boredom: It's a killer of spirits, a destroyer of spontaneity. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says a new book brings out its entertaining side.
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California Farmers Finagle A Fig For All Seasons

Two growers are competing to harvest fresh figs earlier and earlier in hopes of transforming the industry for year-round production. But some fig lovers say they can hold out for summer fruit.
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On National Mall, Native Americans Protest Keystone XL Pipeline

Native Americans from across the country are visiting Washington this week to protest the construction of a controversial pipeline in the Midwest.
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Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan

The Federal Communications Commission's proposal would let Web companies pay for faster access. But entrepreneurs, like Reddit's co-founder, are wondering how they would have fared with such rules.

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