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The Redskins Are Going Green

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The Washington Redskins plans to install solar panels this September at FedExField in Landover Maryland.
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The Washington Redskins plans to install solar panels this September at FedExField in Landover Maryland.

The solar array will supply part of the stadium's electricity needs on game days, but on non-game days, it will supply all of it's energy needs.

NRG Energy will install the 8,000 panels as well as a covered parking area that the team says will protect fans from inclement weather and make for better tailgating.

This solar installation is the latest in a growing number of major projects. Catholic, Georgetown, and American Universities all have or are installing major panel systems, so is Perdue's Salsbury corporate headquarters and a prison complex near Hagerstown.

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Bread Grains: The Last Frontier In The Locavore Movement

Modern bakeries rely on industrial mills for their flour. But a small and growing number of bakers, chefs and pasta makers are making their own flour with the age-old method of stone milling.
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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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