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Maryland Rates Poorly On Power Plant Pollution

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Maryland ranked fifth-worst in the nation for pollution from coal and oil fired power plants, in a report from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Physicians for Social Responsibility.

But officials at Maryland's Department of the Environment say the study used information from 2009, before the state's Healthy Air Act regulating power plant pollution went into effect. And they say that much of the state's air pollution -- up to 70 percent -- comes from out-of-state power plants.

They say Maryland is working with other states to curb that pollution.

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MTV's Rewinding The '90s With A New Channel

The '90s are back! Pokémon has taken over the world again. A Clinton is running for president. And now, MTV is reviving '90s favorites like Beavis and Butt-head on a new channel, MTV Classic.
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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour is coming to you live from Slim's Diner from Petworth in Northwest D.C.

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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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