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Wind Farm Developers More Mindful Of Whales

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While environmentalists like the idea of wind energy, many are concerned about the wind turbines' effects on sea life and migrating birds. They also say loud construction noises typically associated with building those turbines could affect whales negatively.

For these reasons, wind farm developers from New Jersey to Virginia, have announced an agreement to avoid building towers and doing other activities at the peak of whales' migratory season.

The companies also agree to watch for whales and to use tools and technologies to keep their work as quiet as possible.

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Not My Job: We Quiz The Duplass Brothers On Sibling Rivalry

Mark and Jay Duplass take a break from writing, directing, acting and producing to play a game called "Hating you is like hating myself."
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Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit Fly

Since September, Florida has been fighting an infestation of the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that threatened more than 400 crops. The state declared the insect eradicated as of Saturday.
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For Nevada Democrats, A Lot Will Depend On Latino Voters

How instrumental is Nevada's Latino community in next week's race there between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders? NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks Nevada state senator Ruben Kihuen.
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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.

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