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Pipeline Safety Bill Passes, Merger Announced

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The U.S. Senate has approved a bill aimed at improving the safety of the nation's oil and gas pipelines. The legislation emerged after a deadly explosion in San Bruno, Calif., last year. A pipeline merger is on the government radar as well. Regulators will be scrutinizing a plan by pipeline operator Kinder Morgan to buy its rival El Paso for $21 billion.

ABC Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

ABC will air "It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown" Monday night. On the classic Christmas cartoon's golden anniversary, NPR explores what makes this ageless special endure.

L.A.'s Top Restaurant Charts New Waters In Sustainable Seafood

Providence is widely considered the finest restaurant in Los Angeles. Its award-winning chef, Michael Cimarusti, is piloting Dock to Dish, a program that hooks chefs up directly with local fishermen.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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Computer Guys and Gal sort out all the latest technology news from the last month.

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