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Toxic Saturday

Fracking companies used 770 percent more water per well in 2016 than in 2011 across all the United States’ major gas- and oil-producing regions, according to a new study. The number of new fracking wells decreased as gas prices fell, … Continue reading

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FRayeDae FAHNEEz

  No Guarantees – Mark Fiore

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King Jerk Thursday

Donald Trump’s decision on Wednesday to revoke the security clearance of the former CIA director John Brennan was deemed an “unprecedented” use of executive power by a president intent on using his office to settle personal scores. In announcing the … Continue reading

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Strange Stars Wednesday

This star, 61 Cygni, isn’t one of the brightest stars. In fact, it takes some effort just to find it, because it is not much brighter than the faintest stars visible to the unaided human eye. It is, however, among the most … Continue reading

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Election Thieves Tuesday

Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Republican primary election for Kansas governor has plunged the state into an ethics crisis. Secretary of State Kris Kobach emerged with a 121-vote lead over incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer, and a recount appears inevitable. But Kobach, the most … Continue reading

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Historic Hysterics Monday

Carl Bernstein received an email from Bob Woodward the other day. “Can you believe this?” it read, “44 years!” It was a reference to President Richard Nixon’s resignation on 8 August 1974, following years of dogged reporting by the Washington … Continue reading

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Sunday Redness

  RED RAINBOW: Rainbows are normally red, yellow, green and blue–in short, all the colors of a rainbow. But the rainbow Giorgio Baldi photographed from Tromsø, Norway, on Aug. 10th was simply red: “I was watching a movie in my house … Continue reading

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