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January 28, 2008, 7am PST
<p>A private developer has proposed the world's longest highway tunnel, running more than 16 miles under the Long Island Sound in New York.</p>
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January 25, 2008, 2pm PST
<p>A woman in Russia returned home form vacation recently to an empty plot of land. Her home was mistakenly demolished as developers readied a site for new construction.</p>
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January 24, 2008, 11am PST
<p>A broad cleanup and revitalization project in the oldest parts of Kabul, Afghanistan, are bringing new life to the war-ravaged city.</p>
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January 21, 2008, 11am PST
<p>In response to a request for documentation about why the EPA recently rejected greenhouse gas regulations in California, the agency has handed over limited and censored documents and citing an executive privilege in doing so.</p>
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January 13, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Dubbed 'the world's cheapest car' and the 'People's Car', the Tata Nano promises either a transportation revolution or an environmental nightmare.</p>
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December 13, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Chicago city officials have proposed a ban that would forbid residents from keeping chickens.</p>
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November 14, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The New Frontier, the first themed casino in Las Vegas, was imploded to make way for a Plaza-branded luxury resort, continuing the trend of landmark-razing, price-pushing new development.</p>
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July 24, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>The explosion of an 83-year old steam pipe in Manhattan shouldn't be viewed as an isolated incident, but a warning sign.</p>
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July 17, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>State legislators in New York did not schedule a vote on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan, missing a crucial deadline to apply for federal funding -- a move that all but erases the possibility of the plan's approval.</p>
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July 6, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>New mapping has revealed that part of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is actually intruding on Mexican land, usurping between 1 and 6 feet of Mexican soil for more than a mile. The U.S. insists it was a mistake, but Mexico wants its land back.</p>
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May 11, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Looking for a distinctive vacation home? There are 29 U.S. embassies for sale worldwide, several with prices under $500,000.</p>
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April 26, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>China has announced plans to induce rain in Beijing in the days before the 2008 Olympics in an effort to clean the air. Scientists are wary about the effects of the process.</p>
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February 21, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Small towns and rural areas hit by economic downturns have seen many of their young people enlist for lack of other opportunities -- and as a result they represent almost half of U.S. war fatalities in Iraq and Afghanistan.</p>
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January 18, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>The family in Bucharest, Romania that owns Bran Castle -- famous for its connection to the 15th century medieval ruler who inspired "Dracula" -- plans to sell the fortress to local authorities for $78 million.</p>
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September 27, 2006, 8am PDT
Chicago area boosters are touting their plan for a "compact games" as they bid for the 2016 Olympics.
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July 5, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>Architects and builders are rushing to design and build new simple but cozy homes for storm victims living in FEMA trailers.</p>
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June 20, 2006, 11am PDT
Long considered second rate versions of Las Vegas, Atlantic City casinos are looking to cash in on the high rollers from New York City by developing a direct train link to the Big Apple.
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May 25, 2006, 6am PDT
GM responds to higher gas prices by offering those who purchase SUVs in California and Florida subsidies on their gas expenses.
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May 24, 2006, 10am PDT
New York Senator Hillary Clinton has revealed her plans to make ethanol use widespread by 2015. Is it a coincidence that Iowa, site of the first presidential caucus, is a leading producer of the fuel?
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May 13, 2006, 7am PDT
Eager to provide relief to hurting motorists, state legislators and governors do what they can to roll back price increases, despite being told the reductions may not be seen at the pump.
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