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January 26, 2012, 5am PST
Fracking technology led to a gas boom--now there's so much gas available, that prices have dropped along with demand.
NPR
January 11, 2012, 1pm PST
The Super Bowl bid in Indianapolis has had a ripple effect in the community, leading to significant revitalization efforts and a "mini-building boom in anticipation of the big game."
The New York Times
January 9, 2012, 1pm PST
Indonesia's economy is growing but the crumbling infrastructure is costing residents.
NPR
January 5, 2012, 12pm PST
Jobs of the future will be located in areas with some of the fastest bandwidth in the world -- and American is in sorry shape, writes columnist Thomas Friedman in <em>The New York Times</em>.
The New York Times
January 1, 2012, 9am PST
The continuing recession and housing crisis are being further decimated by federal cuts to housing aid, according to The Nation.
The Nation
December 16, 2011, 10am PST
Land trust have been able to increase their holds during the last five years. Lower land prices and conservation easements on working ranches and farms have enabled greater conservation efforts.
High Country News
December 5, 2011, 1pm PST
While the news appeared positive in last week's jobs report, the public sector was significantly worse, with 20,000 government workers laid off in November alone.
The New York Times
November 22, 2011, 7am PST
Good planning is attracting young hipsters to cities throughout the world, writes Christopher F. Schuetze.
International Herald Tribune via New York Times
November 21, 2011, 12pm PST
Consumers still have "range anxiety", the fear that electric cars won't get them to and from their destinations on one charge. NPR looks at the attitudes that are still keeping people from investing in electric vehicles.
NPR Morning Edition
November 18, 2011, 12pm PST
A new report from Stanford University looks at the changes in incomes and neighborhoods.
The New York Times