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German University Revolutionizes Electric Car Production

November 19, 2014 9:25 am | by Stratasys | Comments

Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced it will feature the paradigm-breaking StreetScooter C16, an electric production vehicle available for under €10,000, on its stand at EuroMold, 25-28 November, Frankfurt...

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Toyota To Start Sales Of Fuel Cell Car

November 19, 2014 9:16 am | by Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press | Comments

There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world's largest automaker announced Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in...

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Air Bag System Approved For World Cup Ski Races

November 18, 2014 3:07 pm | by Andrew Dampf, AP Sports Writer | Comments

Perhaps if Lindsey Vonn had a big cushy air bag to fall on when she tore two ligaments in her right knee she wouldn't have missed the Sochi Olympics. And maybe Aksel Lund Svindal wouldn't have broken bones in his face and suffered a laceration to his groin and abdominal area after failing to land...

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EPA: Safe For Toxic Site's Neighbors To Return

November 18, 2014 3:06 pm | by Mitch Weiss, The Associated Press | Comments

Three families forced from their homes by toxic vapors in a mountain community outside Asheville, North Carolina, can safely return, federal officials have determined. The Environmental Protection Agency had found unsafe levels of vapors from a cancer-causing chemical inside three homes in the...

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OR Employers Add 9.9K Jobs In October

November 18, 2014 2:09 pm | by Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press | Comments

State figures show that Oregon employers went on a hiring spree this fall, adding nearly 10,000 jobs in October. The state Employment Department said Tuesday that's the largest one-month gain in jobs since August 1995, when more than 10,400 jobs were added. The agency said hiring was...

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Fracking To Be Permitted In GW National Forest

November 18, 2014 12:19 pm | by Brock Vergakis, The Associated Press | Comments

Over the objection of environmental groups and Virginia's governor, a federal management plan released Tuesday will allow a form of natural gas drilling known as fracking to occur in parts of the largest national forest on the East Coast. The U.S. Forest Service originally planned to ban...

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Ford Recalls Fusions For Software Problem

November 18, 2014 12:14 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem. The recall covers certain Fusions, including gas-electric hybrids, from the 2014 and 2015 model years. Ford traced the...

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US: Government Aircraft Regulations Apply To Drones

November 18, 2014 12:10 pm | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions. The FAA had fined Raphael Pirker, an aerial...

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GOP Vows To Pass Keystone Later If Bill Fails Now

November 18, 2014 12:05 pm | by Dina Cappiello, The Associated Press | Comments

Republican leaders vowed Tuesday to take up and pass a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline in Congress again next year if the Senate fails to advance the measure, or President Barack Obama vetoes it. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who will become the majority...

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CO Panel Makes No Progress On Marijuana Edibles

November 18, 2014 11:56 am | by Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press | Comments

A Colorado task force wrapped up a final task force meeting on Monday with no consensus on what marijuana-infused foods and drinks should look like. The group of regulators, law enforcement, parent groups and edible-pot makers has mostly argued about whether it would be...

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New Research Center Will Take 3D Printing To The Next Level

November 18, 2014 11:47 am | by GE Reports | Comments

On October 6, a Boeing 747 modified for testing jet engines taxied along a concrete runway on the edge of the Mojave Desert and took off with a brand new engine strapped to its left wing. Although the engine’s maiden flight was short, it made aviation...

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Chinese Company, Dairy Farmers Plan $100M KS Plant

November 18, 2014 11:43 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Chinese company and the Dairy Farmers of America say they are planning a $100 million plant in Kansas. The Dairy Farmers of America, a cooperative owned by 13,000 dairy farmers based, is based in Kansas City. It is working with the Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group. The two groups formed...

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Group Sues Kingsport Army Plant Over Pollution

November 18, 2014 11:10 am | by Travis Loller, The Associated Pres | Comments

The Tennessee Clean Water Network is suing a Kingsport ammunition plant for dumping an explosive into local drinking water. The lawsuit filed Monday asks a federal judge to order the U.S. Army and contractor BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. to immediately stop the illegal...

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SunEdison Buying First Wind For $1.9B

November 18, 2014 10:28 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Solar energy company SunEdison is adding some wind-fueled power to its business with a deal worth up to $2.4 billion. The St. Peters, Missouri-based company and its publicly traded subsidiary, TerraForm Power, said Monday that they are buying First Wind for $1.9 billion...

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Halliburton Buying Baker Hughes In $34.6B Deal

November 18, 2014 10:02 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Energy Writer | Comments

In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry, Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes in a cash-and-stock deal worth $34.6 billion.Global oil prices have tumbled 31 percent over...

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WI Agency Proposes Fee For Electric Cars

November 18, 2014 9:55 am | by Scott Bauer, The Associated Press | Comments

Wisconsin would join five other states that impose special fees on owners of electric vehicles, in an attempt to help make up for revenue drivers of those fuel-efficient cars aren't paying in gas taxes, under a road-funding proposal put forward by Gov. Scott Walker's...

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Coal Residue Vaults Found In Upper Peninsula

November 18, 2014 4:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Two underground concrete vaults used to store tar residue and other impurities from a manufactured gas plant more than 100 years ago have been unearthed in Marquette. The Mining Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/1B9IEWy ) that the vaults were found near the Shiras Steam Plant and are being cleaned...

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CA Accuses BP Of Inflating Natural Gas Prices

November 17, 2014 4:55 pm | by Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press | Comments

BP and its traders routinely manipulated prices to overcharge California as much as $300 million when it sold natural gas to the state, California and a fired BP employee allege in a lawsuit against the British energy company. The BP employee, who had helped administer...

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Honda Will Quietly Replace Air Bags Nationwide

November 17, 2014 4:42 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | Comments

Honda is quietly offering to replace potentially defective air bag parts across the U.S., even though its latest recall only covers cars in 13 high-humidity states and territories. The replacement program for owners concerned about their safety was revealed in documents posted recently by...

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NYC Adds $140M For Transforming Brooklyn Navy Yard

November 17, 2014 4:37 pm | by Jennifer Peltz, The Associated Press | Comments

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is getting a $140 million infusion of city money to upgrade a massive building from storage space to a workplace for 3,000 employees at companies ranging from a medical diagnostic laboratory to a motorcycle design startup, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced...

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