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Maryland lawmakers vote to ban drilling known as fracking

Maryland lawmakers have voted to ban hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas, a process better known as fracking

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Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir
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Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it's placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service

AP Exclusive: Colombia 'panic buttons' expose activists
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AP Exclusive: Colombia 'panic buttons' expose activists

Colombia's government has issued about 400 GPS-enabled "panic buttons" to human-rights activists, labor organizers and journalists working in risky environments

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Court reinstates gender discrimination lawsuit in NY

An appeals court in New York says an advertising industry creative director who claimed his employer discriminated against him because he failed to conform to gender stereotypes can proceed with a lawsuit

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Company: Dakota Access pipeline under North Dakota reservoir is filled with oil, full pipeline will be in service soon

Company: Dakota Access pipeline under North Dakota reservoir is filled with oil, full pipeline will be in service soon

Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap
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Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap

A social media war has broken out after two girls on United Airlines free family program passes were denied boarding because their leggings were deemed inappropriate

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New Jersey's credit downgraded for 11th time under Christie

New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie

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Energy chief Perry tours Yucca Mountain nuclear site

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has toured the site of the failed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, his first visit to an Energy Department site since taking over the department

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Dent sees focused bipartisan efforts to overhaul health care

U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania says improving the health care system will have to happen on a bipartisan basis, and in bits and pieces at a time

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Court rules New Jersey not liable in $80M Superfund cleanup

New Jersey isn't liable to pay for part of an $80 million toxic waste cleanup along the Raritan Bay