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Maine's high court allows Grand Falls wind farm

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Maine's highest court is upholding a state Board of Environmental Protection decision to give a developer the go-ahead to build a wind farm on Passadumkeag Ridge in Grand Falls Township.

Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.

The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

When you think of tech startups, you probably think Northern California. Companies there receive the largest share of funding from venture capitalists, but there are several other notable pockets around the country.

Restraining order extended against ash disposal

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A temporary restraining order blocking disposal of ash from the incineration of a Texas Ebola victim's belongings in Louisiana will continue.

US returns dozens of stolen artifacts to Peru

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics.

Odessa High School evacuated after gas line hit

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A West Texas high school was evacuated after a construction crew punctured a gas line in an accident that sent eight people —four students and four teachers — to the hospital.

Dallas nurse's dog tests negative for Ebola

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The first Ebola test for the quarantined King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse hospitalized with the virus has come back negative.

Another special interest wants say in water use

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

When it comes to water planning, neither the Lower Colorado River Authority, which manages Austin-area lakes, nor the state water plan takes the needs of boaters and marinas formally into account. Instead, the focus is on residential, industrial, environmental and agricultural use.

Judge indicted in Army Depot fraud case suspended

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Northeast Texas judge and businessman indicted in an alleged billing scheme involving the Red River Army Depot has been suspended without pay.

Pond liners used against Lake Waco zebra mussels

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Pond liners are being used to try to stop zebra mussels from spreading at a Central Texas lake that supplies water to Waco.