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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

Wind turbines near Minco, Okla. Besides objections to the subsidies the wind industry receives, many complain about noise and a lack of public notice regarding turbine placement. 

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States want greater regulation of wind industry

States want greater regulation of wind industry

CALUMET, Okla. — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.

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How did the best film actor of his generation wind up making action movies?

How did the best film actor of his generation wind up making action movies?

NEW YORK — Last week I sat in a lit, crowded multiplex theater near Times Square, awaiting a preview screening of "The Equalizer, "director Antoine Fuqua's big-screen adaptation of the '80s TV series. A few minutes before the movie began, a couple of twentysomethings next to me got into a di…

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Regulators approve Tucson Electric rate increase

State regulators today approved a rate increase for Tucson Electric Power Co. that will boost the average residential bill by about $3 to $4 per month — while putting off some new energy-efficiency programs that have been awaiting approval for more than two years.

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