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APS, big businesses veer apart on efficiency goals

APS, big businesses veer apart on efficiency goals

PHOENIX — A major Arizona utility and big businesses that use large amounts of electricity are at odds over whether the state should change its energy-efficiency rules, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Yes: Ubiquitous government overreach mutes innovative drive

Yes: Ubiquitous government overreach mutes innovative drive

Business doesn’t support regulations whose costs outweigh the benefits.

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A cruise through the Galapagos Islands is a voyage back in time

A cruise through the Galapagos Islands is a voyage back in time

You see essentially what Darwin saw in 1835 on the Galapagos Islands. 

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Well-traveled gray wolf 'looking for love' in Arizona

Well-traveled gray wolf 'looking for love' in Arizona

Biologists don’t know her age or from where she traveled.

November 21, 2014 6:31 pm Photos

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Macedonian environmentalists blast city crow hunt

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A Macedonian environmental group is calling for the prosecution of a hunters' association behind a midnight massacre of crows inside the country's fourth-largest city, allegedly after residents complained that the birds' droppings were spoiling their cars.

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers pull a rhino to a metal cage near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last month, as part of a plan to create a stronghold w…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, a caged rhino looks through it's cage after being darted, skin and blood samples taken, and microchipped, near Skukuza, South Africa, before being transported by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted abo…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers prepare a darted rhino, near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures as part of a plan to create a stronghold within the country's fla…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 a darted rhino is blind-folded before being grounded for skin and blood samples to be taken, and microchipped, near Skukuza, South Africa, before being transported by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers pull a rhino to a metal cage near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last month, as part of a plan to create a stronghold w…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, a darted rhino has skin and blood samples taken, and gets microchipped, near Skukuza, South Africa, before being transported by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last mon…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, investigators open the decomposed corpse of a poached rhino in search of forensic evidence, on the border with neighboring Mozambique near Skukuza, South Africa. Part of the Kruger's fence, between the two countries, has gaping holes through which…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 tracking rangers with their dog, re-enact how they work, in conjunction with a helicopter, to track down rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park, near Skukuza, South Africa. On Thursday it was announced that 1,020 rhinos were poached in South A…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

SKUKUZA, South Africa (AP) — The rhino crashes forward, pounding the earth with its broad feet. Then, as a dart's sedative takes hold, it staggers and slouches to the ground, where South African rangers prepare to move the oversized beast by truck to an area they hope is safe from poachers.

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Around the world

Around the world

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers helps a rhino on to it's feet to be dragged to a metal cage near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last month, as part of …

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GOP can't undo climate change victory

GOP can't undo climate change victory

Obama's most important legacy could be meaningful action against climate change.

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Efforts to improve children's IQ are futile

It's one thing to point out that programs to improve children's cognitive functioning have had a dismal track record.

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Feds seek extra holding space for Western mustangs

Animal welfare activists slam feds for seeking holding space for wild horses.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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