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Lawsuit filed over Patagonia Mountains mine project

Lawsuit filed over Patagonia Mountains mine project

Enviros want to stop Canadian company looking for copper.

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

Sport-utility vehicles being snapped up in India, China, Brazil.

October 27, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Space station supply launch called off in Virginia

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space station delivery mission was called off Monday, just hours after the orbiting lab had to sidestep a piece of treacherous junk.

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Study: BP spill left oily 'bathtub ring'

Study: BP spill left oily 'bathtub ring'

WASHINGTON — The BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the sea floor that’s about the size of Rhode Island, research shows.

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BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor

BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor

FILE - In this April 21, 2010 file aerial photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. New research shows that the BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the seafloor that’s about the size of R…

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 23, 2014 photo, Maureen Mard poses for a photo with her Honda CR-V Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in O'Fallon, Mo. Mard, a retired investment banker, recently downsized to a Honda Accord but realized she really missed the height of her old SUV, as well as its ability to store her gara…

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 7, 2014 photo, Laurent Azoulai, 58, shows how he plugs his electric BMW i3 near the Champs Elysees in Paris. Azoulai said he also considered the Renault Zoé, but the BMW i3 won out because of its greater comfort and he also appreciates that he can charge his car at any of the “A…

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 7, 2014 photo, Laurent Azoulai, 58, drives his electric BMW i3 near the Champs Elysees in Paris. Azoulai said he also considered the Renault Zoé, but the BMW i3 won out because of its greater comfort and he also appreciates that he can charge his car at any of the “Autolib” car …

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo, Zhang Xinyao poses for photos in her KIA Sportage R SUV in a compound near her home in Beijing. Xinyao used to drive a small car, a Chinese-made Suzuki Alto, but after she had a child she wanted something bigger and safer. In 2012, she bought the Kia SUV for $28,…

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 23, 2014 photo, Maureen Mard poses for a photo with her Honda CR-V Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in O'Fallon, Mo. Mard, a retired investment banker, recently downsized to a Honda Accord but realized she really missed the height of her old SUV, as well as its ability to store her gara…

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

FILE - In this June 8, 2011 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron looks at a new Nissan Qashqai car after the automaker announced that the UK Nissan factory will manufacture the model with an additional 192 million pound investment, on Downing Street, in London. The Qashqai was …

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 7, 2014 photo, Laurent Azoulai, 58, drives his electric BMW i3, foreground left, near the Champs Elysees in Paris. Azoulai said he also considered the Renault Zoé, but the BMW i3 won out because of its greater comfort and he also appreciates that he can charge his car at any of …

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

FILE - In this April 20, 2014 file photo, a model poses near Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors' Haval 8 at the China Auto show held in Beijing. Analysts expect China to be the biggest market for SUVs in the world by 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

FILE - In this April 24, 2012 file photo, visitors look at a Great Wall Motors Haval H6 SUV during the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing. Analysts expect China to be the biggest market for SUVs in the world by 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 23, 2014 photo, Maureen Mard poses for a photo with her Honda CR-V Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in O'Fallon, Mo. Mard, a retired investment banker, recently downsized to a Honda Accord but realized she really missed the height of her old SUV, as well as its ability to store her gara…

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

In this Oct. 22, 2015, photo, worker's perform final inspections on vehicles, as 2015 Ford Explorers, right, roll off the assembly line at the Chicago Ford Assembly Plant in Chicago. The seven-passenger Ford Explorer, introduced in the 1991 model year, was the first SUV that was equally at h…

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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

The final inspections are performed on 2015 Ford Explorers at the Chicago Ford Assembly Plant. Global SUV sales rose 88.5 percent between 2008 and 2013, to 15.7 million, according to IHS Automotive.

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Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Utility work could bulldoze a mile-long, 100-foot-wide section. 

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NIMBYs are saving communities

Most NIMBY arguments are not NIMBYist at all — they are NIABYist: not in anyone's backyard.

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ADEQ: Patagonia mine wasn't source of orange sludge

ADEQ: Patagonia mine wasn't source of orange sludge

Agency draws flak from environmentalists for its handling of Trench Mine runoff.

October 21, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

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