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Unstable Star Threatens Earth - Astronomer
Science & Tech  (tags: star, threat, earth, space, world, constellation, supernova, gamma rays, scientists, mass extinctions )

- 3701 days ago -
Its name is WR104, and it could spell the end of the world.
Nuclear Company in Talks With Idaho Utilities
Business  (tags: Nuclear, company, Idaho, utilities, electricity, Alternate Energy Holdings, Idaho Power Co., PacifiCorp., Avista Corp., nuclear plant )

- 3701 days ago -
The CEO of a company proposing to build a nuclear power plant in Owyhee County says he wants to give the state's three major utilities first dibs at his electricity.
Mad Cow Case Confirmed in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, mad cow, cow, beef, disease, food )

- 3709 days ago -
OTTAWA, Canada (AP) -- Canadian officials confirmed a new case of mad cow disease Tuesday, the second such case in two months and the 12th since the disease was first discovered in Canada in 2003.
More Birds Died Than First Said
Animals  (tags: birds, death, repellant )

- 3712 days ago -
More birds than initially reported died at Capitol Square after getting caught Tuesday in a gooey pigeon repellant.
Road Salt, De-Icer Spell Trouble for Birds
Animals  (tags: birds, Road salt, winter, de-icer, roadways, finches, U.S. Forest Service, wildlife, biologist, animals, death )

- 3712 days ago -
STEVENS PASS -- The harsh winter pummeling Washington's mountain passes isn't easy for the birds either, it seems.
Woman In Fight With Pet Cemetery Over Plot
Animals  (tags: dogs, Pet Cemetery, Plot, cocker spaniel, sadness )

- 3714 days ago -
A Lenexa, Kan., woman said she paid for a plot to bury her dog but six months later, there is no headstone and the owner of the pet cemetery wants to move her dog.
'Green-Collar' Jobs Growing Like Grass
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Wind farms, Analysts, jobs, wind power, tax credits, green jobs, solar panels, ethanol production, maintenance, construction )

- 3730 days ago -
BAKERSFIELD - Wind farms have sprouted new "green-collar" jobs. Analysts say the environmentally friendly workforce is expected to gain half-a-million jobs by 2030.
'Raining Dead Birds,' Resident Says
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, poisoned, Arizona, abuse, AnimalCruelty, crime, death, killing, law, wildlife, Endangered species act )

- 3745 days ago -
PHOENIX -- Experts say they believe they have identified why dozens of birds have been mysteriously dropping from the sky and dying in yards of west Phoenix reside
Two Dog Snatchers Pose as Animal Control Officers in St. Charles
Animals  (tags: dogs, thieves, animal control, pets, steal )

- 3745 days ago -
KMOV) - Two dog thieves are posing as animal control officers and threatening family pets in St. Charles County. Officials are warning pet owners to watch out for these men trying to possibly steal animals.
Army Battles Traumatic Brain Injuries
Health & Wellness  (tags: army, soldiers, health, brain, injuries, Marines, Iraq, Afghanistan, traumatic, explosion )

- 3746 days ago -
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Army is mobilizing its resources to fight a serious threat to soldiers' health. They estimate that as many as 10-20 percent of soldiers and Marines returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from a traumatic brain injury caused by a...
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