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The Daily Word 12.17.09: Pickup trucks, El Paso, flashers

Sec. of State Clinton pledges that the U.S. will help raise $100 billion for climate aid fund.

Bengals' receiver (football player) dies after falling out of the back of a pickup truck.

Extra flu vaccines available.

How will state furloughs affect public defenders?

Incomes for college-educated workers are growing fastest in ... El Paso, TX. Downside? Living in El Paso, TX.

Drinking water may be legal and yet still dangerous.

Man exonerated, released from prison after 35 years.

Fighting to give birth the way you want.

A flasher is arrested after a driver, startled by the lady-flasher's breasts, hits her.

Texas school district cracks down on hipster wear.

It's Eugene Levy's birthday.

V.18 No.28 | 7/9/2009
The Raging Grannies sing songs of nuclear wasteland at the Tuesday, June 30 public meeting.
Marisa Demarco

News Feature

WIPP Tides

Geologist points to holes in the thinkingand the landscapearound waste burial in Southern New Mexico

By Marisa Demarco

For years, Richard Hayes Phillips has carried in his mind awful visions of what it would be like to see the Pecos River contaminated with radioactive material. "People fish there, and it flows into the Rio Grande at Amistad Reservoir, which is actually the Spanish word for 'friendship,' ” he says.

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