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Texas Is Wired for Wind Power, and More Farms Plug In

nytimes.com — PANHANDLE, Tex. - The wind is so relentless that a week can go by before it is calm enough for a crane operator to install the 30-ton blades atop the 260-foot towers at the Panhandle 2 wind farm here. It's worth the wait; a single turbine at the farm can produce 40 percent more energy than an average one.
Jul 24, 2014

Texas electric grid finally catches up with #wind turbine installation boom .. from teh NYT nyti.ms/1lxBxuj

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‘Magic in the Moonlight’: Another Woody Allen Odd Couple

nytimes.com — "Magic in the Moonlight," Woody Allen 's new film, stages a debate that will be familiar to anyone who has seen more than a couple of the previous 43. There are various ways to characterize the argument: between reason and superstition; between doubt and faith; between realism and magic.

N.C.A.A. Players’ Winning Streak, Off the Field

nytimes.com — Leaders of the multibillion-dollar college sports industry, under increasing legal scrutiny over the rights of student-athletes, have begun rolling back some of the most contentious policies regarding amateurism. Indiana University announced a bill of rights for athletes last month, promising free tuition for life rather than the customary one-year scholarship guarantee.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @joedrape: N.C.A.A. Players’ Winning Streak, Off the Field. Athletes getting guaranteed scholarships & clawing back rights http://t.co/…

Jul 24, 2014

... at a time of growing unrest in college sports over what critics say is exploitation of athletes. nyti.ms/1nvUph8 @nytimes #NCAA

Jul 24, 2014

N.C.A.A. Players’ Winning Streak, Off the Field. Athletes getting guaranteed scholarships & clawing back rights nyti.ms/1lxtPQL

Jul 24, 2014

RT @marcatracy: Pressure-->change. My story on NCAA and some conferences/schools handing incremental victories to student-athletes http://t…

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As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - As Israel's incursion into Gaza enters its third week and Palestinian civilian deaths mount, reaction in the United States has been muted, with polls through last weekend showing most Americans still supportive - in part, analysts say, because of the failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East.
Jul 24, 2014

As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support nyti.ms/1lxqQHX

Jul 24, 2014

Contrast: CNN/ORC poll found that 57% of Americans "believe that Israel’s military actions in Gaza are justified" nyti.ms/1lxqQHX

Jul 24, 2014

"In a situation long familiar, Israel is losing the public relations war outside the United States" - nyti.ms/1lxqQHX

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