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Stories for April 9, 2012
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After decades of pollution, the feds face a deadline in 2019. Seven years might sound like a lot of time but expectations of a federal request for a delay are already rising.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Flip Side wonders why the Marriott and other hotels insist on loading up his bed with useless and dangerous Shams and Bed Scarfs and tubular thing-eys.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
These land-devouring, car-dependent malls were invented 60 years ago, with Seattle among the pioneers. Now they are in terminal decline. There was a better idea in Kansas City, but unfortunately it was eclipsed by our mania for malls.READ MORE 19 COMMENTS
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