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A royal(ty) mess

Jodi Peterson | Jan 08, 2013 12:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

Are mining companies paying their fair share for the coal and minerals extracted from public land?

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A bridge to nowhere?

Stephanie Paige Ogburn | Jan 07, 2013 05:00 AM
Filed under: Climate Change , Blog Post

The climate friendliness of natural gas comes into question, again

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Ridahoan Ahoan on The wild and not so gun-loving West

Jonathan Thompson | Jan 03, 2013 09:00 AM
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That's a well-written piece. Of course, lots of 'western' symbols were probably more the product of Hollywood or Nashville, such as wearing a hat indoors, [...]

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Jonathan Thompson on The wild and not so gun-loving West

Jonathan Thompson | Jan 03, 2013 09:00 AM
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Stephen: You got me! Sort of. Technically, a clip and magazine are not the same. However, because they've been used interchangeably so often, Merriam-Webster now [...]

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Stephen Smith on The wild and not so gun-loving West

Jonathan Thompson | Jan 03, 2013 09:00 AM
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It is called a magazine not a clip. A magazine is what is used to feed the firearm itself, whereas a clip is used to [...]

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Robert Laybourn on The wild and not so gun-loving West

Jonathan Thompson | Jan 03, 2013 09:00 AM
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I recall reading an account of an emigrant train coming upon a group of bison for the first time and in their eagerness to kill [...]

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Deb Dedon on The wild and not so gun-loving West

Jonathan Thompson | Jan 03, 2013 09:00 AM
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The 'wildness' of the west was less gunslinger than carpetbagger. Arizona still has plenty of land scammers toting bags of legal tricks. This morning Tucson [...]

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Colin Holloway on The wild and not so gun-loving West

Jonathan Thompson | Jan 03, 2013 09:00 AM
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Family legend has it we (my dad's side) were over the Cumberland Gap before the battle of Tippecanoe, in Texas before the Alamo and in [...]

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The wild and not so gun-loving West

Jonathan Thompson | Jan 03, 2013 09:00 AM
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The Old West was wild at times, but the notion that it was saturated with guns is false

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Robert Laybourn on 2012 in numbers

Jonathan Thompson | Dec 31, 2012 05:30 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

Interesting and informative numbers. I am using a 16 month calendar, so maybe I am gaining an extra four months a year? I guess the [...]

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