Eco-News Roundup: Friday February 5

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Mystery Tour: What’s the Pentagon testing in the desert? A death ray perhaps?

Recession’s Cost: As recession wears on, state healthcare programs are faltering.

Telling on DADT: At a Congressional hearing, long-time military men talk ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’

What a Boob: Are explosives-laden breast implants something to worry about?

Black Gold: Oil corporations are outraged Obama’s taking their tax breaks.

High Hopes: Sen. Harry Reid says he hopes Dems move healthcare forward.

No Cigar: Sen. Nancy Pelosi says Dems are ‘very close’ to passing healthcare bill.

Nothing to Lose: Poll shows Democrats have nothing to lose from passing bill.

 

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