Posts Tagged District of Columbia

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

In this May 22, 2014, photo, a ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.

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Dimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournament

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov pulled out of the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection.

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No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not.

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Mystics survive bad 4th quarter to beat Shock

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivory Latta scored 17 points and the Washington Mystics held off the Tulsa Shock 82-77 on Friday night despite making only field goal in the fourth quarter.

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Wimbledon runner-up Bouchard WDs from Citi Open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard withdrew Thursday from the Citi Open next week.

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