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Electric Cars May Not Be So Great For Environment, Study Shows

People who bought an electric car, thinking they were saving the environment, might be doing more harm than they think.

12/15/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tree Rings Reveal Most Severe California Drought In 1,200 Years

A new study that counted tree rings shows California’s drought is the worst in 1,200 years. While offering historical perspective, one interpretation says it will take more than one year’s rainfall to repair the damage done.

12/05/2014

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Student Tries To Barter His Way Through Semester

A University of Minnesota sophomore is living on an extreme budget, and chronicling it online.

11/05/2013

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Vikings Fans In The Cold

John Madden discusses the change in venue for this weekend’s Vikings-Bears game due to the Metrodome roof collapse, and the effects of the cold weather in the outdoor stadium on the players and the fans.

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