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New Mexico utility embarks on energy planning mission

New Mexico’s largest electric utility is reaching out to vendors and energy companies around the world for ideas as it works toward going emissions free.

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Groundbreaking set for Facebook broadband project in WVa

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he plans to attend a groundbreaking for a Facebook broadband project.

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Yellowstone looking at Wi-Fi upgrades for some buildings

The National Park Service reviewing a proposal from a wireless network company that wants to install Wi-Fi in the developed areas of Yellowstone National Park.

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Electronics recycling demand clogs roads, ends event early

Long lines and traffic jams put an early end to a free electronics recycling event in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Chief: Breach may have compromised police officers’ data

Officials say a possible data breach may have compromised the personal information of more than 500 employees of a Virginia police department.

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Microsoft hires ex-AG Holder to audit face-scanning firm

Microsoft is hiring former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to review its investment in a facial recognition startup that scans faces at Israeli military checkpoints.

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Cutting-edge satellite built by UW students

The University of Washington is one of a couple dozen universities around the country participating in a NASA program that gives students hands-on experience in developing and building mini-satellites.

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Registration nears for Illinois girls’ cybersecurity program

A statewide program helping female high school students learn about cybersecurity and potential jobs in the field begins accepting registration next month.

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Electric vehicle charging station opens off I-15 in Nevada

Electric vehicle owners have a new place to charge batteries on the heavily-traveled freeway between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

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Markets Right Now: Trade hopes send stocks to records

Stocks are heading for more record highs after U.S. officials said they were making progress in the latest push for a trade agreement with China.