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Measure P in California's Santa Barbara County asks voters to ban controversial oil and gas drilling methods such as hydraulic fracturing. To date, the oil industry has spent $7 million to defeat it.
David Greene continues his reporting in the newest part of the Russian empire, Crimea. He visits a Muslim Tatar community as it celebrates a holiday, with a new Russia-appointed mayor.
Most Americans feel relieved when they see a drop in prices at the pump. Jason Bruns feels the opposite. A higher price of oil is good for him. He owns 10 oil wells in Kansas that produce about two barrels a day.
The San Francisco Giants took the World Series for the third time in five years Wednesday night, defeating the Kansas Royals 3-2 in Missouri.
In Nova Scotia a burglar tried to get away in a canoe. Cops watched from both sides of the harbor until the culprit paddled into a park and tried to run off into the woods. The stolen item: a sword.
Minneapolis ad agency Colle + McVoy is using beer to get its workers to fill out their time sheets. Fill out your time sheet, swipe your card, and you get a free beer.