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    Astronaut Fred Haise and Apollo 13

    Former NASA astronaut Fred Haise recounted his experiences as the Lunar Module Pilot on what was intended to be the third moon landing. An oxygen tank explosion two days into the…

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    Book Discussion on The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

    Alex Epstein talked about his book, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, in which he says that the public only hears one side of the argument in the debate over fossil fuels. In his book,…

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    Rural Drinking Water

    Water experts testified on challenges facing drinking water systems serving small and rural communities, particularly involving compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before a joint hearing of two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees about the agency’s fiscal year 2016 budget.

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    Interior Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee about her department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. Topics included a $1…

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    Space Exploration

    Former NASA astronauts, including Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, were among panels of witnesses testifying before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation…

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    Governors on Presidential Meeting

    Following their meeting with President Obama, some of the governors attending the National Governors Association annual winter meeting spoke to reporters outside the White House. They…

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    Book Discussion on Fire In The Belly

    Jerry Neal and Jerry Bledsoe talked about their book Fire In The Belly: Building A World-leading High-tech Company From Scratch In Tumultuous Times, about RF Micro Devices, a company…

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    Oil Transportation Safety and Pipelines

    Brigham McCown and Bob Deans talked about oil transportation safety and oil pipelines. They also spoke about the train accident in West Virginia that resulted in a crude oil spill and…

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    Technology and Innovation, Part 2

    Silicon Valley chief executive officers and venture capitalists talked about current and future innovations in technology. Some of the speakers included Braintree CEO William Ready, who…

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    Future of Digital Technology

    Panelists talked about digital technology, data collection, and consumer electronics. Larry Downes said society would soon see everything from home thermostats, clothes dryers, cars,…

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    President Obama Announces the Pullman National Monument in Chicago

    President Obama delivered remarks and announced the designation of a new national monument in Chicago’s Pullman Historic District. President Obama and Mayor Emmanuel talked about…

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    U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory

    U.S. Botanic Garden Executive Director Ari Novy gave a tour of what he calls a “living plant museum” that is located at the base of Capitol Hill and was established by Congress…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Republican address Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin appealed to President Obama not to veto the Keystone XL Pipeline bill recently passed by Congress. She talked about its…

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    House Debate on Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

    House members debated S.1, the Senate’s recently-passed legislation to approve the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline for taking crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

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    Book Discussion on Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space. She spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book…

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    Oil Prices and Energy Security

    Energy industry leaders and policymakers talked about the factors that caused the drop in oil prices. The price of oil per barrel fell in January 2015 to $45 after reaching an all-time…

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    Tim Cook at White House Cybersecurity Summit

    Tim Cook talked about Apple’s efforts to protect consumer privacy, saying Apple had valued security since its inception. He announced the expansion of the Apple Pay app to…

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    Republican Leaders on Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and other members of Congress urged President Obama to sign a bill authorizing construction of the Keystone…

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    Representative Jerry McNerney on Keystone XL Pipeline

    Representative Jerry McNerney (D-CA) talked about President Obama’s veto threat against Keystone XL Pipeline legislation and other energy issues. Other topics included the…

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