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Two US Companies Propose Thousands of Miles of Pipelines - for Capturing Carbon

"Two companies seeking to build thousands of miles of pipeline across the Midwest are promising the effort will aid rather than hinder the fight against climate change," reports the Associated Press, "though some environmental groups remain skeptical. "The pipelines would stretch from North Dakota to Illinois, potentially transforming the Corn Belt into one of the world's largest corridors for a technology called carbon capture and storage." Environmental activists and landowners have hindere...
Tags: Minnesota, US, Tech, North Dakota, Associated Press, Illinois, Midwest, Corn Belt, Great Plains Institute, Miles of Pipelines for Capturing Carbon, Brad Crabtree

Rams ready to see where Matthew Stafford leads them

In most ways, the Rams’ trade for Matthew Stafford is a familiar football story: Team desperate for a Super Bowl brings in famous quarterback to lead it over the hump. That’s the plot that paid off in Super Bowl trophies for the Broncos with Peyton Manning in the last decade and the Buccaneers with Tom Brady last season. But in one way, what the Rams are trying to do with Stafford is without precedent. Unlike Manning and Brady, Stafford arrives without a Super Bowl on his résumé. In fact, one th...
Tags: Sports, Peyton Manning, NFL, Drew Brees, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, Tom Brady, Espn, Warner, Saints, Detroit, AFL, Seahawks, Robert Woods

Carbon-Capture Pipelines Offer Climate Aid; Activists Wary

Two companies seeking to build thousands of miles of pipeline across the Midwest are promising the effort will aid rather than hinder the fight against climate change.
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Existing-Home Sales Expand 1.4% in June

Key Highlights: Existing-home sales rose 1.4% on a seasonally adjusted annual rate from May to June, with no region showing a sales decline.The inventory of unsold homes increased 3.3% to 1.25 million from May to June – equivalent to 2.6 months of the monthly sales pace.The median existing-home sales price rose at a year-over-year pace of 23.4%, the second highest level recorded since January 1999. Homes on the market typically sold in 17 days. Washington, D.C. – July 22, 2021 (nar.realto...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, West, South, Midwest, Sotheby s International Realty, Freddie Mac, Northeast, NAR, U S Census Bureau, National Association of Realtors, Yun, Real Estate News

Wildfire Smoke Spreads Haze and Health Warnings To East Coast

Wildfire smoke from Canada and the Western United States stretched across North America this week, covering skies in a thick haze, tinting the sun a malevolent red and triggering health alerts from Toronto to Philadelphia. Air quality remained in the unhealthy range across much of the East Coast on Wednesday morning. From a report: The map below, based on modeling from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows how the smoke spread across the country. It reflects fine particulate...
Tags: New York City, Toronto, Tech, Canada, Columbia University, North America, Environmental Protection Agency, East Coast, Midwest, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Western United States, Philadelphia Air, Roisin Commane

Smoke from the West's massive blazes has drifted east, causing haze and eerie skies over the Midwest and Northeast

The massive Bootleg Fire in Oregon has scorched an area larger than Los Angeles, and it's only 30% contained. The fire is so large and is burning so hot that it's creating its own weather.
Tags: News, Oregon, Los Angeles, Stories, Midwest

Omaha Symphony seeks Chief Revenue & Advancement Officer

The Omaha Symphony welcomes applications and nominations for the position of Chief Revenue and Advancement Officer, available in the summer of 2021. . . The Organization One of the finest professional ensembles in the Midwest, the Omaha Symphony is committed to excellence, innovative programming, education, and collaboration. With the mission “to enrich people’s lives through the exhilarating experience of live orchestral music,” the Orc...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Iowa, Broadway, Omaha, Catherine, AAA, Kansas City Royals, Symphony, Midwest, Omaha Nebraska, Orchestra, Omaha Performing Arts, Holland Performing Arts Center, Saddle Creek, Thomas Wilkins

A 22% surge in US coronavirus deaths is hitting unvaccinated people hardest. Experts worry about the long-term effects for vaccinated people, too.

El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff roll bodies in bags labeled "COVID" from refrigerated trailers into the morgue office in El Paso, Texas, on November 23, 2020. Ivan Pierre Aguirre/Reuters The US's daily coronavirus deaths surged 22% in the last week - mostly among unvaccinated Americans. Still, disease experts worry about breakthrough cases in the elderly or immunocompromised. Increased transmission could also allow the virus to mutate into a more dangerous strain. S...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Nbc, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, United States, United Kingdom, Delta, Deaths, Yougov, Anthony Fauci, Baltimore, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Kinder Morgan to purchase RNG developer Kinetrex Energy for $310M

In Texas, Kinder Morgan, Inc. agreed to acquire Indianapolis-based Kinetrex Energy from an affiliate of Parallel49 Equity for $310 million. Kinetrex has a 50% interest in the largest RNG facility in Indiana as well as signed commercial agreements to begin construction on three additional landfill-based RNG facilities. Once operational next year, total annual RNG production from the four sites is estimated to be over four billion cubic feet. Kinetrex is the leading supplier of liquefied natural g...
Tags: Indiana, Indianapolis, Midwest, Kinder Morgan, Renewable Natural Gas, KMI, Hart Scott Rodino, Fuels, RNG, Kinetrex Energy, Texas Kinder Morgan Inc, Kinetrex

How F1 got the data crunched for its new race car

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by what the weekday Exchange column digs into, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here.  Friends! Hello and thanks for dropping by. Today we have lots of our usual fare: Funding rounds to digest, some data on the startup market (thank you, DocSend), and the like. But we’re starting with a passion of mine: Racing. The Exchange has made various jo...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Florida, Microsoft, Softbank, Tech, Aws, Mercedes, Goldman, Marcus, Lando, Midwest, Smedley, Rob Smedley, Newsletters, WebEx

Hearing aids cost an average of $5000. Biden's plan to make them affordable doesn't go far enough.

Hearing aids are customized to respond to your specific hearing experience, while PSAPs are one-size-fits-all. Rawpixel/Getty Images President Biden's recent executive order aims to address, among other things, the exorbitant costs of hearing aids. Hearing aids cost an average of $5,000 and are rarely covered by insurance. Only 14% of the 48 million Americans with hearing loss can afford hearing aids. Over-the-counter hearing aids are not meant for children or those with severe or p...
Tags: Obama, White House, Trends, Ohio, Biden, Costco, Midwest, Camille, Starkey Hearing Technologies, Trump administration Food and Drug Administration, Erin Marsh, Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

Ethanol production, stocks and blending fall on the week

In Washington, DTN reports Energy Information Administration data shows ethanol production fell 2.4% on the week to 1.041 million bpd while stocks dropped slightly to 21.134 million barrels. All regions saw draws on their stocks, except for the key Midwest producing region that saw stocks build, despite blending demand falling 3.5% to 916,000 bpd, the first slip in five weeks. Blending demand fell in both the Midwest region as well as the Gulf Coast region.
Tags: Washington, Gulf Coast, EIA, Ethanol, Energy Information Administration, Midwest, DTN, Fuels

Daily Crunch: Citing data storage violations, India blocks Mastercard from onboarding new customers

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 14, 2021. We have a jam-packed newsletter for you today, so we’re getting something out of the way up top. We’ve covered India’s technology regulatory market often in recent weeks. Why? Because the Indian startup scene is crazy busy. How India’s government handles the boom is going to be critical for a host of founders, in...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, India, Tech, Twilio, Mastercard, Mitch, Lucas, Midwest, Frederic, Redmond, Facebook Facebook, Newsletters

SPC MD 1287

MD 1287 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH LIKELY FOR EASTERN IA...NORTHERN IL...SOUTHERN WI Mesoscale Discussion 1287 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0542 PM CDT Wed Jul 14 2021 Areas affected...Eastern IA...Northern IL...Southern WI Concerning...Severe potential...Watch likely Valid 142242Z - 142345Z Probability of Watch Issuance...80 percent SUMMARY...Severe threat is increasing across eastern IA/northwestern IL into southern WI. New ww will likely be warranted soon. D...
Tags: Weather, Illinois, Norman, Midwest, Il, Darrow Guyer, EASTERN IA NORTHERN IL SOUTHERN

Damaging winds threaten more than 90 million people in the Midwest and Northeast

Severe weather -- including possible tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds -- will threaten more than 90 million people across the Midwest and Northeast on Wednesday, according to forecasts.
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Damaging winds threaten more than 80 million people in the Midwest and Northeast

Severe weather -- including possible tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds -- will threaten more than 80 million people across the Midwest and Northeast on Wednesday, according to forecasts.
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Electrify America to double number of EV chargers as wave of electric vehicles come to market

Electrify America, the entity set up by Volkswagen as part of its settlement with U.S. regulators over its diesel emissions cheating scandal, said it will double the number of its electric vehicle fast charging stations in the United States and Canada by the end of 2025. The commitment, if successful, means 1,800 fast charging stations — or 10,000 individual chargers — will be installed and operational by that time. The vast majority (some 1,700 stations) will be installed in the United States w...
Tags: TC, Europe, California, Tech, Tesla, EA, Canada, Automotive, United States, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Volkswagen, North America, Quebec, Edward

Offerpad goes live in Indiana as part of Midwest expansion

The iBuyer has started buying and selling homes in the Indianapolis area as it eyes new markets in Kansas City, St. Louis and Columbus, Ohio.
Tags: Technology, Indiana, Indianapolis, Radio, Websites, Industry News, Midwest, Brokerage, Select, Kansas City St Louis, Offerpad, iBuyer, Instant Cash Offers, Vinson Abraham

Zavvie teams up with major indie Midwest brokerage

The partnership will give agents at Sibcy Cline Realtors the ability to present a variety of different selling options to their clients.
Tags: Technology, Kentucky, Oregon, Indiana, Radio, Ohio, Cincinnati, Midwest, Dayton, Brokerage, News Brief, Zavvie, iBuyer, Ibuying, Lane Hornung, Robin S. Sheakley

The Trump team was anxious about a 'delay' with the Wisconsin election results, but they had the time zones wrong: book

President Donald Trump speaks on election night the White House in the early morning hours of November 04, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Trump waited earnestly for updated results from Wisconsin on election night, per a forthcoming book. White House attendees thought there was a "delay" in the election results from the Midwestern state. The campaign didn't account for the time zone difference, with Wisconsin being an hour behind eastern time. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Supreme Court, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Michael Wolff, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Midwest

Elsa leaves US but more rainfall, flooding expected in Midwest

Now a post-tropical cyclone, Elsa moved past the U.S. and shifted to portions of Atlantic Canada on Friday night.
Tags: Elsa, US, Midwest, Atlantic Canada

‘Black Widow’ Credits Scene Explained: What Does This Mean for the Future of the MCU?

Marvel Studios is back on the big screen with the release of Black Widow in theaters this weekend. Though you can also catch the movie on Disney+ Premier Access, it’s about time you ushered in your return to movie theaters with some Marvel blockbuster action. Along with everything you love about returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a tease of what’s to come in the future, with a Black Widow credits scene that specifically sets the stage for an upcoming Marvel Studios project. Major ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, America, Features, Black Widow, Young Avengers, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Hailee Steinfeld, Captain America, Jeremy-Renner, Hawkeye, Falcon, Midwest, Loki

A TikTok star called out Delta for breaking her wheelchair on a flight, a systemic issue airlines keep ignoring

A composite image showing Bri Scalesse in a TikTok video (left) next to a full-body shot (right) of her with the wheelchair which was later broken in transit. Bri Scalesse/Tik Tok/Insider A model and disability advocate called out Delta for breaking her wheelchair in transit. Bri Scalesse said the chair was irreparably damaged en route from St Paul to Newark on July 4. Airlines damage thousands of wheelchairs a year, a problem companies have been slow to address. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Trends, Disability, News UK, Delta, Newark, Airlines, Wheelchair, Delta Air Lines, Midwest, Phoenix, St Paul, St Paul Minnesota, US Department of Transportation

8 coronavirus variants in the U.S.: Here’s what we know

By Maggie Fox | CNN The Delta variant of coronavirus is now the dominant lineage in the US, parts of Europe and elsewhere. Also known as B.1.617.2, it is clearly more transmissible, but it is unclear if it causes more severe disease. It’s taken over from the B.1.1.7 or Alpha variant in most of the countries where it is spreading fastest, but most also still have a mix of variants. Here’s what scientists know about the most common among them: Delta As of July 3, the Delta variant accounted for...
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Study: 55% of university students have tried plant-based meat alternative

Fifty-five percent of Midwest university students had tried a plant-based meat alternative and attributed this choice to the enjoyment of new food, curiosity about the products, and environmental concern, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier.
Tags: Health, Midwest, Journal of Nutrition Education

Chipotle customers and workers say the chain's free burrito offer turned into a nightmare with 2-hour waits, tears, and huge shortages

Chipotle's bogo promotion attracted customers. Rahul Mangalore Chipotle offered buy-one, get-one-free entrees after 3 p.m. on July 6 as part of a limited promotion. Five workers told Insider their stores were unprepared and understaffed to deal with the new influx of customers. Chipotle told Insider the chain had a "very successful day" in a statement. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chipotle customers and workers say a free-food promotion on July 6 drew huge crowds th...
Tags: California, Trends, Georgia, Customers, Iowa, Michigan, Chipotle, Midwest, Denver Colorado, Pleasanton California, BOGO, New York City When, Brian Niccol, Laurie Schalow, Mary Meisenzahl, Tom Pallini

BMW Opens New Driving Experience Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

If you have ever dreamed of driving a BMW on a racetrack, here is your golden opportunity! BMW is now offering its signature Driving Experience program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). The BMW program in Indy will offer various activities centered around M vehicles, including BMW M racing vehicles and other core models from across the BMW product portfolio. BMW Driving Experience Programs M Track Experience: Originating from the brand’s Performance Centers in Thermal, California an...
Tags: Autos, IMS, Bmw, Midwest, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Spartanburg South Carolina, Car News, BMW Performance Driving School, Thermal California, Indianapolis Motor Speedway IMS, BMW Opens New Driving Experience Program, Performance Centers

Price cuts, while rare in this market, often lead to greater profit: Zillow

The number of sellers who choose to cut their listing price has dropped by a third over the last year, but a Zillow report found that if the price is dropped at the right time, sellers can net $15,000 over ask.
Tags: Data, Radio, Agent, Omaha, Detroit, Zillow, Midwest, Keller Williams, Markets & Economy, Select, Overpriced Listings, Bidding Wars, Buyer Competition, Discounted Price, Home Price Cuts, Keller Williams Omaha agent Sherri Hinkel

More than half of university students surveyed have tried a meat alternative

Fifty-five percent of Midwest university students had tried a plant-based meat alternative and attributed this choice to the enjoyment of new food, curiosity about the products, and environmental concern, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier.
Tags: Science, Midwest, Journal of Nutrition Education

Corn, Avocado & Cilantro Salad

Corn, Avocado and Cilantro Salad is perfect for a simple side dish that can be mixed up ahead of time or right before you’re ready to eat. It’s one of my favorite ways to use fresh sweet corn! A Simple Summer Side Dish With Corn Living in the Midwest, we always have an abundance of... Read More The post Corn, Avocado & Cilantro Salad appeared first on All Things Mamma.
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