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House Republicans: Down with squiggly light bulbs

WASHINGTON — How many government bureaucrats does it take to screw in a light bulb? A lot of House Republicans think the answer should be "none." They say the government should just stay out of it. To them, those newfangled curly fluorescent light bulbs are the last straw ...

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What’s the future of public broadcasting?

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives voted to stop National Public Radio (NPR) from receiving federal funds and to keep stations from using federal funds to purchase NPR programming or to use federal funds to develop new programs. Such programming is heard on several stations in the greater Rochester area, including WXXI (AM 1370) and includes such widely heard programs as “Morning Edition,” “All Things Considered,” “Marketplace,” “Car Talk” and “The Dianne Rehm Show.”

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