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Big Energy sees net metering as a threat to its bottom line, but it could be a boon for underserved communities, and electric utilities, too.
An ex-bodysurfing champ and former census worker is leading a volunteer effort to give slum residents mailing addresses.
The city is lowering its default speed limit, which will prevent pedestrian deaths, assuming the cops actually enforce the law.
The archetypal factory town struggles to turn "manufacturing renaissance" from a slogan into a reality.
Billions of gallons of contaminated wastewater are threatening the state's shrinking water supply.
Whole Foods is breaking ground in Southside Chicago, but can it also break down issues of gentrification and discrimination?
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