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Dear EarthTalk: Renewable energy production in the solar and wind markets currently receives about $7 billion in government subsidies annually, but is still not competitive against fossil fuels on a large scale. To what extent should the U.S. continue to prop up these industries as they compete against dirty energy? — Jack Morgan, Richmond, Va

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Writer’s Block: Stickin’ It to You

It’s amazing the things you notice on a routine trip to the grocery store or the mall. I notice new landscaping on someone’s lawn. Or I notice if there’s a flashy new car in a neighbor’s driveway. But today was ‘bumper sticker day’ and in the course of just a few hours, well, it seemed like I witnessed every rant possible on the American spectrum.

Daffy Dan’s Is Dying

STATE — Fifty years after its founding in Elizabeth, the discounted designer clothing retailer Daffy’s appears to be heading out of business, the latest casualty of the global economic meltdown brought on by deregulation.