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May 12th, 2009
States at odds with cities on stimulus spending

As the allocation of stimulus funds begins, state and local officials across the U.S. are disputing who gets what and how much, and why.

In Michigan, a state hit hard by the recession, attempts to move away from a dependency on fossil fuels is seeing some success, but the proven and immediate economic impact of coal could negate the green gains that have recently been made.

Residents in California are protesting a plan for high-voltage power lines in the Northern part of the state.

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