Scientists Claim Trees Give Off Electricity

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TweetYumTrees give off electricity, scientists say – especially eucalyptus. Scientists in Australia found the area round trees was filled with charged particles – ions – both positive and negative. Levels were twice as high in wooded areas as they are in open, grassy areas, and deep-rooted trees such as eucalyptus were even higher. Red Ice […]

Gov. John Kasich to propose new tax on fracking to give Ohioans a personal income tax cut

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TweetYum By Reginald Fields, The Plain Dealer COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will propose a new tax on a form of oil and gas drilling known as horizontal fracking and then use the fresh revenue to give a personal income tax cut to Ohioans, The Plain Dealer has learned. The complicated plan also […]

Olympia Snowe’s Departure from Senate Shakes up Maine Politics

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TweetYum Reported By: Tom Porter, MPBN.net Three-term Sen. Olympia Snowe has announced that she will not seek relection to the U.S. Senate this year. Snowe made the announcement in a written statement about a half hour ago. “It’s a shock to me obviously, to everybody,” says state GOP Chair Charlie Webster. Webster says Snowe, who […]

Will Maine give Republican Paul his first win?

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TweetYum By Ros Krasny | Reuters He is the only one of the four contenders for the Republican presidential nomination not to have won a state primary or caucus. But on Saturday, Ron Paul could get his best shot at a victory in Maine, the cold, far northeastern state that has given a warm reception […]