Facing enormous demands on its generating plants, Wisconsin Electric Power has responded not by adding capacity but by paying someone not to do
something. Who did they pay not to do what?
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Wednesday's Question (No. 453) "Arms and the Man"
Fill in the blank as White House drug czar Gen. Barry McCaffrey describes alethal new weapon in his anti-drug armory: "As powerful as television is,some experts believe that __________ have an even stronger impact on youngpeople."
"Cable television can."—Daniel Radosh
"Really big televisions."—Francis Heaney
"Televisions dropped from 12th-story windows."—Dave Donovan
"Television and peach schnapps."—Jacob Jost
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.
Why all cracker names sound alike.
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
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- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.