Prairie Public Broadcasting http://news.prairiepublic.org en CIA Chief Apologizes To Sens. Feinstein, Chambliss Over Computer Intrusion http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/cia-chief-apologizes-sens-feinstein-chambliss-over-computer-intrusion Ending a contentious and very public spat between two branches of government, Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Sen. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:41:00 +0000 editor 41441 at http://news.prairiepublic.org How Will You Die? http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/how-will-you-die <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YOVclqkjZA</p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:25:00 +0000 John Poole 41439 at http://news.prairiepublic.org How Will You Die? Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/scientists-say-moon-hiding-lumpy-middle What shape is the moon? When it's full, we'd all agree that it looks perfectly round. But careful measurements by a team of scientists have shown that's not the case.<p>Like many an Earth-bound observer, it turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is hiding a slight bulge around the waist. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:15:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 41440 at http://news.prairiepublic.org Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State's Controversial Labor Law http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/wisconsin-supreme-court-upholds-states-controversial-labor-law Handing Gov. Scott Walker an important election-year victory, the Wisconsin Supreme court on Thursday upheld a controversial labor law championed by the Republican governor.<p><a href="http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/supreme-court-to-rule-thursday-on-union-law-voter-id-b99321110z1-269292661.html">The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports</a> the Supreme Court also upheld the state's voter ID law and one providing some benefits to gay couples. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:29:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 41438 at http://news.prairiepublic.org Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State's Controversial Labor Law How To Order Pizza From A Nuclear Command Bunker http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/how-order-pizza-nuclear-command-bunker I spent months working with the U.S. Air Force to get access to a remote underground nuclear bunker in Nebraska for <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/07/29/335293314/welcome-to-the-nuclear-command-bunker">our radio series</a> on America's missile forces. There was only one question left to answer before I left.<p>What did I want for lunch?<p>The menu provided by the press office was eclectic. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:00 +0000 Geoff Brumfiel 41437 at http://news.prairiepublic.org How To Order Pizza From A Nuclear Command Bunker 20 Million Gallons Later, UCLA Water Main Finally Plugged http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/20-million-gallons-later-ucla-water-main-finally-plugged After 30 hours, work crews have finally succeeded in shutting off the last of the water that gushed from a broken water main near the University of California, Los Angeles, campus.<p>There was so much water that police and fire teams had to rescue people from underground parking garages that became flooded by the estimated 20 million gallons that spewed from the 30-inch pipe.<p>Albert Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, said the main was completely shut off at 9 p.m. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:54:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 41436 at http://news.prairiepublic.org 20 Million Gallons Later, UCLA Water Main Finally Plugged Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/conflict-gaza-what-you-need-know-today <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu3lYK6OmMI</p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:10:00 +0000 editor 41435 at http://news.prairiepublic.org Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today Inside Energy: Fracking in Texas http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/inside-energy-fracking-texas <p></p><p>New technologies to get at hard-to-reach oil and gas reserves have already transformed communities and economies from Pennsylvania to eastern Montana. Now those techniques are reaching into formerly pristine corners of the West. For Inside Energy, Lorne Matalon of Marfa Public Radio reports from southwest Texas.</p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:38:03 +0000 Lorne Matalon 41434 at http://news.prairiepublic.org New natural gas processing plant to be built in McKenzie County http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/new-natural-gas-processing-plant-be-built-mckenzie-county <p></p><p>An Oklahoma-based natural gas processing firm has announced it will be building a new processing plant in McKenzie County.</p><p>The Demicks Lake plant will process 200 million cubic feet of gas per day. It’ll cost between $605 million and $785 million to build.</p><p>"As part of this investment, the partnership will also additional natural gas compression at the partnership's five existing natural gas plants," said OneOK president Terry Spencer. "And we will build 12 miles of natural gas liquids gathering pipeline."</p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:25:37 +0000 Dave Thompson & Emily Guerin 41431 at http://news.prairiepublic.org Dutch, Australian Experts Reach MH17 Debris Field In Ukraine http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/dutch-australian-experts-reach-mh17-debris-field-ukraine The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe <a href="https://twitter.com/OSCE_SMM/status/494797078502326272">has some good news this morning</a>:<p>Remember, experts from Australia and The Netherlands have been trying to get to the debris field of the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine for a week. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:24:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 41432 at http://news.prairiepublic.org Dutch, Australian Experts Reach MH17 Debris Field In Ukraine