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A Silver Lining in Beijing Smog: Soaring Pollution Penalty Revenues

A Silver Lining in Beijing Smog: Soaring Pollution Penalty Revenues Looking for a silver lining in Beijing's gray smog? The city's environmental protection bureau says fees collected from polluters are soaring, already totaling 88 million yuan ($ 14 million) this year. That's way up from 8.34 million yuan in penalties … Full News here – […]

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Mark Hunter, Beijing Olympic gold medallist and silver winner in London in the

Mark Hunter, Beijing Olympic gold medallist and silver winner in London in the … “It's the pinnacle of the British rowing calendar, taking place where I developed my skills,” said the oarsman who rose from being an East End apprentice waterman to the first lightweight to captain the Leander Club, and epitomises the democratic face […]

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Beijing's Air Quality Crisis May Have Had a Silver Lining

Beijing's Air Quality Crisis May Have Had a Silver Lining With Beijing's air quality index returning to acceptable levels — if you can call a measurement between "very unhealthy" and "hazardous" acceptable — the capital's beleaguered residents can resume life as normal. Yet an exceptional stretch of … Full News here – Read more on […]

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US, after silver in Beijing, takes 8th

US, after silver in Beijing, takes 8th LONDON — The U.S. men's water polo team ended its dismal Olympic campaign with a thud. The Americans, who entered the Games with hopes of improving on their silver medal four years ago in Beijing, closed play in London on Sunday with their fifth … Full News here […]

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Tim Layden: Phelps, U.S. fail to recreate Beijing magic, grab silver in 400 relay

Tim Layden: Phelps, U.S. fail to recreate Beijing magic, grab silver in 400 relay It was in Beijing on a Monday morning four years ago — a Sunday night on television back in the United States — that Michael Phelps learned that the difference between gold and silver can be not just the length of […]

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Phelps, U.S. fail to recreate Beijing magic, drop to silver in 400 relay – CNN Sports Illustrated

LONDON — The cities are more than 5,000 miles apart, separated by a vast cultural gulf. Yet Beijing and London are Olympic brothers and seldom has the distance between them seemed less than it did Sunday in the London Aquatics Center. Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing silver medalist Shane Rose withdraws from London Olympics due to horse’s leg injury – Washington Post

LONDON — Australian rider Shane Rose withdrew from the Olympic equestrian competition on Sunday because his horse, Taurus, was ruled out with a leg injury. Rose, a silver medalist in three-day eventing at the 2008 Beijing Games, will be replaced by … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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