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At the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy will begin extracting gas — even under the runways. MeRyan/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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As Airports Find New Ways To Make Money, Pittsburgh Tries Fracking

Lots of airports have retail. The largest blueberry producer in Georgia is at an airport. And in Pittsburgh, Consol Energy will begin extracting gas underneath the airport — even under the runways.

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community settle under a bridge in central Dahuk, Aug. 14. Human rights activists say evidence of the Islamic State's violence against the Yazidis points to war crimes, and amounts to ethnic cleansing. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Amid Warnings Of Ethnic Cleansing, A Yazidi Man's Suicide Resonates

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Logbook for the Jeannette, a ship that became trapped in ice, dated Sept. 5, 1879. Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration hide caption

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Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy And Hints About Climate

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Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau and former Mayor R.T. Rybak in May 2013. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Minneapolis Police Make An Effort To Hire More Minority Officers

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At the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy will begin extracting gas — even under the runways. MeRyan/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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As Airports Find New Ways To Make Money, Pittsburgh Tries Fracking

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Yasmani Grandal is swarmed by teammates after hitting a walk-off single to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. But commentator Frank Deford wonders why "walk-off" has become such a ubiquitous term. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

You'll Never Walk-Off Alone

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You'll Never Walk-Off Alone

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