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As awareness grows about the environmental toll of single-use plastics, retailers and regulators alike are finding ways to decrease their use. And straws have become a prime target. Barbara Woike/AP hide caption

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Last Straw For Plastic Straws? Cities, Restaurants Move To Toss These Sippers

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In this frame from the dashcam video, Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia confronts Sandra Bland after a minor traffic infraction. She was later arrested and was found hanged in her jail cell days later. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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