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    The mining mega-company Rio Tinto made headlines when executives admitted accepting bribes and were sentenced to prison terms in China. Half a world away, in a tiny desert town in California, Borax miners are fighting Rio Tinto in a bitter contract dispute.
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    In Boron, California, workers have been locked out of a mine because they haven't reached agreement with Rio Tinto, the firm that owns the mine. If the lockout continues it could ruin the town.
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    In the wake of the state's budget crises, school around California have lost funding. The Antelope Valley Union High School District has lost a reported $20 million. Making up that gap is no small feat for the administrators and employees in the district.
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    Desolate. Desert. Vacant. All words that would accurately describe the Antelope Valley's miles of unclaimed landscape. Promising up-and-coming area for renewable energy ventures? Also accurate, because the miles of barren land and unrelenting sunshine are making the Antelope Valley the hottest place to be for green energy development.
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    The mining mega-company Rio Tinto made headlines when executives admitted accepting bribes and were sentenced to prison terms in China. Half a world away, in a tiny desert town in California, Borax miners are fighting Rio Tinto in a bitter contract dispute.
  • Entry
    In Boron, California, workers have been locked out of a mine because they haven't reached agreement with Rio Tinto, the firm that owns the mine. If the lockout continues it could ruin the town.
  • Entry
    In the wake of the state's budget crises, school around California have lost funding. The Antelope Valley Union High School District has lost a reported $20 million. Making up that gap is no small feat for the administrators and employees in the district.
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    Desolate. Desert. Vacant. All words that would accurately describe the Antelope Valley's miles of unclaimed landscape. Promising up-and-coming area for renewable energy ventures? Also accurate, because the miles of barren land and unrelenting sunshine are making the Antelope Valley the hottest place to be for green energy development.