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  • Why New York City might not tax plastic bags, bucking trend

    The New York City Council is sharply divided over a plan to tax paper and plastic bags at grocery and other retail stores. While supporters tout the environmental benefits, others worry it will put an additional burden on poor and working-class folks.

November 26, 2014

Photos of the day 11/26

US President Barack Obama and his daughters, Sasha (c.), and Malia (r.), participate in the annual turkey pardoning ceremony marking the 67th presentation of the National Thanksgiving Turkey while in the White House in Washington.

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