N.C. Wind Farm Goes Live Despite Legislators’ Claims It’s a National Security Threat

The first utility-scale wind farm in North Carolina is now fully operational even though the state’s top politicians wanted President Donald Trump to nix the $ 400 million project because they said it’s a national security threat.

Avangrid Renewables today announced the wind farm, sporting 104 turbines that are 50-stories tall, is now generating 670 megawatt hours (MWh), enough electricity for 61,000 homes. The wind farm is located in the northern part of the state and was built out across farm lands.

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One of 106 wind turbines under construction as part a 670MWh farm that will power Amazon’s Virginia data centers.

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Former Drake University basketball coach claims she was forced out for being gay

Courtney Graham says she was pushed out six months after head coach Jennie Baranczyk learned of her sexuality, which violates state anti-discrimination laws. Drake University denies the allegations, claiming a state panel already rejected Graham’s accusations.

Source: http://www.thefrisky.com/2016-12-29/former-drake-university-basketball-coach-claims-she-was-forced-out-for-being-gay/

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Man Claims Uber Laughed at Him When He Tried to Report Sexual Assault 

A New York man says he was laughed at by an operator at Uber’s emergency hotline after reporting that he was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver this month. The operator later hung up after refusing to refer the man to her manager. The driver has since been banned from the platform.

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