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71 - Gone with the wind: Loans to
72 - Electric vehicle tax credit increases the deficit without decreasing emissions – (Taxes) $74 million - A federal electric vehicle tax credit is not leading to a decrease in gasoline and greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
73 - Smuttynose brewery gulps down taxpayer dollars for sewage connections – (NH) $750,970 - A
74 - So you think you can dance? Dancing robot serves as an iPhone DJ – (GA) $547,430 - Using an NSF grant, researchers create a mini-robot that can dance to music from a smartphone. They are looking to sell the robot for about $200 each.
75 - Healthy Food Financing Initiative pursues ineffective strategy – (Department of the Treasury; Department of Health and Human Services) $32 million - Treasury and
76 - Exploring the nature of happiness with a philosophy booth – (NM) $24,995 - A National Endowment for the Humanities grant will fund a college class about happiness, during which students will set up a "philosophy booth" on campus.
78 - Potato chip pork – (NY) $49,990 - USDA gives grant to famed
79 - Duplicate magazine preservation – (OK; RI) $270,000 -
80 - Flat tire: Agriculture Department awards grant to billion-dollar tire company – (OH) $6.9 million - USDA awarded a grant to Cooper Tire to develop a next-generation tire, though private sector research is already underway.