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Thursday, January 27th, 2011
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Dave Hulthen of Illinois speaks to local residents Wednesday night about his family's experience living close to wind turbines. The meeting in Maria Stein drew more than 300 people and was sponsored by a group opposed to the proposed construction of a wind farm in Mercer and Auglaize counties.

Related online story:
MARIA STEIN - "It's simple. They're too close to homes."
That was the message to a packed house at the American Legion on Wednesday evening from an Illinois couple who live near a wind turbine farm. [More]
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