Experiments with truth: 1/7/11

    • Dozens of people gathered on the steps of the Nebraska state Capitol in Lincoln on Wednesday to protest a proposed oil pipeline. They delivered stuffed toy meadowlarks — the state bird — to each of Nebraska’s 49 lawmakers. The toys held USB drives with information and reports intended to show the dangers of leaking oil pipelines.


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