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Steam escapes from Exelon Corp.'s nuclear plant in Byron, Ill. Exelon Corp. agreed to buy Constellation Energy Group Inc. for $7.9 billion last year, the latest in a string of acquisitions in the electric power industry.

May. 07, 2012

Greece went to the polls over the weekend. The outcome may cause difficulties in forming a coalition government. Worldview gets analysis from Endy Zemenides, executive director of the Hellenic-American Leadership Council.

Then, the Uzbek government forced civil servants to take part of their salaries in Serbian chickens. Surprisingly, this is the latest example in a long history of poultry politics. On Worldview's Food Mondays segment, Atlantic contributor Joshua Foust weighs in about chickens in government and why Russians still call drumsticks “Bush’s legs,” in honor of George H.W. Bush.

Lastly, Worldview discusses nuclear power, from Fukushima to the Midwest, with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear.

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