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The Week contest: Renewable energy
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler is running for governor, and his platform includes a plan to turn chicken waste into an alternate energy source. What could your state use as an alternate energy source?
Hey, it could work.
Hey, it could work. (Courtesy Shutterstock)
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ast week's question: Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler is running for governor, and his platform includes a plan to turn the mountains of chicken waste from the state’s chicken plants into an alternate energy source. What could your state use as an alternate energy source?

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: Burning the reams of indictments against our governors
Brian K. Cohen,
Chicago

SECOND PLACE:
Turbines of swarming mosquitoes
Jennifer F. Miller,
Eagan, Minn.

THIRD PLACE:
10 million jackrabbits on treadmills
Bob Peffers,
San Antonio

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Political hot air [Ed. note: This answer came in from nearly every state in the country.]
Marti Dryk,
Austin

The heat from the Jumbotron at Cowboys Stadium
Ken Kellam III,
Dallas

The smoke from "medical" marijuana
Jonathan Robinson,
Nevada City, Calif.

Flammable water from Marcellus Shale deep drilling
Christopher Paul,
Erie, Pa.

Rain
Jordan Shin,
Eugene, Ore.

Politicians on a running wheel, since they go nowhere anyway
Richard Harder,
West Olive,

Kevin Mullin, Moorestown, N.J.

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