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When a controlled burn is better than the alternative

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People watch as the Bobcat Fire burns on hillsides behind homes in Arcadia, California, on Sept. 13.

People watch as the Bobcat Fire burns on hillsides behind homes in Arcadia, California, on Sept. 13. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

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Last week we talked about the settled science of preventing forest fires. Today we hear from one listener, a lung doctor in smoky Seattle, who wants to know how to start that process. We’ll answer as best we can on this Whadda Ya Wanna Know Wednesday. Later, we’ll take a look back in history to see what might drive the federal government to some kind of action. Plus: Police settlements, Square’s profitability and more.

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