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asianage
Cotton swabs can identify distant relativesin mass floods and tornadoes that destroy entire communities. All the technique
Cotton swabs can identify distant relatives
asianage / Posted 42 minutes ago
in mass floods and tornadoes that destroy entire communities. All the technique takes is a dab inside the cheek with a cotton swab. From these samples they compare 170 thousand single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP), which are locations where... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Win dad a Landboss for Father’s DayBolton, VIC "My dad is the best because he takes me to work on the tractor. So
Win dad a Landboss for Father’s Day
Daily Liberal / Posted 50 minutes ago
Bolton, VIC "My dad is the best because he takes me to work on the tractor. Sometimes he lets me to the J turns in the cotton. - Eddison (age 4)" - Bess O'Connor, NSW "My Dad's the best because he had one child, a girl and we have done... Read more
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The Border Mail
Win dad a Landboss for Father’s DayBolton, VIC "My dad is the best because he takes me to work on the tractor. So
Win dad a Landboss for Father’s Day
The Border Mail / Posted 53 minutes ago
Bolton, VIC "My dad is the best because he takes me to work on the tractor. Sometimes he lets me to the J turns in the cotton. - Eddison (age 4)" - Bess O'Connor, NSW "My Dad's the best because he had one child, a girl and we have done... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Tillman County added to disaster declaration for June stormsdebris removal and costs associated with damages caused by the storms. FEMA ha
Tillman County added to disaster declaration for June storms
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted an hour ago
debris removal and costs associated with damages caused by the storms. FEMA had previously approved Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Garvin, Grady and Stephens counties for federal assistance. Preliminary assessments indicate the storm caused an... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
There's no waffling celebrating National Waffle Daystolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in L
There's no waffling celebrating National Waffle Day
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been arrested in a Cotton County burglary after some stolen jewelry was found pawned in a business in Lawton. A suspect has been arrested in a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lubbock Cooper Piratesstolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in L
Lubbock Cooper Pirates
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been arrested in a Cotton County burglary after some stolen jewelry was found pawned in a business in Lawton. A suspect has been arrested in a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Tillman County added to disaster declaration for June stormsdebris removal and costs associated with damages caused by the storms. FEMA ha
Tillman County added to disaster declaration for June storms
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
debris removal and costs associated with damages caused by the storms. FEMA had previously approved Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Garvin, Grady and Stephens counties for federal assistance. Preliminary assessments indicate the storm caused an... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Donald Trump rally at Mississippi Coliseumstolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in L
Donald Trump rally at Mississippi Coliseum
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been arrested in a Cotton County burglary after some stolen jewelry was found pawned in a business in Lawton. A suspect has been arrested in a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Duncan city manager plans to improve citystolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in L
Duncan city manager plans to improve city
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been arrested in a Cotton County burglary after some stolen jewelry was found pawned in a business in Lawton. A suspect has been arrested in a... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Recent rains likely to boost hay production outlook - COLLEGE STATION – Good quality cuttings of hay could be in the future for hay producers across the state following widespread rains. Dr. Larry Redmon Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service progra...0.5-13 inches of rain, and temperatures were cooler. Sorghum harvest was comple
Recent rains likely to boost hay production outlook - COLLEGE STATION – Good quality cuttings of hay could be in the future for hay producers across the state following widespread rains. Dr. Larry Redmon Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service progra...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted an hour ago
0.5-13 inches of rain, and temperatures were cooler. Sorghum harvest was completed but some corn was still in the fields. Cotton fields with open bolls were damaged. Water was standing on pastures and ranges. Many pastures that were turning yellow... Read more
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The Mercury News
Woman, 20, describes violent 2013 assault and abductionhe was going to fire it if she screamed. A month after the girl's abduction, B
Woman, 20, describes violent 2013 assault and abduction
The Mercury News / Posted an hour ago
he was going to fire it if she screamed. A month after the girl's abduction, Booker shot and killed 37-year-old Steven Cotton in East Oakland. He was convicted last year of second-degree murder and sentenced to 62 years to life in prison. Doe... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Farming stability is key to growthWest region its well over $1B. The biggest industries in the Parkes electorate
Farming stability is key to growth
Daily Liberal / Posted an hour ago
West region its well over $1B. The biggest industries in the Parkes electorate are agriculture - wheat, wool, beef, lamb, cotton, other grains, lucerne, fruit mining - coal, copper, other metals (zinc, lead, silver, gold); Human services -... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
'Fixer Upper' couple Chip and Joanna Gaines give makeover to a Texas sixth grade classroomfelt like gouging. The only thing I blinked at (and maybe this is the inner Wes
'Fixer Upper' couple Chip and Joanna Gaines give makeover to a Texas sixth grade classroom
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted an hour ago
felt like gouging. The only thing I blinked at (and maybe this is the inner West Texas boy in me who grew up surrounded by cotton fields) was the $9 price tag for faux cotton stems which Joanna frequently uses as centerpieces on “Fixer Upper.” For... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Clemson, Central come up with rehab plan for recreation centerthe last two years after hovering around $40,000 annually for several years, ac
Clemson, Central come up with rehab plan for recreation center
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
the last two years after hovering around $40,000 annually for several years, according to Clemson City Administrator Rick Cotton. To make matters worse, Cook said the center needs a new roof, HVAC units, exercise equipment and more over the next... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Late winter rain fills gaps for Queensland farmersgreat." But Mr Newton said more rain was needed to get the summer cropping sea
Late winter rain fills gaps for Queensland farmers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
great." But Mr Newton said more rain was needed to get the summer cropping season off to a good start for sorghum and cotton growers. "We're still looking for some more moisture; the profiles are pretty empty after last year's summer crops so... Read more
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Fortune
Bed Bath & Beyond Is the Latest to Question This Company's Egyptian Cotton& Beyond’s announcement comes after the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Martwmt,
Bed Bath & Beyond Is the Latest to Question This Company's Egyptian Cotton
Fortune / Posted 3 hours ago
& Beyond’s announcement comes after the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Martwmt, this week said it is reviewing Welspun’s cotton certification records. Target on Wednesday said it is in the process of taking out all products manufactured by... Read more
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Market Watch
More U.S. retailers inspect Egyptian cotton sheets to see if they’re legitBath & Beyond Inc. said Wednesday it had started an audit to determine if an In
More U.S. retailers inspect Egyptian cotton sheets to see if they’re legit
Market Watch / Posted 3 hours ago
Bath & Beyond Inc. said Wednesday it had started an audit to determine if an Indian supplier had sold it authentic Egyptian-cotton products, days after Target Corp. TGT, +0.96% alleged the same vendor sold it fraudulent Egyptian-cotton... Read more
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Business Standard India
India to receive normal rains, not surplus70 per cent of India’s annual rainfall, is critical for the country’s 263 milli
India to receive normal rains, not surplus
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
70 per cent of India’s annual rainfall, is critical for the country’s 263 million farmers and their rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybean crops because nearly half of its farmland lacks irrigation.As on August 19, farmers had cultivated... Read more
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Reuters
Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: U.S. appeals courtMore U.S. retailers probing phony Egyptian cotton CHICAGO/NEW DELHI U.S. retai
Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: U.S. appeals court
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
More U.S. retailers probing phony Egyptian cotton CHICAGO/NEW DELHI U.S. retailer Bed Bath & Beyond on Wednesday said it ordered an external audit of textiles from Welspun India , after Target Corp last week accused the Indian manufacturer of... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Lexi's LowdownWho doesn’t like cotton candy? It’s fluffy and melts in your mouth. I wanted a
Lexi's Lowdown
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 hours ago
Who doesn’t like cotton candy? It’s fluffy and melts in your mouth. I wanted a cotton candy machine for Christmas last year, so I wouldn’t have to wait for the fair for my chance to get cotton candy. I was lucky and got it, along with some cotton... Read more
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Billboard
Kygo Discusses His Brand New, Yeezy-Influenced Clothing LineI try out some different fabrics. Some of my favorite T-shirts in the collectio
Kygo Discusses His Brand New, Yeezy-Influenced Clothing Line
Billboard / Posted 4 hours ago
I try out some different fabrics. Some of my favorite T-shirts in the collection are made with 70 percent bamboo or organic cotton -- both materials just make the shirt super soft. Which designers influence you? I don't really know too many... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Walk Like MADD event at Lubbock County Courthouse, Sept. 10stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in L
Walk Like MADD event at Lubbock County Courthouse, Sept. 10
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 hours ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County burglary after jewelry was found pawned in a local business. A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Uber offering 'Free First Ride' in Lubbock, courtesy of Lubbock MADDstolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in L
Uber offering 'Free First Ride' in Lubbock, courtesy of Lubbock MADD
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 hours ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County burglary after jewelry was found pawned in a local business. A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Five teens arrested in connection to several Odessa robberiesstolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in L
Five teens arrested in connection to several Odessa robberies
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 hours ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in LawtonJewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County burglary after jewelry was found pawned in a local business. A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawtonstolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been identified in a Cott
Jewelry stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 hours ago
stolen from Devol, recovered in Lawton A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County burglary after jewelry was found pawned in a local business. A suspect has been identified in a Cotton County... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
'Fixer Upper' couple gives makeover to a Texas sixth grade classroomfelt like gouging. The only thing I blinked at (and maybe this is the inner Wes
'Fixer Upper' couple gives makeover to a Texas sixth grade classroom
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
felt like gouging. The only thing I blinked at (and maybe this is the inner West Texas boy in me who grew up surrounded by cotton fields) was the $9 price tag for faux cotton stems which Joanna frequently uses as centerpieces on “Fixer Upper.” For... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Spiny waterflea found in Indian Lakea gelatinous blob. Hundreds of spiny waterfleas can collect on the line. I've h
Spiny waterflea found in Indian Lake
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 hours ago
a gelatinous blob. Hundreds of spiny waterfleas can collect on the line. I've heard it explained as kind of like balls of cotton with spines sticking up," she added. "You've got to really look closely at it, but you'll see them." "Hopefully... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Robbie Keane, Republic Of Ireland’s All-Time Record Goalscorer, To Retire From International Dutyalongside Mick McCarthy after his making his home debut (and first ever full in
Robbie Keane, Republic Of Ireland’s All-Time Record Goalscorer, To Retire From International Duty
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 4 hours ago
alongside Mick McCarthy after his making his home debut (and first ever full international start) for Ireland in a friendly defeat against Argentina in April 1998… Bless his little cotton socks! Well played Robbie, you will doubtlessly be m... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Fixer Upper' couple gives makeover to a Texas sixth grade classroomfelt like gouging. The only thing I blinked at (and maybe this is the inner Wes
'Fixer Upper' couple gives makeover to a Texas sixth grade classroom
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 hours ago
felt like gouging. The only thing I blinked at (and maybe this is the inner West Texas boy in me who grew up surrounded by cotton fields) was the $9 price tag for faux cotton stems which Joanna frequently uses as centerpieces on “Fixer Upper.” For... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Blues band to perform at ‘Raise the Roof’ Beerfestin venues around America and Europe. With Hummel, Wheal played with many of th
Blues band to perform at ‘Raise the Roof’ Beerfest
Southside Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
in venues around America and Europe. With Hummel, Wheal played with many of the all-time greats in blues, including James Cotton, Snooky Pryor, Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Boy Arnold and Barrelhouse Chuck. In 2006, Wheal left Hummel to form his own... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Historic August flooding will cost state agriculture at least $110 millionGuidry said. Those issues could cost corn farmers $10 million. Other crops, in
Historic August flooding will cost state agriculture at least $110 million
Southwest Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
Guidry said. Those issues could cost corn farmers $10 million. Other crops, including vegetables, fruits, sweet potatoes, cotton and grain sorghum, also received some flood damage. It is not yet clear how many livestock deaths the flood caused.... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Montville green lights Faria property rezonething we want is another boarded-up mill in this town.”Zoning documents show th
Montville green lights Faria property rezone
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
thing we want is another boarded-up mill in this town.”Zoning documents show the property’s buildings, originally used as a cotton mill, are functionally obsolete for modern manufacturing. Another industrial use for the land is unlikely in its... Read more
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iol.co.za
Granddad enrols for matric courseNgcobo was young. His mother was unemployed so he had to find work. He worked
Granddad enrols for matric course
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
Ngcobo was young. His mother was unemployed so he had to find work. He worked as a gardener at an early age, then in a cotton-making factory in Ndwedwe, and as a petrol attendant and a supervisor at a garage in Pinetown. In Hammarsdale he... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The Clinton rules are in play again as AP blows the storyrepresentatives of the money bags who finance dark money operations, such as th
The Clinton rules are in play again as AP blows the story
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 hours ago
representatives of the money bags who finance dark money operations, such as the one that pumped $800,000 into electing Tom Cotton. Too bad. Dark money contributors aren't disclosed as contributors to the Clinton Foundation are disclosed.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shanthu Shantharam: Don't sow the seeds of discontentin the free marketplace to dictate the cost of high technology seeds and licens
Shanthu Shantharam: Don't sow the seeds of discontent
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
in the free marketplace to dictate the cost of high technology seeds and licensing of modern seed technologies. A Cotton Seeds Price (Control) Order (CSPCO) dated December 7, 2015, issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare... Read more
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Business Standard India
New review knot for Welspun, investorsand reputational crisis with a prominent US-based retailer, JCPenney. The latte
New review knot for Welspun, investors
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
and reputational crisis with a prominent US-based retailer, JCPenney. The latter is conducting an investigation into the cotton supplied by Mumbai-based Welspun, a day after the world’s largest retailer, Walmart Corporation, started a similar... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Bought Target bed sheets? You can get moneyis known for trendy products at low prices. But the popular retailer is in trou
Bought Target bed sheets? You can get money
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 6 hours ago
is known for trendy products at low prices. But the popular retailer is in trouble for selling knockoff Egyptian cotton sheets. Refunds Available to Shoppers Target is offering millions in dollars in refunds to shoppers. The sheets,... Read more
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Raw Story
These 8 human train-wrecks are proof that Donald Trump really doesn’t hire ‘all the best people’magically melt away like snow in the springtime. See: Michael “Says who?” Cohen
These 8 human train-wrecks are proof that Donald Trump really doesn’t hire ‘all the best people’
Raw Story / Posted 6 hours ago
magically melt away like snow in the springtime. See: Michael “Says who?” Cohen or Kayleigh McEnany — whose lighter-than-cotton-candy arguments would be more convincing if she could hide the terror in her eyes — and others. However, Hurricane... Read more
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dna
Will continue to do business with Welspun till probe outcome: IKEAawait the outcome. Until then our business collaboration continues as usual." I
Will continue to do business with Welspun till probe outcome: IKEA
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
await the outcome. Until then our business collaboration continues as usual." IKEA does not buy products made from Egyptian cotton. From the end of fiscal year 2015 IKEA reached the goal of 100 per cent cotton from more sustainable sources, and... Read more
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New Kerala
Farmers approach 22 CMs for GM crops, 'right to technology' - newkerala.com #109630field. Activist groups claim it will be a gateway to several other GM crops lik
Farmers approach 22 CMs for GM crops, 'right to technology' - newkerala.com #109630
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
field. Activist groups claim it will be a gateway to several other GM crops like tomato, rice, brinjal and these may pose health and ecological risks. Currently, GM cotton is the only transgenic crop commercially available for farmer fields in Ind... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Back to school desk accessories to suit a variety of stylesby Suck UK, $39 through suck.uk.com. This planter-slash-LED desk lamp in concr
Back to school desk accessories to suit a variety of styles
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
by Suck UK, $39 through suck.uk.com. This planter-slash-LED desk lamp in concrete is powered directly by your laptop via a cotton-braided USB cable. Concrete Desk Lamp With Planter by Kikkerland, $39 through kikkerland.com. Keep the desk clear by... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Target offering customers refunds for $90M in knockoff sheetsTarget is offering customers millions of dollars in refunds after discovering i
Target offering customers refunds for $90M in knockoff sheets
WMTW Portland / Posted 7 hours ago
Target is offering customers millions of dollars in refunds after discovering it sold fake Egyptian cotton sheets. The sheets were manufactured by Welspun India, a global textile company that, according to Bloomberg, is a key supplier to many... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Welspun textiles being probed by Walmart, JCPenney over product integrity fearsbrand products are required to certify the quality compliance of any raw materi
Welspun textiles being probed by Walmart, JCPenney over product integrity fears
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 hours ago
brand products are required to certify the quality compliance of any raw materials used and, when sourcing Egyptian cotton, manufacturers must provide a certificate issued by the Cotton Egyptian Association as an additional measure of... Read more
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Reuters
Lufthansa cabin crew union sees approval of new pay dealExclusive: Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest NEW DELHI M
Lufthansa cabin crew union sees approval of new pay deal
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
Exclusive: Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest NEW DELHI Monsanto Co has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major escalation in a long-running... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Nosebleeds usually nothing to worry aboutfuture nosebleeds, keep the interior lining of your nose moist. Regularly apply
Nosebleeds usually nothing to worry about
Guelph Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
future nosebleeds, keep the interior lining of your nose moist. Regularly apply petroleum jelly inside your nose using a cotton swab up to three times each day. Saline nasal spray also can help moisten dry nasal membranes. Using a humidifier to... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson to read in New Berntobacco and then following a mule and drag through the fields to fill it with s
NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson to read in New Bern
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
tobacco and then following a mule and drag through the fields to fill it with sticky, dirty green leaves. If there was no cotton to pick in the fall, there was tobacco to be graded and tied in the pack house, and dried corn to be shelled for the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Behind Bt-cotton's declineIndia's genetically modified (GM) plants-based cotton revolution seems in jeopa
Behind Bt-cotton's decline
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
India's genetically modified (GM) plants-based cotton revolution seems in jeopardy, with Bt-cotton, the mainstay of cotton cultivation, succumbing to pests such as pick bollworm and whitefly, apart from some viral diseases. With new variants of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Grandad, 73, goes back to school to get his matricNgcobo was young. His mother was unemployed so he had to find work. He worked
Grandad, 73, goes back to school to get his matric
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
Ngcobo was young. His mother was unemployed so he had to find work. He worked as a gardener at an early age, then in a cotton-making factory in Ndwedwe, and as a petrol attendant and a supervisor at a garage in Pinetown. In Hammarsdale he... Read more
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Daily Mail
When Malcolm X went on holiday - postcards he wrotespeaking out against police brutality against blacks Florida, September 1958:
When Malcolm X went on holiday - postcards he wrote
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
speaking out against police brutality against blacks Florida, September 1958: In this letter he penned how 'from the cotton fields to the Orange Groves, Islam is on the march' Florida, October 1958: Malcolm X sent letters featuring... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
South Cariboo Garlic Festival on the menu this weekendcastle on Sunday plus kids activities including a sandbox, kiddie pool, bubbles
South Cariboo Garlic Festival on the menu this weekend
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
castle on Sunday plus kids activities including a sandbox, kiddie pool, bubbles, lego and cartoon colouring, popcorn and cotton candy. The 17th annual garlic festival centres around the sale of fresh garlic and garlic food products from garlic... Read more
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