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Orange County Register
Marijuana? Death penalty? It’s a hard year for California votersclockwork. We’re not, and it doesn’t. Still, somebody’s always trying to fix t
Marijuana? Death penalty? It’s a hard year for California voters
Orange County Register / Posted 52 minutes ago
clockwork. We’re not, and it doesn’t. Still, somebody’s always trying to fix the mechanism so it runs more like a Swiss watch and less like a smashed Timex. This year, reformers in California have tinkered with legalizing marijuana for... Read more
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TheBull
Stocks to watch - www.thebull.com.auStocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: BHP - BHP BILLITON - up 11 c
Stocks to watch - www.thebull.com.au
TheBull / Posted 3 days ago
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: BHP - BHP BILLITON - up 11 cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $20.72 BHP Billiton has vowed to fight a $1 billion claim by the Australian Taxation Office for taxes owed on Australian iron ore and other... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B mergerthe agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senat
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B merger
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
the agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senator said antitrust regulators should closely watch consolidation of the agricultural biotech industry and coordinate oversight between agencies. He said the Federal Trade... Read more
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The Columbian
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend $66B mergerthe agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senat
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend $66B merger
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
the agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senator said antitrust regulators should closely watch consolidation of the agricultural biotech industry and coordinate oversight between agencies. He said the Federal Trade... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Where Should I Splurge (Or Save) When Eating Healthy?onions, asparagus, cabbage, frozen peas, mango and eggplant grown non-organical
Where Should I Splurge (Or Save) When Eating Healthy?
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 4 days ago
onions, asparagus, cabbage, frozen peas, mango and eggplant grown non-organically contained relatively little amounts of pesticide residue. By joining the dark side you can save money and have a more flavorful diet. Darker meat cuts of poultry... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B mergerthe agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senat
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B merger
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
the agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senator said antitrust regulators should closely watch consolidation of the agricultural biotech industry and coordinate oversight between agencies. He said the Federal Trade... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed mergerthe agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senat
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed merger
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 4 days ago
the agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senator said antitrust regulators should closely watch consolidation of the agricultural biotech industry and coordinate oversight between agencies. He said the Federal Trade... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion mergerthe agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senat
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion merger
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
the agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senator said antitrust regulators should closely watch consolidation of the agricultural biotech industry and coordinate oversight between agencies. He said the Federal Trade... Read more
30 related stories
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PhysOrg
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion mergerthe agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senat
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion merger
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
the agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senator said antitrust regulators should closely watch consolidation of the agricultural biotech industry and coordinate oversight between agencies. He said the Federal Trade... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion mergerthe agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senat
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion merger
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
the agriculture economy has slowed in the last couple of years. The Iowa senator said antitrust regulators should closely watch consolidation of the agricultural biotech industry and coordinate oversight between agencies. He said the Federal Trade... Read more
30 related stories
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CommonDreams.org
Over 700,000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergersoptions and higher costs. The organizations joining the call to block these me
Over 700,000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers
CommonDreams.org / Posted 4 days ago
options and higher costs. The organizations joining the call to block these mega-mergers include SumofUs, Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Organic Seed Alliance, Rural... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Monarch butterflies captured, tagged in first of four conservation events10, said the evening was full of action and really fun. The citizen science ta
Monarch butterflies captured, tagged in first of four conservation events
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
10, said the evening was full of action and really fun. The citizen science tagging project, part of Operation Monarch Watch, will collect data so that butterflies can be tracked and their migration path protected. Monarchs are headed south to... Read more
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The Maui News
Bid for Monsanto creates frightening scenarioeverywhere, including the U.S. where, for example, our own Environmental Protec
Bid for Monsanto creates frightening scenario
The Maui News / Posted 6 days ago
everywhere, including the U.S. where, for example, our own Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to conduct pesticide exposure experiments on children. The IG Farben/Bayer culture continues to drive the chemical pharmaceutical... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
A drought watch, Southold's biggest water users and the need to conservethe importance of protecting the North Fork’s fresh water supply. As of Septem
A drought watch, Southold's biggest water users and the need to conserve
The Suffolk Times / Posted 9 days ago
the importance of protecting the North Fork’s fresh water supply. As of September, the North Fork remains under a drought watch, which the state Department of Environmental Conservation declared in July for the first time in 14 years. Since then,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Is New Jersey Prepared for Zika?The trucks drive through New Jersey towns at night, fogging neighborhoods with
Is New Jersey Prepared for Zika?
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 14 days ago
The trucks drive through New Jersey towns at night, fogging neighborhoods with pesticide to kill a minuscule, and potentially deadly, insect. This summer, health departments and mosquito control commissions worked with renewed zest to kill, capture... Read more
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Miami New Times
County Mayoral Candidates War Over Anti-Zika Naled Spraying in Miami BeachJust a few short months ago, only a few anti-mosquito wonks had ever heard of a
County Mayoral Candidates War Over Anti-Zika Naled Spraying in Miami Beach
Miami New Times / Posted 15 days ago
Just a few short months ago, only a few anti-mosquito wonks had ever heard of a pesticide called naled. But now, thanks to the onslaught of the Zika virus, the mosquito-killing compound has become the touchiest issue in Miami-Dade County since LeBron... Read more
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Miami New Times
County Mayor Candidates War Over Anti-Zika Naled Spraying in Miami BeachJust a few short months ago, only a few anti-mosquito wonks had ever heard of a
County Mayor Candidates War Over Anti-Zika Naled Spraying in Miami Beach
Miami New Times / Posted 15 days ago
Just a few short months ago, only a few anti-mosquito wonks had ever heard of a pesticide called naled. But now, thanks to the onslaught of the Zika virus, the mosquito-killing compound has become the touchiest issue in Dade County since LeBron... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Moves to Prevent Entry of Locusts, Quelea From Niger Republic to Nigeriathe states and contingency steps can be taken quickly," Ogbeh said. The Minist
Govt Moves to Prevent Entry of Locusts, Quelea From Niger Republic to Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
the states and contingency steps can be taken quickly," Ogbeh said. The Minister, however, ordered the commissioners to watch out and ensure that any outbreak of the pesticide be reported for urgent action. He added that President Muhammadu... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Watch for migrating common nighthawks at duskOne possible reason is loss of nesting habitat due to changes in flat rooftop d
Watch for migrating common nighthawks at dusk
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
One possible reason is loss of nesting habitat due to changes in flat rooftop design from gravel to rubberized materials. Pesticide use that decreases the number of insects and nest predation from increasing crow populations are other possible... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Youth wrestling in search of coachin Truman. Disposal of household hazardous waste materials is free and disposal
Youth wrestling in search of coach
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
in Truman. Disposal of household hazardous waste materials is free and disposal of appliances and electronics is $15 each. Pesticide container recycling is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Martin County Highway Department in Fairmont located... Read more
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dna
Singapore Zika cases put state, BMC on alertin Pune. We have asked the hospitals to create isolation wards. We have also al
Singapore Zika cases put state, BMC on alert
dna / Posted 26 days ago
in Pune. We have asked the hospitals to create isolation wards. We have also alerted the doctors and told them to keep a watch on possible spread of infection and alert their respective corporations," said Sawant. The Brihanmumbai Municipal... Read more
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The Mercury News
Monte Sereno: New beekeeping ordinance approvedlong, they apparently live up to the old saying "busy as a bee" during that sho
Monte Sereno: New beekeeping ordinance approved
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
long, they apparently live up to the old saying "busy as a bee" during that short time. "It's relaxing to just sit and watch them. They're fun creatures and very, very valuable," Vallancey said. The value comes from the fact that bees... Read more

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