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Market to Market November 9, 2007 (#3310)


In the News

  • Corps to Ease Georgia Water Crunch as Governors Negotiate Drought
    (Nov 9, 2007) WASHINGTON (AP) — Under a plan brokered by the Bush administration, the Army Corps of Engineers would hold back more water in Georgia lakes as the governors of drought-stricken Georgia, Florida and Alabama work toward a water-sharing agreement.
  • Environmental Groups say Congress Gave Chertoff Too Much Power to Build Border Fence
    (Nov 9, 2007) WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress violated the Constitution by allowing the homeland security chief to waive laws so the government could build fencing on the U.S.-Mexico border, two environmental groups said Thursday.
  • When Cows Fly
    (Nov 9, 2007) MANSON, Wash (AP) — Charles and Linda Everson were driving back to their hotel when their minivan was struck by a falling object — a 600-pound cow.
  • Trade Gap Narrowed in September
    (Nov 9, 2007) WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S trade deficit fell to the lowest level in 28 months as a falling dollar spurred U.S exports to an all-time high.
  • House Approves Changes in Mining of Public Lands
    (Nov 9, 2007) WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after the Gold Rush, Congress passed a law meant to settle the West by letting prospectors stake claims and mine gold, silver and other minerals for free.