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Market to Market August 8, 2008 (#3349)


In the News

  • McCain, Obama Tout Solutions to Energy Issues
    (Aug 8, 2008) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Democrat Barack Obama blamed Republican energy policies for some of the nation's economic woes Tuesday as his GOP rival John McCain advocated a large expansion of nuclear power.
  • Archer Daniels Midland Profit Down 61% in 4Q
    (Aug 8, 2008) ST LOUIS (AP) -- Archer Daniels Midland Co said Tuesday its fourth-quarter profit plunged by 61 percent, coming in below expectations even though revenues soared.
  • State of Alaska Sues Over Polar Bear Listing
    (Aug 8, 2008) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska is suing the federal government to overturn the listing of polar bears as a threatened species.
  • McCain Opposes Farm Policies Popular in Midwest
    (Aug 8, 2008) By MIKE GLOVER, Associated Press Writer Wed Aug 6, 12:08 PM ET DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate John McCain opposes the $300 billion farm bill and subsidies for ethanol, positions that both supporters and opponents say might...
  • Tropical Storm Edouard Heads for Texas-La. coast
    (Aug 8, 2008) By JUAN A LOZANO, Associated Press Writer Mon Aug 4, 7:17 PM ET GALVESTON, Texas - Beth Bronson said Monday she's determined not to have her trip ruined as the second severe storm in two weeks approached a Texas Gulf Coast vacation hotspot at the...
  • Ethanol Group Sues Fargo Company
    (Aug 8, 2008) FARGO, N.D (AP) - A group that wants to build an ethanol plant in Minnesota is suing a Fargo, N.D., construction company and others.
  • Gorillas Found in African Zone
    (Aug 8, 2008) EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Wildlife researchers said Tuesday that they've discovered 125,000 western lowland gorillas deep in the forests of the Republic of Congo, calling it a major increase in the animal's estimated population.