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Bill would allow raw milk to be advertised in Oregon

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sellers of raw milk want Oregon legislators to let them legally advertise their product. Full Story

Vilsack: Smartphones could tell consumers what's in food

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone. Full Story

Lawmakers seek short-term action to stop Asian carp advance

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:51 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Full Story

Growing pains: Oil boom turns prairie school to melting pot

posted on February 20, 2015 at 3:42 PM

Every morning as principal Brad Foss arrives at his school — after just a 60-second commute — he's reminded of oil's giant footprint in this town. Full Story

Hog grower's lawyers object to mentions of Chinese ties

posted on February 20, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Lawyers for the world's largest pork producer say it is bad enough being told your product stinks, but it's going too far to mention that a Chinese company is behind it. Full Story

Colorado mountain snow is bright spot during drought in West

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West. Full Story

Court Ruling Lists Gray Wolf as Endangered in Iowa

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:43 PM

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia reinstated Federal protections for wolves in the western Great Lakes region on December 19, 2014. The US Fish and Wildlife Service published its rule on the decision Friday. Full Story

Congressional Democrats seek to step up fracking oversight

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste. Full Story

Medical pot growers fear hemp will ruin their crop

posted on February 20, 2015 at 1:05 PM

Southern Oregon farmers growing marijuana for medicine don't want fields of pot's prosaic cousin, industrial hemp, growing nearby. Full Story

Canada reports a case of mad cow disease

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:59 PM

A case of mad cow disease has been confirmed in a beef cow from Alberta, Canadian officials announced Friday. Full Story

Speaker enrolls Keystone bill, urges Obama to sign it

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:57 PM

Congress' Republican leadership has made it official, formally enrolling legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline and urging President Barack Obama to sign it. Full Story

Obama seeks $2 billion in private dollars for clean energy

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:34 PM

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy. Full Story

Contamination still high near ND spill, dropping downstream

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:11 PM

Records released by state health officials show high contamination levels persist along a North Dakota creek more than a month after a massive wastewater spill in the state's oil patch. Full Story

3-D printing aims to rewrite the script on cooking and tech

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:06 PM

Printed pastries with individually tailored nutrient levels. Ravioli that assemble themselves. Wedding cake toppers that are exact, tiny, renditions of the happy couple. It's all possible thanks to a fresh meeting of taste and technology that has... Full Story

Nevada leads U.S. in per-capita growth in solar jobs

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:04 PM

The number of solar industry jobs in Nevada more than doubled last year, the fastest per capita growth in the nation, a nonprofit research and education group said in a new report Thursday. Full Story

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