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NYC Menu Offers Something New: Silence

posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:58 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Quiet, please. Your dinner will now be served. That's the message being sent to customers at a New York City restaurant that prohibits any talking during an occasionally put-on $40 prix fixe, four-course meal. Nicholas... Full Story

Police Arrest 8 House Members at Immigration Rally

posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested Tuesday after they blocked a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled... Full Story

Keystone Pipeline Progress Moves Market

posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Reports said that Transcanada is close to completing work on the southern portion of its Keystone pipeline expansion. That could mean as much as 700,000 barrels a day moving out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the pricing point for U.S. benchmark oil. The... Full Story

Shutdown Jeopardizes Nutrition Program for Poor

posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:23 PM

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob's mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program to pay for infant formula - aid that... Full Story

With Turkeys Gone Wild, Maine Expands Hunting

posted on October 4, 2013 at 12:01 PM

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Once nearly wiped out of existence, turkeys are running wild. Buoyed by what's been called the most successful wildlife restoration project ever, wild turkeys are eating crops, ruining gardens, crashing into cars and... Full Story

Veterans Pass Barriers at Closed WWII Memorial

posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of veterans barricaded outside the closed World War II Memorial because of the government shutdown were escorted past the barriers Tuesday by members of Congress so they could see the monument. More than 125... Full Story

Small Number of Schools Drop out of Lunch Program

posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department says 524 schools — out of about 100,000 — have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program since the government introduced new standards for healthier... Full Story

Illinois Grain Tour May Boost State Agribusiness

posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:54 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The relationships developed with foreign buyers during the Illinois Grain Tour are expected to pay dividends for the state's agribusiness. Illinois Department of Agriculture officials say foreign buyers who took... Full Story

NY State Health Care Website Slammed with 30M Hits

posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:46 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's website to allow the uninsured to shop for health insurance under the nation's new health care law has struggled under the surge of nearly 30 million hits in two days. New York has just 2.7 million uninsured... Full Story

Colorado Farmers Arrested In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:03 PM

A number of lawsuits were filed by people who were sickened or who had a family member die after the outbreak. Full Story

US-Japan Deal Could Lead to More Organic Options

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Officials say the agreement will be a boost for the burgeoning U.S. industry, one of the fastest-growing sectors of agriculture. Full Story

EPA Says US Falls Short In Shrinking Dead Zone

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Environmental Protection Agency officials say states in the river's watershed need to accelerate efforts to cut pollution from farm field runoff and discharges from sewage treatment plants. Full Story

Canada PM Won't Accept US Rejection of Keystone XL

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM

The pipeline is critical to Canada, which needs infrastructure in place to export its growing oil sands production. Full Story

UN: Better Livestock Handling Curbs Greenhouse Gas

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Report says more productive animals can reduce livestock's carbon footprint by reducing herd size.. Full Story

CHS Pledges $3 Million Toward Agricultural Safety

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM

The investment includes $1 million for competitive grants to support rural safety projects and $2 million to support safety programs with five partner organizations. Full Story

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