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Powerful California Water District Backs Tunnel Plan

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:55 PM

Without the tunnels, farmers say, more of the fruits and vegetables in grocery stores across the nation will come from foreign countries where food safety regulations aren't as strict. Full Story

Study Finds Destructive Medfly Entrenched In California

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:55 PM

The study found that despite decades of costly eradication efforts by the state, the Mediterranean fruit fly and the Oriental fruit fly have not been eliminated. Full Story

US Issues Railroad Safety Order After Deadly Crash

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:55 PM

The half-dozen measures in the emergency order take particular aim at trains that move hazardous materials Full Story

Illinois Democrats Bring Home Food Stamp Message

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:54 PM

Government data show about 2 million Illinois residents receive food stamps. Full Story

Where's The Beef?

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:54 PM

Close to meat but not that juicy. Full Story

Oil Companies Frack In Coastal Waters Off California

posted on August 8, 2013 at 3:31 PM

California coastal regulators said they were unaware until recently that offshore fracking was even occurring. Full Story

WTO Backs US In Chicken Trade Dispute With China

posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:19 PM

The chicken dispute is part of a larger strain in trade relations between the world's two largest economies. Full Story

DuPont Wins Fight For South African Seed Company

posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Africa marks a major growth opportunity for seed companies because of the global scramble to grow enough crops to meet growing demand for food and biofuels Full Story

Dispute Over Jobs Created By Keystone Pipeline

posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Obama downplayed the pipeline's effect on jobs, calling it a "blip" compared with the overall economy. Full Story

Japan Resumes Wheat Imports To Glee Of US Growers

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:55 PM

The USDA on Tuesday confirmed Japan's resumption of wheat imports. Japan will test U.S. imports for genetically modified wheat for an undisclosed period of time. Full Story

Gulf 'Dead Zone' Above Average But Not Near Record

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:51 PM

The area of low oxygen covers 5,840 square miles of the Gulf floor — roughly the size of Connecticut Full Story

Businesses Call For Action On Immigration

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Group seeks a change saying the existing immigration system is "completely incapable" of responding to the national economy or global competition. Full Story

GOP Prepares Bill To Cut Food Stamps By 5 Percent

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:42 PM

House conservatives have urged major cuts as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, has doubled in cost since 2008. Full Story

Groups In Federal Court To Block Horse Slaughter

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:37 PM

Valley Meat Co. of Roswell, N.M., has been at the forefront of the fight, pushing for more than a year for permission to convert its cattle plant into a horse slaughterhouse Full Story

Dozens Of Teen Workers Sprayed In Ill. Corn Field

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:29 PM

The teenagers were detasseling corn when the chemical drifted over them from a plane that was crop-dusting an adjacent field. Full Story

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