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New U.S. Autos Continue to Improve Miles Per Gallon

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection... Full Story

Experts Say 2013 Cooler Temps Only "Brief Respite" for Global Warming Threats to Arctic

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government says global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and... Full Story

Chinese Nationals Charged With Conspiring to Steal U.S. Patented Seed Corn

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Six men from China including the CEO of a seed corn subsidiary of a Chinese conglomerate have been charged with conspiring to steal patented seed corn from two of the nation's leading seed developers, prosecutors said Thursday. Full Story

Mexico's Congress Votes to Open Oil Industry to Private Investors

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:05 PM

Mexico's Congress has voted to open up the country's moribund state-run oil industry to private investment, following a raucous, hours-long debate over the most dramatic energy reform in decades. Full Story

Experts Fear Erosion of Record Iowa Farmland Values

posted on December 13, 2013 at 11:56 AM

The 2013 Iowa Land Value Survey says farmland values rose 5.1 percent from last year, setting another record. Full Story

Missouri Processor Recalls 1,450 Pounds Of Meat

posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Cloud's Meats Inc. of Carthage voluntarily recalled the meat after routine testing detected E. coli in samples last month. Full Story

Local Gas Drilling Laws Get A Key Airing In Ohio

posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:20 PM

The lawsuit questions whether states that are eager for the jobs and tax revenues can trump local restrictions that communities say protect them from haphazard development? Full Story

North Dakota To Launch Website That Will Notify Public Of Spills

posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:16 PM

The North Dakota Health Department will launch a website sometime this week that will enable the public to monitor reported oil spills and other hazardous leaks. Full Story

Cold Snap Puts Nation In the Deep Freeze

posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:10 PM

The system dumped 1 to 2 feet of snow in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, forcing school closures and temporary power outages. Full Story

Scientist Claims FDA Stole Idea

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM

John Hnatio (NAY'-sho) says he learned of the alleged copyright infringement when he saw a similar tool offered for free on the FDA website. Full Story

Case Of Bovine TB Linked To Northeast Neb. Herd

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM

Bovine tuberculosis causes severe coughing, fatigue, emaciation and debilitation in cattle and results in reduced milk and meat production. It is spread by nose-to-nose contact and the inhalation of bacteria. Full Story

Thanksgiving Can Be Tough With Celiac Disease

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:40 AM

German Brewers: Make Purity Law World Heritage

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:35 AM

The purity law dates back to 1516 and allows nothing but water, barley malt, hops and yeast for brewing. Full Story

Audit Says La. Lax In Its Oversight of WIC Program

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:14 AM

The audit said OPH didn't verify grocery prices charged through the program, overpaid for food, didn't follow federal regulations governing the program and often didn't sanction vendors for unsanitary conditions in stores or expired products on... Full Story

Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout

posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM

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