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Crime Rate Increases with Oil Boom

posted on April 17, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Crime Rate Increases with Oil Boom
Sometime in the next two months, the state of North Dakota will join an exclusive club of states producing one million barrels of oil per day. But the boom has also led to other problems. Full Story

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)

posted on March 2, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)
Full Program: The rally continues on Wall Street, accompanied by a concurrent recovery on Main Street. Soaring meat prices prompt one lawmaker to seek a federal ban on packer ownership of livestock. The Iowa legislature approves a bill making it a crime to enter... Full Story

Cutbacks force retreat in war on meth

posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:08 PM

Police and sheriff's departments in states that produce much of the nation's methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on meth, at times virtually abandoning pursuit of the drug because they can no longer afford to clean up the toxic... Full Story

Judge Blocks Parts of Georgia Immigration Law

posted on July 1, 2011 at 1:07 PM

ATLANTA (AP) -- A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked parts of Georgia's strict new law targeting illegal immigration from taking effect, including a provision that authorizes police to check the immigration status of suspects without... Full Story

Georgia Puts Probationers to Work Harvesting Crops

posted on June 24, 2011 at 1:06 PM

LESLIE, Ga (AP) -- It's 3:25 p.m. in a dusty cucumber field in south Georgia. A knot of criminal offenders who spent seven hours in the sun harvesting buckets of vegetables by hand have decided they're calling it quits - exactly as crew leader... Full Story

E-Verify Bill Gives Agriculture Extra Time

posted on June 17, 2011 at 3:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bill that would require U.S businesses to use a government database to verify that new workers are in the country legally is giving the agriculture industry a slight break. Full Story

New Owner Says Production Increasing at Postville Slaughterhouse

posted on April 16, 2010 at 5:04 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Postville kosher slaughterhouse that went bankrupt after a federal immigration raid nearly two years ago is growing and on target to return to earlier production levels, its new owner said Tuesday. Full Story

Farm Workers Claim Slavery is Alive and Well in Florida

posted on April 25, 2008 at 8:04 PM

Farm Workers Claim Slavery is Alive and Well in Florida
Sixty years after the historic documentary "Harvest of Shame," some claim the plight of migrant workers is still deplorable. Full Story

Immigration Raids One Year Later

posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Immigration Raids One Year Later
One year after the nation's largest immigration raid hit home in Marshalltown, Iowa, how is the community dealing with the fallout? Full Story

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