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Market to Market (December 20, 2013)

posted on December 20, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (December 20, 2013)
Full Program: Arid conditions stoke wildfires in California, but the rest of the country could see a break in the weather. The “Oracle of Omaha” gets a larger stake in wind power, as lawmakers call for reforms in renewable energy policy. Locomotives roll... Full Story

High winds calm after causing havoc on west coast

posted on December 23, 2011 at 3:05 PM

California winds that overturned trucks, toppled trees and fanned fires were dying down Friday and forecasters predicted calmer weather for the Christmas weekend. Full Story

Panel: Corps not to blame for Missouri River flood

posted on December 20, 2011 at 4:13 PM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did what it could with the record flooding on the Missouri River this year although proposed changes could help avoid a disastrous repeat, especially since such floods could become more frequent, an expert panel... Full Story

Dry Northern Plains helps spring runoff prep

posted on December 20, 2011 at 4:13 PM

Thanks to a dry fall across the northern Plains, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is months ahead of schedule in releasing water from reservoirs on the upper Missouri River to guard against another spring of record-setting flooding. Full Story

Plenty of Pumpkins

posted on October 14, 2011 at 12:43 PM

    CLINTON, Ill. (AP) - Central Illinois farmers say there will beplenty of pumpkins this fall for carving and cooking despite a hot,dry summer.     State agriculture officials say Illinois is the... Full Story

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