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49 min ago | KTEN-TV Denison

House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty."


Related Topix: Urban Institute, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

1 hr ago | Mother Jones

Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides

A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Apiculture, US Geological Survey, Geology, Agriculture

6 hrs ago | CBC News

Mexico earthquake strikes eastern state of Veracruz

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science,

9 hrs ago | KAUZ

Miller faces sales job on $17B VA health care bill

Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.


Related Topix: Urban Institute, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid.


Related Topix: Urban Institute, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Texas, San Jose (Jacksonville, FL)

The Capital-Journal

Oklahoma earthquake felt in southern Kansas

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit northern Oklahoma late Monday night and the effects could be felt more than 100 miles from the epicenter.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Brandon Sun

More than a third of Americans reported to collection agencies for unpaid bills and debts

A study by the Urban Institute shows that more than 35 per cent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies.


Related Topix: Urban Institute, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Wichita Eagle

Oklahoma quake rattles Wichita area

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake at 9:47 p.m. registered 4.0 on the Richter scale.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Hispanic Business

Insecticides Permeate U.S. Food, Water Supply

July 26--Nicotine-related insecticides widely used on crops are finding their way into the food we eat and the water we drink, two national studies published in the past two months have concluded.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Geological Survey, Geology, Entomology, Life, Fruits, Food, Honey

Slow Growth Continues in San Diego

A new report from Savills Studley Research indicates that the San Diego market remains on a 'slow but steady recovery' path, and that the pharmaceutical life science , and tech sectors are growing, while defense shrinks.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Torrey Pines (San Diego, CA), Sorrento Valley (San Diego, CA), San Diego County, CA, Websense, Startups

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A third year of drought in California has meant farmers have become increasingly dependent on ground water for their crops - and now the land is sinking beneath their feet.


Related Topix: Weather, California, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Immigration Reform

WFTV Orlando

3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes portion of Washington

Dispatchers said there are no reports of damage so far but a lot of people in Bremerton reported feeling the quake on the U.S. Geological Survey website.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Ag Professional

Study says neonic insecticides widespread in Iowa waters

A class of insecticides popular with corn and soybean farmers in the U.S. Midwest but feared as a factor in the decline of U.S. honey bee colonies and other crop pollinators, has been found to be widespread through rivers and streams in Iowa , according to a government study released on Thursday.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Geological Survey, Geology, Apiculture

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Slow-no-wake lifted on Rock River

Slow/no wake restrictions have been lifted for the entire Rock River, according to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office.


Related Topix: Rock County, WI, US Geological Survey, Lake Koshkonong, WI, Afton, WI

AAR says air carrier deal means up to 175 jobs

Technical services vice president Danny Martinez tells the American Press that he cannot release the customer's name but it's a top-tier company.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, AAR, Wood Dale, IL, Dale, IL

The San Diego Union-Tribune

New Tool in Drug Discovery

They're both looking for objects of great value, and the vast majority of their attempts to find those objects fail.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Scripps Research Institute

The News Tribune

2013 REPORT: National parks pump millions into state economy

More than 7.3 million visitors to national parks in Washington spent $430.8 million in 2013.


Related Topix: Washington, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, US National Parks

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Messenger

More than sellin' stuff'

Todd Claussen, FC's director of agronomy and technical services, said the company is running numerous test plots, some quite large, over its 174 acres in and around the town.


Related Topix: Farnhamville, IA, Calhoun County, IA, Agriculture, Science

The Joplin Independent

New Madrid fault is bigger hazard than thought

Next to the impressive seismic activity on the U.S. west coast, the New Madrid fault represents the next highest hazard.


Related Topix: Missouri, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Free Republic

Why Is Wal-Mart Preparing For A Major Earthquake On The New Madrid Fault?

Buried in a Wall Street Journal article from about a week ago was a startling piece of information.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Missouri


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