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  1. Maui voters to decide whether to adopt a moratorium on genetically engineered cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Prince George Citizen

    Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. A group backed by companies growing the crops counters with ads playing heavily on the airwaves that urge rejection of what they are calling the "farming ban."

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  2. Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KTVN Reno

    10, 2014, Monsanto crew members Gerard Manuel, left, and Rommel Angale, right, count corn sprouts in a field of test hybrids in a breeding nursery near Kihei, Hawaii. . In this photo taken Sept.

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  3. DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with BucsRead the original story

    8 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. But they've said little about exactly how... Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.

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  4. Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Bennington Banner

    In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, a geologist marks the coordinates of the Kilauea lava flow front with a GPS unit. A 13-mile finger of lava from Kilauea Volcano has started to again move quickly, and could hit a secondary road sometime Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

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  5. Sue Perkins, Robert Craig and Steve BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

    A STAFFORD man's agricultural venture in Cumbria has landed him the title of Farmers Weekly Dairy Farmer of the Year. Steve Brandon has been operating a spring calving and grazing system at his family farm at Hopton for several years, where he farms 500 acres and milks 400 cows.

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  6. Editorial: How Agent Carter Could Set Up Avengers: Age of Ultron and...Read the original story

    15 min ago | The Daily SuperHero

    The first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron has been out for a few days now. If you're like me, you've watched it at least a dozen times already and you've thinking about 'the hows,' 'the whats,' and 'the whys' about the sequel.

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  7. Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costsRead the original story

    15 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. But they've said little about exactly how... Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.

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  8. Stunningly Beautiful Chemical Reactions Captured On HD VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    You don't have to just take my word for it - a pair of scientists recently captured the spellbinding magic that takes place when two substances combine on high-definition video. For their new media project , aptly named Beautiful Chemistry, the researchers transformed the tedious world of laboratories and white coats into a captivating wonderland of bubbling oranges, blues and purples, sparkling silvers and mesmerizing yellows.

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  9. Opposition rejects Mozambique's election resultsRead the original story

    21 min ago | CBS Atlanta

    Groups are campaigning in Maui County over a Nov. 4 ballot measure that would prohibit the growing of genetically modified organisms until studies show they're safe. Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.

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  10. New state-run data center saves energy, cuts costsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The China Post

    ... will provide Taiwanese people with innovative nationwide and cross-field cloud computing services. Vice Minister of Science and Technology (MST, c 'aeOE e ) Lin Yi-ping (ae -a a13) said that recent developments in the cloud computing industry ...

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  11. Ebola's Family Tree: Disease May Have Existed For 23 Million Years, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Medical Daily

    Researchers found traces of Filoviruses in viral fossil genes dating back to the Miocene Epoch, which occurred 5 to 23 million years ago. A family of viruses that Ebola belongs to may have existed over 20 million years ago, according to a new study published in the journal PeerJ .

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  12. What's Next for IBM? iOS Apps, Watson, and Cloud ComputingRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    After IBM's quarterly results badly missed Wall Street's expectations, the company's chief executive Ginni Rometty told CNBC that "We have a very clear strategy about how to take this company to the future." On exactly what that strategy is, Rometty offered little detail.

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  13. Lava creeps towards homes on Hawaii's Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Campbell Reporter

    In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, geologists walk over the surface of the flow to track surface breakouts along a portion of the flow margin, about a kilometer upslope of the flow front. A 13-mile finger of lava from Kilauea Volcano has started to again move quickly, and could hit a secondary road sometime Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

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  14. The internet of things is becoming the next cloud battlegroundRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | GigaOM

    As the competition among cloud computing providers steps up, so is interest in the internet of things. More connected devices - perhaps especially by governments rolling thousands at a time - should increase the competitive environment as providers fight to be the best possible IoT platforms.

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  15. Govt, NGOs should join handsRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Daily Star

    Discussants of a roundtable, "Draft Bangladesh Mental Health Act, 2014: Rights Perspective", organised by Innovation for Wellbeing Foundation, INCIDIN Bangladesh, and The Daily Star at the daily's office in the capital yesterday. Photo: Star Comprehensive efforts of government bodies and NGOs are necessary to prevent the rapidly spreading mental illness in the country, and to ensure better services for the patients, said discussants at a roundtable yesterday.

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  16. Democratic Rep. Barrow works for GOP votes in Ga.Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Washington Post

    Touring his southeast Georgia farm in a pickup truck, Randy Branch gave a visiting congressman a crash course in agriculture as well as an earful about politics - namely how much he doesn't like Democrats. Branch's guest, Rep. John Barrow, listened to his complaints about Washington and assured the farmer he too often disagrees with President Barack Obama.

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  17. Regional meeting on new food rules set for VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    The Agriculture agency and the Northeast Association of State Departments of Agriculture will host a Nov. 17 hearing to offer farmers and food processors an opportunity to comment on the new supplemental rules proposed by the federal Food Safety Modernization Act The food safety act aims to ensure the safety of the U.S. food supply by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it. The meeting is going to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Vermont Law School in South Royalton.

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  18. Democrats try to regain lost votes outside citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | KFVS12

    Control of the Senate may turn on the ability of Democrats to regain some of the ground they've lost among rural and small town voters. The question is whether Democrats can limit Republicans' advantages outside cities, given how well the GOP has capitalized on many white voters' disdain for President Barack Obama.

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  19. Farm & Fork Society Offers Trial Share to Non-MembersRead the original story

    44 min ago | The Alternative Press

    The Farm & Fork Society , a CSA is offering a one week trial share for those who are interested in finding out what it is all about. The trial share includes seasonal vegetables and fruit .

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  20. Roberts scarcely mentions long agriculture record in tight Kansas Senate raceRead the original story

    57 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy. He scarcely mentions his many years on the House and Senate agriculture committees and is banking on antipathy toward President Barack Obama, which runs high in western Kansas' endless patchwork of wheat, corn and sorghum fields, as the winning message.

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