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  1. Movie review: This 'Museum' entry should be closed to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Genesee Country Express

    'Night at the Museum,' the first film in this good-looking, action-packed but rather soulless series of special-effects movies, made gobs of money. The second, 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,' also did well, though its profits didn't come near the heights of its predecessor.

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  2. Study: Your all-electric car may not be so greenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Westerner

    ... are worse than driving a normal gasoline-powered car," said Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who wasn't part of the study but praised it. The states with the highest percentage of electricity coming from coal, according to the ...

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  3. For North Korea's cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms, utility gridsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... of South Korea and the United States," said Kim Heung-kwang, a defector from the North who was a computer science professor and says he maintains links with the community in his home country. "The hacking of Sony Pictures is similar to previous ...

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  4. Rotarians learn about bees and beekeepingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

    The Wallace Thomson Volunteers will have a $5 Jewelry & Accessories Sale in the hospital lobby on Monday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Tuesday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Cash, check, and debit/credit cards are accepted. Come finish your Christmas shopping and take advantage of the great prices.

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  5. Scientists say they have discovered our 'internal compass'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

    Scientists believe they have found the part of the brain which acts as an "internal compass" and makes some people better at navigating than others. Researchers from University College London found "homing" signals in the brain which help determine a person's ability to work out which way they need to go in relation to the direction they are facing.

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  6. US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island.

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  7. Minnesota links caramel apples, 2 listeria deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with the bacterium listeria. The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are warning consumers to wait for more information before eating any pre-packaged, commercially-produced caramel apples, including those topped with nuts, chocolate and sprinkles.

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  8. Gina Rinehart's beef interests growRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    AS IF there wasn't enough to worry about already, it seems like pretty much all of your favourite stuff is about to get more expensive. THIS could be the end of this media business.

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  9. Comfort Foods Are Not Mood Boosters, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    An unpleasant mood would likely influence a person to seek comfort in mood-boosting foods, which are usually easy-to-prepare and rich in carbohydrates. However, a recent study at the University of Minnesota states that good feeling swings back shortly, and so there is no need to perk oneself up with a treat.

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  10. Murgitroyd Growth Spurs New AppointmentsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Already one of the largest global patent and trade mark attorney firms in Europe, Murgitroyd has 13 European offices and 2 in the United States. It provides cross-sectoral expertise in engineering, ICT, software, oil and gas, renewable energy, life sciences, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, food and drink, financial and professional services, fashion, music and entertainment.

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  11. Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US dealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this undated photo provided by the Sarraff family shows Rolando Sarraff Trujillo in an unknown location. After the speeches on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 by Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro, the Villa Marista prison staff in Cuba told the Sarraff family that Rolando had been freed at dawn and they didn't know where he was.

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  12. NASA's Kepler Telescope Discovers Another Planet on ComebackRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Time

    Dubbed HIP 116454b, the new body is bigger than Earth, smaller than Neptune and probably too hot to sustain life as we know it. "The Kepler mission showed us that planets larger in size than Earth and smaller than Neptune are common in the galaxy, yet they are absent in our solar system," Steve Howell, a project scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center in California, said in statement.

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  13. Dutch car tax regime leaves Germany far behind in curbing CO2 emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    The Netherlands had the lowest CO2 emissions from new cars in the European Union last year, thanks to its tax regime favouring fuel economy and low-carbon vehicles. Germany and Poland are among the countries with the highest C02 emissions from new cars and the weakest national tax policies, a report by NGO Transport & Environment has found.

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  14. UN boss: Lima was a reality check, and leaders need to step up for ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    The differences between how the developed and developing countries view their responsibilities will hinder agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, unless top political leaders provide the momentum needed to seal the deal, says Achim Steiner. Achim Steiner is executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme .

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  15. New cylinders for CNG cars offer longer journeysRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Scientists at Rice University are looking at new materials for developing cylinders that can store compressed natural gas at low pressure and at room temperature for longer, efficient journeys. Rather than bulky high-pressure cylinders like those used in buses and trucks into light vehicles, they are trying cage-like synthetic macromolecules called metal organic frameworks .

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  16. Munson Hybrids' Dealers Up 30% In Illinois, WisconsinRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    Over the past 6 months, Munson Hybrids added dealers in Illinois and Wisconsin, increasing its dealer network by about 30%. Munson Hybrids strategically added dealers to address the growth in demand for Munson corn and soybeans due to strong year-after-year performance of its hybrids in state, 3rd party and company plots.

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  17. Clemens Food Group To Build $255 Million Pork Processing Facility In MichiganRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    CLEMENS FOOD GROUP TO BUILD $255 MILLION PORK PROCESSING FACILITY IN MICHIGAN Dec. 19, 2014 Source: Corn Marketing Program of Michigan news release The Corn Marketing Program of Michigan today applauded plans by the Clemens Food Group, of Hatfield, Pa., to build a $255-million pork processing plant in Coldwater. "The agriculture sector is interconnected, and this plant will not only benefit Michigan's pork producers, it will create growth and opportunities for our entire agriculture sector," said JIM ZOOK, executive director of CMPM.

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  18. Iowa Soybean Assn CEO Kirk Leeds Celebrates 25th Anniversary With The OrganizationRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    IOWA SOYBEAN ASSN CEO KIRK LEEDS CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY WITH THE ORGANIZATION Dec. 19, 2014 Source: Iowa Soybean Association news release As the Iowa Soybean Association celebrates its 50th anniversary it's CEO, Kirk Leeds, was recognized for being there for half of it. Leeds celebrated his 25 years of service at the ISA 50th Anniversary Symposium and Banquet on Wednesday in Des Moines.

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  19. USDA: Strawberry Consumption Continues To GrowRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USDA: STRAWBERRY CONSUMPTION CONTINUES TO GROW Dec. 19, 2014 Economic Research Service reports: U.S. per capita strawberry use has generally trended higher since 1980, and the current production forecast supports the outlook for continued growth in 2014. Per capita use of fresh strawberries is expanding the fastest, reaching a record 7.9 pounds in 2013, in response to greater awareness of the importance of healthy diets, increased year-round availability through domestic production and imports, and adoption of improved varieties.

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  20. California Agribusiness Limoneira Names New Sr Director, Ag OperationsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    CALIFORNIA AGRIBUSINESS LIMONEIRA NAMES NEW SR DIRECTOR, AG OPERATIONS Dec. 19, 2014 Source: Limoneira Company news release Limoneira Company , a leading agribusiness with prime agricultural land and operations, real estate and water rights in California, announced today that Mark Palamountain has been promoted to the position of Senior Director, Agricultural Operations. Mr. Palamountain has served as Director of Business Development and Business Integration since August 2013.

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