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  1. Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    New Orleans - With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average - but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest easy. "Now is the time to start thinking ahead of the season.

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  2. EuclidRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Today few historians challenge the consensus that Euclid was older than ). The older elements were at once superseded by Euclid's and then forgotten.

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  3. Mike Rowe of 'Dirty Jobs' stars in videos for Michigan skilled trades initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    The state today at the Mackinac Policy Conference annouced a partnership with Rowe and his foundation, mikeroweWorks, to produce videos that show students skilled trades are sustainable, good career paths. Rowe's videos, targeted to middle and high school students, will highlight industries like tool and die, health care, construction and welding.

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  4. Dubious distinction: India leads world hunger listRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    In the process, India has overtaken China, which has cut its numbers from 289 million in 1990-92 to 133.8 million in the latest estimates. India accounts for the highest estimated number of undernourished people in any single country, with an estimated 194.6 million, or about one in every four such people in the world.

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  5. Google has the sales, but where's the sizzle?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Google has the sales, but where's the sizzle? SAN FRANCISCO -- Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1HMaX05 In this April 17, 2007, file photo, Google employees work on laptop computers in front of an illuminated sign of the Google logo at an industrial fair in Hannover Messe, Germany. Who wouldn't be excited to witness Google Glass for the first time, as was the case at I/O in 2013, with a harrowing sky-diving demonstration? Over the years, the event has been a launching pad for new, shiny objects such as Glass and Nexus Q. And yet... The company of the self-driving car, fiber-optic cities, space exploration and assorted "moon shots" seems to be drifting - if the conference is any indication.

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  6. New federal rules on stream protection hailed, criticizedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands - and the drinking water of 117 million Americans - are being criticized by Republicans and farm groups as going too far. The White House says the rules, issued Wednesday, will provide much-needed clarity for landowners about which waterways must be protected against pollution and development.

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  7. Red Lady: Religious Symbolism In A Paleolithic Tomb?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... human burial in El Miron Cave (Cantabria, Spain): implications related to human behavior. Journal of Archaeological Science (2015), DOI:10.1016/j.jas.2015.02.008 I'm the founder of Science 2.0 . A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea ...

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  8. Australopithecus Deyiremeda: New Human Ancestor In EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

    A new fossil hominid species has been discovered in the site of Woranso-Mille in the central region of Afar, in Ethiopia. The new species is named Australopithecus deyiremeda and consists of the upper and lower jaws and a collection of teeth in the sites of Burtele and Wayteleyta, in Woranso-Mille, in the central region of Afar, about 50 kilometers north of Hadar and 520 kilometres northeast of the capital Addis Ababa.

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  9. National Security Technologies, LLC/Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    The complete, corrected release follows: LAS VEGAS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical patients in Las Vegas and potentially nationwide should be the beneficiaries of new public-private partnership agreement between National Security Technologies, LLC , and Henderson, Nevada-based Global Medical Isotope Systems, LLC , the two companies announced today. The agreement on research and development aims to enable production of an essential radioactive isotope used in millions of medical diagnostic imaging procedures every year.

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  10. Could Better Psychology Tests Have Predicted The Germanwings Suicide Crash?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

    When people do terrible things, it seems reasonable to believe we should have taken steps to identify them beforehand. If we can do that, then surely we can prevent them from doing harm.

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  11. New hominid species may have been neighbor to famed 'Lucy'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Casts of the jaws of Australopithecus deyiremeda, a new human ancestor species from Ethiopia, held by principal investigator and lead author Yohannes Haile-Selassie of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. New fossils from Ethiopia are providing fresh evidence that some 3 million to 4 million years ago, ancestors to modern humans may have been more diverse than previously thought.

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  12. Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to contact with live baby poultryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Williams Lake Tribune

    Interior Health says it is collaborating with the BC Centre for Disease Control, BC health authorities, BC Ministry of Agriculture, Public Health Agency of Canada and provincial partners to investigate an outbreak of salmonellosis in Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan. "The cases of human illness are related to contact with live baby poultry originating from a hatchery in Alberta," Interior Health stated in a press release issued Wednesday.

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  13. Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    ... had the right gene analyses been done. An independent expert, Dr. Eric Topol , director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, California, commended the study leaders and the database project for "cleaning up the mess" from labs ...

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  14. North Coast Gardening: Tomatoes can be grown on the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times-Standard

    Smaller salad-type tomatoes, such as Roma, Patio, Siberian, Oregon Spring, Early Girl and New Girl, are best for coastal gardens. Cherry types that do well include Sungold, Sweet 100, Red Pear and Yellow Pear.

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  15. Bee aware: What to expect when calling a beekeeper to remove a swarmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times-Standard

    Nurse bees care for a queen cell in its early stages; as the colony senses things are getting crowded, they will start to create queen cups, which can lead to the development of a queen cell where a new queen will be raised to replace the one that will depart with the swarm and about one-third of the bees. Local bees have been swarming since last month and will continue for another few weeks before they begin to taper off, according to Laurie Neville, owner of Beija Flor Apiaries and a member of the Humboldt County Beekeepers Association.

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  16. Overcoming fear of compostingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    Maija McDonald opened up a composting container, which contains shredded newspaper, yard trimmings and worms, during the compost basics class. Photo by Maev Lowe.

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  17. UPDATE 1-NZ's Fonterra sees slight dairy demand pick up next yearRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra on Thursday said it expected global demand for dairy products to eventually recover in the next year, adding that it was difficult to say when improved demand would translate into a lift in prices. The world's largest dairy exporter raised its initial forecast for its farmgate payout price by 19 percent to NZ$5.25 per kilogram milk solids from a downwardly revised NZ$4.40 for this year, reflecting optimism that prices will recover after tumbling around 50 percent since last year.

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  18. Celestron's Elements Line - Perfect Products for the Active OutdoorsmenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AmmoLand

    Trying to find the perfect Father's Day, birthday or Christmas gift? A Celestron Elements product will be valued and get use on every outdoor excursion, not stuck in a drawer and forgotten. Carry a rugged Celestron Elements product with you outdoors, and you will never again be caught without light, heat, or a power supply for your smartphone.

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  19. EPA finalizes new clean water rule protecting thousands more waterwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    The federal government on Wednesday finalized a long-anticipated rule that would ramp up protection against pollution of streams, wetlands and other waterways - winning praise but also igniting opposition. This Clean Water Rule is meant to clarify federal power, particularly in western states such as Colorado, where 68 percent of streams are seasonal ones for which protection has been uncertain.

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  20. Georgia Republicans criticize EPA water ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Republicans in Georgia's congressional delegation are lining up to fight a rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday aimed at protecting the nation's waterways and wetlands. The rule, which clarifies which types of waterways should be subject to federal permitting requirements, is being hailed by environmental advocates as restoring Clean Water Act protections to small streams and headwaters that were taken away by U.S. Supreme Court decisions in 2001 and 2006.

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