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  1. Bill under debate would limit farm antibiotics in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Oregon legislators want to curb the use of antibiotics in agriculture, joining a national movement concerned that germs are becoming more resistant and causing infections in human. Proponents of an Oregon bill say the practice of farmers routinely feeding antibiotics to livestock to fatten it up and protect it from illnesses is contributing to the spread of superbugs.


  2. Bill under debate would limit farm antibiotics in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Oregon legislators are debating whether to curtail the practice over concern that repeated use of t... . Cattle that are grass-fed, antibiotic and growth hormone free gather at Kookoolan Farm in Yamhill, Ore., Thursday, April 23, 2015.


  3. Nepal declares state of emergency after massive earthquake leaves more than 1,100 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    More than 1,100 people dead in monster Nepal quake: Homes, offices and historic buildings flattened as 7.8 earthquake rocks capital Officials said 1,130 were dead and warned the death toll could rise as rescue teams are still searching for survivors The effects were felt in neighbouring countries with at least 36 dead in India, 12 in Tibet and 4 in Bangladesh More than 1,100 people across four countries have been killed after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing massive damage in the capital.


  4. Earthquake in Nepal kills more than 900 in four countries, triggers Everest avalanchesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Casualties reports varied as rescuers worked frantically to free victims from the rubble.


  5. Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    It's too early to tell, but early indications suggest the early figure of 926 people killed in four countries is likely to rise substantially in the coming days. The magnitude-7.8 quake was the worst to hit Nepal in eight decades and caused damage and fatalities in neighboring countries as well.


  6. Rep. Boustany advances legislation for better enforcement against improper seafood and farm importsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection agency would get new tools to stop ineligible imports of seafood and agriculture products under legislation that moved through a House committee this week. The bill is designed to encourage trade, while protecting against abuses, according to Rep. Charles Boustany , R-Lafayette.


  7. More than 800 killed in Nepali earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NHK World

    Nepalese authorities report that more than 800 people have died in a powerful earthquake in the country. A number of deaths have also been reported in India, Bangladesh and China.


  8. Letterman bumpers get new life in gallery photo showRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Nothing says David Letterman like a greasy, New York City pizza box strewn with leftover crust remnants and crushed beer cans. The late-night TV host may be retiring next month after 33 years on the air, but many of the photographs that ran as "bumpers" on TV before and after commercials or to introduce interview segments will make up an exhibition opening May 8 at Robert Berman Gallery in Santa Monica's Bergamot Station.


  9. Origins of English: Some Z WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta , National Security , Science , Transportation , or White House . If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state ( California , Texas , ...


  10. $100K to eradicate fire ants? It's harder than it soundsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Fire ants, unlike other ants, have a painful stinger and are known to swarm people and pets. The fight against fire ants is heating up this summer, as Rob Higgins, a research biologist at Thompson Rivers University, attempts to eradicate the pesky insects with the help of a $100,000 grant from the province.


  11. Employees not washing hands, old rodent droppings: Restaurant inspection resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    But some restaurants in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and Perry counties had violations during inspections conducted from March 29 to April 4, including food that should have been refrigerated being stored at room temperature. In York County where inspections occurred between April 6 and April 10, the violations included old rodent droppings and employees moving from one task to another without washing hands or changing gloves.


  12. Conservation Services Group Gives Energy Star Awards: National Grid's a RecipientRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Conservation Services Group in Westborough handed out the ENERGY STAR's 2015 Awards for companies' commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. The awards, presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy , recognize organizations that are helping individuals, families and businesses save money by reducing energy in innovative ways including working with utilities to offer rebates to customers, creating more efficient products and launching efficiency projects, said the announcement.


  13. Scientist convinced of tie between earthquakes and drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo, maintenance workers inspect the damage to one of the spires on Benedictine Hall at St. Gregory's University following a magnitude-5.0 earthquake in Shawnee, Okla. A government report released Thursday, April 23, 2015 found that a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, LOS ANGELES - With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S. So far, the quakes have been mostly small and have done little damage beyond cracking plaster, toppling bricks and rattling nerves.


  14. UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Macarena SanzRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Horse

    The purpose of Sanz's primary research is to identify factors that affect foal susceptibility to Rhodococcus equi, a microorganism that causes pneumonia in young foals. Name: Macarena Sanz From: Argentina Degrees and institute where received: DVM from La Plata National University; Master of Science and Dipl.


  15. Washington State snowpack melting early, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Central Kitsap Reporter

    Washington State snowpack is melting earlier than usual, according to data from the fourth 2015 forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service . "Seventy-four percent of our long-term monitoring sites have set new record low snowpack," NRCS Water Supply Specialist Scott Pattee said.


  16. Appalachian nonprofit helps farmers pool shipments for grocers including Whole FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    In a warehouse in Virginia's southwestern tip, a forklift stacks crates of cabbages and preserves onto a truck bound for a big-name grocer. Even in the lull before growing season, it's a busy day at Appalachian Harvest, a 15-year-old nonprofit that's a standout success in a distressed region where economic development efforts come and go.


  17. hiresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    ... from the galaxy clusters they used to live in," explained Chilingarian lead author of the paper in the journal Science . Ivan Zolotukhin from Moscow State and the L'Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planetologie, is a co-author of that ...


  18. Clarence Fanto: Keep debate over circus animals based on fact, not emotionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    LENOX >> Nothing like the circus coming to town to stir up the annual outpouring of strong feelings about the employment of wild animals to perform for the entertainment of the public. At the annual town meeting in Dalton on May 4, voters will decide whether or not to ban circus animals from the community.


  19. 7.8 Magnitude quake slams Nepal; hundreds dead, authorities sayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 806 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said. Afterwards, historic buildings in Kathmandu lay in rubble.


  20. Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LiveScience

    ... have been celebrating Earth Day for 45 years and this year over 1 billion people were expected to participate. Live Science writes about this Blue Marble every day and chose to celebrate by displaying some favorite images of our home. Like this ...