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Dan Selvig says wetter conditions helped convince his family to shift their ...
Overall, climate change is predicted to hurt agriculture around the world. It could even threaten corn production in the Corn Belt.But in North Dakota conditions are now better for raising corn, and...
Bob Thomas fills up his pickup truck at the municipal-run gas station in Som...
After years of complaints about high gas prices in Somerset, Ky., the city council and mayor did something about it. Last month, Somerset began selling gasoline to the public."It should have been...
Following the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, many young African-Americans posted pictures of themselves on Twitter under the hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown. They were protesting the...
This month, schools across the U.S. are preparing for students to return to the classroom and looking for creative ways to supplement budgets. As Capital Public Radio's Ky Plaskon reports, one Nevada...
Workers at American oil refineries die on the job about three times as often as their counterparts in Europe. As John Ryan of KUOW reports, when accidents do kill American workers, the companies they...
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