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Environment
12:18 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

USDA Launches Website to Help Landowners Manage Climate Change Risk

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 6:01 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a new website designed to provide practical information to farmers, ranchers and landowners dealing with the effects of climate change across the country.

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Science
11:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

New Crash Test Dummy To Gain Pounds To Reflect Fatalities Among Obese

The new crash test dummy — not this one — will weigh 271 lbs and have a body mass index of 35. Automakers use the dummies to prove their vehicles are roadworthy.
Patrick Krost iStockphoto

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 11:49 am

More than one-third of Americans are obese, and one recent study showed that obese drivers are more likely to die in a car crash. So the world's largest maker of dummies is making one that is obese.

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Business
10:24 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

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Business
10:16 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Monsanto Hired This Guy To Help It Win Over Millennials

The headquarters of Monsanto, near St. Louis, Mo. Monsanto is the world's largest seed supplier.
Juliette Michel AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 10:08 am

As I scrolled through tweets about a panel on agricultural entrepreneurs at the SXSW Eco conference earlier this month, one caught my eye. The sender was Vance Crowe, Monsanto's director of millennial engagement.

Corporate America is currently caught up in a torrid infatuation with millennials, who befuddle and torment the companies who want their dollars.

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Politics
5:28 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Evangelicals Mobilize Voters, But GOP Candidates Less Vocally Supportive

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 6:06 am

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Business
5:28 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Record Those Work Hours, Get Some Beer

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World
4:23 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Thief In Canada Tries To Make His Getaway In Red Canoe

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 5:28 am

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Latin America
3:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Families Of Missing Students Meet With Mexican President, Demand Answers

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 5:28 am

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Remembrances
3:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

'Lastness': Award-Winning Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 5:28 am

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Sports
3:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Giants Trump Royals For World Series Win

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 5:28 am

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