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Sep 29, 2011

It’s been a record year for broken records

This summer, thousands of heat records were broken at individual U.S. weather stations in June, July and August, according to the National Oceanic....More
Sep 26, 2011

Limited government will test our mettle as farmer-citizens

It’s looking more and more like dramatic changes in government farm programs are ahead....More
Sep 23, 2011

Whether it’s cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright

Whether it’s cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook for the next decade isn't bright....More
Sep 16, 2011

A billion here, a billion there, and lost taxes become serious money

Tax breaks and loopholes have super wealthy making out like bandits....More
Sep 15, 2011

GPS signals, broadband coverage and White House message massaging (UPDATED)

A Thursday report sheds light on how LightSquared lined up its deal and how the Obama administration – keen to fulfill promises to bring broadband....More
Sep 09, 2011

Cars will consume more corn this year than livestock and poultry

For the first time in history, more of the U.S. corn crop is expected to be consumed by automobiles this coming year than by livestock and poultry....More
Sep 08, 2011

‘We never went looking for land; it came to us,’ says Donald Gant

Land acquisition has been a steady process for Gant Farms at Merigold, Miss., producers of soybeans, rice, and corn....More
Sep 07, 2011

The blame game: Whose fault is it that trade pacts linger in limbo?

Playing the blame game: inaction on three free trade agreements....More
Sep 05, 2011

Wasteful government spending draws criticism in report

Government says wasteful spending has marked wars in Afghanistan and Iraq....More
Sep 02, 2011

At $5 billion yearly, the public may wonder: Is Congress worth the cost?

Taxpayers may wonder: Is Congress worth the $5 billion yearly cost?....More
Aug 30, 2011

Bringing high-speed to the bean field (UPDATED)

While the Federal Communications Commission weighs the pros and cons of allowing an AT&T merger with T-Mobile, Arkansas legislators and....More
Aug 29, 2011

Some public servants do their work in secret

One of the three environmental organizations which filed suit in federal court to stop the planting of genetically-modified crops on federal lands in....More
Aug 26, 2011

Oil from the reserve: was it an emergency or just politics?

Was the release of oil from the strategic reserve good policy or just political theater?....More
Aug 24, 2011

The world's poor can best be served by adopting the best of both worlds

The world needs technology and sustainability to help solve problems with hunger and poverty....More
Aug 19, 2011

New York City – 10 years later

An act of violence on a Tuesday morning nearly 10 years ago was meant to not only kill Americans and arrest our nation’s financial heartbeat, but....More
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