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  1. In virtual mega-drought, California avoids defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | TwinCities

    A few years ago, a group of researchers used computer modeling to put California through a nightmare scenario: Seven decades of unrelenting mega-drought similar to those that dried out the state in past millennia. The California economy would not collapse.

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  2. Fossil shows link between land, seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | TwinCities

    Researchers report that they've found the missing link between an ancient aquatic predator and its ancestors on land. Ichthyosaurs, the dolphin-like reptiles that lived in the sea during the time of the dinosaurs, evolved from terrestrial creatures that made their way back into the water over time.

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  3. Joe Nocera: A world without OPEC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | TwinCities

    Forty-one years ago this month, the Arab oil embargo began. The countries that were part of it belonged, of course, to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries -- OPEC -- which banded together 13 years earlier to strengthen their ability to negotiate with international oil companies.

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  4. Tax on sodas eyed in San Francisco, BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | TwinCities

    A tax on sodas and other sugar-laden drinks that voters and courts in other parts of the country have rejected is on the November ballots in San Francisco and Berkeley, two cities that have been open to such social-engineering initiatives in the past. Voters in San Francisco will decide whether to make distributors pay a tax of 2 cents an ounce on sugary drinks, with the revenue used to fund programs promoting healthy eating and physical activity.

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  5. California's crop harvest much smaller than usualRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | TwinCities

    With harvest time across California, many of the state's once-robust crops - from the grapes that make world-famous wines to popular almonds - are anticipated to be smaller than usual this year due to the state's historic drought. The water shortage has also led to shrinking orange and pistachio crops as well, the Sacramento Bee reported Sunday.

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  6. New tool helps honey lovers describe the taste of the sticky stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | TwinCities

    "Most people just say 'sweet,' " said Amina Harris, director of the Honey and Pollination Center at University of California, Davis' Robert Mondavi Institute for Food and Wine Science. "But honey is so much more."

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  7. My Pet WorldRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | TwinCities

    Q: We live in the woods, and the bear population has been increasing here. A neighbor had a bear nearly walk into her home.

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  8. Amid drought, California water use upRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | TwinCities

    Californians increased water consumption this year during the state's severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve, fallowed farm fields and reservoirs that are quickly draining, according to a report released Tuesday.

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