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  1. Canada doesn't need an economy that is beholden to swinging oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Guardian

    We hear a lot from pundits, newspapers, industry and politicians about what the Energy East pipeline could mean, but rarely do we hear from the regular people on the route of a major infrastructure project. So in 2013 I picked up my camera and travelled 4600 km from Hardisty, Alberta to Saint John, New Brunswick, along the entire proposed Energy East pipeline route. 1 comment

  2. Hogg family farm on P.E.I. wins award for dislike of brown snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Guardian

    John Hogg, centre, with his sons Bradley, left and Adam. The family potato operation, Klondike Farms of Wilmot Valley, was recently awarded the Gilbert R. Clements Award for Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture.

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  3. Negrense producers, entreps generate P1.15M thru TLDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    PRODUCERS and entrepreneurs from different local government units in Negros Occidental have generated total sales of almost P1.15 million last year by linking their products to the Technology and Livelihood Development Center . The TLDC office and showroom is located at the Negros Occidental Barangay Center of the Provincial Capitol Complex in Bacolod City.

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  4. New Greater Vallejo Recreation District website promotes healthy lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    As a part of the district's Healthy Lifestyle Initiatives, a website has been developed that contains resources about the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle and available programs through the district. “There's a nationwide interest in promoting a healthy lifestyle,” GVRD General Manager Shane McAffee said.

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  5. A Free-Market Plan to Save the American West From DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Atlantic

    A maverick investor is buying up water rights. Will he rescue a region, or just end up hurting the poor? , Disque Deane Jr. stepped out of his SUV, kicked his cowboy boots in the dirt, and looked around.

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  6. John Wyatt, cofounder of Boston Retinal Implant Project, dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... the brain, bypassing the damaged retina. During early discussions of this concept, "I said, 'That sounds really like science fiction,' " Dr. Wyatt said in an interview for the "Focus Forward: Short Films/Big Ideas" video series. "I spent about three ...

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  7. shutterstock How to listen in an age of infinite musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    Seemingly every song you've ever heard, and those you haven't, are instantly available online. Streaming services and retailers rely more and more on algorithmic profiling to drive the music listeners are exposed to, letting computational analysis and past behavior replace curiosity and serendipity.

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  8. Derdiver commented on Andrew Stetsenko's blog post...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RecruitingBlogs.com

    I am happy to share a brief glossary for Tech Recruiters. I believe "technical awareness" could help Tech Recruiters to speak the same languages with your candidates.

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  9. County commissioner challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    Republican voters in Hancock County will decide a county commissioner race in the March primary, with Commissioner Brian Robertson being challenged by John Harrington, a 5th Ward Findlay councilman, in a contentious matchup.

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  10. Signing of TPP set to provide benefit for Monaro exportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cooma-Monaro Express

    Lamb: Tariffs on exports to Mexico-a $22 million market in 2014-will be eliminated within 8 years. Any tariffs on sheep meat in other TPP markets will be eliminated on entry into force.

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  11. Gravitational Waves vs. Gravity Waves: Know the DifferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Criminal Report Daily

    ... for an even more concise tweet! Though you'll likely see many news headlines heralding the wonders of "gravity wave science", do not fall into the trap! While both have gravity in common, gravity waves and gravitational waves are two very different ...

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  12. Parrot's multispectral crop monitoring sensor can be retrofitted to existing dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gizmag

    Drones have certainly emerged as promising tools in agriculture, with several groups including MIT and DJI announcing crop-monitoring unmanned aircraft inside the last year. But what if you've already got a perfectly good drone capable of taking long, automated flights over your farmland? Parrot has just announced a sensor attachment that can be slapped on old drones to take infrared pictures and help farmers work out areas in need of attention.

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  13. Cost of Ethanol on the Economy Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... are roughly the same as that produced by petroleum-based fuels. These emissions add up. A recent study published in Science magazine estimated that "corn-based ethanol nearly doubles greenhouse emissions across the world over a 30-year period."

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  14. An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Repulsive as they may be, roaches have the remarkable ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their normal size, yet still scamper at lightning speed. Also, they can withstand 900 times their body weight without being hurt.

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  15. First Quadrant L P Ca Sells 270 Shares of Agco Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    First Quadrant L P CA cut its position in AGCO Co. by 0.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission .

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  16. A pterosaur revival at the Carnegie Museum of Natural HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.

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  17. Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (SPB) Chairman David M. Maura Purchases 1,000 SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. Chairman David M. Maura bought 1,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 4th. The stock was bought at an average price of $100.00 per share, for a total transaction of $100,000.00.

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  18. Students at Marblehead High School in Massachusetts meditate in a new Zen Room at the school.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWLP

    At the start of the school year at Marblehead High School in Massachusetts, students started moving their desks out of the way, grabbing a mat and laying down on the floor for guided meditation before French class. Lexxi Seay, a senior, was skeptical.

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  19. Greenwich middle school math experts heading to state finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Whitby School's math squad has qualified in the team category for the state MATHCOUNTS competition and also includes two students who qualified individually for the competition. less Whitby School's math squad has qualified in the team category for the state MATHCOUNTS competition and also includes two students who qualified individually for the competition.

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  20. Kasich Debate Claim Debunked: Ohio Is Not One Of The "Fastest Growing States"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Plunderbund

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich said something during Saturday's presidential debate in New Hampshire that he didn't say in the previous seven Republican debates. "And we've grown jobs by 400,000 - that's one of the fastest growing states in the country," he told the audience at St. Anselm's College and an estimated 13.2 million television and online viewers.

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