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  1. Missing tarantula not dangerous, prof says, but it can biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Albany Times Union

    A biology professor at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell says a missing tarantula isn't dangerous, but he's giving fair warning: It can bite. Rick Hochberg , a professor of biological sciences, posted a sign asking to be contacted if the black-and-orange creature is spotted.


  2. Associated British Foods plc Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago |

    's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, MarketBeat reports. They currently have a GBX 3,300 target price on the stock.


  3. Government at workRead the original story

    16 min ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    A week ago last Tuesday, Vicky and I once again attended the annual meeting of the Upper Little Arkansas River Watershed Joint District No.


  4. Bacon and egg McNothin' for US?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Restaurants and food companies have been struggling to get enough eggs following the worst outbreak of bird flu in US history. Photo / Getty McDonald's Corp's plan to sell breakfast sandwiches throughout the day has delighted many customers, but the move risks exacerbating egg-supply woes in the US.


  5. Other people's dollars: Paul KrugmanRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Oregonian

    OK, weak joke. What I needed were Australian dollars - Aussies - not U.S. greenbacks.


  6. Stargazing offered at Paynetown rec areaRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Tribune

    Telescopes will be set up from 8:30 to 9:30a p.m. Sept. 12 on the beach at Paynetown State Recreation Area for astronomy viewing.


  7. Sainsbury's launches scheme to encourage young people into farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Sunday Herald

    Sainsbury's is calling on young adults to consider a career in farming as it opens applications for its horticultural and agricultural apprenticeship programmes this September. The retailer is the first to launch such apprenticeship schemes, which are run in partnership with Staffline.


  8. Well deserved fanfare for Sandwich FairRead the original story

    38 min ago | The Times

    Martha Hoffman, of Earlville, cleans out the stall area where she kept her dairy cows during 2014 the Sandwich Fair. This year's edition will run Wednesday through Sunday, Sept.


  9. SIMI: Syrian refugee criticizes Canadian government refugee policyRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | CKNW News Talk 980

    Four years ago, Majd Agha fled Syria after the outbreak of civil war. After many attempts to settle elsewhere, Agha arrived in Vancouver just over a year ago as a refugee through the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR.


  10. Hubble Survey Unlocks Clues to Star Birth in Neighboring GalaxyRead the original story

    44 min ago | Space Ref

    ... thousands of images taken by Hubble to search for star clusters. The Andromeda Project is one of the many citizen science efforts hosted by the Zooniverse organization. Over the course of 25 days, the citizen scientist volunteers submitted 1.82 ...


  11. Is mass migration the new norm?Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta , National Security , Science , Transportation , or White House . If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state ( California , Texas , ...


  12. Solana Beach to consider polystyrene banRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Dozens of California cities have already banned the expanded form of the plastic, commonly known as Styrofoam, but so far none in San Diego County. The Encinitas City Council agreed last year to study the issue, and a proposed ordnance is set to go to the council in October that would eliminate polystyrene containers typically used for takeout food.


  13. Toyota invests $50 million in intelligent vehicle technology at Stanford, Mit Ai research centersRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago |

    Toyota Motor Corporation announced today that it will be investing approximately $50 million over the next five years to establish joint research centers at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory . Toyota also said Dr. Gill Pratt, former Program Manager at DARPA and leader of its recent Robotics Challenge, has joined Toyota to direct and accelerate these research activities and their application to intelligent vehicles and robotics.


  14. Toyota announces $50M tie-up with Stanford, MITRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... a parallel center at MIT. Leading the new center at Stanford will be Fei-Fei Li, an associate professor of computer science who already directs the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab, home to nearly two dozen professors and scientists and more ...


  15. FDA Investigates Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Linked to CucumbersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | US Food and Drug Administration

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections. The FDA is moving quickly to investigate this issue and learn as much as possible to prevent additional people from becoming ill.


  16. Scientists to measure ash stirred from 1912 Alaska eruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century created a 40-square mile desert known as the Valley of 10,000 Smokes on the Alaska Peninsula. More than a century later, ash from the event is still creating a hazard.


  17. Anna Pavord: 'Late-summer rain prompts the arrival of some magical field mushrooms'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Four field mushrooms erupted suddenly on the lawn in front of the wooden hut where I work.


  18. Female faces emerging on the political horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    With the 2016 general election just a few months away, many people are positioning themselves to contest for the Member of Parliament position in the different districts and newly created constituencies. Women have not been left behind in the race.


  19. Sudhir loses Namulonge landRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Public land. Ministry of Lands says there was no direct consent to allocation of Namulonge land by Naro or ministry of Agriculture The Ministry of Lands has moved to cancel the land title for 900 acres of Namulonge National Crops Resources Research Institute, which had been given to city property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia for flower growing.


  20. Sierra Club Submits Expert Comments for Monterey Bay Shores Resort Dunes Restoration PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    In August the Ventana Chapter of the Sierra Club submitted two sets of expert comments on biological resources and Snowy Plover habitat for the Monterey Bay Shores Resort Dunes restoration plan. Photo: Threatened Western snowy plover in breeding plumage at proposed project site in Sand City.