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  1. US appeals court upholds EPA plan to clean up Chesapeake BayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab. The ruling by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld restrictions on farm and construction runoff and wastewater treatment, and has the support of environmentalists and officials in the six states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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  2. Lead in fruits, drugs in livestock among issues to be tackled by UN food standards bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | United Nations

    Forest foods such as leaves, fruits, nuts, mushrooms, honey and insects have long been important items for people living in small villages and provide them with essential vitamins and minerals. Photo: FAO/Vasily Maksimov 6 July 2015 – The United Nations food standards body, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, today kicked off its latest session in Geneva, during which it will examine and adopt new food safety and quality standards, including limits on the use of drugs in food-producing animals.

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  3. Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Change typically doesn't come fast or often in the Kelabit Highlands in the interior of Malaysian Borneo. "Go slowly" is both a motto and a way of life here.

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  4. Burt's Bees Founder Burt Shavitz DiesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Burt Shavitz, co-founder and namesake of natural personal care company Burt's Bees, has died of respiratory complications in Maine. He was 80. The bearded beekeeper began the company after a chance meeting in 1984 with hitchhiker Roxanne Quimby.

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  5. 7.06.15: Birth of a Nation, Cancelling Cancelations, & SCOTUS Rules on Raisin CartelsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    This week South Carolina's senate debates whether the confederate flag should be removed from public view at the state capitol. We're looking at the film that helped resuscitate the confederacy after the Civil War - D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation .

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  6. Blue Sphere's First RevenueRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Alternative Energy Stocks

    Blue Sphere is continuing to make progress in its strategic plans to build and operate biogas power plants. The company is initially targeting the largely untapped supply of organic wastes from food processing and table to meet growing demand for renewable, no- or low-carbon emission energy sources.

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  7. Hillary Clinton Can't Even Be Honest About Ice CreamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    In a recent campaign trip to New Hampshire, Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did something shocking: she took questions from reporters. Of course, the questions were pretty much all softballs, including one about her favorite flavor of ice cream.

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  8. Scientists are bracing themselves for the sensationalist bullsh*t that is Shark WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salon

    ... not in the business of making stuff up and we're not in the business of misrepresenting the great work that the science community and the research community are doing," he told Vulture . But while the network's taking pains not to put itself at odds ...

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  9. Bunge (BG) Stock Slips on Analysts DowngradeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

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  10. The Emerald Ash Borer Has Now Reached Beaconsfield/Important...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Market Wire

    The City of Beaconsfield would like to remind you that there is still time to take advantage of the municipal action plan aimed at fighting the emerald ash borer in order to protect the quality of our environment, the urban canopy and property values. The emerald ash borer is an insect from Asia that has devastated a large part of North America's ash trees in less than 15 years; it has now reached our City.

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  11. Scientists might have discovered alien life on a cometRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salon

    Landing a spacecraft on a comet might be an even bigger deal than scientists believed as recently as last year, when the European Space Agency pulled off the magnificent feat in November. According to new reports, the comet in question might be home to alien lifeforms.

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  12. Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

    The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt's Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80. A spokeswoman for Burt's Bees said in an emailed statement Shavtiz died of respiratory complications in Bangor, Maine, surrounded by family and friends.

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  13. Cheap Night: Muscles flex in new movie optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    At first blush it seems this week's new releases are all about big muscles and lots of action with Magic Mike XXL and Terminator Genisys flexing their way onto the big screens. However, Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to the Terminator universe is garnering weak reviews despite what are generally considered charming and competent performances by new-to-this-series stars Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney and Jason Clarke.

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  14. Rick Mollison Joins CGG GeoSoftware TeamRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A software development team. PowerLog is CGG GeoSoftware's flagship petrophysical software for well log analysis that enables multi-well, multi-user well log interpretation, capillary pressure analysis, statistical mineralogy analysis, facies classification and rock physics modeling to help clients estimate reserves quickly and more accurately.

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  15. Mansbridge, other media personalities no longer Mother Canada 'patrons'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Three high-profile media personalities from the CBC and CTV have abandoned their public support for the "Mother Canada" statue proposed for Green Cove in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, according to a report by the CBC. The public broadcaster's anchor, Peter Mansbridge, and CTV anchor Lisa LaFlamme and and former CTV anchor Lloyd Robertson, are no longer listed as honorary patrons of the Never Forgotten National Memorial Foundation's proposed war memorial, CBC News reported Monday.

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  16. Containerization illustration: loading dock for binary code data containersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | InfoWorld

    The industry is excited about containers in application development, and it will yield significant value in the application-centric cloud A lot has been written about containers, especially Docker and the Open Container Project. People think that this is a very fast-paced technology, but it has been around since the inception of Linux.

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  17. Best friends may help poor kids succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Children who grow up in poor neighborhoods face more obstacles in life, but new research suggests that having a best friend can help these kids succeed. "Research into promoting resilience in young people has concentrated on support from the family, but friendships are important, too," study leader Rebecca Graber, a psychologist at the University of Sussex in England, said in a news release from the British Psychological Society.

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  18. Family Finds 2,000-Year Old Ritual Bath Beneath Their Living Room FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Neatorama

    A family in Jerusalem, Israel found an incredible archaeological find beneath their living room floor: a huge, well-preserved, and ancient mikveh, which is a Jewish ritual bath. It's carved directly into the rock and lined with plaster.

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  19. [video] Polyglot Persistence with @RajRSingh | @CloudExpo #CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    "The idea of polyglot persistence is you have to apply the right database for the job - you always have to have many different databases in play. We offer that whole system as a service," explained Raj Singh, Developer Advocate for IBM Cloud Data Services, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo , held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.

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  20. Experts Debunk The Coal Industry's "Energy Poverty" Argument Against The Pope's Climate ActionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

    Fossil fuel advocates are criticizing Pope Francis' recent climate encyclical, claiming his call to phase out fossil fuels will harm the poor by preventing access to electricity and keeping them in "energy poverty." But fossil fuels are not economically viable in most of the communities that suffer from a lack of electricity, and on-the-ground experts have explained that distributed renewable energy sources are often a more effective way to lift the world's impoverished -- who will be most affected by the adverse impacts of climate change -- out of energy poverty.

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