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Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

In this April 16, 2014 photo, the Waianae mountains serve as a backdrop to a field of corn on Pioneer Hi-Bred International land in Waialua, Hawaii. The nation’s leading corn seed companies have farms in Hawaii, but their fields have become a flash point in a spreading debate over genetic en…

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Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

In this April 16, 2014 photo, a tassel of corn grows in a field on Pioneer Hi-Bred International land in Waialua, Hawaii. The nation’s leading corn seed companies have farms in Hawaii, but their fields have become a flash point in a spreading debate over genetic engineering in agriculture. (…

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Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

In this April 16, 2014 photo, the Waianae mountains serve as a backdrop to a field of corn on Pioneer Hi-Bred International land in Waialua, Hawaii. The nation’s leading corn seed companies all have farms in Hawaii, but their fields have become a flash point in a spreading debate over geneti…

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Hawaii debates merits of genetically modified corn

Hawaii debates merits of genetically modified corn

WAIALUA, Hawaii — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

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Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

Kauai and Hawaii counties have moved in the past several months to regulate genetically modified organisms and the pesticides the farms use.

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Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

FILE - This March 12, 2104 file photo shows Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb. speaking in Washington. Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation’s health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common. Divide…

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Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Rep. EricCantor, R-Va.

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Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.

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Analysis: Both parties hoping lost causes will help boost midterm voter turnout

Analysis: Both parties hoping lost causes will help boost midterm voter turnout

WASHINGTON — Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation’s health-care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

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From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

WASHINGTON — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

Bill Clinton

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Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

This Feb. 6, 2014 photo, provided by the office of the Iranian President, shows Hamid Aboutalebi, an Iranian diplomat, who was recently named as Iran's ambassador to the United Nations, speaking in his office in Tehran, Iran. President Barack Obama has signed legislation aimed at blocking Ir…

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Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

WASHINGTON — President Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.

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Colorado deaths stoke worries about marijuana edibles

DENVER — A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.

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Social Security is right to halt unwise collections

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in Newsday:

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Bill limiting Medicaid coverage goes to the governor

PHOENIX — Some of the state’s long-term unemployed could eventually find themselves without health insurance.

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School voucher plan dealt a legislative setback

PHOENIX — A proposal to sharply expand the use of tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools suffered a severe, and perhaps fatal, setback Thursday.

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Old timey car to replace NYC horse carriages shown

Old timey car to replace NYC horse carriages shown

A prototype of the old-timey electric cars that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio would like to take the place of horse-drawn carriages on New York City streets was unveiled at the New York Auto Show on Thursday.

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Missouri House approves early voting measures

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri House members have approved a pair of measures allowing early voting, though some lawmakers contend it would be too limited.

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