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Wet spring brings troubling start to corn planting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Reifsteck looks out at his muddy 1,800-acre central Illinois farm and wonders when he’ll get to plant. Like so many other Midwest growers who were praying for rain during the […]

05/08/2013

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Boston TV coverage a reel of constant chaos

NEW YORK (AP) — Television is a visual medium, and when news producers get video illustrating a major story like the Boston marathon explosions, their job is to put it on the air.

04/16/2013

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Japan’s new import rules to help US beef industry

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ranchers welcomed Japan’s decision Monday to ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports, saying it will provide a boost to the American meat industry but cautioning that it will take time before exports to Japan reach their levels of a decade ago.

01/28/2013