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Trump vows ‘fair, but firm’ approach to illegal immigration
Trump vows ‘fair, but firm’ approach to illegal immigration
In a meeting with Hispanic activists Saturday, Trump indicated he was open to considering allowing those who have not committed crimes, beyond their immigration offenses, to obtain some form of legal status — though attendees stressed Trump has...

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Railroads show little progress on key safety technology
While some railroads have made substantial progress, others have yet to equip a single locomotive or track segment with the technology.
Navajo president calls mine spill unprecedented disaster
Navajo president calls mine spill unprecedented disaster
Three million gallons of wastewater carrying arsenic, lead and other heavy metals tainted rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
Plaintiffs say N. Dakota corporate farming lawsuit detailed enough
The 2015 Legislature decided to allow non-family corporations to own hog and dairy operations to boost those dying industries in the state, but voters in the primary election this past June overwhelmingly rejected those exemptions.
National monument proposals in line as Obama prepares exit
National monument proposals in line as Obama prepares exit
President Barack Obama has created or expanded 24 national monuments during his 7 1/2-year tenure, the most of any president.
Plaintiffs say corporate farming lawsuit is detailed enough
The North Dakota Farm Bureau, a Wisconsin dairy farmer and a Wisconsin dairy company seeking to expand into North Dakota sued in early June.
Hostess launches “Deep Fried Twinkies” as first frozen treat
The cream-filled snack in vanilla or chocolate is the result of a yearlong collaboration between Hostess and Wal-Mart, as both companies look to spark food sales with innovative products.
Judge pushes ConAgra salmonella hearing into fall
Nearly a decade has passed since a salmonella outbreak that sickened at least 626 Americans was linked to peanut butter produced in southwest Georgia.
Berkeley wine shop owner bilked customers out of $45 Million
John Fox, the owner of the now-closed Premier Cru retailer of rare and expensive wines, admitted that starting in 1994 he purchased false inventories of wine for customers that they never received.
Oklahoma Supreme Court lets stand ‘Right to Farm’ initiative
The nine-member court let stand a decision by Oklahoma County District Judge Patricia Parrish in May to dismiss the lawsuit.
Massacusetts farmers feeling brunt of severe drought
More than 60 percent of the state is now facing severe drought.

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