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Pruitt Hears Feedback on WOTUS; U.S./Mexico Potato Relationship
Pruitt Hears Feedback on WOTUS; U.S./Mexico Potato Relationship
**Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt met with farmers, elected officials, and ag industry leaders last week to hear feedback on re-writing the Waters of the U.S. Rule under the Clean Water Act. The controversial rule has been put on hold by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals while strong opposition from farm organizations, home builders and others who consider it to be an ove
Subcommittee Rejects Trump Ag Cuts; China Beef Celebration
**The House Appropriations Committee’s agriculture and energy subcommittees approved bills that reject most of the cuts sought by President Trump. The bill approved by the panel’s ag subcommittee would still cut discretionary spending at USDA, the Food and Drug Administration and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission by $876 million from fiscal 2017 levels...
New York City to Ban Large Soft Drinks – Is Your City Next?
New York City to Ban Large Soft Drinks – Is Your City Next?
By this time next year, residents of New York City won’t be able to buy an absurdly large and absurdly overpriced cup of soda to go alongside their absurdly large and absurdly overpriced vat of popcorn when they are enjoying a movie. That’s because New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has proposed a ban — which is widely expected to be ratified by the city’s board of health — that would outlaw the sale o
Baptist Church Attacks Interracial Couples, Bans Them From Joining [VIDEO]
Baptist Church Attacks Interracial Couples, Bans Them From Joining [VIDEO]
Although it may seem like it, this isn’t a news story from the past. In a case of pure irony, the Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church in Pike County, KY, passed a proposal to ban interracial marriages in their congregation. Reverend Melvin Thompson, a former pastor of the church, first submitted the idea to a church committee, which then passed the proposal with a vote of nine to six. Funny enough, th