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A team of researchers from universities across the nation are urgently trying to develop a strain of "super" honeybees to ward off a mysterious malady that has been decimating U.S. colonies for the past three years.
JBS Swift Beef Co. of Greeley has recalled about 41,000 of its beef products because of possible E. coli contamination.
Americans are about to fire up their barbecues for the start of the summer cookout season, and one thing has become painfully apparent: It's going to cost a lot more than it did last year to roast a burger, or just about any other barbecue favorite, on the grill.
RICHMOND (AP) — The idea of even discussing a smoking ban for Virginia bars and restaurants was unthinkable just years ago, considering the state's earliest economy was based on tobacco. But anti-smoking groups and health advocates are again pushing for a law to end smoking in buildings where people eat and drink, and this year a governor is helping lead the charge.
Half of all low-income people did not collect food-stamp benefits in 2004, says a report released today that examines poverty on state and county levels.
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to ask President Bush today for a disaster declaration for the state's worsening agricultural drought.