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Nebraska Farmers Union teams up with Humane Society

The new partnership will boost family farms in Nebraska and ensure that measures are taken to humanely raise meat and other animal products.

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Dead birds and fish provoke concerns

Thousands of dead herring washed ashore in northern Norway.

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Scientists may give Earth some sunscreen

Apparently, the world could use some sunshades. At least, that is one of the many options being considered.

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Air Force welcomes Wiccans and pagans

In Colorado Springs, Colo., the U.S. Air Force Academy has dedicated an $80,000 outdoor worship center to followers of alternative religions.

Hackers target U.S. water systems

In the continuously threatening rise of cyber attacks, hackers have destroyed a pump that piped water to homes throughout a city in Illinois.

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On to Wisconsin, with Walker recall coming up

The U.S.'s first step back to sanity took place Nov. 8 - most prominently in Ohio but also from Maine to Mississippi. Citizens had clearly had it with seeing their families served up as piñatas to extremist attacks on the middle class.

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As Google+ grows, Facebook unveils some pluses of its own

In a bold move, Facebook's new Timelines will challenge Google's appealing design. The question is - which of the two networks will be the victor?

EPA to hire the unemployed in Michigan

The program will specifically target Michigan's youth - who suffer nearly 50 percent unemployment rates in Detroit.

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The kids aren't all right, new report shows

The recession hasn't been good for anyone, but children have been especially hard hit  says a new report by the Children's Defense Fund.

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Spider-Man spins web of racial diversity

When it comes to racial diversity in comic books, the times are changing for the better.

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