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National Ag Week: Promoting agriculture and ag careers in a developing society

| March 16, 2016

Yesterday was National Ag day, centered in the middle of National Ag week, and many Missouri schools are taking this opportunity to focus on agriculture and the role it plays in our everyday lives.

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Agriculture vulnerable after budget hawks decline cuts to Social Security and Medicaid

| March 15, 2016

House GOP leaders will try this week to win over budget hawks opposed to last year’s deal to boost spending.

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Daylight Saving Time: Change your clocks, check your smoke alarms

| March 11, 2016

Daylight Saving Time is this weekend which means Sunday we’ll spring forward an hour and with the changing of clocks also comes the reminder to check your smoke alarms.

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Rep. Sam Graves introduces H.R. 4726

| March 10, 2016

U.S. Rep. Sam Graves introduces legislation aimed at forcing the Department of Homeland Security to do it’s job when it comes to enforcing immigration laws.

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U.S. lawmakers continue the debate on GMO labeling measures

| March 3, 2016

The American Farm Bureau is hopeful that lawmakers will agree soon on a way forward to avert a patchwork of state-by-state GMO food labeling laws.

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Super Tuesday Primary: Google trends for top searched issues, subjects

| March 1, 2016

With the 2016 presidential race in full swing, Super Tuesday is the primary with close to 600 delegate votes up for grabs.

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Pork Forum to focus on antibiotics, new Veterinary Feed Directive

| February 29, 2016

Beginning Thursday, pork producers from throughout the country will be in Indianapolis for the National Pork Industry Forum.

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California case echo’s throughout U.S. Senator’s testimonial to Congress

| February 29, 2016

One U.S. Senator says federal regulators have already showed their stripes if the sweeping new Waters of the U.S. rule takes effect.

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McCaskills’ medical diagnosis has prompted reminders of routine “lady doctor” visit’s

| February 26, 2016

A Missouri political leader’s announcement this week that she has breast cancer is spurring reminders by health officials for women to get preventive screening.

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