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Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers

To combat pests like the Asian citrus psyllid, exotic fruit fly and glassy-winged sharpshooter that threaten the state's food supply, the California Department of Food and Agriculture is weighing a new plan that some organic farmers say doesn't do enough to prevent their crops from being ruined by …

Bruce Rauner Wins Illinois Governor's Race

Republican candidate Bruce Rauner emerged the victor of the race for governor of Illinois Tuesday night, narrowly defeating the Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn in one of the most closely watched gubernatorial races in the country.<p>NBC Chicago and The Associated Press called the race for Rauner …

Beginner's Guide to Deer Hunting | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Josh Cantrell and Kevin King.</i><p>The hunting of various species of wild deer has been a national passion and …

Low-Carb Slow Cooker Green Chile Chicken Tacos with Poblano-Cabbage Slaw - Kalyn's Kitchen

<i>posted by</i> Kalyn Denny <i>on</i> November 4, 2014<p><i>These Low-Carb Slow Cooker Green Chile Chicken Tacos use low-carb taco shells, or eat inside lettuce wraps if</i> …

Minimum Wage Raise Passes In Four GOP States

Voters in four red states approved ballot initiatives to raise their state minimum wages on Tuesday, sending another message to Washington that Americans support a higher wage floor.<p>Binding minimum wage referendums were on the ballot in Arkansas, Nebraska, Alaska and South Dakota on Tuesday, with …