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Drought, Bees Main Topics of Conversation at Almond Conference in Calif.

Brian Milne | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Brian Milne

Water issues are only making matters worse for the $4 billion Golden State almond industry. While growers can fallow or rotate out row crops during droughts, that's not an option for nut trees -- which need about a decade of growth and steady water before a real payback can be seen.

Wall Street Gets Inventive With Bonuses

Fortune | Nin-Hai Tseng | Posted 02.07.2013 | Business

FORTUNE – As Wall Street bonus season comes into full swing, UBS AG is the latest bank doing things differently to reel in excessive pay. On Tuesday...

Senate Bill Creates Unlikely Divide

Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

By JIM ABRAMS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — For once, it's not Democrats battling Republicans. The five-year farm and food stamps bill now b...

State AG Candidates Spar Over Issue Of Abortion

NY1 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With the backing of pro-choice advocates, candidate for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman continued Saturday to use abortion as a wedge issue in his ...

New Idaho Law: AG Must Sue Federal Government If Health Care Reform Bill Passes

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho -- Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter is the first state chief executive to sign a measure requiring his attorney general to sue the federal g...

Holder's Baby Step On Medical Marijuana

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama's plan is good news for medical marijuana advocates, but although this is a historic shift in the War on Drugs, it does not go far enough because it does not resolve the illogic of the underlying legal issue.

Sam Stein

Reno: Holder's "Indubitably" Qualified, Shouldn't Be Faulted For Pardons | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Attorney General Janet Reno said on Wednesday that her one-time deputy, Eric Holder, was "indubitably" qualified to assume the AG role in an Ob...