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Rescuers reach people cut off by Gulf Coast hurricane

Sep 18, 2020

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers on the Gulf Coast used boats and high-water vehicles Thursday to reach people cut off by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, even as a second round of...

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USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling from virus

Sep 18, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk...

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Firefighters battle exhaustion along with wildfire flames

Sep 18, 2020

BEAVERCREEK, Ore. (AP) — They work 50 hours at a stretch and sleep on gymnasium floors. Exploding trees shower them with embers. They lose track of time when the sun is blotted out by smoke, and they...

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Forecasters run out of storm names in busy hurricane season

Sep 18, 2020

LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters ran out of traditional names for storms Friday, forcing them to begin using the Greek alphabet for only the second time since the 1950s, with more than two months left...

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Puerto Rico getting funds for power grid 3 years after Maria

Sep 18, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Friday that it would release nearly $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico to help the island rebuild its electrical grid and repair schools from the...

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Trump appeals order blocking exclusion in district drawing

Sep 18, 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A week after a three-judge panel blocked an order from President Donald Trump seeking to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from the numbers used to determine how many...

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Meatpacking plants have highest number of active COVID cases

Sep 11, 2020

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Meatpacking plants and correctional facilities continue to be the main sites of active COVID-19 clusters in Kansas, with each reporting thousands of cases, according to data...

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China becoming battleground for plant-based meat makers

Sep 11, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — China has become a battleground for plant-based meat companies looking to tap into the world's largest market for meat-consumption. American plant-based meat company Impossible Foods...

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Food banks: USDA program helped but better ways to meet need

Sep 11, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As she inched ahead in her rusty Chevy pickup, Brianna Lordz bemoaned that engine problems had prevented her from making it to the last few drive-up produce giveaways...

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