Archive: 21/06/2009

Obama's own party worried health plan lacks votes

(AP) -- A Republican senator seeking a bipartisan health deal spoke Sunday of "dialing down" expectations while one of President Barack Obama's Democratic allies questioned whether the White House had the votes necessary ...

dateJun 21, 2009 in Health
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Ground zero in timber wars shows signs of peace

(AP) -- On a steep slope of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, a crew of young men with chain saws and hardhats worked their way through an old neglected clearcut, cutting brush and young trees and piling the remains ...

dateJun 21, 2009 in Environment
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Vt. farmers cut cows' emissions by altering diets

(AP) -- Vermont dairy farmers Tim Maikshilo and Kristen Dellert, mindful of shrinking their carbon footprint, have changed their cows' diet to reduce the amount of gas the animals burp - dairy cows' contribution to global ...

dateJun 21, 2009 in Environment
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