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Repeat deadly storms 'unusual but not unknown'

(AP) -- Weather experts said it's unusual for deadly tornadoes to develop a few weeks apart in the U.S. But what made the two storm systems that barreled through a Missouri city and the South within the last month so rare ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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USDA funds research on crops and climate change

(AP) -- The federal government is investing $60 million in three major studies on the effects of climate change on crops and forests to help ensure farmers and foresters can continue producing food and timber while trying ...

dateMar 21, 2011 in Environment
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