EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba

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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements for a controversial herbicide blamed for damaging crops.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday its agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont regarding the application of dicamba, which is used to control weeds in fields of genetically modified cotton and soybeans. Farmers who don't buy the special resistant seeds sold by the herbicide makers have complained that dicamba sprayed on neighboring properties drifts over and harms their crops...
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With OK From EPA, Use Of Controversial Weedkiller Is Expected To Double

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The EPA says farmers can still spray dicamba on their crops next year - with some new restrictions. The weedkiller has been blamed for drifting into fields, damaging millions of acres of crops.
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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba

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The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements for a controversial herbicide blamed for damaging crops. The Environmental Protection Agency announced...
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Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic. Read more ...

Minnesota Woman Suspected of Killing Her Husband and Another Woman Has Been...

Minnesota Woman Suspected of Killing Her Husband and Another Woman Has Been Captured in Texas

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COMEY MEMO: Trump said Putin boasted that Russia had 'some of the most...

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Joel Embiid's loud, dominant return is just what 76ers, NBA playoffs needed

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Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

A 54-year-old man with no criminal record in Texas is now charged with trying to have four people killed, allegedly all because his ex-girlfriend rejected him. Read more ...

Brother of man shot, killed by Sacramento​ police arrested on threat charge​

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The brother of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police, was arrested Thursday morning on a felony threat charge, according to Sacramento County Jail records. Read more ...

Florida authorities offer condolences to neighboring county after 2 deputies...

Florida authorities offer condolences to neighboring county after 2 deputies fatally wounded

Officials confirmed the deputies died as a result of gunshot wounds but the details surrounding the incident haven't been made readily available. Read more ...

NFL schedule 2018: Sunday, Monday, Thursday night games, kickoff times, TV

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The schedule of prime-time NFL games for 2018 is set. Read more ...

Lance Armstrong To Pay U.S. Government $5 Million To Settle Fraud Claims

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Authorities said the disgraced cyclist had defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, out of millions. He faced $100 million in possible penalties - but this settlement... Read more ...

5 Politicians Who Brought Their Babies to Work Like Sen. Tammy Duckworth Did...

5 Politicians Who Brought Their Babies to Work Like Sen. Tammy Duckworth Did Today

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth made history today-again. Earlier this month, she became the first sitting senator to give birth while in office. Today she was poised to be... Read more ...