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  • Vermont House to have final look at GMO labeling

    By Associated Press

    The House is slated to take a final vote on legislation that would require foods with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such in Vermont and then send it on to Gov. Peter Shumlin. Published April 23, 2014

  • Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon


    For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves. Published April 23, 2014

  • Finalists named in Bloomberg European city contest

    By JENNIFER PELTZ - Associated Press

    Amsterdam wants to create an online game to get unemployed young people engaged in finding jobs across Europe. Schaerbeek, Belgium, envisions using geothermal mapping to give households personalized rundowns of steps to save energy. Gdansk, Poland, is proposing to require officials to debate ideas from citizens. Published April 23, 2014

  • Pentagon plans to replace flight crews with 'full-time' robots

    By Douglas Ernst - The Washington Times

    The Pentagon's research agency tasked with developing breakthrough technologies for national security has come up with a plan for dealing with shrinking budgets: robotic flight crews. Published April 22, 2014

  • AT&T joins crowded field with online video plans

    By BARBARA ORTUTAY - Associated Press

    AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu. Published April 22, 2014

  • E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

    By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM - Associated Press

    Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices. Published April 22, 2014

  • Southern Oregon farmers divided on GMO bans

    By Associated Press

    Southern Oregon farmers are choosing sides in a pair of local campaigns to ban genetically modified crops. Published April 22, 2014

  • 'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

    By JOHN CARUCCI - Associated Press

    By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows. Or anyone's show, for that matter. Published April 22, 2014

  • Miami youth group helped 'Cuban Twitter'


    Leaders with the largest nonprofit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government's secret "Cuban Twitter" program, connecting contractors with potential investors and serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has learned. Published April 22, 2014

  • Drones unearth more details about Chaco culture

    By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN - Associated Press

    Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico. Published April 22, 2014

  • LinkedIn to anchor new San Francisco high-rise

    By Associated Press

    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says the professional networking site LinkedIn will expand its presence in the city by anchoring a high-rise office building under construction. Published April 22, 2014

  • City, utility want rate hike for car-sharing plan

    By Associated Press

    Indianapolis Power and Light and the city of Indianapolis are seeking a $16 million rate hike to pay for a proposed electric car sharing program. Published April 22, 2014

  • Business Highlights

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

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  • Iowa State says data breach could affect thousands

    By Associated Press

    The Social Security numbers of nearly 30,000 people who enrolled at Iowa State University over a 17-year period were exposed in a data breach, school officials announced Tuesday. Published April 22, 2014

  • Splashy plan for pool in NYC's East River unveiled

    By MICHAEL R. SISAK - Associated Press

    Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be the next great place for a summer swim. Published April 22, 2014

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