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  • Food, Fuel, Famine

     
    by Stephen J. Hedges U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer, who travels to a world food security conference in Rome next week, laid out the Bush administration's strategy today for meeting the current worldwide crisis of rising food costs and shortages....
  • President Bush promises flood aid

     
    by Katie Fretland The federal government has sent 2 million liters of fresh drinking water to flood-damaged areas in Iowa and is setting up a task force to help residents secure long-term housing, President Bush said in an address today....

    The political buzz on bees

     
    By Stephen J. Hedges What do bees have to do with ice cream and politics? A lot, as it turns out. Bee populations are in decline, and no one is sure why. Theories include pesticides and a voracious tiny mite...

    Machek to Obama: don't forget about Florida ag

     
    Fresh off his failed bid for property appraiser, state Rep. Richard Machek is in Tallahassee today to help another politician: Barack Obama. Machek, of Boca Raton, made the 450-mile trip to the state capital for an Obama campaign forum on...

    Cabinet: Obama nominates Vilsack, Salazar

     
    In his latest Cabinet announcements today, Obama, as expected, nominated former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to Agriculture, and Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar to the Interior Department. Release announcing the selections is after the jump....