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Young farmers help keep land in production

...animals on about 50 acres at the Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator, a development program operated by a farming advocacy group, Glynwood. The incubator helps young farmers with guidance and training while providing farm equipment and below-market...
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Poll: Trump is hard sell for Hispanics

...National Council of La Raza, the Hispanic civil rights advocacy group, said the findings are no surprise and "consistent...and resented those who came against the law.But advocacy groups say the idea of Trump winning the Hispanic vote is...
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Wisconsin GOP abolishes secret corruption probes

...coordination between candidates and shadowy issue advocacy groups that don't disclose their donors.The moves come...that focused on coordination with conservative issue advocacy groups.Republicans deny they're seeking retribution for...
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Gov't: No benefit hike for Social Security next year

...monthly payment is $1,224.It will also trigger a spike in Medicare deductibles and premiums, though dozens of advocacy groups are lobbying Congress to prevent that.Most Social Security recipients have their Medicare Part B premiums for outpatient...
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PM orders review of east Jerusalem's status

...100,000 Palestinian Jerusalemites from the city," said Yudith Oppenheimer, executive director of Ir Amim, an advocacy group that promotes coexistence in Jerusalem.Netanyahu has said the current wave of violence is the result of Palestinian...
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State obesity rates hold steady; 30 pct or more in 22 states

...rates over 35 percent.The government Monday released the rates, which were analyzed in a separate report by the advocacy group, Trust for America's Health.___Online:CDC survey: for America's...
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He? She? Ze? Colleges add gender-free pronouns, alter policy

...schools like the University of Vermont were letting students pick their gender pronouns.But the work of campus advocacy groups, plus the emergence of transgender figures in pop culture, has fueled wider change, experts say.It's now commonplace...
Agency nixes proposed walrus rafts Alaska because they lack summer sea ice.The agency's decision came in response to a suggestion by a wildlife advocacy group to place experimental rafts over a prime Chukchi Sea feeding area 100 miles off Alaska's coast, Geoffrey Haskett...
New federal food safety rules issued after deadly outbreaks

...priority and in the works for several years, ran into delays and came out under a court-ordered deadline after advocacy groups had sued. Even then, the Food and Drug Administration allowed the Aug. 30 deadline to pass without releasing the...
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Justice Dept. encourages prosecutions of corporate execs

...predecessor, Eric Holder, in the aftermath of the largest economic meltdown since the Great Depression.Public advocacy groups and other watchdogs have long expressed frustration that the Justice Department did not do more to hold individual...
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