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What does a Tyson plant mean for farmers?

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – According to Tyson, the company contracts with local farmers to raise their chickens. So KSN wanted to know if Kansas farmers are interested in working with the corporation. 365 more words

Local

Surprisingly, I’m Quite Optimistic About the Future, by Michael Krieger

It’s nice to hear some optimism once in a while. From Michael Krieger at libertyblitzkrieg.com:

To summarize, in just the last few years the world has invented a way to create software services that have no central operator. 405 more words

Government

Real Estate Market Alerts: House Hunting in ... Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne has seen a surge in home prices in recent years, thanks to low interest rates, a strong economy and rapid population growth.. via NYT Real Estate http://ift.tt/2xO1tON

Ex-HSBC Trader Mark Johnson Waits for a Jury to Decide His Fate on Fraud Charges

(NEW YORK) – Closing arguments in the U.S. trial of former HSBC Holdings Plc executive Mark Johnson came to an end Wednesday, with a lawyer for the government urging jurors to convict Johnson of defrauding a client. 376 more words

Finance

Xi Jinping consolidates power, calls for 'new era'

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Since stepping into power five years ago, Mr Xi has relentlessly consolidated his power earning the title of “core” leader last year. 632 more words

Money Matters

By Gail Tverberg: The Approaching US Energy-Economic Crisis

Gail Tverberg refines her story on the relationship between energy and the economy, which is the most important issue that our leaders and media never discuss. 48 more words

By Other Authors

This Weed Warrior Is Breaking Barriers In The Marijuana Movement

Wanda James, the first black owner of a cannabis dispensary in weed-friendly Colorado, lights up the reality and racism of pot politics.

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