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Old Coal Mine Will Provide FSU Food

The EPA plans to covert old coal-mining land into greenhouses that will provide food for students at Frostburg State University.

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Virginia Farmers Fear Frost Possibility

Virginia farmers are worried their crops could suffer from a damaging cold snap.

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Alexandria Seeking The City's Best Landscaping

Spring has sprung, as Alexandria is seeking nominations from residents for the properties that best excel in the area of property beautification and landscaping excellence.
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Arlington Considers Relaxing Backyard Hen Restrictions

Arlington leaders will consider relaxing restrictions on residents keeping hens in the backyard.

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Mild Weather Causing Early Bloom In Some Perennials

The mild weather means more than just eating lunch outside -- some D.C. perennials may already experiencing early blooms thanks to the balmy temperatures.

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U.S. Economic Outlook

Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke weighs in on March employment numbers. We take a look at what rising corporate profits and smaller-than-expected domestic job growth means for the overall economic outlook.

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Dog Lost For Four Years Finds Home

A dog that went missing from his Maryland home four years ago was find near Annapolis last week, and reunited with his family.

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D.C. Gardeners Weed Through Bureaucracy

Some gardeners in the District are figuring out how take advantage of the city's farmable land, but first they have to figure out who owns it.
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Va. Farm Bureau To Fight Eminent Domain Again In 2012

Virginia farmers will continue their push this week to minimize the state's use of eminent domain to take farmlands.

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USDA Offering Loans To Maryland Farmers

After a growing season plagued by extreme weather, Maryland farmers will have the chance for emergency loans from the USDA to help recoup their losses.

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