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Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Pipeline's Tweaked Route

Nebraska's governor has approved a new plan to route the pipeline through the state. In 2011, the governor opposed the pipeline for its potential environmental impact. But on Tuesday, he wrote a letter to President Obama saying the new route avoids the more environmentally fragile parts of Nebraska.
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Farmers And Their Cooperative Settle Lawsuit On Fixing The Price Of Milk

Farmers in the Southeast had accused their own food cooperative, the Dairy Farmers of America, of striking a deal that created a milk monopoly and suppressed the price paid for raw milk. In settling the case, the cooperative said it did nothing wrong.
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Schussing Down Slopes Can Snowball Into A Search-And-Rescue Bill

A fresh fall of snow can mean more skiers and riders getting lost in the woods. Who should pay to rescue them can become a tricky issue, but some states can bill riders who have gone astray.
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Algeria Attack Raises Security Alarms For Energy Firms

Islamic militants' attack on a huge gas plant in the Sahara underscores the dangers that energy companies face when they do business in politically unstable places. Such facilities can be hard to protect and fences alone don't do the job, security experts say.
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Sales Of Existing Homes Hit Five-Year High In 2012

The housing market continues to show signs that it's on the mend. Both sales and prices are up from a year ago.

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