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Grasslands In California (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation Projects

Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.

01/14/2015

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5 Idaho Counties Designated As Drought Areas

Federal officials have designated five Idaho counties as natural disaster areas due to recent drought conditions.

CBS Seattle–05/29/2014

Abnormal hair loss, dirty conditions and “faulty use of an anesthesia machine” on research monkeys at the Oregon Health & Science University has caused the federal government to take action.  (SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Abnormal Hair Loss, Faulty Euthanasia Among Research Monkeys Triggers Gov’t Response

Abnormal hair loss, dirty conditions and “faulty use of an anesthesia machine” on research monkeys at the Oregon Health & Science University has caused the federal government to take action.

05/09/2014

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