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Orange Juice Imports Detained by U.S. Authorities after Fungicide Discovery

2/13/2012   Nine shipments of orange juice from Canada and Brazil said to contain traces of an illegal fungicide was detained by U.S. health regulators on Friday. The health regulators also denied industry calls to modify the manner of testing
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New Law that Allow Sales is a Win-Win Situation According to Winemakers

2/12/2012   According to local vineyard owners, a new law that allows small wineries to avoid distributors and directly ship to customers is a big win for their industry. This is despite the fact that it could take a couple
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‘Bad Fait’ Bill Killed by Bipartisan House Group

2/11/2012   A House panel on Thursday, in a move that signaled a defeat for the insurance industry and business groups, thumbed down a bill that would have added restrictions in “bad faith” legal challenges. In a narrow vote of
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Forest Management Plan Unveiled by the Obama Administration

2/11/2012   Cooperation and greater trust on science are the keys to the new guidelines of the Obama administration in managing around 193 million acres of national forest and coping with the opposing interests of conservation and industry groups. The
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Porn Industry Rumored to be Transferring to Arizona

2/10/2012   An ordinance was signed by the Mayor of Los Angeles requiring that condoms be worn by porn stars while shooting some scenes. The move has caused some adult film companies to threaten to leave the state of California
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Potential Seen by County Officials for Dropping Legal Advertising

2/10/2012   The annual skirmish between local governments in Virginia and the state’s newspaper industry is now in full swing. Arlington officials this time say that the localities are likely to break tradition and win this round. Virginia’s cities, towns,
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Drilling in Allegheny National Forest Resumes

2/9/2012   Drilling conducted by the oil and gas industry in the 512,000-acre Allegheny National Forest has resumed while a number of court challenges against the drilling operation find their way through the federal courts. This was revealed by an
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Alcohol-only Bars to be Banned by City Council

2/9/2012   The Industry city council is preparing to pass a measure that seeks to prohibit bars that serve only alcohol. On Thursday, the City Council will consider a proposed ordinance that completely bans the opening of new bars in
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Livestock Industry Wins Appeal in Supreme Court

2/8/2012   The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously overturned the state law that mandates “humane treatment” of downed livestock headed for the slaughterhouse. The center of the issue was whether federal regulations regarding inspection of domesticated animals that are about
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Medical Marijuana Act of Montana Trumped By Federal Law According to Judge

2/8/2012   A U.S. District judge has ruled that the medical marijuana law of Montana does not protect suppliers of the drug from federal prosecution. This ruling delivered a new blow to a fledgling industry that is already reeling from
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