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2014-01-07 08:22:47

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Charles G. Snavely has elected to retire as president of the company's eastern U.S. operations, following an exceptional 35-year career in the coal industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120727/CG47668LOGO) "Charles has made a significant contribution to Arch since joining the company at the time of the ICG acquisition," said Kenneth D. Cochran, Arch's senior vice...

2013-12-30 23:01:06

Running to bring attention to the plight of the nation's food supply, the Wilcox family is using Indiegogo to raise the 45,000 dollars needed to fund their transcontinental run in support of healthier food for everyone Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Inspired by son David's desire to run across the nation and fueled by their passion to ensure that the nation's food supply is GMO-free, healthy and sustainable, the Wilcox family of Alaska launches an Indiegogo campaign...

GM Corn Study Retracted By Journal After Much Scrutiny
2013-12-01 05:56:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Controversial research which linked genetically modified (GM) corn to cancer and premature death in rats has been retracted by a food safety journal after the study’s authors refused to withdraw the paper. The study, which was originally published by the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology 14 months ago, claimed rodents had developed tumors and experienced multiple organ failures after consuming GM corn produced by St....

2013-11-13 23:36:49

Thanks to increased joint efforts by local law enforcement and "hot spot" policing, crime in St. Louis City continues to decrease and has actually dropped by 46 percent since 2006, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Thanks to increased joint efforts by local law enforcement and “hot spot” policing, crime in St. Louis City continues to decrease and has actually dropped by 46 percent since 2006, according to the St....

2013-10-30 23:20:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Commercial (Conventional And Biotech/GM) Seeds Market For Soybean, Corn, Cotton And Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018. London (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The commercial seeds market can be segmented based on ownership into proprietary seeds and non-proprietary seeds. Proprietary seeds are seeds owned and marketed exclusively by a company and accounted for over 85% of the market...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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