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    Citing hemp’s legitimate uses, growers seek freedom to cultivate it

    Authorities arrested David Bronner when he locked himself in a steel-bar cage in front of the White House last year and began using a hand-powered press to extract fresh oil from 12 large hemp plants, which he planned to put on French bread and...

    Monday, November 18, 2013 at 5:38 PM

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    Congress urged to end ban on growing hemp

    David Bronner, a California executive, says there's no good reason that growing hemp --- the non-intoxicating sister plant of marijuana --- is still illegal under U.S. law. On Monday, he came to Washington, joining a group of 50 citizen-lobb...

    Monday, November 18, 2013 at 12:18 PM

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    Tribes want Congress to ban Redskins’ trademark

    The country’s tribal leaders, in Washington this week to meet with President Barack Obama, say the word has always been offensive, given the brutal history that surrounds it. And they’re upping the pressure to get the National Footba...

    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:15 PM

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    Obama woos tribes, says he’ll visit Indian Country in 2014

    While President Barack Obama’s popularity has slipped in public opinion polls, he found plenty of support Wednesday among one key constituency: the 566 leaders of federally recognized Indian tribes.

    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:50 PM

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    Indian tribes get another wooing from Obama and his team

    While President Barack Obama's popularity has slipped in public opinion polls, he found plenty of support Wednesday among one key constituency: the 566 leaders of federally-recognized Indian tribes. "I'd rank him as high as I can go...

    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 2:29 PM

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    Critics say U.S. is going too far to protect drug companies in trade talks

    Critics of a plan to expand trade in the Pacific Rim today accused the Obama administration of pushing terms that would benefit U.S. pharmaceutical companies while raising drug prices. Their assessment is based on an analysis of new documents pu...

    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:49 AM

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    Pear, apple exports to Europe plummet

    U.S. pear and apple exports to Europe are in steep decline, dropping 73 percent over the past five years. That's a loss of $33 million a year in export revenue, according to a bipartisan group of nine senators that wants the issue to receive...

    Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:42 AM

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    Northwest lawmakers fear takeover of power agency's operations

    Lawmakers in the Pacific Northwest said Friday that they fear the Obama administration will move to take control of the operations of Bonneville Power Administration after the agency was accused of discriminating against veterans in its hiring.T...

    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 1:39 PM

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    Top exporter of U.S. cars? It's a German company that wants uniform crash tests

    It may come as a surprise that the top exporter of U.S. cars is a company from Germany: BMW. Its Spartanburg plant in South Carolina, which employs 7,000 people, now produces more than 300,000 BMWs per year, sending 70 percent of them to 140 dif...

    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:35 PM

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    Pro-pot forces are out to legalize in 13 more states by 2017

    Buoyed by their success at the polls Tuesday, marijuana backers say they’ll now try to get the drug fully legalized in 13 more states by 2017. They’d join Colorado and Washington state, which voted last year to allow pot sales for re...

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:35 PM

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