Monday, May 30, 2016
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Sixteen of the nation’s leading food and beverage companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the United States in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to the findings of an independent evaluation funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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Recently IBM unveiled the eighth annual "IBM 5 in 5" (#ibm5in5) - a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.

Pennsylvania's governor proclaimed Jan. 9 Cooperative Extension Day, in recognition of the 100 years since the formation of the land grant outreach program started by the Smith-Lever Act.

From 2013-2030, shale gas production will increase by 65 percent, and in 2030, it will account for 48 percent of the total U.S. natural gas supply.

As America continues its slow, but steady, economic recovery, some parts of the country are being left behind, according to the USDA's report Rural America at a Glance.
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There were seven permits issued in Belmont County during December, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

The Lawrence County Conservation District honored Joel Beeghly with its Farmer of the Year Award and Dom Viccari with the district’s Distinguished Service Award.

A federal judge ruled in favor of a Belmont County family and declared an oil and gas lease held by Hess Ohio Resources as invalid Jan. 2.

Knox County livestock auction relocates, offers same basic services.

4-H programs in Bradford, Tioga, Lycoming, Elk, Potter, McKean, Forest, Warren, Crawford, Mercer and Lawrence counties will benefit from Shell's $100,000 donation to the 4-H science emphasis.
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