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USDA invests in nanotechnology to increase food safety, combat waste

Food insecurity around the world has meant that millions of people are unsure of where their next meals are coming from. Yet in America, 40 percent of food that is bought is thrown away and 26 percent of the produce doesn't even reach...

source: By Bambi Majumdar
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At a time when many chains are shifting workers to part time, Sheetz Inc. is betting on full-time hires, reported The Wall Street Journal. Full-time hires now comprise 53 percent of the company's 17,000-person workforce. Executives at the convenience-store chain say having...

source: CSP

When you think of convenience store food, you don't necessarily think of having a dietitian helping with the recipes. But that's exactly what Erica Flint does for La Crosse, Wisconsin-based Kwik Trip, which is perennially one of the...

source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The 2016 presidential election is drawing attention to the highly decentralized nature of the U.S. election system, where every state seems to operate according to a unique set of rules and deadlines. For military personnel and federal employees serving overseas, figuring...

source: Government Executive

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers have moved toward freezing their own pay for the eight consecutive year. But they appear to be taking a more generous approach to military pay. The House Armed Services Committee has started working on the fiscal 2017 Defense Authorization bill,...

source: Government Executive

The military draft may be headed for the scrap heap. The House Armed Services Committee will include instructions to examine the Selective Service program's viability and possible "alternatives" as part of its review of the annual defense authorization bill.

source: Military Times (tiered subscription model)

The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the nomination of the first female officer to lead one of the military's warfighting commands. Members of the panel confirmed Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson to be commander of U.S. Northern Command. The panel acted on a voice...

source: Fox News


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