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Center wants urban agriculture to help veterans, community

Jan. 4, 2020 12:01 AM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Paula Sieber can see long into the future and well beyond the dingy white cabins that hug the trees at the Heroes Center Veterans Support Camp. She sees an urban farm that grows up to 100,000 pounds of fruits, vegetables and eggs a year for veterans, community customers and people...

Nevada closes pot test lab, issues cannabis product warning

Dec. 30, 2019 4:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada state officials have closed a marijuana testing laboratory and issued a public health warning about tainted strains of cannabis products sold at retail and medical dispensaries in the Las Vegas area, Mesquite and Carson City. The state Department of Taxation said in a Friday notice...

Grand Canyon on lookout for fungus that can kill bats

Dec. 6, 2019 12:34 AM EST

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park says it will increase surveillance for a fungus that spreads rapidly among bats and can kill them. The park has been sampling bats and bat droppings for years and hasn't found any infected with white-nose syndrome. Testing earlier this...