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BOISE —A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer.

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RIMINI, Mont. (AP) — Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated, The Associated Press has found.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--GetSwift Limited (ASX: GSW) (“GetSwift” or “the Company”), a leading provider of SaaS logistics technology, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the North American delivery management platform Delivery BIZ Pro a…

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RIMINI, Mont. (AP) — Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated, The Associated Press has found.

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DETROIT (AP) — America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the global auto industry and economy, inflate car prices and trigger a backlash in Congress.

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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has hired a former spokeswoman for Attorney General Jeff Sessions for work on its political desk as 2020 elections coverage heats up.

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RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--Owens & Minor Inc. (NYSE: OMI) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Edward A. Pesicka President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 4, 2019. Pesicka, a formerly long-tenured executive at Thermo Fisher Scientific, joi…

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RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--Dr. Ann S. Collins, a highly regarded Obstetrician and Gynecologist in Raleigh, has agreed to serve as chair of the UNC REX Healthcare board. Collins is the first woman to hold the position. Her appointment comes as UNC REX celebrates its 125th a…

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) announced today that it has priced a public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 3.500% Senior Notes due 2024 and $300 million aggregate principal amount of 4.875% Senior Notes due …

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--Over the past 30 years, Los Angeles-based Superior Lithographics has successfully grown their business by focusing on an unending commitment to their customers’ success. In 2018, the printing company became the first in the nation to retrofit the L…