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Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population
Updated Feb 28, 12:46 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) â€” A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial plant habitat. Herbicide makers say they're committed to helping the black-and-orange insects, whose numbers have ...
Sports Story of the Day
Knicks say former player Anthony Mason has died
Updated Feb 28, 09:36 AM
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48. The Knicks confirmed Mason's death, which was first reported Saturday by the New York Daily News. He had been battling heart problems. "We would like to thank everyone for their heartfelt thoughts and strong prayers. Anthony felt each and ...