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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - May 29, 2013

States Look to Limit Domestic Drones Amid Privacy, Safety Concerns

By Sean Powers

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(Duration: 6:57)

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Drones have been a controversial military weapon in the last decade. Just last week, President Obama set tighter standards and oversight over their use.



Harvest Public Media - Illinois Public Media News - May 22, 2013

Future of Rural Development Funding Uncertain in Farm Bill

By Bill Wheelhouse

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Staunton, Ill., Mayor Craig Neuhaus (left) checks out the town’s new water plant with Hank Fey, a public works director.

As Congress fiddles with major farm legislation, there is a portion of it that gets very little attention. Yet supporters say it is a difference-maker for job creation in small rural communities and provides a boost those towns need. 

Categories: Agriculture, Government




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