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Warmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.
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US President Barack Obama vetoes a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, White House officials say.
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