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Helena Harbor gets back on track

A dedication for Enviro Tech Chemical Co.'s $15 million plant at the Helena Harbor on March 31, 2015, attracted more than 300 people, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson. But behind the scenes, trouble loomed for the Phillips County harbor.

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Iowa businessman collects old pharmaceutical bottles

Local businessman Jonathan Hull says he's always had the "collecting bug" in him ever since his days collecting coins and stamps as a kid. After his older brother brought home an old bottle after a trip to Wyoming, a then 12-year-old Hull got interested in conducting his own "archaeological digs" in the hunt for similar pieces.

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Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic tries to avoid physician burnout

By this time next year, Mayo Clinic will be well on its way to training 45,000 employees across its campuses in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Arizona and Florida to use Epic's electronic health records system. Whether that's a positive or a negative may depend upon who you ask, the Post-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/2a70jCJ ) reported.

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GMO wheat found in Washington state could affect US trade

Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state, agriculture officials said Friday, posing a possible risk to trade with countries concerned about engineered food.

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Clinton roars against Trump as a hacking distraction arises

Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a "stark choice" in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republican rival that marked many of the speeches in Philadelphia. Another distraction arose, however, as her aides acknowledged that a hacking attack that exposed Democratic Party emails also reached into a computer system used by her own campaign.

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Massive black hole devours passing star

NASA Goddard astronomer Erin Kara discusses the discovery of X-ray echoes from Swift J1644+57, a black hole that shattered a passing star. X-rays produced by flares near this million-solar-mass black hole bounced off the nascent accretion disk and revealed its structure.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Massive black hole devours passing star 4:05

Massive black hole devours passing star

Hubble snaps auroras lighting up Jupiter 0:14

Hubble snaps auroras lighting up Jupiter

Duke performs first hand transplant in NC 0:31

Duke performs first hand transplant in NC

NASA's Kepler mission finds 1200 new planets 2:07

NASA's Kepler mission finds 1200 new planets