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US economy expected to pick up after weak growth in spring

A surprisingly lackluster economy last quarter served as a reminder of how choppy the pace of growth has been since the Great Recession ended seven years ago. Businesses pared their stockpiling and investment through the spring. But consumers — the heart of the U.S. economy — kept spending.

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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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How to survive if you get caught in a rip current

Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water. Rip currents account for 80% of beach rescues, and can be dangerous or deadly if you don't know what to do. This video from NOAA Ocean Today shows you how to break the grip of the rip.
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How to survive if you get caught in a rip current 2:13

How to survive if you get caught in a rip current

Flash-freezing seals in goodness of NC produce 1:17

Flash-freezing seals in goodness of NC produce

The Produce Box home delivery service provides fresh vegetables to customers 2:17

The Produce Box home delivery service provides fresh vegetables to customers

Duke performs first hand transplant in NC 0:31

Duke performs first hand transplant in NC

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