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USDA seeks applications for funds under Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program

In Washington, the USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service announced the solicitation of applications for funds available under the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program to provide guaranteed loans to fund the development, construction, and retrofitting of commercial scale biorefineries using eligible technology and of Biobased product manufacturing facilities that use technologically new commercial scale processing and manufacturing equipment t...
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Washington State researchers develop 3D plastic composite using coffee grounds

In Washington state, plastic composite made partly from waste coffee grounds is a tough but environmentally friendly material for 3D printing, according to new Washington State University research. The work could lead to new applications for 3D printing as well as make better use of waste materials. Reporting in the journal, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, the researchers found that their material, made from up to 20 percent coffee waste, had a more than 400 percent increase in toughn...
Tags: Research, 3D plastic composite, Washington


International Monetary Fund To Release Economic Outlook

NPR's Noel King talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about finance ministers and central bankers arriving in Washington, D.C., for meetings amid gloomy forecasts for the world economy.
Tags: News, Washington, Npr, Brookings Institution, David Wessel, Noel King


China says it agrees to postal fee hike after US complaint

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese post office says it has agreed to a 27% increase in fees it pays the United States and other countries to deliver packages following a dispute with Washington that threatened to break up the global postal union. Tuesday’s announcement disclosed new details of the increase Beijing agreed to as part […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, China, US, Beijing, Nation, United States, Nation & World


China says postal fees to rise after US complaint

BEIJING (AP) — Fees paid by China to the United States and other countries to deliver packages will nearly triple through 2025 under an agreement by the global postal union following complaints by Washington, the Chinese post office said Tuesday. Payments will rise 27% next year and by 164% in total through 2025 under the […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, China, US, Beijing, Nation, United States, Nation & World


Will Congress finally fulfill a 200-year-old promise to the Cherokee people?

Kimberly Teehee could become the Cherokee Nation’s first delegate to Congress – if Washington lets herThe 1835 Treaty of New Echota precipitated tens of thousands of Cherokee joining the infamous Trail of Tears – giving up their ancestral homes in the south-east, to trek to what is now Oklahoma.In a minor concession to the Cherokee people, buried within the treaty was a promise that the nation could appoint a delegate to the House of Representatives, to have at least some sort of say in the gove...
Tags: Congress, Washington, US news, US politics, House Of Representatives, Native Americans, US Congress, Oklahoma, Kimberly Teehee, New Echota


LEADING OFF: Nats a win from 1st World Series, Cole vs Yanks

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: CAPITAL GAINS Patrick Corbin can pitch the Nationals to their first pennant when Washington goes for a four-game sweep of slumping St. Louis in the NL Championship Series. The $140 million lefty starts at home against Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson. Washington hasn’t put a baseball team […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Mlb, St Louis, Nats, Cardinals, Patrick Corbin, Dakota Hudson Washington


Henry Lee leads the way as Washington golfers dominate East Coast tournament

Washington’s men’s golf team holds down four of the top five individual spots in the Georgetown Intercollegiate in Beallsville, Md.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Golf, College sports, Huskies, Henry Lee, Georgetown Intercollegiate


Bolton objected to Ukraine pressure campaign, calling Giuliani ‘a hand grenade’

WASHINGTON — The effort to pressure Ukraine for political help provoked a heated confrontation inside the White House last summer that so alarmed John R. Bolton, then the national security adviser, that he told an aide to alert White House lawyers, House investigators were told on Monday. Bolton got into a sharp exchange on July […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ukraine, House, Bolton, Giuliani, Nation & World Politics, John R Bolton


Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way. The United States on Monday also called on Turkey to stop the invasion and […]
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Cardinals can't hit, pitch, run or field, fall into 3-0 hole

Paul Goldschmidt shook his head and blamed himself. After a third consecutive anemic offensive showing led to an 8-1 blowout loss to the Washington Nationals in Game 3 Monday night, the St. Louis Cardinals are staring down a 3-0 deficit in the NL Championship Series and are one loss from being swept in the best-of-seven playoff. St. Louis scored one unearned run on seven hits and has a total of two runs on 11 hits through three games.
Tags: News, Washington, St Louis, St. Louis Cardinals, Paul Goldschmidt


AP source: Ex-Trump adviser objected to ambassador’s firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster earlier this year of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to a person familiar with the testimony. Yovanovitch testified Friday that President Donald Trump […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Russia, Ukraine, Ap, Nation, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Fiona Hill, Marie Yovanovitch, Yovanovitch


Cardinals can’t hit, pitch, run or field, fall into 3-0 hole

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt shook his head and blamed himself. The answers aren’t coming easy right now. After a third consecutive anemic offensive showing led to an 8-1 blowout loss to the Washington Nationals in Game 3 Monday night, the St. Louis Cardinals are staring down a 3-0 deficit in the NL Championship Series […]
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Flugennock's Latest'n'Greatest: "Don't Ask Us HOW We Know..."

From DC's anarchist cartoonist Mike Flugennock: "Don't Ask Us How We Know..." http://sinkers.org/stage/?p=2811 In the midst of the Democrats' exercise in wasting time and hoping people don't notice what a bunch of crying-ass losers they are — uhh, that is, the impeachment inquiry, Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal remarked that no inquiry was needed, and that "...People should stop looking for a secret smoking gun. Donald Trump is the smoking gun." So, basically, the bun...
Tags: Comics, Washington, Donald Trump, Don, Seattle Times, Pramila Jayapal, MoveOn, Mike Rhode, Mike Flugennock


Strasburg Ks 12, Nats top Cards 8-1; 1 win from World Series

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals’ struggling bats, Nationals postseason star Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three more runs, and Washington moved one win from the city’s first World Series appearance in 86 years by beating St. Louis 8-1 Monday night to take a 3-0 lead in […]
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Kadri, Rantanen help Avs stay perfect, beat Capitals 6-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Washington Capitals 6-3 on Monday night. Erik Johnson, Nikita Zadorov and Matt Nieto also scored as Colorado improved to 5-0-0. Nathan MacKinnon added an empty-net goal and had an assist for the Avalanche, […]
Tags: News, Colorado, Washington, Sports, Ap, Colorado Avalanche, Nazem Kadri, Mikko Rantanen, Nathan MacKinnon, Matt Nieto, Erik Johnson Nikita Zadorov, Kadri Rantanen


Kadri, Rantanen Help Avalanche Stay Perfect, Beat Capitals 6-3

WASHINGTON — Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Washington Capitals 6-3 on Monday night. Erik Johnson, Nikita Zadorov and Matt Nieto also scored as Colorado improved to 5-0-0. Nathan MacKinnon added an empty-net goal and had an assist for the Avalanche, who scored on their first three shots of the game. Philipp Grubauer stopped 29 shots against his former team to pick up the win, and Andre Burakovsky picked up an assist in...
Tags: Colorado, Washington, Sport, Hockey, NHL, Johnson, Pittsburgh, Washington Capitals, Braden Holtby, Andre Burakovsky, Colorado Avalanche, Nazem Kadri, T J Oshie, Holtby, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Philipp Grubauer


UCLA and Stanford face similar situations at quarterback

The UCLA and Stanford football teams were faced with similar situations throughout the bye week leading up to Thursday’s game. Both programs are coming off a much needed break at a time in the season where both have had to overcome a lack of depth as a result of injuries. Neither team has named a starting quarterback this week for the Pac-12 Conference matchup. Dorian Thompson-Robinson returned to practice this week for the Bruins (1-5 overall, 1-2 Pac-12), after he was knocked out of the Arizon...
Tags: Washington, Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, College sports, Oregon State, Rose Bowl, Ucla, Chip Kelly, Kelly, Bruins, Mills, Shaw, Theo Howard


Legal holidays' effects on tax filing deadlines

It's Columbus Day. Stop. Before you start with the emails, yes, I know this second Monday in October is a controversial holiday.  In recent years, many jurisdictions beyond the federal government have opted to spend today commemorating the original inhabitants of our country. That's why you'll read and hear about Indigenous Peoples' Day events today. pic.twitter.com/l2LymtmS2J — Bobby (@Bobbyobbo) October 14, 2019 But, like it or not, today still is officially Columbus Day, a celebratio...
Tags: Taxes, Washington, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Maine, North America, District Of Columbia, Martin Luther King, Sam, Irs, United States Holiday, Bobby, Mark, George Washington, Don


Media Matters Gins up Phony Outrage over Radio Host Carrying Gun at Walmart

David Codrea and Mark Walters on the set of American Trigger Sports Network. U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Prominent pro-gun radio host promotes the dangerous practice of openly carrying firearms where they are explicitly not allowed,” Media Matters practically gasps in a Friday hit piece designed to stir up those who find some kind of weird relevance in acting like they’re indignant. “Mark Walters: ‘I walked out of there … laughing, because I’m carrying a gun in violation of their policy.’” The...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Eric Holder, Washington, Walmart, David, Department Of Justice, Resistance, Costco, Dick, Mark, Brock, Media Matters, David Brock, ATF, Walters


Media Matters Gins up Phony Outrage over Radio Host Carrying Gun at Costco

David Codrea and Mark Walters on the set of American Trigger Sports Network. U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Prominent pro-gun radio host promotes the dangerous practice of openly carrying firearms where they are explicitly not allowed,” Media Matters practically gasps in a Friday hit piece designed to stir up those who find some kind of weird relevance in acting like they’re indignant. “Mark Walters: ‘I walked out of there … laughing, because I’m carrying a gun in violation of their policy.’” The...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Eric Holder, Washington, US, David, Department Of Justice, Resistance, Costco, Dick, Mark, Brock, Media Matters, David Brock, ATF, Walters


Islanders Lack Structure, Energy in First 5 Games

Like a poorly baked cake on the Great British Baking Show, the Islanders have lacked the consistent structure that made them successful during the 2018-19 season. Weak goaltending, lack of energy, and defensive breakdowns have led to a slow start for the Islanders, who have just one regulation win during their first five games of the 2019-20 season. Goaltending Questions Remain The goaltending, specifically Semyon Varlamov, hasn’t looked as sharp early on, giving those who doubted the I...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Hockey, NHL, New York Islanders, Florida Panthers, Edmonton Oilers, Islanders, Oilers, Lou Lamoriello, Carolina Hurricanes, Semyon Varlamov, Panthers, Barry Trotz, Matt Martin, Mathew Barzal


Warren Gun Plan: Tax Them, Take Them, Turn Right into Regulated Privilege

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, shown here at a CNN Town Hall event, has a grand scheme for guns and their owners if elected president in 2020. (Screen capture, YouTube, CNN) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Having surged lately in the polls, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is again touting her gun control agenda that includes licensing of gun owners, waiting periods, increasing taxes on guns and ammunition, limiting firearm purchases, raising the minimum purchasing age, banning so-called “assault weapons” an...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, Virginia, US, Warren, States, Wells Fargo, Charleston, Nra, Cnn Town Hall, National Rifle Association, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Sen Elizabeth Warren D Mass, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News


DOE report identifies top 10 bio-blendstocks for LD gasoline

In Washington state, the Department of Energy has released its Top Ten Blendstocks for Turbocharged Gasoline Engines report that identifies top blendstocks that can be derived from biomass and are suitable for further development and commercialization. These blendstocks are best suited for LD gasoline, boosted spark ignition (BSI) engines. The blendstocks were identified using a fuel property basis using the BSI merit function. The merit function determines potential improvements in engine effic...
Tags: Washington, Producer News, DOE, Department Of Energy, LD gasoline


Dodgers’ playoff failure won’t mean changes at the top

LOS ANGELES — If the most disappointing October exit in franchise history is going to lead to significant changes, it won’t start from the top. Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman confirmed Monday that he is about to sign a contract extension with the team – “something that I expect to be finalized in the next couple days.” And Friedman made it clear that questioning Manager Dave Roberts’ job security following a series of questionable pitching moves in the five-game Nationa...
Tags: Washington, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Dave, Soccer, Mlb, Los Angeles Dodgers, Joe Kelly, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts, Dodgers, Friedman, Clayton Kershaw, David Freese, Andrew Friedman


Dolphin's Pulse Check-Week 6

Before 1 PM Eastern, I swore the Dolphins would be able to handle the debacle from Washington. A punch less team who just fired their coach, and seemingly for weeks could not decide between three Quarterbacks. I truly believed that today wo
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How to Start a Business in Texas: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide (2019)

Austin, Texas – top city for startups in the US Texas is a state of big ideas and bigger personalities. So, it should come as no surprise that Texas is a perfect breeding ground for entrepreneurs. According to the Business in Texas Small Business Handbook, small businesses account for over 98.6% of the businesses in Texas. In July of 2019, Texas was found to be the best state in the US to start a business. And, its capital city of Austin was recently named the top city in the US for startups. …...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Small Business, Washington, US, Sales, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle, Denver, Austin Texas, Capital City, Business Name, Visual Branding, How To Register A Business Name In Texas, Register A Company In Texas


Baseball Report: ALCS And NLCS Dominated By Pitching So Far

(CBSNY/CBS Local) — Pitching wins championships, and in MLB’s American League and National League Championship Series that’s certainly been the case. All four games so far have been dominated by pitching, with expected and unexpected names toeing the rubber and delivering when it mattered. Masahiro Tanaka opened the ALCS with a one-hitter that the New York Yankees bullpen ensured remained a shutout. Justin Verlander answered for the Houston Astros in Game 2, with yet another strong playoff perfo...
Tags: New York, Washington, Sports, Mlb, Giancarlo Stanton, Houston, St Louis, Yankees, Taylor, Nats, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins, St Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers


Brian Flores leaves door open for a switch back to Ryan Fitzpatrick

Josh Rosen is Miami's starting quarterback for the rest of the year. Unless he isn't. Coach Brian Flores said just last week that Rosen will be the guy for the balance of 2019. Then came Sunday; Rosen played poorly against Washington, and F
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‘Nothing-burger’: US-China truce leaves big issues for later

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heralded a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, and markets rallied in relief over a de-escalation in tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. But closer inspection suggests there isn’t much substance, at least not yet, to the temporary truce Trump announced Friday at the White House after the U.S. […]
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