Washington state to increase testing pot for pesticides
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Washington state to increase testing pot for pesticides

SEATTLE (AP) — More than two years after Washington state launched legal marijuana sales, it’s planning to test pot for banned pesticides more regularly. The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board said Thursday it’s paying the Washington Department of Agriculture more than $1 million to buy new equipment and hire two full-time workers to conduct the … Continue reading

University research lab helping runners 1 step at a time
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University research lab helping runners 1 step at a time

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Some footwear stores videotape a jogger’s gait on a treadmill to help determine the kind of running shoe that would be the best fit. The University of Michigan is taking that practice a few steps beyond. The School of Kinesiology’s Michigan Performance Research Laboratory attaches motion-capture sensors to runners’ legs … Continue reading

Kenya president meets South Korean president for trade talks
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Kenya president meets South Korean president for trade talks

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye met Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday and discussed the trade imbalance between the two countries on the second day of her three-day visit to Kenya. Park is in Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, to improve trade between the two nations which currently favors South Korea. Kenya … Continue reading