People & Professions

People and Professions: Reported Sept. 15, 2019

People and Professions: Reported Sept. 15, 2019

Agriculture

Garlic workshop planned Sept. 20 in Kirksville

An overview of statewide production, cultivars, pests and diseases will be discussed at a University of Missouri Extension garlic workshop on Friday, Sept. 20, in Kirksville.

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply
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Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world's largest exporter of oil

Auto workers union sets stage for possible strike against GM
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Auto workers union sets stage for possible strike against GM

A top United Auto Workers official says the union and General Motors are far apart on major issues, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night

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United Auto Workers to let General Motors contract end late Saturday, boosting likelihood of strike as early as Sunday

United Auto Workers to let General Motors contract end late Saturday, boosting likelihood of strike as early as Sunday

Germany's Merkel faces decisive week on climate protection
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Germany's Merkel faces decisive week on climate protection

Germany faces a decisive week in its efforts to combat climate change, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging Saturday that Europe's biggest economy will find good solutions

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Discounted movie subscription service MoviePass shuts down

The movie ticket subscription service known as MoviePass that allowed subscribers to purchase up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee has temporarily shut down

Warren has own plan for everything, though not health care
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Warren has own plan for everything, though not health care

She's got a plan for virtually everything, but Warren looks to Bernie on this key issue

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Judge throws out lawsuits alleging Chiquita funded massacres

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against banana giant Chiquita Brands International by Colombian families alleging the company funded a paramilitary that killed them

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Uber stops service at Ontario airport after fee increase

Uber has stopped its service at Southern California's Ontario International Airport because of fee increases