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Daily Radio Newsline
from 04/18/2012
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A DIFFERENT NAME FOR THE "FARM" BILL?
The nation's top agricultural official continues his campaign to call the so called "farm bill" something else instead. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Tom Vilsack) 
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ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF A BIOECONOMY BREAKTHROUGH
In Wisconsin, this week Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited a small company that's one of many working to reduce our use of oil, by changing a common everyday product. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Tom Vilsack) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:57 SEC

A NEW EFFORT TO BOOST RURAL EDUCATION
The Secretaries of Education and Agriculture are vowing to work together to boost rural education in this country. (Gary Crawford and Secy's Arne Duncan and Tom Vilsack) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:58 SEC

EAST COAST REMAINS DRY
The Eastern seaboard is dealing with a period of drier than normal, and hotter than normal weather conditions. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Eric Luebehusen) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 WAOB

ACTUALITY: ON POTENTIAL RELIEF FOR EAST COAST DROUGHT
USDA Meteorologist Eric Luebehusen says some weekend rain showers may help improve what has been a drier than normal spring in the Eastern US. 
RBAIN 00:00:38 WAOB

TORNADIC ACTIVITY AND LATEST FORECAST
Some areas of the Plains and Corn Belt were hit by tornadoes recently, but the forecast for the coming days is promising against tornadic outbreaks. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Eric Luebehusen) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 WAOB

EFFECTS OF FLORIDA'S DRY HOT WINTER AND SPRING
The last few months have been drier and hotter than normal in many parts of the Sunshine State, and will have significant impacts. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Eric Luebehusen) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 WAOB

PARTS OF THE CORN BELT IN NEED OF MOISTURE
Two corn growing states in particular could use additional rainfall to help alleviate drier than normal conditions so far. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Eric Luebehusen) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 WAOB

ACTUALITY: ON 8 TO 14 DAY FORECAST
USDA Meteorologist Eric Luebehusen says warm dry conditions in the East and Central US, and weather in the West highlight the extended forecast for the period of April 25 - May 1. 
RBAIN 00:00:48 WAOB