Summary Brace yourself. "The hypothesis is that as temperatures warm, the lakes are warming, and that sets up the possibility for cold air coming over warmer and warmer lakes," said Adam Burnett, chair of the Department of Geography at Colgate University and the lead author of a 2003 paper making the connection between climate change and the increasing levels of lake-effect snow.
Summary Two agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln looked at how environmental regulations have shaped the industry in the top ten hog-producing states. One of the researchers, Azzeddine Azzam, said the smaller hog farms benefit by not having the expenses of all those restrictions. The researchers said the increase would have likely been larger without the environmental regulations.
Summary By JEFFREY COLLINS - Associated Press - Sunday, November 23, 2014. No. 1 Connecticut lost this week to No. 6 Stanford, then the Cardinal lost to No. 10 Texas, clearing the way for the Gamecocks to be the No. 1 team in the country for the first time ever.
Summary The boy was identified as Tamir E. Rice by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office on Sunday afternoon. In a 911 call released by the police, a man reported that "a guy" was pulling a gun out of his pants and scaring people, but the caller said twice that the gun was "probably fake." The police learned that the gun was fake after the shooting, Ms. Ciaccia said.