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Top Of The Morning News: Monday, March 12, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Santorum Wins Big In Kansas
  • Not Too Late For The Flu Shot
  • Climate Change And Regulations Worry Farmers

Santorum Wins Big In Kansas

Former Senator Rick Santorum won big in this weekend’s Republican presidential caucus in Kansas. Santorum took more than 50 percent of the vote. Initial estimates show he’ll take 33 of the state’s 40 delegates.  Find out more here.

Not Too Late For The Flu Shot

The nation's midsection is a hot spot for influenza right now.  The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says there’s still time to get a flu shot.  Listen to the story here.

Climate Change And Regulations Worry Farmers

In the Midwest, the few degrees of warming has actually benefited agriculture, on average. But in California – where they grow more than 200 crops, including perennials such as walnuts and apricots – some crops could be adversely affected.  Plus, California farmers also have new climate change regulations to contend with, which worry many growers more than the weather.  Read more here.

 

 

 

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