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Dogfight! Seattle-based online network Rover takes aim at NYC pet-sitting law

NEW YORK (AP) — A popular online pet-care network is taking aim at a New York City law that makes unlicensed paid pet-sitting illegal. The Daily News (http://nydn.us/2uPCgXk ) says Seattle-based Rover.com hopes to get the law changed. The city grants permits to boarding facilities but not home pet-sitters. Fines start at $1,000. Health Department...

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Punishing drought takes toll on crops across Northern Plains

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A punishing drought that stretches across much of the U.S. Northern Plains could cause farmers to lose 64 million bushels of wheat production this year, according to federal officials. That dire projection comes as northeast Montana experiences the worst drought in the country, with similar dry conditions in neighboring North Dakota...