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3:10pm

Thu May 3, 2012
Business

Corn Farmers Hope, Cautiously, For A Bumper Crop

Originally published on Wed May 9, 2012 8:43 am

This year, U.S. corn farmers have planted more acres of the crop than at any time since the Great Depression.
Scott Olson Getty Images

It's still too early to predict whether the 2012 corn harvest will set a record, but many corn farmers say the prognosis for a bumper crop is looking pretty good right now.

U.S. farmers are planting more acres of corn this year than they have in any year since the Great Depression. And with a mild spring across much of the nation's Corn Belt, many are hoping this autumn's yield will be one for the record books.

A Crop That 'Will Knock Your Socks Off'

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1:14pm

Thu May 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Reports: Facebook Will Set IPO Pricing After Markets Close

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 2:45 pm

Update at 4:39 p.m. ET. $28 To $35:

The AP reports that Facebook has set a price range for its initial public offering between $28 and $35.

The AP adds:

"At the high end, this could raise as much as $11.8 billion. That's much higher than any other Internet IPO in the past, even Google Inc. in 2004."

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10:40am

Thu May 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Congressman Calls For Hearing On Google Street View Data Collection

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 10:59 am

The camera mounted on a Google Street View car used to photograph whole streets obscures part of the U.S. Internet giant's logo.
Daniel Mihailescu AFP/Getty Images

Google may be facing new investigations into its Street View program, which collected 600 gigabytes of personal data including e-mails, passwords, pictures and web searches while its vehicles roamed the streets.

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6:38am

Thu May 3, 2012

5:00am

Thu May 3, 2012
Business

Mason Street Will Take Rapid Transit to the MAX

Fort Collins residents will see the MAX Bus Rapid Transit project begin to take shape along Mason Street over the summer. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about the project and its future impacts along the Mason Corridor.

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