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  • DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes

    DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes
    The candidates to lead the DuPage County Board offer different views on whether the county should impose a stormwater fee on property owners.
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...

    The secret of everlasting creation

    This week's portion describes the famous story in Genesis of the great deluge that destroyed the earth. Why must the narrative tell us about the flood in such great detail? The Torah, very simply, could have told us that the world had turned to evil and...

    Six die in heavy rains, mud slides in southwestern Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Heavy rains, flooding and mud slides in Mexico's southwestern state of Guerrero killed six and forced hundreds to evacuate as tropical storm Trudy hammered the region, state rescue workers said on Sunday. The storm, which was...

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression
    During the final years of Charles Hopkins Clark's reign as editor of The Courant, the newspaper enjoyed a surge in circulation that has been attributed to Emile H. Gauvreau, a short-term managing editor with an enthusiasm for melodramatic news that...