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  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock.
  • Native plant restoration underway, 1 seed at a time

     Native plant restoration underway, 1 seed at a time
    About 50 volunteers recently gathered to help re-establish native prairie plants in the 960-acre southwest suburban Orland Grassland forest preserve. "People feel like they're getting so connected when they use their own hands, take the seed and...

    Bristol Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday

    Bristol Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday
    BRISTOL - The public library, the schools and City Hall will be closed on Nov. 27 and 28 for Thanksgiving, and the city's trash collection schedule will be modified. The public works department will make no curbside trash pickups on the 27th, and the...

    NC deer farmers, hunters battle over regulation of growing herds

    North Carolina deer farmers, who breed the animals to sell as game and for their meat and antlers, are making a high-profile push to expand their industry, pushing for more permits and less-onerous regulation. Hunters and wildlife conservationists, who...

    FDA requires calorie counts for retail foods, vending machine fare

    WASHINGTON Truth in labeling is coming to a food outlet or vending machine near you. The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that large chain restaurants, amusement parks, movie theaters even supermarkets and convenience stores that serve...