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  • Maryland's whistleblower laws need teeth

    Maryland's whistleblower laws need teeth
    In 2013, about 25,000 Maryland workers suffered on-the-job injuries severe enough to force them to miss a day or more of work; 78 of them actually died from their injuries. Year after year, a few tragic fact patterns repeat more often than you might...
  • Tricolored blackbird gains endangered species protection in California

    Tricolored blackbird gains endangered species protection in California
    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday granted endangered species protections to the tricolored blackbird, approving the designation on a temporary, emergency basis. The reason: Statewide surveys show the tricolored blackbird population...
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill

    Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill
    When U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stopped by an Easton Area High School technology class Monday, he found a sight that made school administrators beam: a room full of students who didn't want to look up from their work. The students were locked in on their...
  • L.A. backpedals on proposal to ban growing genetically modified crops

    L.A. backpedals on proposal to ban growing genetically modified crops
    Los Angeles lawmakers reversed course late Monday on a proposed ban on the growth of genetically modified crops that had previously faced nearly zero resistance within City Hall. The proposal would ban selling and planting genetically modified crop...
  • JFS/JCC feed nearly 700 people

    On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27), Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) partnered with the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center (Levis JCC) to warmly welcome nearly 700 local residents who would have otherwise been alone to enjoy a...
  • Ultimate Software sees revenues, profits rise

    Ultimate Software sees revenues, profits rise
    Ultimate Software on Tuesday reported record revenues of $127.4 million, up 24 percent, for its third quarter ended Sept. 30 — no surprise from a software company that has been growing consistently. The Weston company also saw its quarterly...
  • Blotter: Man faces disorderly conduct charge in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Man faces disorderly conduct charge in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 51-year-old Waukegan man was arrested on Nov. 14 at 10:10 a.m. on Route 41 at Old Elm Road and was charged with criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct for an altercation following a...
  • Israeli statesman Peres sees promise for peace in global age

     Israeli statesman Peres sees promise for peace in global age
    Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres, at age 91, could be forgiven if he were to throw up his hands in despair after decades of failure to broker peace between his countrymen and the Palestinians. Instead, the Nobel laureate chooses to remain optimistic....
  • Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants

    Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants
    There are certain plants that are associated with the winter celebrations. Here are some and tips for caring for them: •Amaryllis: This huge tropical bulb was covered in detail a few weeks ago. Basically, plant and water, place in a warm, bright...
  • Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change

    Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change
    At Disney, caring for our planet is at the core of who we are. From the characters and settings of our films, to our parks and wildlife, the beauty of nature has always inspired the many worlds of Disney. We believe that it is our responsibility to...