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  • Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer

    Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer
    For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor. But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...
  • Congress Should Sue To Rein In Obama

    Serious as are the policy disagreements roiling Washington, none is as important as the structural distortion threatening constitutional equilibrium. Institutional derangement driven by unchecked presidential aggrandizement did not begin with Barack...
  • Ixia poised for growth but hampered by problems at the top

    If delivering products was all there was to running a tech company, Ixia of Calabasas would be in good shape. Founded in 1997, Ixia began as a provider of high-speed data network systems — extremely fast information pipelines — for well-...
  • New USDA website aims to get young Americans 'back to the land'

    New USDA website aims to get young Americans 'back to the land'
    Faced with daunting financial challenges, new farmers are getting some help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The department said at a UC Davis conference Monday that it has launched a new website that focuses on the specific needs of beginning...
  • New Virginia Senate committee assignments

    With their narrow majority back in hand, Senate Republicans re-worked the chamber's committees tonight, removing Democrats from chairmanships and putting Republicans in their places. They made state Sen. Walter Stosch the body's president pro tem. State...
  • Why not just send California's water to China?

    I suppose it is a good thing that California can sell alfalfa to China, in part as payment for all of the cheap items that fill our dollar-only stores. But notice that we are in effect also exporting California's water. ("U.S. farmers making hay with...
  • Spain Announces 15% Tax Break for International Shoots

    MADRID - Spain's government has announced its intention to extend a 15% rebate on Spanish expenditure to international shoots lensing in the country. That's the good news. But, outlining new tax provisions, Spain's ruling Popular Party has made very...
  • Could Aereo Get Relief From Congress? Don't Bet on It

    The Supreme Court's ruling on Aereo may have done little to shift the media landscape from the status quo, but some Capitol Hill lawmakers say the decision shows the need to update copyright and communications laws for the digital age. In fact, Justice...
  • Rick Lavacchi, system leader of support services, Presence Health

    Rick Lavacchi, system leader of support services, Presence Health
    Presence Health has appointed Rick Lavacchi system leader of support services. In the role, he will provide oversight of Presence Health support services, such as plant operations, security, dietary services, patient transport, environmental services...
  • Anthem Tells Regulators Higher Rates Are Due To Pharmacy Expenses, Federal Fees

    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, the state's largest health insurer, told regulators Friday that expensive pharmacy services, new federal fees, and the rising cost of medical services are behind its request to raise rates on individual...
  • Egg labels may confuse consumers

    Egg labels may confuse consumers
    "Pasture-raised eggs": Do you look for that description when shopping? You're not alone. Fewer than 1 in 4 respondents looked for the phrase "pasture-raised" according to a poll of 670 Americans conducted in May for Vital Farms (vitalfarms.com), an...