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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'The Third Plate' by Dan Barber

    Review: 'The Third Plate' by Dan Barber
    The night I first cracked open "The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food," I was simmering a broth of chicken feet, necks and heads on my little kitchen stove. Turned out to be good timing. Because over the next 485 pages, I'd be treated...
  • 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...
  • Instead of half-and-half in your coffee, how about butter and eggs?

    Instead of half-and-half in your coffee, how about butter and eggs?
    A Los Angeles-based company called Coffee Blocks is hoping you'll reach past the half-and-half and instead give butter, coconut oil and egg yolks a try in your morning brew.  The company, started by former athletes Tom Meredith, Steven Kiefer and Chad...
  • Food production shouldn't be a mystery: Reading behind food eco-labels

    What's in my food? How is it made? These are questions consumers are increasingly concerned about when it comes to purchasing food, according to the Natural Products Industry Forecast 2014, released by New Hope Natural Media and the marketing research...
  • Road salt makes male butterflies brawnier, females brainier

    Road salt makes male butterflies brawnier, females brainier
    It may be a distant memory as the height of summer approaches, but all that roadside salt laid down in the winter in the icy, snowy parts of the U.S. is changing the bodies and brains of butterflies in strange ways, says a team of scientists at the...