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  • CES 2015: Could music-streaming subscribers face ads?

    CES 2015: Could music-streaming subscribers face ads?
    Legally listening to music through the Internet, but not paying to do so, typically requires enduring the occasional advertisement between songs. But pay up for a YouTube Music Key, Amazon Prime or Spotify Premium subscription and the ads go away. Much...
  • Has the farmers market movement peaked?

    Has the farmers market movement peaked?
    Have farmers markets become too plentiful for their own good? That’s a question farmers and market managers have been asking for several years. And now there’s evidence that suggests it may be so. A new study by the Department of Agriculture...
  • Grant applications available

    Application packets are available for those seeking a grant from the Crown Point Community Foundation, said Pat Huber, president of the foundation. In addition to the application, the packet contains the guidelines for preparing a proposal to be...
  • $10 Million USDA Grant to Connecticut

    $10 Million USDA Grant to Connecticut
    HARTFORD – Federal, state and local officials are expected to announce Thursday the award of a $10 million conservation grant to Connecticut for work to cut pollution and flooding problems relating to Long Island Sound. Jason Weller, head of the...
  • Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting

    Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting
    Chemical plants, coal mines, power plants, steel mills and oil refineries, and even the maple syrup industry must disclose their releases of hazardous pollutants on the federal Toxic Release Inventory. But the rapidly expanding natural gas-drilling...
  • Cancer center on track to open next year

    Cancer center on track to open next year
    A new cancer center is expected to be up and running by this time next year in Hinsdale. Construction is on schedule for the $48 million Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute to be completed in 2015 and to open in 2016, said Kathy Hall, director of the...
  • Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics

    Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics
    Remember that case the federal Department of Labor pursued against a couple of Oregon blueberry growers, accusing them of underpaying their pickers? And the growers pushed back? Well, the feds settled with the growers earlier this week, finally copping to...
  • Ethan Basore, TKM Bengard Farms harvest manager

    Ethan Basore, TKM Bengard Farms harvest manager
      Q. Congratulations for being named among the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group by the Florida Farm Bureau. What do you hope to learn from the two-year program? I hope to learn about other agricultural industries in our state. I hope to learn...
  • Agriculture in Florida grows jobs: Front & Center

    For all the growth of tourism in Florida, and all the efforts by policy makers to expand higher-paying industries such as medical research and computer simulation, agriculture remains a large and vital part of the state's economy. The University of...
  • Chinese access to Gmail cut, regulators blamed

    Chinese access to Gmail cut, regulators blamed
    Chinese access to Google's Gmail has been blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access, which are popular among Chinese who seek to avoid government monitoring. Data from Google's Transparency Report show online traffic from China...
  • Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor

    Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor
    2005: Antonio Villaraigosa romps past incumbent James K. Hahn to make history, winning election as the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since the city's pioneer days. 2006: Uses his first State of the City address to announce that he will ask the...