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  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • Surf City again lives up to its name with a weekend of fun, competition

    Surf City again lives up to its name with a weekend of fun, competition
    Just six weeks after the U.S. Open of Surfing wrapped up, Huntington Beach was at it again Saturday and Sunday with another big annual surf-related event, Surf City Days. But in contrast with the U.S. Open, which welcomes the world's best professional...
  • Make your move at chess tournament

    The Cagan Crossings Friends of the Library is sponsoring a chess tournament on National Chess Day, Oct. 11, at the Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont. The tournament is sanctioned by the United States Chess Federation and...
  • Cargill fires first shot in legal battle over GMO trade responsibility

    Cargill fires first shot in legal battle over GMO trade responsibility
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc's [CARG.UL] lawsuit against Syngenta AG over rejections of genetically modified U.S. corn by China may be just the start of legal challenges against global seed makers over trade with one of the world's biggest markets....
  • South suburban events, Sept. 11-17

    South suburban events, Sept. 11-17
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events Thursday, Sept. 11 Burr Ridge Farmers...
  • Lloyd Braun's Whalerock Industries Adds Execs in TV and Film Unit

    Lloyd Braun's Whalerock Industries has expanded its film and scripted TV unit with three exec appointments. Aaron Ensweiler, formerly with Hutch Parker Entertainment, has joined as VP. John-Eric Capps has signed on as a creative exec and Kate Lewis has...
  • Oakland Park culinary district attracting investors

    Efforts to bring the city's downtown back to life may finally have found a recipe for success. The city envisions a flourishing culinary arts district where vegetables are grown and cooking taught, where markets offer the freshest produce and stores...
  • Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election....
  • Water-wise fall planting

    Water-wise fall planting
    How to tackle fall planting in Southern California during the third straight year of drought and the diminishing likelihood of El NiƱo storms this winter? At the very least, Los Angeles gardening experts agree that planting in the fall is water-wise as...
  • 'Pay 2 Play' takes aim at big money's effect in politics

    'Pay 2 Play' takes aim at big money's effect in politics
    Citing the Citizens United case, the Hobby Lobby case, the Koch brothers, Occupy Wall Street, "stand your ground" and other trending topics of recent civil discourse, the documentary "Pay 2 Play" lays out a compelling case against corporate personhood and...
  • 3 charged in theft of 400 iPads from Lake Forest school

    3 charged in theft of 400 iPads from Lake Forest school
    Three men were arrested in connection with the theft of about 400 iPads from the Lake Forest Academy last summer, police said Wednesday. Nicholas Roiniotis, 25, of Palatine, Natan Khanania, 25, of Hanover Park, and Anam Qadri, 31, of Roselle, were...