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  • Catholic land proposal, pot, and Bondi: Letters

    Catholic land proposal If the Catholic Diocese of Orlando truly considers itself "caretakers of God's creation" and its priorities are really "preservation and conservation of natural treasures such as Lake Howell, its wetland system, upland areas, open...
  • 'Superweeds' emerge to challenge farmers

    On a research plot near the Rochester, Minn., airport, Jared Goplen has watched weeds for the past three summers. His specialty is giant ragweed, one of more than a dozen species of "superweeds" that resist the most widely used herbicides. Superweeds...
  • Chilean Miner Film 'The 33′ First to Receive Colombian Tax Incentive Benefit

    Proimágenes Colombia announced Tuesday that "The 33," a feature film based on the 2010 rescue of 33 Chilean miners, is the first film to receive the Colombian Film Commission's cash rebate for film production. The production, which wrapped filming in...
  • Connecticut Growers Tending Marijuana Crops, Preparing For Sales Starting In September

    Connecticut Growers Tending Marijuana Crops, Preparing For Sales Starting In September
    For months, Advanced Grow Labs LLC — one of Connecticut's four medical marijuana growing companies — slogged through the process of competing for a state license, securing local zoning approvals, and outfitting a building to state...
  • Economic sanctions give Russia new bedfellows

    RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil — When a country imposes economic sanctions on another, there are always unintended consequences. In this case it all began when pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine shot down a Malaysian airline passenger plane. The United States...
  • Marcellus Shale boom to hit Lehigh Valley: Proposed pipeline would cut through Northampton County

    While Pennsylvania's northern tier has seen an influx of drilling rigs and natural gas wells, the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom has largely skirted the Lehigh Valley. Until now. PennEast Pipeline Co., a consortium that includes a UGI Corp....
  • LifeStream Behavioral Center opens new Eustis facility for troubled kids

    LifeStream Behavioral Center opens new Eustis facility for troubled kids
    EUSTIS — Alternatives for troubled kids in Lake have recently expanded as LifeStream Behavioral Center relocated Lake Academy-Eustis in new — and permanent — digs. LifeStream recently opened the new campus at 1217 Huffstetler Drive....
  • The shy one, the go-getter — all veterans find they can work with horses

    The shy one, the go-getter — all veterans find they can work with horses
    OCKLAWAHA — One student is a real go-getter, another a timid man. There's a shy one, a nervous type, a tough guy with a teddy-bear heart and one who lacks confidence. These military veterans have come together as a unit to learn a new trade, how...
  • Medical Marijuana Testing Business Plans To Open In Hartford

    ROCKY HILL – A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford. CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...
  • Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck

    Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck
    Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one? Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...
  • When the U.S. and Russia tussle, American chickens often pay

    The feathers are really flying now. In response to U.S.-led sanctions against Russia, Moscow is banning imports of U.S. chicken. The order issued Wednesday is expected to block access to America’s third biggest poultry export market for a year....