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  • Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation

    Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation
    A pair of land purchases approved Tuesday by Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet were hailed by conservationists as a sign that a pulse is returning to the Florida Forever conservation program. The Cabinet unanimously agreed to spend $3.15 million to...
  • 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...
  • All science is not equal

    All science is not equal
    Science has come a long way from the days when we believed the universe revolved around the Earth, lobotomies were the best treatment for depression and germs didn't exist. But while you probably won't read any studies of alchemy or bloodletting in...
  • 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...
  • Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"

    Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"
    Bring your books to the State Theatre and get a discount on tickets for Jim Henson’s "Sid The Science Kid Live" Sunday. The State Theatre Center is holding a book drive to collect books for the Easton Area Public Library. Donate books at the...
  • Obama to push for new cybersecurity legislation

    Obama to push for new cybersecurity legislation
    President Barack Obama will propose new legislation Tuesday aimed at fostering increased sharing between government agencies and the private sector to help improve cybersecurity. The legislation would encourage the private sector to share cyber threat...
  • 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...
  • Communities benefit when an investment in youth is made

    Readers of the Chicago Tribune have been rightly horrified and shocked by the stories of youth experiencing violence and running away from residential treatment facilities in Illinois and elsewhere. Any harm to young people is simply unacceptable, and...
  • Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural address

    Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural address
    As prepared for delivery: Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of my pioneering ancestors and fellow Californians: An inauguration is always a special occasion but today it is particularly special...