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  • As Cuban economy stagnates, economists press for deeper reforms

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Some of Cuba's best-known economists are openly questioning the very core of the Soviet-style command economy and saying market reforms under way are too modest to boost weak growth. Emboldened by freer debate in the country, they...
  • Alberta trip is a homecoming for Hurricanes coach Bill Peters

    A return to Alberta, Canada, has been a homecoming for Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters. In a way, doubly so. Peters was born in Three Hills, a town of 3,300 people that's northeast of Calgary. His family moved to Killam, about 135 miles to the...
  • Gov. McAuliffe meets with Canon on Asia trip

    Gov. McAuliffe meets with Canon on Asia trip
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe and a state team travelling now in Asia met with "the No. 1 man" at Canon earlier this week, he said Wednesday, during an overseas conference call with reporters. An excellent meeting with the chairman of Canon and his team,”...
  • Swedish prince to wed in June

    STOCKHOLM Swedish Prince Carl Philip and former model Sofia Hellqvist will marry June 13, the royal court announced Thursday. "We look forward to a summer wedding in the middle of June when Sweden is very beautiful," the couple said. The wedding...
  • Amid California's drought, a bruising battle for cheap water

    Amid California's drought, a bruising battle for cheap water
    The signs appear about 200 miles north of Los Angeles, tacked onto old farm wagons parked along quiet two-lane roads and bustling Interstate 5. "Congress Created Dust Bowl." "Stop the Politicians' Water Crisis." "No Water No Jobs." They dot the...
  • Honey bees need fall's foliage to stay healthy

    One of the major problems honey bees are having these days is finding enough nutrition to stay healthy. It may be hard to believe that an insect needs a balanced diet but it is true, especially for honey bees. Honey bees put up pollen (protein) and...
  • Strengthening and protecting the Clean Water Act

    The Clean Water Act, which turned 42 on Saturday, is the most successful tool our country has to protect our water. In the past four decades, it has been responsible for reducing pollution, making our drinking water safer. It has increased hunting and...
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...
  • York County: From collard greens to cul-de-sacs

    York County: From collard greens to cul-de-sacs
    James "Jim" Taylor hopped off the school bus in York County and saw his mama waiting to take him straight to the family farm to set plants, pick collard greens or do "whatever they had to" on the farm. That was life in York County in the 1940s and...
  • Down To Earth Garden Club talks about native plants and club's goals

    Garden designs come in all shapes and sizes, but all too often native plants get overlooked in the process. Many diverse plants grow happily in our forests, but did you know that they can seamlessly become part of your landscape, blending beautifully into...
  • Fort Hill Farms ushers in fall with Farmtober

    Fort Hill Farms in Thompson ushered in fall with a Farmtober event during the Columbus Day weekend. Visitors enjoyed folk music, family-friendly storytelling, gemstone mining and discovering twists and turns in the corn maze and "mini-moo" labyrinth.