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  • Governor: 600 jobs coming to Fort Monroe

    Governor: 600 jobs coming to Fort Monroe
    A new company plans to capture work that large corporations have been outsourcing overseas to employ nearly 600 people at Fort Monroe, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday. "A lot of work that goes offshore to other countries like India and the...
  • Donated vegetable garden growing hope for homeless in Palm Beach County

    Donated vegetable garden growing hope for homeless in Palm Beach County
    Jenece Fields is planting herbs in a vegetable garden at Palm Beach County's first homeless resource center. She's almost 75 days into a 90-day program to help the county's homeless find employment and housing, but she's still hopeful she'll find work....
  • Genetic blueprint unveiled for vital food crop wheat

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As far as agricultural genome research goes, this may be the best thing since sliced bread - wheat bread, that is. An international team of scientists on Thursday unveiled a genetic blueprint of wheat in an accomplishment that...
  • Why Elon Musk is right about batteries being the future of automobiles

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, China Recently, I visited the China International Battery Fair in Shenzhen. This is perhaps the largest battery show in the world, with over 980 exhibitors covering three-quarter of a million square feet....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tolland Garden Paths Awards Scholarship

    Tolland Garden Paths (TGP) garden club is pleased to announce that it has awarded its second student scholarship to Mark Landolina. Mark is a 2014 graduate of Tolland High School and plans to attend Keene State College in New Hampshire this fall where...
  • St. Luke's sinking roots into organic farming

    The St. Luke's University Health Network is leading the way in a new procedure, but its not in orthopedic or cardiovascular surgery. It's in the way it stocks its hospital cafeterias. St. Luke's has partnered with the Rodale Institute in a project...
  • Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?

    Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?
    "It's the balloon theory," Jeff Raber, president of a cannabis testing lab in Pasadena, tells The Times' David Pierson about an unintended effect of Proposition D, which prompted a crackdown by local authorities on storefront marijuana dispensaries in Los...
  • Margaret L. Snyder: Science gets corrupted when scientists can't raise questions

    When Nina Teicholz set out to write "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet," one of her goals was to demonstrate how science was perverted, not through conspiracy, but through normal human bias, the creation of interests...
  • Gardening: How can I get rid of the hemlock pest wooly adelgid?

    Q: I have several weeping hemlocks that have a pest, the wooly adelgid. Online, I found only vaguely limited solutions such as professional pest control to the tune of hundreds of dollars. Is there anything I can do at home? I've tried early spring...
  • Watch closely to ensure reforms protect children

    With regard to recent reports about the 477 children who died even after they were known by the Department of Children and Families to potentially be at risk: In all cases, DCF knew from prior investigations that the children would be in danger of...
  • DIY granola bars and other trail food

    Fresh air, gorgeous views and mile after mile of rugged, eminently walkable wilderness there are few forms of exercise more enticing than a hike along one of the Bay Area's many beautiful trails. It's good for the body, mind and spirit. Or it would be,...