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  • Seniors can learn to write life story

    Mary Ann Revell, an adjunct instructor at Lake-Sumter State College, will present "Write Your Life," a course designed for seniors who have little or no writing experience. The six-week course includes a variety of topics that examine one's life from...
  • Plan to boost clean energy in the California desert released

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California and the federal government on Tuesday released an ambitious plan to combat climate change by accelerating the building of large renewable energy projects in the state's sun-soaked desert while setting aside millions of...
  • U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit

    U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit
    Moving to halt a powerful contributor to climate change, the United States has joined more than 110 corporations, civil society groups and governments to launch a global initiative to reduce deforestation sharply over the next 15 years, with the goal of...
  • Ending deforestation is smart policy: officials

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Policies to end deforestation are essential for curbing climate change and can also support economic development, top government and business officials said. "Putting a stop to deforestation is the smart thing...
  • Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1

    Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1
    Virginians who renewed their health plans early last year to avoid a January 2014 deadline requiring compliance with the Affordable Care Act are running out of time. Renewals for 2015 coverage must comply with 10 minimum benefits mandated by the ACA, such...
  • NCC earns 'military friendly' ranking, and other company news

    Community college earns military-friendly ranking Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year. The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day by becoming volunteer

    The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...
  • Blotter: 400 stolen laptops from school in Lake Forest

    Blotter: 400 stolen laptops from school in Lake Forest
    A 28-year-old Highwood man was arrested at 9:24 a.m. Sept. 1 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was charged with felony DUI, driving on a suspended license, driving without insurance, improper lane usage and improper transportation of alcohol. A 25-year-...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Mosquito-repellent gardening keeps away pesky biters

    September is iffy when it comes to mosquitoes. The month can be good or it can be bad, depending on weather patterns. Generally speaking, July and August tend to be somewhat drier months in Hampton Roads, which helps keep mosquito numbers down,...
  • '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...
  • Designer banished dark wood from grand Tudor with Tuscan touch

    PITTSBURGH A large lot and warm red brick contrasting with creamy terra cotta trim prompted James Spencer to purchase a Tudor-style house in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 2012. "I had looked at a number of houses that were on typical...