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  • Sid the Science Kid, coming to Easton, tackles 'super, duper, ooper, schmooper' science

    Sid the Science Kid, using his catch phrase, has been introducing tots to "super, duper, ooper, schmooper" science since 2008. The inquisitive preschooler stars in an animated TV show on PBS Kids, created by Jim Henson Co. Now he takes the stage in a...
  • UF professor ties global warming to wheat decline

    UF professor ties global warming to wheat decline
    Wheat crops could suffer badly as global temperature rise this century, according a new study led by a University of Florida scientist. Steering an international team of 50 scientists, UF professor Senthold Asseng determined that a global temperature...
  • End fracking, oppose PennEast Pipeline

    The reality is simple. The dangers and disadvantages of natural gas far outweigh any benefits. The idea that a "jobs market" or "energy self-sufficiency" should justify the environmental compromises that go hand in hand with this industry is unacceptable,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%

    California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%
    California employers added more than 90,000 jobs in November, one of state's largest monthly employment gains in more than a decade, according to federal data. The state unemployment rate dropped to 7.2%, down from 7.3% last month. That's still...
  • Lawmakers must heed voters on Amendment 1

    Lawmakers must heed voters  on Amendment 1
    Here's a question for Florida lawmakers: What part of "yes" don't you understand? Last month almost three-quarters of state voters said yes to a constitutional amendment requiring lawmakers to spend one-third of the annual revenues from the state's...
  • New Mexico dairy shuts down after undercover activist videotape

    New Mexico dairy shuts down after undercover activist videotape
    Strapped with a surveillance camera, the animal rights activist went undercover this fall to document activities at a New Mexico dairy that supplied cheese products to several major U.S. pizza chains. He says he was sickened by what he saw — and...
  • Portsmouth urgent care center treats kids' mental health

    Portsmouth urgent care center treats kids' mental health
    When her 12-year-old son started hearing voices, Kim Bush didn't know where to turn. "It's terrifying for a parent. He was begging me to make the voices stop," she said. A recent transplant from Arizona, the Chesapeake resident called local...
  • Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest

    Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. Jewelry valued at $75,000 was stolen between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 out of a home on the 200 block of Gale Avenue. A basement door had been forced open for...