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  • Suffolk dead animal incinerator bill clears Senate committee

    RICHMOND – The city of Suffolk is looking for four years relief from the state's carbon monoxide rules so it can continue using diesel-powered incinerators to dispose of dead animals. The city's four incinerators are key, given the city's large...
  • Crime & Legal Issues: Legislation could expand Virginia's DNA database

    Legislation sponsored by two Virginia lawmakers calls for greatly increasing the number of people who must provide DNA samples to the state upon their convictions. Under current law, everyone convicted of a felony and a very small number of misdemeanors...
  • Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch

    Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch
    We bought a house with several large flower beds that had not been tended for many years. They are overgrown with bindweed, burdock, thistle and other weeds. Once we get the weeds out, what low-cost approaches can we use to deter weeds while we build up...
  • AFM: Gaumont And Wild Bunch Encounter Nicolas Winding Refn's 'The Neon Demon'

    Following Cannes-competing "Only God Forgives," Gaumont and Wild Bunch are set to re-team on Nicolas Winding Refn's "The Neon Demon." The two Paris-based powerhouses will co-finance and co-distribute the movie, kicking off pre-sales at the AFM. A horror...
  • Agencies to explain Farm Bill

    Federal and state agencies will provide an information session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 8 to explain the federal 2014 Farm Bill that passed Feb. 7. The session will be held at the Yorktown Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway and...
  • Bison Capital Invests in Ease Entertainment Services

    Bison Capital Partners has announced that it has closed a major investment in Ease Entertainment Services, the industry payroll and software services firm. Ease provides studio-grade, all-in-one production management platforms that consist of finance...
  • Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers

    Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers
    To combat pests like the Asian citrus psyllid, exotic fruit fly and glassy-winged sharpshooter that threaten the state's food supply, the California Department of Food and Agriculture is weighing a new plan that some organic farmers say doesn't do...
  • Year in review York and Poquoson: Oysters and taxes

    York County's efforts to skirt state legislation that took away local governments' ability to restrict commercial oyster farms, the county's 80,000-ideal population capacity and Poquoson's 10-cent tax hike drew readers' attention this year. After the...
  • GMO food measure fails in Colorado; Oregon initiative uncertain

    GMO food measure fails in Colorado; Oregon initiative uncertain
    Voters in Colorado on Tuesday were rejecting a grass-roots measure that called for new labeling laws for genetically modified organisms, while a similar initiative in Oregon was too close to call. With 84% of the vote in, Colorado’s Proposition...
  • 'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall

    'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall
    Join the fairies who represent the seven colors of the rainbow when "Rainbow Magic Live" comes to Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown on Sunday. Best friends Rachel and Kirsty help their colorful fairy friends hunt for magical moonstones and tackle...
  • White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels

    White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels
    As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Yielding to...