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  • 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...
  • Roundup | Friday, Jan. 16

    Roundup | Friday, Jan. 16
    BOYS BASKETBALL Alex Edwards elevates as Neuqua Valley edges Metea Valley A glance at the box score would make it appear as if Neuqua Valley’s Alex Edwards didn’t do anything against Metea Valley during Thursday’s Upstate Eight...
  • Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO

    Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO
    Former Air Products executive Stephen J. Jones has been hired to lead Covanta Holding Corp., a Morristown, N.J.-based waste-to-energy company. Jones left Air Products in August during the company's transition to the leadership of new CEO Seifi Ghasemi,...
  • Florida included in Franklin Farms Veggiburgers recall

    Florida included in Franklin Farms Veggiburgers recall
    Franklin Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of certain code dates of Chili-Bean Veggiburgers because they may contain undeclared peanut. Franklin Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Chili-Bean...
  • Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.

    Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.
    Most of us realize the value of cooking and eating using local produce — who'd rather eat a salad with ingredients imported from another state or country when we can eat a bowl of greens, vegetables and citrus grown nearby or even in our backyard?...
  • Businesses welcome new rules on Cuba travel, trade

    Businesses welcome new rules on Cuba travel, trade
    U.S. travel and business with Cuba will get easier starting today. Two U.S. government agencies issued initial regulations Thursday for President Barack Obama's more open policy announced Dec. 17, softening the effects of the 54-year-old U.S. embargo...
  • Senior In-Home Care Agency: New High-Tech Products and Innovations Focus on Senior Needs

    Knock, knock…Gadgets, high-tech devices and innovative products have arrived with the New Year. The first part of 2015 has alerted consumers to recent news and critiques of high-tech gadgets and devices. Some of these products are surely to benefit...
  • State floats new medical-marijuana rules

    State floats new medical-marijuana rules
    TALLAHASSEE — A panel comprised of the director of the state Office of Compassionate Use, an accountant and a member of the Drug Policy Advisory Council would pick five nurseries to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana under a revamped...
  • Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports: Lake Forest A 29-year-old Waukegan woman was arrested on Dec. 14 at 3:19 a.m. at the scene of an accident on Waukegan Road at Inverleith Road and charged with DUI and failure to yield while turning. A...
  • Blotter: Stabbing in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Stabbing in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports: A 51-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested on Dec. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of South Ridge Road and charged with domestic battery with great bodily harm and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon...
  • New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution

    New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution
    HARTFORD – Cutting agricultural pollution and improving the use of water by farms in the Connecticut River Valley and the Thames River Valley are the targets for $10.8 million in new federal grants, according to federal and state officials. The...