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  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership
    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman...
  • Factbox: Key trade, business announcements during China Xi's India visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday to invest $20 billion in India and give its companies greater access to key Chinese markets following talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The world's two most...
  • China's Xi pledges greater market access for Indian business

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday to give Indian companies and products - especially including those made by the pharmaceutical, farming and fuel industries - greater access to Chinese markets. Jinping made the pledge...
  • Woman paralyzed in crash with accused drunken driver was physical therapist

    Woman paralyzed in crash with accused drunken driver was physical therapist
    A woman who for years has helped patients regain mobility through physical therapy may never walk again. A wrenching crash with a suspected drunken driver has left her paralyzed from the waist down. Physical therapist Kim Smith was driving home from...
  • Danish pension funds get a head start on EU funds facing new capital rules

    COPENHAGEN - European pension funds could become more, rather than less adventurous in their investment strategies after the European Union introduces tough new rules on capital requirements, if the experience of similar rules in Denmark is any pointer....
  • Marches, prayer, mayors: What to expect at U.N. climate summit

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. climate summit in New York next week gives different parts of society - from businesses to faith groups to ordinary people - a chance to call for stepped-up action on climate change and make their own...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Lebanon Continues Effort To Support Agriculture

    The adoption of Public Act 14-33 (as part of CGS 12-91) this spring allows towns to exempt horses and ponies from taxation, and Lebanon's Board of Selectmen wasted no time adopting this provision in its continuing effort to support agriculture. On Aug....
  • Oakland Park culinary district attracting investors

    Efforts to bring the city's downtown back to life may finally have found a recipe for success. The city envisions a flourishing culinary arts district where vegetables are grown and cooking taught, where markets offer the freshest produce and stores...