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  • 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...
  • Ethan Basore

    Ethan Basore
    Q: Congratulations for being named among the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group by the Florida Farm Bureau. What do you hope to learn from the two-year program? A: I hope to learn about other agricultural industries in our state. I hope to...
  • Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard

    Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard
    A rabbit in our yard is eating everything, including bark from the trees and shrubs. We have an enclosed yard, and he lives under a deck. How can we keep him from eating our plants? Can we get him out of the yard? You can deter rabbits from vegetable or...
  • 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...
  • Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers

    Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers
    If your year-end routine includes reviewing your finances and looking for new investment opportunities, take a deep breath before buying into medical marijuana or virtual currencies, state banking officials suggest. The Pennsylvania Department of...
  • Santa pays a visit to retirement facility

    Santa pays a visit to retirement facility
    Santa Claus made an early round as he visited seniors at the Avalon Park Retirement Residence in Hollywood. Santa and his elves were from Elder Services Resource Network, a networking group of professionals in the senior services industry. Each year,...
  • Steps to start planning for your spring garden

    Steps to start planning for your spring garden
    It's officially winter. With the passing of the winter solstice last Sunday, we have finally reached the point where the days once again start getting longer. So as you recover from Christmas, start thinking about your spring garden. Start your 2015...
  • Chinese access to Gmail cut, regulators blamed

    Chinese access to Google's Gmail has been blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access, which are popular among Chinese who seek to avoid government monitoring. Data from Google's Transparency Report show online traffic from China...