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  • Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?

    Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?
    When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
  • Egg labels may confuse consumers

    Egg labels may confuse consumers
    "Pasture-raised eggs": Do you look for that description when shopping? You're not alone. Fewer than 1 in 4 respondents looked for the phrase "pasture-raised" according to a poll of 670 Americans conducted in May for Vital Farms (vitalfarms.com), an...
  • Howard County health digest

    Look good, feel better This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...
  • Fire on Navajo grazing grounds in New Mexico continues to grow

    Fire on Navajo grazing grounds in New Mexico continues to grow
    The Assayii Lake fire continued to grow on traditional Navajo grazing land in New Mexico as firefighters braced for another day of gusting winds that are expected to hinder efforts to contain the blaze. In a posting on Facebook, firefighters said the...
  • Food production shouldn't be a mystery: Reading behind food eco-labels

    What's in my food? How is it made? These are questions consumers are increasingly concerned about when it comes to purchasing food, according to the Natural Products Industry Forecast 2014, released by New Hope Natural Media and the marketing research...
  • Arlington Heights adds e-cigs to smoking ban

     Arlington Heights adds e-cigs to smoking ban
    Arlington Heights took another stand against electronic cigarettes by including them in its long-standing smoking ban. "We're being cautious. We're setting it on the same field as cigarettes because the smoke is the same nuisance," Trustee Joseph Farwell...
  • Evanston tech company gets $8 million in funding

    Evanston tech company gets $8 million in funding
    Evanston-based technology provider SIM Partners said it has raised $8 million in funding from River Cities Capital Funds and Jump Capital. River Cities, based in Cincinnati, invests in health care and information technology companies. Jump, based in...
  • Next governor must tackle agricultural pollution [Commentary]

    Next governor must tackle agricultural pollution [Commentary]
    It's not easy telling the next governor of Maryland that he or she needs to start thinking right now about manure, but the winner of this fall's election won't have any time to waste. Toxic algal blooms and intersex fish are two examples of the threat...
  • China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm

    JENSEN, Utah It's easy to find the largest Chinese-owned hay farm in the United States. It sits 189 miles east of Salt Lake City, on a stunningly scenic bend of the Green River. After driving past the only gas station in Jensen, population 400, a...
  • Nature's dying migrant worker

    SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, Calif. On a cool January day in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Steve Ellis culled his sick bees. The only sounds were their steady buzz and the chuffing of the smoker he used to keep them calm as he opened the hives, one...
  • Help Create Change...with fed by threads

    Help Create Change...with fed by threads
    Fed By Threads is changing their already sustainable lineup of organic fabrics into Organic Farm-To-Garment Cotton Apparel, which is made entirely in America. All fabrics are organically grown, spun, knitted and dyed without the use of heavy metals...