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  • Manufacturing strong, but slows slightly in November

    MINNEAPOLIS Manufacturers around the country continued to grow in November, but at a slightly slower pace as oil and crop prices declined, according to two key economic reports released Monday. Creighton University's manufacturing index for companies...
  • Little San Juan County takes on GMO goliaths

    Maybe not since the Pig War has a San Juan Islands farmer caused such a rhubarb. Of course, that little 19th century border dispute didn't get a lot of press beyond the swirling kelp beds of Rosario Strait. The only casualty was when American farmer...
  • Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants

    Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants
    There are certain plants that are associated with the winter celebrations. Here are some and tips for caring for them: •Amaryllis: This huge tropical bulb was covered in detail a few weeks ago. Basically, plant and water, place in a warm, bright...
  • Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change

    Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change
    At Disney, caring for our planet is at the core of who we are. From the characters and settings of our films, to our parks and wildlife, the beauty of nature has always inspired the many worlds of Disney. We believe that it is our responsibility to...
  • Volunteers work to bring back native plants

    Volunteers work to bring back native plants
    About 50 volunteers recently gathered to help re-establish native prairie plants in the 960-acre southwest suburban Orland Grassland forest preserve. "People feel like they're getting so connected when they use their own hands, take the seed and...
  • Blotter: Man faces disorderly conduct charge in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Man faces disorderly conduct charge in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 51-year-old Waukegan man was arrested on Nov. 14 at 10:10 a.m. on Route 41 at Old Elm Road and was charged with criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct for an altercation following a...
  • Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Bristol Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday

    Bristol Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday
    BRISTOL - The public library, the schools and City Hall will be closed on Nov. 27 and 28 for Thanksgiving, and the city's trash collection schedule will be modified. The public works department will make no curbside trash pickups on the 27th, and the...
  • Local concern grows about gas pipeline expansion, fracking waste

    A proposed expansion of a gas pipeline that traverses Glastonbury has many concerned about the construction impact, as well as the fracking process from which the natural gas comes, and the potential for fracking wasted dumps becoming part of the...
  • Florida regulators cut energy-efficiency goals, end rebates for solar panels

    Florida regulators cut energy-efficiency goals, end rebates for solar panels
    Florida regulators on Tuesday gave their approval for electric utilities to slash energy efficiency goals and end solar rebates to customers after 2015. In a nearly two-hour session in Tallahassee, Florida's Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...