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  • Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]

    Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]
    McKenzie Elliott, the 3-year-old shot to death in Baltimore, is a recent victim of misguided drug laws ("Politicians, churchmen talk policing in Northwest Baltimore," Sept. 9). While I do not support open use of "illegal drugs," I do not find that drug...
  • Report: A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia

    Report:  A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia
    What's a restored Chesapeake Bay worth to Virginia? Nearly $50 billion a year. That's the dollar value the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) came up with in a new report that for the first time takes a look at the economic benefits of a healthy watershed....
  • Exclusive: Iberdrola hires JPMorgan for asset sales to fund U.S. buy

    MADRID/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Spanish power firm Iberdrola has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to sell some foreign renewable assets which could raise up to 2 billion euros to help fund an acquisition in the fast-growing U.S. market, three sources with knowledge...
  • Lockheed Martin in research deal with Israel tech company Yissum

    Lockheed Martin in research deal with Israel tech company Yissum
    Lockheed Martin agreed to conduct joint research with Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has the option to purchase exclusive licenses to products resulting from their research. The research will focus on...
  • Herbalife shares jump after company hires former FTC commissioner

    Herbalife shares jump after company hires former FTC commissioner
    Herbalife Ltd., the nutrition company that is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, has hired a former FTC commissioner to oversee the conduct of its independent sales team. Pamela Jones Harbour will monitor training and mentoring...
  • The meaning of U.S. citizenship

    The meaning of U.S. citizenship
    In recent years, the concept of U.S. citizenship has figured in public debate largely in connection with immigration reform. Should immigrants who are in the country illegally be given a “path to citizenship”? Should children born to parents...
  • Blotter: Unpaid taxi driver in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Unpaid taxi driver in Lake Forest
    The following items were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 48-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 1:22 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 1100 block of Ashley Road. He was charged with battery and theft of services for non-payment of a cab ride. A 33-...
  • In virtual mega-drought, California avoids defeat

    In virtual mega-drought, California avoids defeat
    A few years ago a group of researchers used computer modeling to put California through a nightmare scenario: Seven decades of unrelenting mega-drought similar to those that dried out the state in past millennia. "The results were surprising," said...
  • Latest Swimming Results (Oct. 3)

    Latest Swimming Results (Oct. 3)
    King's Academy 112, Forest Hill 56 King's Academy 119, Santaluces 63 Forest Hill 95, Lake Worth 50 Forest Hill 89, Santaluces 87 Forest Hill 86, John. I. Leonard 71 John I. Leonard 102, Lake Worth 44 Park Vista 118, John I. Leonard 47 John...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...
  • Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida

     Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida
    Come Election Day, voting "Yes on One" is a no-brainer. Passing Amendment One raises nobody's taxes. Nor does it raise any tax rate. This proposed "Water and Land Conservation" amendment to Florida's Constitution simply directs the Legislature to...