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  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine

    A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine
    Rodale's first magazine, Organic Gardening, is getting a new name, the Emmaus publisher announced Friday. The bimonthly publication, which launched in 1942 and helped propel a worldwide movement, will be called Rodale's Organic Life starting with its...
  • Organic Pioneer Award recipients to be recognized at Rodale Institute event Sept. 13

    Organic Pioneer Award recipients to be recognized at Rodale Institute event Sept. 13
    Rodale Institute is hosting the Organic Pioneer Awards at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The event honors individuals who lead the way in growing the organic industry, according to the institute's website. Honorees are selected based on their pioneering...
  • Embrace water-quality amendment, Simmons tells real-estate brokers

    State Sen. David Simmons this week encouraged commercial real-estate brokers to embrace a water-quality initiative on November's ballot. The Altamonte Springs Republican briefed members of a commercial real-estate association on Wednesday about Amendment...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in L.A.

    Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
  • Farmers win long-term lease to stay at former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills

    Farmers win long-term lease to stay at former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills
    The operators of the former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills, who sparked debate earlier this year when they announced plans to cut back organic farming practices there, will get to stay on the property another five years, Anne Arundel County...
  • Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee

    Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee
    There’s a definite buzz going on right now in Lake County – all being done in anticipation of a special upcoming event. It’s called “The Buzz on Bees,” and it’s an educational seminar about honeybees. Why honeybees?...
  • Minto West's 4,500-home proposal gets initial OK

    Minto West's 4,500-home proposal gets initial OK
    New neighborhoods and acres of shopping centers, offices and other attractions can rise from Loxahatchee area farmland set to become the Minto West mega development, Palm Beach County commissioners decided Wednesday. In a move that could open the door...
  • Volunteer profile: Steve Handwerker of Highland Park

    Volunteer profile: Steve Handwerker of Highland Park
    Name: Steve Handwerker Age: 44 Hometown: Highland Park Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling Describe what the organization does: Family Service provides social services such as counseling, recreation, senior...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...