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  • Why the post-Rim fire logging plan won't fly

    To the editor: The editorial failed to acknowledge that logging will occur in every home range of the imperiled California spotted owl in the burn area. That is not a reasonable plan. ("A logging plan even an environmentalist can love," Editorial, Sept....
  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election....
  • Water-wise fall planting

    Water-wise fall planting
    How to tackle fall planting in Southern California during the third straight year of drought and the diminishing likelihood of El NiƱo storms this winter? At the very least, Los Angeles gardening experts agree that planting in the fall is water-wise as...
  • It's in York's budget: $50,000 for bank service charges

    $50,000: Bank service charges York County is scheduled to spend $50,000 this year on bank service charges. The $50,000 pays for five separate entities to have bank accounts at SunTrust Bank, said Deborah Robinson, the treasurer of York County. Those...
  • Group focused on infant mortality loses funding

    A Baltimore non-profit organization that works to reduce infant mortality in the city lost its federal funding and may shut its doors, the group said Monday. Baltimore Healthy Start Inc. reported the nearly $2.5 million was most of the annual budget,...
  • Levin named JFS communications director

    On Aug. 15, Monika Levin assumed the newly-created position of director of communications for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS). "JFS is thrilled to have Monika join our team in this newly-created position," stated Danielle Hartman, JFS...
  • Designer banished dark wood from grand Tudor with Tuscan touch

    PITTSBURGH A large lot and warm red brick contrasting with creamy terra cotta trim prompted James Spencer to purchase a Tudor-style house in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 2012. "I had looked at a number of houses that were on typical...
  • Factbox: Key trade, business announcements during China Xi's India visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday to invest $20 billion in India and give its companies greater access to key Chinese markets following talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The world's two most...
  • China's Xi pledges greater market access for Indian business

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday to give Indian companies and products - especially including those made by the pharmaceutical, farming and fuel industries - greater access to Chinese markets. Jinping made the pledge...
  • Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub

     Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub
    Chicago and Brazil, onetime rivals for the 2016 Olympics, are competing on a different field now: Both are striving to establish internationally recognized tech startup hubs. In this pursuit, however, the locales see potential economic benefit in cross-...