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  • Caterpillar species intercepted at BWI airport in leaves carried by Jamaica passenger

    Caterpillar species intercepted at BWI airport in leaves carried by Jamaica passenger
    A caterpillar species never before seen in the Baltimore area and considered a potential threat to local agriculture production was intercepted at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said Friday. The discovery of the...
  • Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition

    Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition
    CLERMONT — For Michaela McLean, 16, of Clermont, her performance this week could further her goal of helping teens get healthier with proper nutrition. Michaela, an eighth-generation Floridian who recently was crowned Miss Florida's Outstanding...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Arbitrary mandates hinder smart conservation: Front Burner

    At Florida Power & Light Co., we take pride in helping Florida compete in a challenging global economy. In a world that is ever changing, we work hard to deliver electricity to millions of Floridians around the clock through all kinds of weather. We...
  • Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods

    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods
    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans gathered at Orlando's East End Market Monday night to pledge to promote local foods. The unprecedented gathering of Central Florida's top culinary artisans culminated in the signing of a food "Manifesto," a...
  • Giant's 'Buy Theirs, Get Ours Free Challenge'' is back

    Giant's 'Buy Theirs, Get Ours Free Challenge'' is back
    Giant Food Stores' customers, you have again been challenged. Giant thinks their store-brand products are just as good as brand name ones. To prove it, the store is once again offering its "Buy Theirs, Get Ours Free" program. It's running now through...
  • Eustis robotic team schedules open house

    The 12-Volt Bolt FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team 1557, a Eustis-based technology team made up of high-school students and assisted by parents, teachers and professionals from Lake County, will have an open...
  • Editorial: The case for genetically modified food

    Vermont recently joined two other New England states and passed a law to require labels on food that contains genetically modifed ingredients. Similar labeling laws have been proposed in two dozen other states, including Illinois. A push is on for a...
  • Supermarkets boost sustainable seafood offerings

    Supermarkets boost sustainable seafood offerings
    The specialized market for sustainable seafood has gone mainstream. Even Wal-Mart is promoting its environmental credentials in the seafood aisle. More supermarket shoppers are demanding to know they are buying from operations that don't threaten fragile...
  • A Shocking Experience At Barkhamsted's Eagle Wood Farm

    A Shocking Experience At Barkhamsted's Eagle Wood Farm
    I asked Dave Finn for permission to shoot pictures of the chickens and ducks roaming around in and out of their pen at his Barkhamsted farm, and he said “sure.” So I leaned over the wall, and ZING!!! – got a jolt on my arm. Oh, so...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...