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  • Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers

    Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers
    To combat pests like the Asian citrus psyllid, exotic fruit fly and glassy-winged sharpshooter that threaten the state's food supply, the California Department of Food and Agriculture is weighing a new plan that some organic farmers say doesn't do...
  • Town Council hears presentation on green energy facility

    At its meeting on Oct. 28, the Glastonbury Town Council heard a proposal that would turn an existing natural gas pipeline distribution station into a clean energy-producing fuel cell facility. Devang Patel, general manager of GenConn Energy, a division...
  • Factbox: Brazil's BNDES is top source of loans for companies

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's state development bank BNDES has become a major player in government efforts to reignite investment and spur growth in Latin America's largest economy. But after budget spending rose significantly over the past four years,...
  • Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch

    Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch
    We bought a house with several large flower beds that had not been tended for many years. They are overgrown with bindweed, burdock, thistle and other weeds. Once we get the weeds out, what low-cost approaches can we use to deter weeds while we build up...
  • AFM: Gaumont And Wild Bunch Encounter Nicolas Winding Refn's 'The Neon Demon'

    Following Cannes-competing "Only God Forgives," Gaumont and Wild Bunch are set to re-team on Nicolas Winding Refn's "The Neon Demon." The two Paris-based powerhouses will co-finance and co-distribute the movie, kicking off pre-sales at the AFM. A horror...
  • Blotter: Fire deliberately set in Lake Forest restroom

    Blotter: Fire deliberately set in Lake Forest restroom
    The following items were taken from Lake Forest police records. A 31-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 9:49 p.m. Oct. 13 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was served with a Cook County warrant for driving on a suspended license and transported to...
  • Fiji has tropical charms for nearly any traveler's budget

    When people picture crystal-blue waters, talcum-like beaches, over-the-water huts, bluebird-colored skies and days spent in lounging in hammocks or snorkeling, they typically think of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. What many don't know is that Fiji is...
  • Corn Shocks- Then and Now

     
    Today was a beautiful, cool fall day with a clear blue sky and a gusty wind blowing leaves about. As I drove home across the Lehigh Valley I noticed an abundance of plump, tan corn shocks placed as decorations in......
  • Radiation therapists: Bonding with patients helps make treatment less stressful

    By Erinn Hutkin Kyle Garafolo, a radiation therapist at the CDH Proton Center in west suburban Warrenville, decided to enter the profession after a family member was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a long, rigorous course of treatment. "I knew I...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again. When we think of fall and autumn...
  • Three seek Lake County Water Authority at-large seat

    Three seek Lake County Water Authority at-large seat
    Three candidates are competing for an at-large seat on the Lake County Water Authority board of trustees. The candidates — incumbent Adam Dufresne and political newcomers W. Garry Ives and Robert "Butch" Hendrick — each bring varied...