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  • 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...
  • Exclusive: Silver Lake explores sale of IPC Systems

    Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners LP is looking to sell IPC Systems Inc, a provider of communication systems for Wall Street traders, to exit one of its longest-held investments, according to people familiar with the matter. Silver Lake, which...
  • Lake Forest looks to retrofit its water plant

    Lake Forest looks to retrofit its water plant
    Lake Forest's Public Works Committee directed engineering consultant Strand & Associates to evaluate four company proposals for a costly retrofitting of the city water plant with 10-inch membrane filters, now the industry standard. The city will chose...
  • Letter: City's tree-trimming was a hatchet job

    Since 1977 Burbank has been recognized as a “Tree City U.S.A” by the National Arbor Day Foundation. I believe the city no longer deserves that title after the kind of tree trimming work done around Burbank in recent years. Anyone driving...
  • Weeds, herbicides, food and humans

    To the editor: Your editorial comparing antibiotic resistance in animals to herbicide resistance in weeds misrepresents a very old problem. ("Escalating the weed wars," Editorial, Sept. 29) Most of the advances on the horizon that you think should be...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...