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  • Microsoft cloud service Azure restored after partial outage

    Microsoft cloud service Azure restored after partial outage
    Microsoft said it resolved an outage on its Azure cloud computing service, which occurred across multiple regions. Partial disruptions began as of 1.40 p.m. ET on Aug. 18, the company said on the Azure website. (http://bit.ly/VAqCJV) Microsoft Azure...
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...
  • Slaughterhouse indicted for allegedly selling cancer-ridden beef

    Slaughterhouse indicted for allegedly selling cancer-ridden beef
    The co-owners of a Petaluma, Calif., slaughterhouse behind a massive beef recall were indicted by a federal grand jury along with two of their employees for knowingly distributing cattle with eye cancer and processing condemned carcasses. The...
  • 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...
  • Heifer Intl. Honors Diane Lane

    Actress Diane Lane got involved with Heifer Intl. six years ago, shortly after she and her daughter, Eleanor Lambert, attended a party for the charity at Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson's house. Other guests included wandering chicks, goats and a llama....
  • Russia shuts four McDonald's restaurants amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • Russian watchdog shuts four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • 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...
  • Tidbits: Gluten-free oats, oatmeal cups for Keurig brewers

    TRANSCENDING GLUTEN-FREE Mr. Tidbit is astonished to announce two (count 'em) breakthroughs in oatmeal. One oatmeal breakthrough per lifetime is all that a reasonable person has any right to expect. Mr. Tidbit must acknowledge that he may have...
  • 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...
  • Will organic farming save Lehigh Valley farmers?

    Inside a Lower Macungie government building that used to be a barn, plans moved ahead for nearly 3 million square feet of warehouses on some of the best farmland in the region. The same night last month, representatives of a home building company made...