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  • 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...
  • Will damaged wildflowers recover in natural burial grounds?

    Q: Two and a half years ago, our son Pat Ytsma was [on a bike when he was] run over and killed by a distracted motorist. In early July, his wildflower-covered grave in the natural burial grounds was run over by a ditch-digging truck, used to make a...
  • Naperville nature center nears completion

    Naperville nature center nears completion
    The Naperville Park District is celebrating water, but there are no ice buckets in sight. The district is wrapping up construction of the new water-themed Knoch Knolls Nature Center on the south side of the city. "We're raising the next generation...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Don't expect much from unregulated regulators

    The seeds of this article were planted in my brain some 30 odd years ago, when I did a consulting project for the United State Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, for which they contracted to pay me $2,500. Three months after delivery...
  • 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...
  • Factbox: Marina Silva's economic proposals for Brazil

    (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva has little experience with economic policy, but her advisers promise a more orthodox, business-friendly approach than leftist President Dilma Rousseff has taken. Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca, an...
  • Demand may determine if pipeline gets green light

    Demand may determine if pipeline gets green light
    On March 28 there was a knock on the door of Malinda Clatterbuck's rural Lancaster County home. Standing on her front stoop was a pipeline company contractor who calmly told her he needed to walk her wooded 8-acre property to survey it for what she...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in L.A.

    Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
  • Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck

    Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck
    Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one? Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...
  • 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...
  • 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...