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  • 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...
  • Key to securing portfolio is building excellent 'moat'

    One of the central maxims of billionaire investor Warren Buffett is that you want to buy stock in companies that have good moats. We all know what a castle moat does: It keeps out invaders. What Buffett is referring to is an impregnable barrier that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • West Virginia's West Fork Rail Trail follows streams through Allegheny Mountains

    West Virginia's West Fork Rail Trail follows streams through Allegheny Mountains
    The West Fork Rail Trail is one the sweetest rail trails in West Virginia. It runs 23 miles from Durbin in Pocahontas County north to Glady in Randolph County in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. It follows two streams: the north-flowing West Fork of...
  • 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...
  • U.S. rice farmers see opportunity in China

    Greg Yielding was given a quixotic task: travel to China and determine if consumers there would be willing to eat American rice. So he set up tables at some of the most popular supermarkets in southern China, hung American flags and began dishing out...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • 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...