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  • The organic trend hits Howard County hair salons

    From fruits and vegetables to meat and cheese, organic foods are in high demand. But what about organic highlights? The trend has hit Howard County, with some local salons either switching their product lines or opening up to cater to the organic-minded...
  • Farmland preservation celebrated on the Lebanon Town Green

    Farmland preservation celebrated on the Lebanon Town Green
    Since 1978, Connecticut's Farmland Preservation Program has permanently protected the prime and important farmland soils of 300 farms and nearly 40,000 acres to ensure the future of agriculture in our state. Members of the Farmer's Cow cooperative,...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Mosquito-repellent gardening keeps away pesky biters

    September is iffy when it comes to mosquitoes. The month can be good or it can be bad, depending on weather patterns. Generally speaking, July and August tend to be somewhat drier months in Hampton Roads, which helps keep mosquito numbers down,...
  • Wants A Professional

    We want professional physicians, dentists, financial advisers, teachers, and on and on. We want professionals who know and understand their work in positions that affect our lives. Why, then, do candidates brag that they are not professional...
  • Blotter: 400 stolen laptops from school in Lake Forest

    Blotter: 400 stolen laptops from school in Lake Forest
    A 28-year-old Highwood man was arrested at 9:24 a.m. Sept. 1 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was charged with felony DUI, driving on a suspended license, driving without insurance, improper lane usage and improper transportation of alcohol. A 25-year-...
  • Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1

    Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1
    Virginians who renewed their health plans early last year to avoid a January 2014 deadline requiring compliance with the Affordable Care Act are running out of time. Renewals for 2015 coverage must comply with 10 minimum benefits mandated by the ACA, such...
  • Gross leads West Boca over Forest Hill 43-0

    Gross leads West Boca over Forest Hill 43-0
    WEST BOCA 43, FOREST HILL 0: Matt Gross threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and ran for two more touchdownss to lead the Bulls on Friday. Keano Grice added130 rushing yards on 16 carries in the District 13-7A matchup at West Boca. Matt...
  • Special Report: Islamic State uses grain to tighten grip in Iraq

    SHEKHAN Iraq (Reuters) - For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part...
  • Higher-wage industries boost hiring in L.A., but income growth lags

    Higher-wage industries boost hiring in L.A., but income growth lags
    California is “in growth mode from top to bottom,” but the expansion is happening unevenly around the state, a report by Los Angeles research firm Beacon Economics found. Employment in the Los Angeles area is expected to hit its prerecession...
  • An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidency

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital. She told them the new government of President...
  • COBWRA proposes changes to Ag Reserve plan

    Last month, The Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations and other neighborhood alliances met to discuss the future of the 21,981 acres located between Florida's Turnpike, Clint Moore Road, the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife...