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  • Steps to start planning for your spring garden

    Steps to start planning for your spring garden
    It's officially winter. With the passing of the winter solstice last Sunday, we have finally reached the point where the days once again start getting longer. So as you recover from Christmas, start thinking about your spring garden. Start your 2015...
  • Chinese access to Gmail cut, regulators blamed

    Chinese access to Gmail cut, regulators blamed
    Chinese access to Google's Gmail has been blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access, which are popular among Chinese who seek to avoid government monitoring. Data from Google's Transparency Report show online traffic from China...
  • Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?

    Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?
    Even if you hate the idea of genetically modified food, you would gain nothing from a Los Angeles City Council proposal to ban the growing of such crops here. That's because no one grows them in L.A. and as near as anyone knows, no one has any plan to...
  • Torturers must be prosecuted

    Torturers must be prosecuted
    Prosecuting those who commit torture is not optional despite suggestions to the contrary by many in this newspaper ("Release of CIA torture report is an outrage," Dec. 10). Article 7 of the Convention Against Torture signed by President Ronald Reagan in...
  • Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up: Front Burner

    Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up: Front Burner
    Electronic health record systems are a boon and a security risk. Today's electronic health systems with advanced monitoring capabilities like the ability to detect potentially adverse drug interactions as medications are being prescribed to a patient...
  • Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11

    Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11
    BOYS BASKETBALL Marquis Howard has hot hand for West Aurora After burying six three-pointers and scoring a career-high 26 points against Glenbard East, West Aurora’s Marquis Howard described what the rim looks like when a shooter has the hot hand....
  • The great seafood rip-off

    The great seafood rip-off
    When grouper appears on a restaurant menu, a diner ought to be confident that grouper is served, not catfish from Thailand. At the grocery store, a container labeled "Chesapeake Bay" crab meat should actually contain crab from the Chesapeake Bay. And no...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...
  • Lawmakers must heed voters on Amendment 1: Editorial

    Lawmakers must heed voters on Amendment 1: Editorial
    Here's a question for Florida lawmakers: What part of yes don't you understand? Last month almost three-quarters of state voters said yes to a constitutional amendment requiring lawmakers to spend one-third of the annual revenues from the state's real-...
  • Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do

    Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do
    The holidays are nearly upon us and soon the kids will be home from school. It's a pretty long stretch, with the vacation running until Jan. 5 for many schools. So what does a parent do when the children become restless? Here are five ideas: Holiday...
  • Starting from scratch at Fla. Poly: Front & Center

    Florida Polytechnic University, the state's newest public university, opened its doors at its Lakeland campus to its first class of students in August. The school was created by lawmakers in 2012 over the objections of critics, including us, who cited the...