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  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Meet beneficial flower flies that like asters; and bad black swallow-wort that threatens monarchs

    Kathy Van Mullekom: Meet beneficial flower flies that like asters; and bad black swallow-wort that threatens monarchs
    My pollinator garden filled with fall-flowering goldenrods, black-eyed Susan and asters hums with late-season insects. That's the way it's supposed to work, according to Helen Hamilton. She's author of "Wildflowers and Grasses of Virginia's Coastal...
  • A Lehigh Valley future with more farms, buses and downtown homes

    A Lehigh Valley future with more farms, buses and downtown homes
    The sun hasn't poked over the horizon yet, but Allentown's Kareem Bechea is already on his daily five-block walk to catch a LANTA bus that will take him to his job at WindKits, a Fogelsville windmill parts manufacturer. The 5:37 a.m. bus will rumble...
  • Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13

     Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13
    People around the world celebrate the upcoming holiday season in myriad ways. The Museum of Science and Industry salutes that diversity with its colorful dual celebration, "Christmas Around the World" and "Holidays of Light." The festivities open with a...
  • Hong Kong Star Nicholas Tse Sells Post-Prod Company to See Corp

    HONG KONG - Actor and singer Nicholas Tse Ting-fung is to become the largest shareholder in publicly-listed See Corporation after selling a controlling stake in his post-production company for nearly $16 million. Tse, whose career stretches from Hong...
  • Matt Cartwright: A prescription for moving America to a better future

    Matt Cartwright: A prescription for moving America to a better future
    I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to serve the people of the 17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. I would like to continue my work to create jobs, grow our economy, protect the environment, and support veterans and seniors. While in...
  • GMO crops have fans, critics

    (Reuters) - Since commercialization of the world's first genetically engineered crops in 1995-1996, there has been an ongoing debate globally about the safety and effectiveness of the crops. China has recently slowed its process for allowing imports of...
  • To help preserve animal population, devote space to native plants

    To help preserve animal population, devote space to native plants
    I just learned that we've lost about half the world's nonhuman vertebrate animal population since 1970. This is shocking. One of the two main culprits is habitat loss. Can Marylanders help without turning their yards into woods? Devote space to native...
  • Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair returns for 20th year

    Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair returns for 20<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> year
    MOUNT DORA — Need help with that green thumb of yours? You're in luck. Vendors at the 20th annual Plant and Garden Fair this weekend are there to assist. One such vendor is grower Luc Duytsche and his wife, Sonia, who own A Natural Farm and...
  • Land-grant schools turn talk into action: My Word

    Land-grant schools turn talk into action: My Word
    You might know the land-grant university as your alma mater or the place your kids go to school up Interstate 75. Or the one that could soon be running a clinical trial at Lake Nona. Or even the one that saved the swans of Lake Eola. Its land-grant...
  • Blotter: Woman strikes officer in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Woman strikes officer in Lake Forest
    A 59-year-old Lake Bluff man was arrested at 5:54 p.m. Oct. 1 at the scene of an accident on Waukegan Road at Deerpath Road. He was charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 22-year-old Chicago man was arrested at 11:39 p.m....
  • Clarke-Reed seeking re-election in race against Brighton

    Clarke-Reed seeking re-election in race against Brighton
    A political newcomer with a career in the nonprofit sector is challenging incumbent Gwendolyn Clarke-Reed for the Florida House District 92 seat. Clarke-Reed, D-Deerfield Beach, has held the seat since 2008. Kenny Brighton, R-Deerfield Beach, hasn't...