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  • Body cameras may become part of hunting season

    A hunter encountering a wildlife conservation officer may be recorded on video this winter. A bill allowing Pennsylvania conservation officers to wear body cameras while on duty has passed the House. The Senate is expected to take up the legislation...
  • Survey shows most American grownups would flunk fifth-grade science

    Survey shows most American grownups would flunk fifth-grade science
    What’s the most common gas in the atmosphere? If you’re like most Americans, you don’t know. (Psst: It’s nitrogen.) You also can’t name the three classifications of rocks or grasp the concept of a simple machine. You...
  • Lockheed Martin in research deal with Israel tech company Yissum

    Lockheed Martin in research deal with Israel tech company Yissum
    Lockheed Martin agreed to conduct joint research with Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has the option to purchase exclusive licenses to products resulting from their research. The research will focus on...
  • Herbalife shares jump after company hires former FTC commissioner

    Herbalife shares jump after company hires former FTC commissioner
    Herbalife Ltd., the nutrition company that is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, has hired a former FTC commissioner to oversee the conduct of its independent sales team. Pamela Jones Harbour will monitor training and mentoring...
  • The meaning of U.S. citizenship

    The meaning of U.S. citizenship
    In recent years, the concept of U.S. citizenship has figured in public debate largely in connection with immigration reform. Should immigrants who are in the country illegally be given a “path to citizenship”? Should children born to parents...
  • Blotter: Unpaid taxi driver in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Unpaid taxi driver in Lake Forest
    The following items were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 48-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 1:22 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 1100 block of Ashley Road. He was charged with battery and theft of services for non-payment of a cab ride. A 33-...
  • In virtual mega-drought, California avoids defeat

    In virtual mega-drought, California avoids defeat
    A few years ago a group of researchers used computer modeling to put California through a nightmare scenario: Seven decades of unrelenting mega-drought similar to those that dried out the state in past millennia. "The results were surprising," said...
  • Latest Swimming Results (Oct. 3)

    Latest Swimming Results (Oct. 3)
    King's Academy 112, Forest Hill 56 King's Academy 119, Santaluces 63 Forest Hill 95, Lake Worth 50 Forest Hill 89, Santaluces 87 Forest Hill 86, John. I. Leonard 71 John I. Leonard 102, Lake Worth 44 Park Vista 118, John I. Leonard 47 John...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...
  • 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...
  • Exclusive: Silver Lake explores sale of IPC Systems

    Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners LP is looking to sell IPC Systems Inc, a provider of communication systems for Wall Street traders, to exit one of its longest-held investments, according to people familiar with the matter. Silver Lake, which...