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  • 40% of U.S. food wasted, report says

     40% of U.S. food wasted, report says
    Forty percent of food in the United States is never eaten, amounting to $165 billion a year in waste, taking a toll on the country's water resources and significantly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report from the Natural Resources...
  • New Clinton County road project angers hundreds of residents

    New Clinton County road project angers hundreds of residents
    The newest road project in Clinton County has hundreds of people furious. "I think it is a slap in the face to taxpayers, and I think it is a slap in the face to the people who voted him out, said Clinton County resident Rishelle Lutz.  "Because that...
  • Mikulski, Cardin seek more help for chicken farmers

    U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin joined an informal Chicken Caucus of senators Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up efforts to help the mid-Atlantic poultry industry cope with the economic impact of drought....
  • Forging a life out of iron and steel

    Forging a life out of iron and steel
    Up in Plainfield Township, in a building that used to be home to 2,000 chickens, Tom Turtzo hammers away at his life's passion, blacksmithing. It's the art and craft of making metal bend to the will, and one of the few remaining professions that embrace...
  • Clinton Co. residents angry about '$80,000 road to nowhere' project

    Clinton Co. residents angry about '$80,000 road to nowhere' project
    It could be the end of the road for a controversial construction project. An outgoing county commissioner is trying to build what's been called an ‘$80,000 road to nowhere’ right in front of his own home. The community is coming together...
  • Texas Mayor Killed in Apparent Donkey Attack

    Texas Mayor Killed in Apparent Donkey Attack
    HOLLYWOOD PARK, Tex. (KTLA) -- The mayor of a small town in Texas just north of San Antonio was kicked and trampled to death by a 500-pound donkey. Hollywood Park Mayor Bill Bohlke, 65, was found dead near his truck on his cattle ranch, where he kept the...
  • Lewisberry Council Votes to Amend Ordinance; Raising Chickens is Banned in the Borough

    Lewisberry Council Votes to Amend Ordinance; Raising Chickens is Banned in the Borough
    A York County family has been told they must say goodbye to their five pet chickens.  The Miller family has had their chickens since they were a day old.  For the first eight weeks of their lives they were raised in the family’s garage.  When it was...
  • Henry County homeowners oppose proposed expansion of hog farm

    Henry County homeowners oppose proposed expansion of hog farm
    Neighbors of a Henry County hog farm are speaking out against a proposed expansion that will need to get the green light from state officials. They have concerns about possible environmental and economic impacts. "They've spent millions of dollars to...
  • Urban waste, not chicken manure, is the bay's biggest threat

    The contrast between 50 million gallon sewage spill in Baltimore County this spring and the ensuing Baltimore harbor fish kills and the Waterkeeper Alliance lawsuit against Worcester County farmers Alan and Kristin Hudson could not be starker. When a...
  • Potpie luncheon set for June 19

    Parkhead Church will hold its monthly Senior Saints Potpie Luncheon Tuesday, June 19, at noon at the fellowship hall behind the church.  The community is invited to attend. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call Edna at 301-842-2649....
  • Northwest Kansas dairy enters partnership with Dannon

    Northwest Kansas dairy enters partnership with Dannon
    A dairy company in northwest Kansas will be the sole supplier of milk to Dannon Co.'s yogurt factory in Fort Worth, Texas. The agreement between Dannon and McCarty Dairy was officially announced Thursday at a ceremony in Rexford. The McCarty family...