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  • Judge tosses challenge to flame retardant rules

      Judge tosses challenge to flame retardant rules
    Consumers nationwide are closer to being able to buy furniture made without toxic, ineffective flame retardants after a California judge on Friday threw out a legal challenge from the chemical industry. Chemtura Corp., one of the world's largest...
  • Chemical industry fights for flame retardants

    Chemical industry fights for flame retardants
    As furniture makers move to phase out toxic, ineffective flame retardants, the chemical industry is waging an aggressive last-ditch campaign to preserve a lucrative market that reaches into virtually every American home. One of the world's leading...
  • Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty

    Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty
    SPRINGFIELD — A new state law gives defendants who plead guilty a chance to use DNA evidence to clear their name if the evidence were not available during trial. The law most likely will be used in cases of murder and rape, but could be used for...
  • U.S. completes task of destroying Syrian chemical agents

     U.S. completes task of destroying Syrian chemical agents
    The Obama administration said Monday that it has finished destroying the lethal chemical agents that were removed from Syria after President Bashar Assad's forces were accused of using poison gas against civilians a year ago this week. In a statement,...
  • Prosecutor outlines case against man in three South L.A. slayings

     Prosecutor outlines case against man in three South L.A. slayings
    The half-naked bodies were found amid filth and debris. One of the dead women was dumped in a back alley. Another was in a parking lot dumpster. A third was in an abandoned commercial garage. All were within a few miles of each other in South Los...
  • Congressional candidate has faith in technology

    Congressional candidate has faith in technology
    MELBOURNE — In a congressional race that might otherwise be an uneventful re-election stroll for incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge, Democratic nominee Gabriel Rothblatt is drawing attention for family connections that are fueling his run...
  • Diamond (Lake) a little rough these days

    Diamond (Lake) a little rough these days
    Five generations in Tracy McDermott Kleinschmidt's family have lived in the same house across the street from Diamond Lake. The 153-acre lake, created by the glaciers thousands of years ago, has provided opportunities for them and other area residents...
  • In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists
    They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins. Known as the almajiri, the youngsters, some no older than 5, have flooded the streets for the nearly 15 years since a...
  • Take a cutting now of plants you want to 'winter over'

    As the summer winds down, its time to think about what we want to keep and what we are willing to sacrifice to the first hard frost. I know that is a month or so away, but plan now and you will have happy little plants that you can winter over. Remember...
  • Officials offer glimpse into Norfolk's state forensics lab

     Officials offer glimpse into Norfolk's state forensics lab
    While the technicians at the state's forensics labs don't have the ability to figure out what someone looks like based on a DNA sample or learn the results of crime scene evidence instantly and easily like some popular TV shows depict, experts in fields...
  • Arizona State lineman comes out as first openly gay college football player

    Arizona State lineman comes out as first openly gay college football player
    Arizona State senior offensive lineman Chip Sarafin has publicly revealed that he is gay, becoming the first active major college football player to do so. The 320-pounder came out in an article for Compete, a Tempe-based LGBT publication. Sarafin,...