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  • South Windsor Man Charged In 2013 Vernon Bank Robbery

    South Windsor Man Charged In 2013 Vernon Bank Robbery
    VERNON — A 22-year-old South Windsor man who police say robbed a Vernon bank a year ago used some of the $76,000 he stole to buy and fix up a 1988 Camaro and to buy marijuana to resell, according to the warrant for his arrest. Police said Dionige...
  • Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher
    Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....
  • July gardening calendar

    Almanac Average temperature: High 92, Low 73 Rainfall: 7.15 inches The moon 1. Moon phases •First quarter: July 5 •Full moon: July 12 •Last quarter: July 18 •New moon: July 26 2. Moon sign planting dates •Above-...
  • Soilless potting mix works best in container garden

    Soilless potting mix works best in container garden
    Q: I am new to container gardening and would like a suggestion on what soil mix to use in my containers to grow flowers. Any other advice on containers also would be appreciated. — Marsha Jackson, Highwood A: It is best to use a commercial...
  • Hazardous Waste To Be Collected Saturday In Wethersfield

    WETHERSFIELD — Don't dump those old insecticides down the drain or throw your burnt-out compact fluorescent lights into the trash. The Metropolitan District wants them and other potentially hazardous materials. The MDC is holding its annual...
  • Study: Pesticide used on 'bee-friendly' plants may hurt bees

    Study: Pesticide used on 'bee-friendly' plants may hurt bees
    Many plants being marketed in nurseries and garden centers as beneficial to bees have been treated with an insecticide some scientists believe to be harmful to bee colonies, according to a study made public Wednesday by an environmental group. The study...
  • Sold illegally from a clinic, adoptees use DNA to seek birth families

    DUCKTOWN, Tenn. At a small inn tucked behind a Chevron gas station just off U.S. 64, men and women in their 50s and 60s trickled into room 109 Saturday morning. A teacher, a former newspaper editor and a hairdresser were among the first to arrive. They...
  • Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants
    Many supposedly bee-friendly flowers and home garden plants being sold by major retailers have been pretreated with pesticides implicated in bee declines, according to a study by Friends of the Earth and other organizations, including the Maryland...
  • Thanks to a 'country boy,' bale gardening a growing trend

    Thanks to a 'country boy,' bale gardening a growing trend
    It was a childhood observation that changed the life of Joel Karsten, and in turn revolutionized the way many people grow vegetables. Karsten, 44, author of "Straw Bale Gardens" (Cool Springs Press, $19.99) started the straw bale gardening phenomenon....
  • Top court mostly upholds Obama bid to curb carbon emissions

    Top court mostly upholds Obama bid to curb carbon emissions
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday largely upheld the Obama administration's authority to curb greenhouse gases from major emitters like power plants and refineries in a ruling that nonetheless exempted some smaller sources from the...
  • Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits

    Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits
    — The DNA evidence implicating a rape suspect languished in a Hollywood police refrigerator for nearly three years. Investigators finally submitted the DNA for testing earlier this year — one month after suspect Kareem Malcolm was implicated...