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  • Defendant tells jury he didn't kill restaurant manager in 1999

    Defendant tells jury he didn't kill restaurant manager in 1999
    In the years after restaurant manager Nicholas Megrath's brutal murder on May 1, 1999, Jesse Lee Miller Jr. says he tried to live a normal life even as he remained a suspect in his former co-worker's death. Miller held jobs at fast-food joints, toiled in...
  • Sweet-tasting berries sound like Surinam cherries

    Sweet-tasting berries sound like Surinam cherries
    Question: We have an evergreen hedge that produces bright red berries with ridges around them. Birds eat the berries and the darker fruits are the sweeter ones. What is the name of the plant? Answer: You and the birds have good tastes in enjoying what...
  • Blood Test Helps Transform Prenatal Screening

    A simple blood test is transforming the world of prenatal screening, offering women a risk-free way to learn about fetal abnormalities early in pregnancy. The test, one local hospital says, has drastically reduced the demand for amniocentesis, an...
  • 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...
  • Be cautions with aggressive or invasive plants

    Almost every gardener has encountered an aggressive or invasive plant. If your garden is similar to the one of your friends, it is a good idea to give serious thought about adding a plant he or she found difficult to control. However, a plant that takes...
  • Six nutritional buzzwords, and whether they matter

    Six nutritional buzzwords, and whether they matter
    Think of choosing food as choosing a new car. At one time, simplicity ruled. Most people would just find something familiar, salivate at the color, and buy. Then terms like "hybrid" and "flex-fuel" and "continuously variable transmission" started buzzing...
  • Palm Beach County jury acquits man in 1999 Chick-fil-A murder

    Palm Beach County jury acquits man in 1999 Chick-fil-A murder
    The third trial delivered salvation for Jesse Lee Miller Jr., long accused of participating in the May 1, 1999 killing of Chick-fil-A night manager Nicholas Megrath. Thanking God and his lawyers, Miller walked out of the Palm Beach County Courthouse...
  • Ice cream: The ultimate dessert

    When he wrote the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson used a quill dipped not in ink but in chocolate sauce. It's a little-known fact. The summer of 1776 was blisteringly hot, and Jefferson was a young man of 33 (that part's actually true). No...
  • 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-...
  • Using Horticultural Oil as a Pesticide

     
    If soft-bodied arthropods such as mites, scale, aphids, thrips, mealybugs, or whiteflies are causing significant damage in your garden, one possible chemical method for controlling them is horticultural oil. Horticultural oil is often made from highly...