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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...