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  • Man injured in early-morning CdM fire

    Man injured in early-morning CdM fire
    A man suffered minor burns in a Corona del Mar residential fire Monday morning, authorities said. Firefighters were called at 5:29 a.m. after heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from a two-unit structure in the 600 block of Poinsettia Avenue, said...
  • Tweaking soil could help rhododendrons thrive

    Tweaking soil could help rhododendrons thrive
    Q: All summer, my rhododendrons lose leaves. New leaves form, but others turn brown and fall off. Is there anything that I can do? — Jeff Schmidt, Chicago A: Evergreen rhododendrons drop leaves periodically, though not typically all summer long....
  • Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group

    Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group
    Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, released a television ad touting Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on the company and its employees. If...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness

    Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness
    MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife. Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
  • A Better Berth For UConn Campus?

    The unfortunate but seemingly imminent demise of the once-proud Phoenix Cos. should cause a pause in the planned move of UConn's Hartford campus downtown. Perhaps the Courant can redirect Dan Haar back from rural Route 44 to downtown Hartford, prepared...
  • 100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting

    100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting
    (Reuters) Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the bloodiest losses in a nearly two-week military offensive, with some 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed. The Israeli military...
  • Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'

    Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'
    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The measures...
  • U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany

    U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany
    The U.S. survived the Group of Death and is through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. American fans were forced to sit on the edge of their seats for nearly a half hour  on Thursday, using two-screen viewing as the U.S. trailed Germany and Ghana...
  • City To Seek Development Proposals For Ballpark, Downtown North As Soon As Next Week

    City To Seek Development Proposals For Ballpark, Downtown North As Soon As Next Week
    HARTFORD — The city will seek proposals as early as next week to redevelop more than a dozen acres just north of downtown, seeking to capitalize on new attention that a planned minor league park is bringing to the long-ignored area. City officials...
  • Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added

    Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added
    In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system. High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...