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  • 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...
  • Affordable living in great Amazon rainforest location

    The property market in Brazil appears to be heating up and, mark my words, I plan to dive in with the zeal of seasoned real estate pros like Donald Trump or that Barbara woman from "Shark Tank." At issue is what to do with 12 soccer stadiums that were...
  • Fire damages Grandma Sally's in Naperville

    Fire damages Grandma Sally's in Naperville
    An early morning fire today caused an estimated $400,000 in damage to Grandma Sally's restaurant in Naperville, but authorities say it does not appear suspicious. An alarm went off in the building in the 400 block of East Ogden Avenue at about 2:15 a.m....
  • Rome wasn't built in a day, but it beats an I-83 overpass [Letter]

    The enlargement and improvement of the I-83 overpass at Middletown Road in Parkton has now been going on for well over a year to the delight of the numerous drivers trying to enter 83 or exit to go home, and those traveling to or from York. We are talking...
  • 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...
  • Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'

    Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir‎ Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing  of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and demanding that it close its...
  • 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...
  • Metro picks Skanska venture to build first phase of Westside subway

    Metro picks Skanska venture to build first phase of Westside subway
    Three construction firms with what officials called a track record of success on Los Angeles County transit projects should build the first phase of the Westside subway, officials said Thursday, despite complaints from a competing bidder that it could...
  • L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze

    L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze
    A charter school organization is scrambling to find an alternative location after a fire swept through the campus Tuesday. Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School served 600 students, but school was not in session and officials believe the structure...
  • Police release photos of alleged shoplifters

    Police release photos of alleged shoplifters
    Glendale police released security photos this week of men who allegedly stole items from two local retailers in separate incidents. Photos were released on Monday of two men who allegedly used fraudulent purchase orders to steal electrical wire from a...
  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights
    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...