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  • Metal Awareness

    Metal Awareness
    Yellow Gold Most rings are 14 to 18 karats (24-kt gold is too soft for everyday wear.) For yellow gold, the price comes down versus platinum. Fair-skinned people may not like how yellow gold complements their skin, but the coloful metal looks great on...
  • Lynn Ringenberg: Coal ash pollution needs tighter regulation

    A national epidemic has come to Florida. It is a silent threat, growing every day. Pollution contaminates our waters, poisons our fish and wildlife and increases our risk of cancer and other diseases. The culprit is coal ash, and here in Florida we...
  • From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block

    From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block
    From over-the-top gaudy to understated elegant, diamonds, watches, jewelry, bullion and coins bought by federal criminals with stolen money will hit the auction block Friday. A 5.25-carat diamond ring, a ruby-eyed golden crucifix and a bejeweled...
  • How to keep your jewelry dazzling

    How to keep your jewelry dazzling
    Proper care of jewelry will extend the life of the piece, whether it's an inexpensive bauble or an heirloom. The most basic step in caring for bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings and watches is to be mindful of how they're worn, jewelry experts say....
  • Chromium 6 water treatment facility to move

    Specialized machinery and processes used for filtering out chromium 6 from drinking water are set to be relocated from a less contaminated well to a well that is more tainted by the cancer-causing agent. The facility is currently housed at a well in a...
  • For jewelry, the old no-no of mixing metals has lost its power

    For jewelry, the old no-no of mixing metals has lost its power
    Just as women once paired their bags with their shoes and toenail color matched what was on the fingertips, jewelry-wearing required choosing either all gold or all silver. No more. The hottest trend in summer jewelry is metal-mixing — pairing...
  • City to pay $445K in fines relating to storage tank laws

    The city is set to pay $445,000 in penalties and enforcement costs after state officials found Glendale in violation of several laws governing the underground storage of hazardous substances, such as unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel. State Atty. Gen....
  • Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.

     Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.
    Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties. As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...
  • Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

    Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
    In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark. Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...
  • Alcoa Aluminum Fan Blade Deal Announced

    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa announced Monday at the Farnborough Airshow that Alcoa will forge the first-ever aluminum alloy fan blade in a jet engine. Typically, fan blades have been made from titanium. General Electric is developing ceramic composite...
  • NASA Langley shows off space-age technology

    NASA Langley shows off space-age technology
    Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one. She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...