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  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population

    Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
  • Disenchanted California Republicans can become Democrats

    To the editor: I found it highly astonishing that, given the tone in which Brian O'Leary Bennett wrote his op-ed article on modernizing the state GOP, he has been a conservative Republican Party activist for nearly 40 years. ("California Republicans --...
  • Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population

    A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial...
  • States strive to keep Medicaid patients out of the emergency department

    WASHINGTON Nearly half the states use higher copayments to dissuade Medicaid recipients from unnecessary visits to emergency rooms, where care is more costly. These states require patients to make the payments, which are as high as $30 per visit in...
  • No Need For UConn Foundation Secrecy

    No Need For UConn Foundation Secrecy
    Lawmakers, a word: Don't succumb to the siren song of secrecy piped by representatives of the University of Connecticut Foundation at a hearing before the General Assembly's higher education committee Thursday. Advocates for the foundation, the private,...
  • Coaching is a calling for the Orlando Magic's James Borrego

    Coaching is a calling for the Orlando Magic's James Borrego
    James Borrego's journey to the Orlando Magic sideline started in a single-parent home in Albuquerque, N.M. Nothing mattered more to Lydia Borrego than her children, James and Jessica. To provide for them, Lydia often worked three jobs. She nurtured...
  • Ohio college's revival plan includes sustainability effort

    A small, western Ohio liberal arts college that temporarily closed is making sustainability and energy efficiency part of its revival strategy involving an estimated $81 million in campus improvements. Antioch College in Yellow Springs closed in 2008,...
  • Marshall University presidential search process to start

    A search firm is coming to Marshall University to gather information about what students, faculty and others want to see in their next university president. The consultants are scheduled to hold meetings Monday through Wednesday in Huntington. Their...
  • Banquet manager: Team effort supports a long list of parties, charity events, trade shows

    Chicago's McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America, so the facility's banquet director, Eugene Gorleku, and his team stay busy year round. Early in the year, there's the Chicago Auto Show First Look for Charity Gala, an event...
  • Voters strongly oppose UC tuition hike, poll finds

    Voters strongly oppose UC tuition hike, poll finds
    California voters overwhelmingly oppose a tuition increase at University of California campuses, even if that forces the colleges to cut spending or accept more out-of-state students who pay higher fees, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times...
  • L.V. chapter of National Football Foundation celebrates 55th annual awards banquet

    It is the granddaddy of all scholar-athlete award dinners in the Lehigh Valley. When the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame holds its annual scholar-athlete banquet Sunday evening at the...