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  • What's in Beijing smog? 1,300 microbe species, study finds

    As if it weren’t bad enough to breathe already, a new study has detected traces of more than 1,300 species of microbes in some of Beijing’s most polluted air. Most of the microbes detected by scientists were harmless bacteria that are...
  • Richard J. Cross

    With heavy hearts and eternal hope, the family of Richard Cross announces his passing on December 19, 2013. Richard follows his beloved wife of 56 years, Susie. He is survived by his son John Cross and his wife, Donna, daughter Carolyn Suttle and her...
  • Astronaut Scott Carpenter dies at 88; second American to orbit Earth

    M. Scott Carpenter, a college dropout and local ne'er-do-well who became the second American to orbit Earth, wasn't proud of the way his teen years took off. "The local papers that say I was just a normal boy are trying to think of something not bad...
  • Colorado Floods Bad, But The Bigger Story Was The Rain

    Boulder, Colorado. Both of these names derive from torrential river flows. So why the media hysteria about the floods there last month? The city of Boulder was named for Boulder Creek, which was named for the abundance of large boulders. How did they...
  • In Colorado, empty gun dorm sends a message

    Young people are not exactly renowned for their judgment. We are, after all, talking about an age group that has to be told it is a bad idea to text while doing 70. Or drink alcohol till it spews from your nostrils. Or wear a T-shirt and flip-flops to...
  • With previous tragedy in mind, Boulder, Colo., was ready for flood

    BOULDER, Colo. — Clancy Philipsborn stood on the banks of Boulder Creek examining the flood-level marker he helped erect. The 18-foot stone and glass tower was a bit damaged but still standing. "This piece of granite broke off," he said, running...
  • Rain keeps coming in Colorado

    BOULDER, Colo. — Weather-weary Coloradans faced another day of nature-driven mayhem Thursday as pelting rain and flash flooding wreaked havoc statewide, washing out roads, closing businesses, isolating mountain towns and causing at least three...
  • Colorado flooding: Water rages in Boulder, on campus [photos, video]

    Flooding is wreaking havoc in northern Colorado as rescue teams try to save stranded residents and drivers. Two reportedly have died as a result of flash floods following days of rain. Dramatic video has emerged.  A woman and her 6-year-old daughter...
  • Tsunami study finds Southern California at risk

    A large tsunami hitting California would cause major flooding in Long Beach and parts of Orange County and force 750,000 people to evacuate coastal areas in just a few hours, according to an extensive simulation published Wednesday by the U.S....
  • Mexican immigrants insulated native workers from job cuts, study says

    Mexican immigrants insulated native workers from job cuts, study says
    New research published Tuesday found that in cities with large numbers of Mexican-born workers, the immigrants insulated native-born workers from steep job losses during the recession. Researchers said that when labor markets soured, immigrants chased...
  • Bach Festival Society adds 3 to staff

     Bach Festival Society adds 3 to staff
    The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park has hired three new staff members in preparation for the upcoming season. The society, which presents visiting classical-music artists and stages its own concerts, has undergone a bit of restructuring as it looks...