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  • Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

    MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. Now, as the Republican-turned Democrat bids to return to the governor's mansion,...
  • For volleyball advantage, some players join club

    Catonsville junior Amanda Voll will be counted on to lead her volleyball team this season. She was a good player last year, but her marked improvement since then has made her a key player for the Comets. She had lots of help in the nine months since...
  • Five injured in Ocean Pines boat explosion

    Five injured in Ocean Pines boat explosion
    Five people were injured near Ocean City on Sunday when their boat exploded, police said. The explosion occurred shortly after the boaters boarded the 24-foot inboard/outboard motor boat in Ocean Pines, Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Candy Thomson...
  • Exclusive: From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas. South Korean...
  • Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce

    Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce
    Nipro Diagnostics launched an internship program last year and was surprised by the lack of interest. "We only got one intern," said Scott Verner, chief executive of the fast-growing, high-technology maker of diabetic-testing equipment in Fort...
  • Environmental, food groups want endangered species protection for monarch butterfly

    WASHINGTON A coalition of environmental and food-safety groups is asking the Fish and Wildlife Service to grant endangered species protection to the monarch butterfly, whose U.S. population, the groups say, last year fell to 90 percent below its 20-year...
  • Suburban poverty grows beyond Ferguson

    The fires of Ferguson, Mo., run counter to the narrative about suburbia, the story Americans tell themselves about strip malls and rolling lawns, about McMansions and upward mobility. Instead, the unrest in the St. Louis suburb after the shooting of an...
  • Health workers strike at major Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone

    Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus. Faced with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, West...
  • Long, Bitter Seawall Dispute Highlights Global Warming Concerns

     Long, Bitter Seawall Dispute Highlights Global Warming Concerns
    A decade ago, David and Betsy Sams built a retaining wall to stop erosion they feared was threatening the backyard and patio of their lovely and very expensive Old Saybrook summer home overlooking the Connecticut River. They assumed they were simply...
  • J. David Armstrong, Jr.: All eyes will be on us for gubernatorial debate

    Once again, Florida is thrust into the spotlight as our gubernatorial race plays out on a national stage. Floridians will cast their ballots to decide who will lead the fourth largest state in the nation. As president of the host location of the Oct....
  • Dolphin die-off recedes, but Unusual Mortality Event lingers along East Coast

    Dolphin die-off recedes, but Unusual Mortality Event lingers along East Coast
    Last year, Virginia witnessed the worst mass dolphin die-off in its history as more than 300 bottlenose dolphins began stranding — about five times the annual average. Marine biologists were flummoxed. They suspected a deadly morbillivirus, and...