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  • Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies

    Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies
    The scene captured on video by a onetime aspiring filmmaker had neither actors nor dialogue, but it spoke volumes: A stream of water from a leaking sprinkler pooled on the ground, creating a miniature marsh. Above the glistening pond, silver block...
  • Merkel says may be necessary to rethink EU energy partnership with Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday there were good reasons to continue the European Union's energy partnership with Russia for the time being but that might change if Moscow continues to violate basic principles. Merkel,...
  • Arsonist suspected in up to 23 blazes in Washington state

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A suspected arsonist operating in Washington state is believed to have ignited nearly two dozen fires in three weeks, destroying two homes and burning parched grassland amid a destructive wildfire season, officials said on Monday. The...
  • Investigations into teacher misconduct can take more than a year

    Investigations into teacher misconduct can take more than a year
    While Baltimore County officials were deciding whether Michael Williams was fit to continue teaching, he was assigned to a dusty, windowless room at a Pulaski Highway warehouse that held old textbooks, surplus computers and other materials. He, along with...
  • We cannot wait to act until the effects of climate change are bad

    Regarding “Capitalism and climate change” (Perspective, Sept. 25), Tribune columnist Steve Chapman made the point that, if consumers demand products that “are easy on the Earth,” the marketplace will respond. He gave examples of...
  • California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link

    California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link
    Global warming contributed to extreme heat waves in many parts of the world last year, but cannot be definitively linked to the California drought, according to a report released Monday. The third annual analysis of extreme weather events underscored...
  • Fishing report for Sept. 25

    Recreational saltwater license fees likely will increase in 2015. The increase will average $5 for most licenses. The proposed fee increases are designed to offset budget reductions to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission that will be implemented over...
  • Retirement plan advisers set to flee Pimco after Gross exit

    (Reuters) - Bill Gross's sudden departure from Pimco and the Total Return Fund he ran for 27 years was the last straw for Jim Phillips, president of Retirement Resources, a Peabody, Massachusetts-based firm that advises 401(k) plans with $50 million to...
  • Stanford scientists say greenhouse gases worsen California drought

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's catastrophic drought has most likely been made worse by man-made climate change, according to a report released Monday by Stanford University, but scientists are still hesitant to fully blame the lack of rain on...
  • Arnold Halfhide: Suriname poised for economic growth

    Arnold Halfhide: Suriname poised for economic growth
    Does economic growth have to clash with a commitment to the environment? Can a reverence to tradition and the past align with a financially successful future? These are some of the fundamental questions that we have been grappling with in Suriname. We...
  • Boeing plans 2,000 cuts in defense work

    Boeing will announce Monday afternoon that over the next three years it will move significant defense work out of the Puget Sound region in Washington State, affecting the jobs of about 2,000 employees, according to people with detailed knowledge of the...