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  • VDOE implements guide for military families with special education students

    The Virginia Department of Education recently completed a new guide for military families who have children in special education. The guide gives answers to questions families might have about the programs available in Virginia's public schools, according...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown touts decades of experience on water policy

    Gov. Jerry Brown pitched his decades-long political career as an asset in tackling California's vexing water problems in a speech at Stanford University on Monday, portraying this year's major water legislation as a continuation of his first gubernatorial...
  • Are Central American kids 'refugees'?

    RICHMOND, Va. Asein Ta wasn't yet a teenager when he left his native Myanmar (also known as Burma) and followed his uncle, who hobbled on one leg, on a treacherous three-day journey across mountains and into one of Thailand's largest refugee camps. "He...
  • Liz Reyer: Build consensus on goals for a group's success

    Q: I'm heading a company task force to introduce some wellness programs. My concern is that people will pursue their special interests instead of looking at our overall needs, and also that it'll be hard to meet the needs of people at our satellite...
  • Rainbow trout season starts for Lake County anglers

    Rainbow trout season starts for Lake County anglers
    Eager fishermen ringed Banana Lake early Saturday morning, ready to snare their share of the more than 400 rainbow trout in Wauconda's Lakewood Forest Preserve. Saturday was opening day for the rainbow trout fall fishing season, and more anglers are...
  • In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink

    In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink
    Warmer air and water temperatures, combined with overseas tropical storms, delivered an ecologically desirable but olfactory disagreeable gift to the shores of Laguna Beach this summer: copious amounts of kelp. City officials and environmentalists say...
  • Residents' wells dry up as lake drawdown begins

    Even though work will not begin on the proposed Glasgo Dam repair project until next spring, residents around Glasgo Pond are already feeling the pinch, as their wells run dry and town officials scramble to find some way to alleviate the problem. Randy...
  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly
    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation. At least that's what the so-called "scientists" and "dictionaries" and "people throughout history" want you to believe. I, however, have it on good authority from...
  • Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons

    Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons
    Muzzleloader season opened Saturday, so everyone going out in the woods needs to be aware of the fluorescent-orange requirements even if they are archery hunting. Muzzleloader bear and antlerless-only deer season runs through this Saturday, and there is...
  • Dan Esty Says Climate Change Deal Needs Grassroots Push

    Dan Esty Says Climate Change Deal Needs Grassroots Push
    After two decades of international meetings on climate change have failed to reach consensus, the environmental world is beginning to sense a change in direction. The impacts of climate change no longer are being projected, they are being observed and...
  • Factbox: China's reform tally since November 2013 policy meeting

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leadership unveiled a blueprint for some of the most comprehensive economic and social reforms in nearly 30 years in November 2013. Implementation since then has been slow but steady. China has eschewed riskier, game-...