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  • McDonald's may face beefs in labor cases

    McDonald's may face beefs in labor cases
    McDonald's USA can be considered a joint employer at its franchised restaurants, the National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday, a distinction that could increase the fast-food giant's responsibility in labor cases. The determination is significant...
  • New Britain Professor To Discuss Climate Change

    NEW BRITAIN - Central Connecticut State University Prof. Sadanand Nanjundiah will speak about global climate change on July 30. Nanjundiah, who teaches physics, is scheduled to talk at 7 p.m. at the public library at 20 High St. For details, contact...
  • Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley

    Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley
    MIDDLETOWN — Two funds have recently awarded grants in the name of environmentalist and advocate Katchen Coley, who died last year. The Katchen Coley Society has awarded seven grants to clients and programs of the Connection, Inc., and is...
  • What climate change debate?

    What climate change debate?
    Already in the first six months of 2014, Sunday broadcast news shows have spent more time covering climate change than they did over the past four years combined. This expanded coverage comes on the heels of reports by the National Climate Assessment that...
  • Robert Redford Honored with Walden Woods Project's Global Environmental Leadership Award

    Robert Redford will be the second recipient of the Walden Woods Project's global environmental leadership award this year. Redford will be presented with the award on Sept. 16 at the Citi Performing Arts Center/Wang Theatre in Boston for his "life-long...
  • Moving Homes In Harm's Way Beats Trying To Save Them

    Moving Homes In Harm's Way Beats Trying To Save Them
    A state program known as Shore Up Connecticut, announced this week, provides fixed-interest-rate loans to residents of shoreline towns so they may better protect their properties from the increasing threat of high water from storms. For affected...
  • Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible

    Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible
    Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus.  Under the emergency conservation restrictions, which were approved July...
  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...
  • Divers stop oil leaking from sunken World War II ship, but threat still looms

    RALEIGH, N.C. The W.E. Hutton is one of hundreds of wrecks off the North Carolina coast, known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, where treacherous currents, shifting sands and strong storms have feasted on ships for centuries. Earlier this month, the...
  • Water: Commodity or human right?

    I'm thirsty. Indeed, I'm overwhelmed by thirst, thinking about those who lack access to clean water. I'm thirsty for a different world. "In Gaza, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lack water, including those living in hospitals and refugee camps,"...
  • Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries

    Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries
    On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition. District 7 Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...