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Conservation

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  • More than 250 migrants may have died in shipwreck off Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than 250 migrants may have died when a boat sank a kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, a coastguard official said on Sunday. "We believe there are still more than 250 bodies trapped underwater," coastguard official...
  • Investors cheer Burger King-Tim Hortons 'combo deal'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Investors in Burger King Worldwide Inc and Tim Hortons Inc applauded news of a potential merger between the two fast food chains, seeing both tax savings and strategic rationale for a combination. The two companies confirmed late on...
  • Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch find common ground at hops farm

    Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch find common ground at hops farm
    I have a running joke about a game I call "Things That Happen When Anheuser-Busch Buys You." As many beer fans will recognize, this game refers to global brewing behemoth Anheuser-Busch InBev buying Chicago's Goose Island Beer Co. three years ago for $38....
  • Foodshare Out To Mobilize Anti-Hunger Army

    A report released earlier this month by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston indicated that poverty in our state is not limited to urban areas, with nearly half of needy families living in suburban communities. Moreover, the study notes that these...
  • Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee

    Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee
    There’s a definite buzz going on right now in Lake County – all being done in anticipation of a special upcoming event. It’s called “The Buzz on Bees,” and it’s an educational seminar about honeybees. Why honeybees?...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 08/26/14

    Today's Birthday (08/26/14). Use your talents for personal and physical growth this year. Connect creative players, and collaborate with brilliant friends. October eclipses (10/8, 23) shake up shared resources and communications. Persistent attention...
  • Roy Choi to launch Loco'l, a new healthful fast food chain

    Roy Choi to launch Loco'l, a new healthful fast food chain
    Roy Choi is looking to expand his growing culinary empire with a new chain of fast food restaurants called Loco'l. Choi and San Francisco chef Daniel Patterson on Monday announced their plans to open the healthful-food-focused concept together at MAD4,...
  • Getty team launches conservation study of Kahn's Salk Institute

    Getty team launches conservation study of Kahn's Salk Institute
    The Getty Conservation Institute has announced that it is partnering with the Salk Institute in La Jolla to preserve a pillar of mid-20th century Modern architecture. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies was completed in 1965, the collaboration...
  • New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s

     New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s
    WILLIAMSBURG — No one who works for Colonial Williamsburg's vast and perpetually busy collections department signs up for the job because they think it will be easy. Starting with nearly 70,000 examples of American and British fine, decorative and...
  • Kaine learns about oysters, climate change at VIMS

    Kaine learns about oysters, climate change at VIMS
    Sen. Tim Kaine got schooled Monday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science — a visit he says armed him in his mission to convince others in the U.S. Senate to continue funding critical research. "Critical environmental research," Kaine, D-Va.,...
  • Fighting to keep the oil boom out of North Dakota park

    THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. From the vista where Valerie Naylor stands, the scenery is undeniably spectacular: Sculpted hills with layers of beige sandstone and ribbons of gray coal, pockets of cottonwood trees and junipers rustling, the...