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  • Business, Environmental Groups Endorse State Sen. Witkos

    Business, Environmental Groups Endorse State Sen. Witkos
    CANTON — An environmental group and another one that lobbies on business issues have endorsed state Sen. Kevin Witkos for reelection, according to announcements made on Tuesday. The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters announced that Witkos...
  • $150,000 Reward Offered In Decades-Old Missing Girls Cases

    $150,000 Reward Offered In Decades-Old Missing Girls Cases
    The state is offering a $150,000 reward for any information that may help police solve any of the mysteries of what happened to three girls missing from the Vernon area for 40 years or more. "Something that may have seemed insignificant to someone back...
  • Fred Branfman dies at 72; exposed U.S. bombing of Laos

    In 1969, Fred Branfman, a young American aid worker, wandered into an ancient pagoda in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. Instead of a tranquil sacred site, however, he found it packed with refugees whose stories horrified him. They told Branfman that...
  • Beyond the corn: The new frontier in ethanol is nonfood biofuel

    EMMETSBURG, Iowa � The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last at least in the United States. After a...
  • Abu Dhabi Becomes Textbook Case on How to Build Showbiz From Scratch

    Abu Dhabi -- which recently lured shoots of the new "Fast & Furious" and "Star Wars" installments and Bollywood's "Bang Bang," while also spawning road movie "From A to B" -- the first Emirati pic ever to open the Abu Dhabi Film Festival -- is fast...
  • Exclusive: Short seller Carson Block mulls starting hedge fund management firm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Short seller Carson Block, the founder of research firm Muddy Waters LLC who has exposed accounting problems at a slew of Chinese companies, said on Thursday that he is seriously considering launching a hedge fund investment firm....
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Emergency outreach Volunteers are needed at the North County Emergency Outreach Network to staff the office, stock shelves, bag food for the pantry and donate food and other items for the pantry. Information: 410-766-1826 or olchesapeake.org. Healing...
  • For the present, Chazelle is feeling the music

    For the present, Chazelle is feeling the music
    Though "Whiplash" isn't a musical, exactly, it's the most rhythmically propulsive experience you'll find at the movies this year. Writer-director Damien Chazelle, 29, is a fiend for the song-and-dance genre. He put together his first directorial...
  • All five commission seats up for election in Pompano

    All five commission seats up for election in Pompano
    All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers. Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
  • Seafood symposium draws chefs, marine advocates

    Seafood symposium draws chefs, marine advocates
    It takes a lot to get fish from Florida's ocean waters to the dining table. This week, Orlando-area restaurateurs, policymakers and seafood advocates met at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower to learn about Florida's fisheries. It was the first time the...
  • North Korean leader's absence spotlights concerns over U.S. WMD response

    After a disquieting six-week disappearance from the public spotlight that raised concerns abroad about the stability of the regime, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un reappeared on Tuesday, according to state-run news reports in Pyongyang. His unexplained...