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  • U.S. Arctic envoy looks to 1970s New York for inspiration

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As he contemplates dealing with crumbling shores, melting ice and other changes in the rapidly changing Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp looks back at the rough and tumble New York City of the 1970s for inspiration. Papp, who became the...
  • 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...
  • Rick Scott swamped by climate change

    Rick Scott swamped by climate change
    That’s right, two renderings of Rick Scott residences in one week — who am I, anyway, a cartoonist or a wannabe architect? Actually, I did always want to be an architect, but I have no capacity for math. Instead, I studied architectural...
  • Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon

    Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon
    Last month, the philanthropic Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced it would sell off the fossil fuel stocks that helped to enrich it. Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges, had beaten the Rockefellers to the punch. Its decision to divest, in April,...
  • Bethlehem conservation group gives OK to South Side building

    Bethlehem conservation group gives OK to South Side building
    The South Bethlehem Historic Conservation Commission has backed a developer's proposal for a nine-story building on the city's South Side. The advisory group on Monday voted 5-2 in favor of developer Dennis Benner's proposal to construct the mixed-use...
  • Scott-Crist debate has no fan, but plenty of heat

    Scott-Crist debate has no fan, but plenty of heat
    Well, at least there were no fan fights as the CNN debate between Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist began tonight. CNN anchor Jake Tapper, a debate moderator, made a sly reference to "fangate" by remarking, "Everybody comfortable here?" That, however,...
  • 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...
  • Scott, Crist rumble one last time in TV debate Tuesday

    Scott, Crist rumble one last time in TV debate Tuesday
    In two debates, they've given us political fastballs and bizarre theater. What have Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist got in store for their final act before a statewide audience on CNN Tuesday night? If past is prologue, then the third...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...