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  • Neil Young songs drown in a sea of strings, horns

    Neil Young's brilliant if confounding career has a messy inconsistency, brimming with genius but also toss-offs, digressions and disasters. A few would-be duds ("On the Beach," "Trans") proved their value over time, if not quite up to par with the...
  • 250 Years Of Keeping 'Em Honest

    250 Years Of Keeping 'Em Honest
    As The Courant celebrates its 250th birthday this week, it's an excellent time to remember why newspapers still matter. Strong papers such as this one help keep government honest. Just a few years after The Connecticut Courant opened in 1764, this...
  • John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears

    John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears
    John Muir is the patron saint of environmentalism, an epic figure whose writings of mystical enlightenment attained during lone treks in California's wilderness glorified individualism, saved Yosemite and helped establish the national park system. As...
  • Another 'sleazy' land deal?

    Another 'sleazy' land deal?
    The O'Malley administration today pulled back from a sweetheart deal to buy $2.8 million in Eastern Shore farmland and hand it over for $1 a year to a Democratic campaign donor who wanted to use it as an "organic food hub" for the region. After...
  • How realistic are the U.S.-China climate change goals?

    The newly announced landmark plans by the U.S. and China to limit their greenhouse gas emissions left open the question of how realistic the targets are. The plans feature a number of ambitious goals for each nation, but they face serious challenges. A...
  • Obama, Chinese president agree to landmark climate deal

    Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic...
  • U.S.-China climate change agreement: What you need to know

    Wednesday's agreement between the United States and China on cutting greenhouse gas emissions could have lasting implications for the entire world. Here are some important things to know.  What are greenhouse gas emissions? These gases come from...
  • Florida's job gains in October more than double those a year ago

    Florida's job gains in October more than double those a year ago
    Florida added 20,050 private-sector jobs in October – more than doubling the 8,580 jobs gained in the same month a year ago, according to a regional employment report released Wednesday by payroll and human resources firm ADP. More than 5,600 of...
  • Providing community health, wellness

    Providing community health, wellness
    Health and wellness has become more accessible to the community with the recent partnership between the Mandel Jewish Community Center in Palm Beach Gardens and the Jupiter Medical Center. The JCC partnership with the JMC, which brings 35 years of...
  • Why the U.S.-China climate deal is so important

    Global-warming talks in Paris next year have a better chance of reaching a productive conclusion now that the two biggest economies in the world — which also happen to be the two biggest climate polluters — have promised to curb greenhouse...
  • Home-garden news for Nov. 13: Homearama winners, upcoming events

    The house built by Sasser Construction for Homearama 2014 was the top winner in five categories of People's Choice Awards, according to a release from Tidewater Builders Association. Homearama, a showcase of fully decorated and landscaped houses, ran...