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  • Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

    Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs
    When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own. Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
  • What's the buzz? Lehigh Valley Beekeepers create awareness on Saturday

    Honey practically runs through the veins of New Tripoli native Joe Zeller. At 95 years old, he has been beekeeping since 1953. He has spent the majority of his life involved with agriculture. "I was raised on a farm," says Zeller, a state...
  • The time to debate climate change is over

    The Morning Call recently published two letters to the editor that misinform the public and try to generally discredit broadly accepted climate science and specifically discredit climate scientist Michael Mann. Robert Bruce Matthews replayed a tired myth...
  • At least 53 killed in Nepal floods and mudslides

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Flash floods and mudslides following heavy rains have killed at least 53 people in Nepal over the past three days and cut off remote communities in the mountains, the government said on Saturday. The landslides and flooding were...
  • As governor's association chair, Christie building national presence

    TRENTON, N.J. — As Gov. Chris Christie travels the country to support Republicans running for governor, he also is charting a course that could bear on his ability to seek the party's nomination for president in 2016. Christie has traveled to 21...
  • Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change

    Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change
    Gov. Rick Scott spent the first part of August marketing himself as a champion of Florida's environment — and ran smack into the first wave of TV ads from a Super PAC labeling him an enemy of the environment. Not wanting to be seen on the wrong...
  • Pittsburgh Zoo at forefront of effort to bolster elephant population

    PITTSBURGH In the last decade in Africa, ivory poachers have eliminated some 70 percent of the wild elephant population. In zoos around the world, natural reproduction and artificial insemination are difficult. But at zoos in Austria and England, two...
  • Chutzpah always just around the corner

    One of the best definitions of chutzpah that I can find comes from our friends at Wikipedia. There, chutzpah is defined as "the quality of audacity, for good or bad." It adds, in Wikipedia's never-ending search for the truth, that the word comes from the...
  • Is this a lawn-watering day? In Seal Beach, you'll have to know

    Is this a lawn-watering day? In Seal Beach, you'll have to know
    In response to the statewide drought, Seal Beach City Council members Monday voted unanimously to implement increased restrictions on outdoor water use in the city. Residents will be restricted to watering their lawns three days a week. Homes with even-...
  • Conservationists to sue U.S. for denying protections for wolverines

    Conservationists to sue U.S. for denying protections for wolverines
    Conservationists said on Wednesday they will sue the Obama administration over its decision to deny federal protections for rare wolverines in the mountains of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. In a 60-day notice of intent to file the suit, a coalition of...
  • Too much yard watering can trigger fines in Laguna district

    Too much yard watering can trigger fines in Laguna district
    Laguna Beach County Water District customers may be fined for watering their yards more than three days a week after the district board voted unanimously Aug. 7 for stricter conservation measures. The district implemented voluntary conservation steps...