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  • 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...
  • West Africa pleads for faster help to fight Ebola virus

    WASHINGTON The presidents of three West African nations pleaded Thursday for much faster help from the world in battling a deadly Ebola outbreak that's killed nearly 3,000 people and might infect more than a million others in the coming months as the...
  • Crist and Scott should be talking about climate change

    Crist and Scott should be talking  about climate change
        Our two gubernatorial candidates have spent most of their time and countless millions slinging mud at each other the past months. We hear a lot about how Charlie Crist supposedly was taking his marching orders from Ponzi schemer Scott...
  • With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects

    With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects
    Tom Starrs grew up in Baltimore County, but even into his early 20s, he routinely passed Jones Falls without knowing it was there. Orioles and Colts games had been staples of Starrs' youth, as were stops at the old Windy Valley General Store in...
  • Has World War III begun? [Commentary]

    Has World War III begun? [Commentary]
    While recently commemorating the World War I centenary at an Italian military cemetery, Pope Francis declared: "Even today, after the second failure of another world war, perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres,...
  • West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes

    West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes
    Naturally occurring changes in winds, not human-caused climate change, are responsible for most of the warming on land and in the sea along the West Coast of North America over the last century, a study has found. The analysis challenges assumptions...
  • Duvall named president of Virginia Natural Gas

    Atlanta-based AGL Resources promoted Robert Duvall to president of its subsidiary Virginia Natural Gas.  He replaces the late Jodi S. Gidley, who was president for seven years before she died unexpectedly on July 31. Duvall has served as vice...
  • TV dwells on disaster in covering climate science: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Television news tends to focus on disasters such as droughts or floods in covering scientific findings about climate change, an approach that may exaggerate pessimism about the subject, according to a new study. The review of coverage by...
  • Sun neglects climate march [Letter]

    Sun neglects climate march [Letter]
    On Sunday, more than 300,000 people marched in New York to call for nations throughout the world to address climate change and decrease dependence on fossil fuels ("Marylanders join climate change march in N.Y.C.," Sept. 22). The local and national...
  • About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The...
  • Delaware, Lehigh, Kittatinny Ridge conservation efforts to be highlighted

    Conservation of our land, water and animal resources should be a primary goal of every hunter, trapper, angler, hiker, birder and other outdoor enthusiasts. In Monday's editions of The Morning Call, the Cryptoquotes features this gem from Aldo Leopold,...