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  • 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-...
  • Race pits Webster's experience vs. McKenna's energy

    Race pits Webster's experience vs. McKenna's energy
    U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, with 34 years of experience as a lawmaker representing Central Florida, faces Democratic newcomer and former Navy serviceman Michael McKenna, who thinks Washington needs fresh energy, especially for military matters. Webster,...
  • Are Central American kids 'refugees'?

    RICHMOND, Va. Asein Ta wasn't yet a teenager when he left his native Myanmar (also known as Burma) and followed his uncle, who hobbled on one leg, on a treacherous three-day journey across mountains and into one of Thailand's largest refugee camps. "He...
  • Liz Reyer: Build consensus on goals for a group's success

    Q: I'm heading a company task force to introduce some wellness programs. My concern is that people will pursue their special interests instead of looking at our overall needs, and also that it'll be hard to meet the needs of people at our satellite...
  • Study shows exit screening vital to halting global Ebola spread

    LONDON (Reuters) - Three Ebola-infected travelers a month would be expected to get on international flights from the West African countries suffering epidemics of the deadly virus if there were no effective exit screening, scientists said on Tuesday. The...
  • In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink

    In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink
    Warmer air and water temperatures, combined with overseas tropical storms, delivered an ecologically desirable but olfactory disagreeable gift to the shores of Laguna Beach this summer: copious amounts of kelp. City officials and environmentalists say...
  • The good news about offshore oil rigs

    Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and UC Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea life. In a 15-year study,...
  • Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond

    Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond
    The scene shows a fair woman with red curls being abducted on a chariot by a determined, bearded figure. It's not a movie or TV show but an ancient mosaic that tells the story of the Greek goddess Persephone, kidnapped by Pluto and dragged against her...
  • Report: Improving Neighborhood Schools A Top Priority For Hartford

    Report: Improving Neighborhood Schools A Top Priority For Hartford
    HARTFORD — Improving the city's neighborhood schools and marshaling more help for students who are learning English or have disabilities should be among the top priorities for the school system in the coming years, according to a district report...