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  • Sugar makers fend off import threat

    WASHINGTON The North American Free Trade Agreement, better known as NAFTA, was supposed to open the door to the U.S. sugar market for Mexico. But as the Mexicans tried to step inside, America's sugar producers including Minnesota's nation-leading sugar...
  • Wellness Way Sector Plan is a bad idea

    Be proud, south Lake County! On Tuesday, you'll be getting a taste of the best government money can buy. If county commissioners play the good little stooges they're supposed to and vote for a development plan coming before them, residents can count...
  • JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces

     JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces
    When a company that manages 3 billion square feet of real estate decides to make over its headquarters, it's only natural to expect some angst about which workplace trends to follow — let alone set. Such is the physician-heal-thyself task...
  • LaSalle Network ranks high among small companies

     LaSalle Network ranks high among small companies
    It began as a single clap. And then a series of claps, reverberating through the downtown office of LaSalle Network, until everyone surrounded Kasey Shafer. "Happy birthday, dear Kasey," they sang, although it was not her actual birthday. It was her...
  • 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...
  • Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet

    Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet
    In a blunt letter to Congress, nearly 100 retired Navy and Marine Corps leaders on Wednesday warned of dire consequences to the U.S. fleet unless Congress pumps billions of additional dollars into shipbuilding, repair and maintenance. The letter comes...
  • New allergy policy restricts outside food at elementary schools

    The Gloucester County School Board approved a policy on Nov. 11 that restricts bringing any outside food for sharing into the division’s elementary school classrooms. The policy, according to Shirley Chirch, the division’s environmental...
  • Australia falling behind in U.N. land protection target: WWF

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is falling to do its part to meet a U.N. target to expand protected areas, an environmental group said on Thursday, despite U.N. optimism about global progress so far. The plan is to protect 17 percent of the world's land...
  • Appalachia gathers dissent to gas pipeline bound for eastern NC

    WAYNESBORO, Va. Fred Powell was born under the misty mountain ridges that hug southwest Virginia, beneath the Appalachian Trail and where Shenandoah National Park's Skyline Drive turns into the Blue Ridge Parkway, in a farmhouse his great-great-...
  • From Barcelona, a global call for energy-efficient buildings

    BARCELONA, Spain In this Mediterranean port city where Antoni Gaudi's surreal architectural masterpieces have forever altered the skyline and raised expectations, an international gathering of sustainable building experts has plotted changes to the world'...
  • 4 Kansas laboratories work on ending famine

    MANHATTAN, Kan. Can a wasp feed the world? It can help. If its larvae are nurtured near millet fields where a devastating moth steals harvests from the field, they can grow to become predators that destroy the pests and save a crop. And that might put...