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  • Medicaid ADHD treatment under scrutiny

    ATLANTA � Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, affects one in seven school-age children in the U.S., and from 2003 to 2011 the number of children diagnosed with the condition rose by more than 40 percent. Doctors have considerable...
  • John M. Crisp: Two pundits point toward a Mideast inevitability

    At the end of September, two adjacent columns on the New York Times website pointed toward an inescapable conclusion, expressed in the last two sentences of the second column, which we will get to in a moment. The first column is by Thomas Friedman,...
  • Fish kill delays opening of Tuma Lake

    Fish kill delays opening of Tuma Lake
    Opening Tuma Lake in Willow Springs, planned for this fall, may be delayed as long as two years to restock fish killed off by the harsh winter. Fish had been put in the lake over the past two to three years, said Steve Silic, fisheries biologist with...
  • Gather your family stories: It's a gift for generations

    It's not even mid-October, but these days Halloween seems to begin in August, and Christmas starts soon after. Thanksgiving is in danger of become "the day before Black Friday." Before too long, some well-meaning soul will ask me that perennial...
  • Walktober event held at Robbins Preserve

    More than 30 people gathered at the trail head of the Robbins Preserve in Thompson for a Walktober event on Oct. 12. They were given a guided tour of the 128-acre Wyndham Land Trust property by WLT board member and land manager Andy Rzeznikiewicz. The...
  • Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents

    Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents
    On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets. The explosion echoed another — just six months...
  • Eustis commissioners should stop fighting Trout Lake Nature Center

    Eustis commissioners should stop fighting Trout Lake Nature Center
    Trout Lake Nature Center refused to knuckle under and absorb the low blow when Eustis city commissioners moved to rezone city-owned land around the environmental gem to allow for various uses from group homes to restaurants to day-care centers. Instead,...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness
    Virginia is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group, which will be responsible for coordinating resources and personnel, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday in a...
  • DP Buzz: Same-sex adoption

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • EPA's clean-power rules loom over next governor

    EPA's clean-power rules loom over next governor
    TALLAHASSEE — The guys who want your vote for governor have both made themselves out to be friends of Florida green spaces, waters and environmentally threatened ecosystems. But there's one major environmental issue neither Gov. Rick Scott or former...
  • More California gardeners go native

    Landscaping with California native plants has probably never been more compelling than it is today, when gardeners throughout Southern California are taking drastic measures to keep their yards looking green or, at the very least, alive. "Natives are...