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  • It's time to prioritize intervention programs for at-risk youth [Commentary]

    It's time to prioritize intervention programs for at-risk youth [Commentary]
    The number of young people arrested and brought to the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) is down drastically over the past 10 years. Fewer juveniles are being placed in secure detention facilities, and plans for construction of a new juvenile...
  • Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies

    Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies
    The scene captured on video by a onetime aspiring filmmaker had neither actors nor dialogue, but it spoke volumes: A stream of water from a leaking sprinkler pooled on the ground, creating a miniature marsh. Above the glistening pond, silver block...
  • It's rewarding to warm up to reptiles: My Word

    I confess a nerd's love for those leviathans with pin heads, leathery skin and peg teeth that would have shook city blocks (had such existed) when they walked, like the Titanosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani, recently dug up in Patagonia. Most herp fans would...
  • Environmental Group Endorses Malloy for Governor

    Environmental Group Endorses Malloy for Governor
    HARTFORD – The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters has, for the first time in its history, made an endorsement in a gubernatorial campaign and its choice of candidate is the Democratic incumbent, Dannel Malloy. "We believe Gov. Malloy has...
  • Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015

     Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015
    Prospects are on the rise, construction has started at Wrigley Field and there's plenty of money to spend on pitching. "Now comes the interesting part, where we have to convert to winning," President Theo Epstein said Tuesday after reinforcing that...
  • Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?

    Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?
    When it comes to cutting carbon, what's old, it seems, is new again. Exelon Corp. executives are using terms like "cap and trade" and "carbon tax" in describing how they think Illinois should lower its carbon footprint in anticipation of the...
  • For Eric Frein search, state expands no-hunt area to Delaware State Forest

    Pennsylvania officials Wednesday night closed part of Delaware State Forest to hunters and hikers in the areas of Monroe and Pike counties where state police are searching for shooting suspect Eric Frein. The announcement by the state Department of...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 10/02/14

    Today's Birthday (10/02/14). Expansion and growth comes through group participation this year. Express yourself and serve others with creativity. Craft a masterpiece. Changes with a partnership (especially after 10/8) lead to new and profitable...
  • McAuliffe's energy plans sticks with "all of the above"

    McAuliffe's energy plans sticks with "all of the above"
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new energy plan sticks to the "all of the above" strategy he's been espousing, with support for traditional energy sources in concert with a push toward renewables and a focus on the energy sector as a jobs-creating tool. For...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: By age 75 you may be old and in the way

    Normally, no one would care that in a recent Atlantic essay — "Why I hope to die at 75" — Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, 57, argued that living to be 75 years old was long enough for anyone. After 75, Emanuel suggests, "We are no longer remembered as...
  • Resources and support in Connecticut for people with Celiac disease

    October is Celiac Awareness Month, and studies show that Celiac disease is on the rise – there are four times as many cases, according to one 2009 study, than there were 50 years ago. The disease affects the small intestine, which is damaged by...