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  • Obama's strategy against Islamic State

    Remarks as Delivered: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL. As Commander-in-Chief, my highest...
  • Connecticut Shellfishers Demand New State Leasing Rules Be Revoked

    MILFORD – An angry group of Connecticut shellfishers demanded Wednesday that Gov. Dannel Malloy cancel a new state leasing policy they insist is so draconian that it will damage the state's lucrative clam and oyster industry. More than 50 fishermen...
  • Be patient with victims of domestic violence

    Be patient with victims of domestic violence
    Why did she stay? Why did she marry him? What did she do to provoke him? Those are some of the questions I’ve heard this week as the violent, videotaped encounter between Janay Palmer Rice and her husband, suspended NFL star Ray Rice, is debated...
  • Manchester Issues Water Conservation Alert

    MANCHESTER — The town water department issued a conservation alert Wednesday as reservoir levels fell to 80 percent of capacity. Residents are asked to save water by taking shorter showers, running washing machines and dishwashers only with full...
  • Urban 'evolution' turns fresh-water streams salty

    Urban 'evolution' turns fresh-water streams salty
    If current trends continue, Marylanders may not have to go "down-y oshun" in future to dip their toes in salt water. Thanks to liberal de-icing of our roads in winter and chronic sewage leaks, salinity levels are rising in Baltimore area streams  - with...
  • Reading is fundamental: Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation to provide helpful life skills at annual conference

    The Dragonfly Darlings, an auxiliary group of the Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation (RLSARF), will host their fourth annual "Women's Conference" Oct. 18. This year's theme is Education: Going Beyond the 3 R's. RLSARF provides support and...
  • University of California task force won't support divesting fossil-fuel holding

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A University of California panel announced recommendations on Wednesday to combat climate change and make the university more sustainable, but declined to endorse shedding its fossil fuel holdings from its $91 billion invesment...
  • Bethlehem Area School District maps out road to excellence

    The Bethlehem Area School District curriculum is motoring along with changes and updates to what district officials call "Roadmap 2.0 to Educational Excellence – One Child at a Time." During Monday night's Board Curriculum Committee meeting, Dr....
  • Prairie chickens coming home to roost downstate

    Prairie chickens coming home to roost downstate
    This may be remembered as the Year of the Prairie Chicken. A project to replenish Illinois' prairie chicken population is going well so far, conservationists say, despite being pulled into the political fray earlier this summer. The three-year effort to...
  • Goodell says his job not on the line

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3 with NOW calling for resignation Goodell says his job not on the line NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who has come under nationwide criticism for his handling of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice...
  • Californians cut water use 7.5% in July as drought continues

    Californians cut water use 7.5% in July as drought continues
    Californians have shown a quick about-face and have started cutting back on water usage in urban areas, the State Water Resources Control Board announced Tuesday. Using water production as an indicator of urban use, the board reported a 7.5% reduction...