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  • The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, Episcopal rector

    The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, Episcopal rector
    The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, a retired Episcopal rector who had been associated with churches in Maryland, Virginia and Wyoming, and was an ardent conservationist and outdoorsman, died Aug. 1 of complications from Parkinson's disease at the Fairhaven...
  • Climate change to cut South Asia's growth 9 percent by 2100: ADB

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Climate change will cut South Asia's growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday. The region is home to a fifth of...
  • L.A. takes gentle approach to conserving water during drought

     L.A. takes gentle approach to conserving water during drought
    For all the tough talk about cracking down on water wasters, Los Angeles and other California cities are choosing gentle coaxing over costly fines. Los Angeles officials announced Monday that they are beefing up their water-wasting patrols but will keep...
  • Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus

     Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus
    On the day a new partnership for its pharmacy school was announced, Roosevelt University also laid out a plan to eliminate virtually everything else at its Schaumburg campus. In a letter Monday, the university's president Chuck Middleton said...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Nonprofit Collaborative Receives Incentive Grant

    Governor Malloy has announced that the Corporation for Independent Living (CIL) and Connecticut Association of Nonprofits (CT Nonprofits) are recipients of a $1.5 million Nonprofit Collaborative Incentive Grant for the development of the CT Nonprofit...
  • Factbox: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes

    Aug 20 (Reuters) - - JULY 29-30 FOMC: Minutes released on Aug. 20: "The data received since the staff prepared its forecast for the June FOMC meeting suggested that real GDP growth was even weaker in the first half of the year than had been anticipated....
  • Ice bucket challenge stirs controversy in drought-plagued California

    The simple act of dumping ice water onto one’s head has turned into one of the most viral feel-good campaigns of 2014.   More than 2 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos featuring tech giants such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...
  • Michael Mann has been unfairly criticized

    There have been a number of recent letters to the editor regarding attempts to silence scientists. I believe the best example of these efforts is Michael Mann. For years, the prominent professor of meteorology at Penn State has had to fend off efforts...
  • Google Android TV could change the streaming player

    GamerHub.tv The arrival of Google's Android TV platform, which runs on Nvidia Tegra K1 technology, could well disrupt the landscape for streaming media players now dominated by Roku and Apple TV, potentially roiling a rapidly expanding market that...
  • FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County

    FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County
     UPDATE: The Federal  Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that the  the digital maps of the preliminary Palm Beach County flood zone were mailed the day after the paper maps were mailed. "The county and communities are free to post them on their...
  • Experimental Ebola drug 'exhausted,' as experts debate ethical use

    As U.S. medical experts raised concerns Tuesday about the use of experimental drugs to treat the Ebola virus, makers of the unapproved medication ZMapp said their supply has been "exhausted." In a statement published online late Monday, Mapp...