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  • Disney finds ways to stretch days

    Disney finds ways to stretch days
    Ordinarily, we would send up a flare to signal that the final weekend of Harambe Nights is upon us. The limited-time event at Disney's Animal Kingdom includes an after-dark street party that's preceded by "The Lion King: Concert in the Wild" stage show....
  • Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley

    Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley
    MIDDLETOWN — Two funds have recently awarded grants in the name of environmentalist and advocate Katchen Coley, who died last year. The Katchen Coley Society has awarded seven grants to clients and programs of the Connection, Inc., and is...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters

    Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters
    This is one birthday cake guaranteed to please. It's huge, shaped like a zebra, complete with the distinctive stripes. Only this cake was made to please a lion cub rather than a human child so it was fashioned from raw meat. Welcome to the state-of-the-...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: 5 tips for traveling to new Antarctica

    SeaWorld Orlando: 5 tips for traveling to new Antarctica
    The grand opening of SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica - Empire of the Penguin isn't until Friday morning, but here are five tips to help guide through the theme park's largest expansion. The Antarctica area includes a dark ride, an eatery, a gift shop and...
  • SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome

    SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome
    SeaWorld Orlando's newest attraction turns the planet on its side. Just look at the globe at the entrance: The South Pole is at the equator with a "You are here" designation. And there are glacial reefs standing right here in sunny Central Florida, next...
  • Sonoma County redwood forest spared from conversion into vineyards

    Sonoma County redwood forest spared from conversion into vineyards
    A public-private partnership led by the Conservation Fund has bought nearly 20,000 acres of coastal redwood and fir forest in Sonoma County, sparing the Northern California haven for endangered Coho salmon and threatened northern spotted owls from...
  • Further deep budget cuts will hurt economy, Interior secretary says

    Further deep budget cuts will hurt economy, Interior secretary says
    WASHINGTON -- Officials from the Obama administration are taking their case against proposed deep budget cuts advancing in Congress to the public, warning that they would hurt the economy and inhibit the government’s ability to enforce popular laws....
  • Busch Gardens: Baby zebra joins herd

    Busch Gardens: Baby zebra joins herd
    A zebra was born on the Serengeti Plain of Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa this week. The baby, an endangered Grevy's zebra, was born to 13-year-old Brooke. It's her fifth foal and the first offspring of the father, who is called Two Step. The newborn...
  • Our Laguna: Preserving wilderness is ongoing battle

    Our Laguna: Preserving wilderness is ongoing battle
    Laguna Coast Wilderness Park is Laguna's frontyard. That's what people see when they head into town on Laguna Canyon Road. Locals can take pride in the preservation of the 7,000 acres of wilderness they helped preserve, one of the gems of the South...
  • Interior secretary says Obama may bypass Congress on monuments

    Interior secretary says Obama may bypass Congress on monuments
    SAN FRANCISCO — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will recommend that President Obama act alone if necessary to create new national monuments and sidestep a gridlocked Congress that has failed to address dozens of public lands bills. Jewell...
  • Bank fined, hurricane damaged car sales and mishandled state grant

     
    In clearing off my desk today to start the new year, I came across several noteworthy items that got lost in the holiday rush. I didn't get a chance to write about them before I cleared out for a week,......