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  • Matt Cartwright: A prescription for moving America to a better future

    Matt Cartwright: A prescription for moving America to a better future
    I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to serve the people of the 17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. I would like to continue my work to create jobs, grow our economy, protect the environment, and support veterans and seniors. While in...
  • Could desalination solve California's water problem?

    CARLSBAD, Calif. Along this patch of the Pacific Ocean, welders and pipefitters nearly outnumber the surfers and sunbathers. Within sight of the crashing waves, the laborers are assembling what some hope will make water scarcity a thing of the past. They...
  • Little-known panel set to approve key fracking rules

    Little-known panel set to approve key fracking rules
    After more than two years of hearings, protests and public outcry, the fate of hydraulic fracturing in Illinois comes down to a meeting Thursday of an obscure, stodgy and largely unwatched committee called the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules....
  • Drought: Beverly Hills is big water user; East L.A. is the lowest

    Drought: Beverly Hills is big water user; East L.A. is the lowest
    Californians continued to use less water in September, but the reductions were more modest than in the summer months, and water use varied greatly by community, officials said Tuesday. This marked the first time that state officials released data on...
  • In California, water use is all over the map

    In posh parts of northern San Diego County, residents on average used more than 580 gallons of water a day in September. During the same month, Angelenos in less-affluent East L.A. used an average of 48 gallons a day, according to data that state water...
  • Low expectations don't deter Northeastern Minnesota deer hunters

    Amid a sea of bucks-only deer permit areas across Northeastern Minnesota, an island of optimism remains. It's permit area 182 surrounding Duluth and extending halfway to Two Harbors. There, in this "intensive harvest" area, hunters still are allowed to...
  • School reform, immigration, and conservation funds: Letters

    School reform, immigration, and conservation funds: Letters
    Granted, it is difficult to capture nuances in a brief news article about a candidates night. Be that as it may, the account of an Orange County political event gave the unfortunate impression that "testing, accountability and choice" form an unholy...
  • Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water

    Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water
    Florida voters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation

    Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation
    Floridavoters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • State Fire Marshal investigating hay barn fire in Elkton

    State Fire Marshal investigating hay barn fire in Elkton
    The State Fire Marshal's office is continuing its investigation of a fire at hay barns in the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Elkton. The fire reportedly destroyed about $200,000 worth of hay and was still smoldering Sunday, said Bruce...
  • Virginia Marine Police crack down on oyster violations, poaching

    Virginia Marine Police crack down on oyster violations, poaching
    They say it's a lot like a cat and mouse game. Out on the choppy waters of the James River one recent morning, Virginia Marine Police watched and waited for watermen to make their way out to the oyster beds. Their job: Catch people violating...