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  • Status of park projects uncertain after Rauner grant freeze

    Status of park projects uncertain after Rauner grant freeze
    South Elgin has wanted to revamp a park near the Fox River since 2011. Word that it would receive a $400,000 state grant to help with the $1.1 million price tag led to breaking ground on the project in September. The Des Plaines Park District was told...
  • Efforts seek to improve fish habitat in northern Michigan

    Efforts are taking place to improve the habitat for fish in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The state Department of Natural Resources plans to assist Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County with placing fish crib structures in the Michigamme Reservoir on Saturday....
  • Don Cunningham: Lehigh Valley is the beverage capital of Pennsylvania

    Don Cunningham: Lehigh Valley is the beverage capital of Pennsylvania
    It's hard to imagine now but picture this. It's a hot summer day, you got the kids packed in the car and you're driving down to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a week at the beach. Far from home. Leaving the Lehigh Valley behind. You pull into a...
  • Joseph E. Brake: Pride drives success at Coca-Cola

    Joseph E. Brake: Pride drives success at Coca-Cola
    When discussing the advantages of doing business in the Lehigh Valley, you often hear many theories about the benefits of relocating to the area. The Valley is near several of the largest markets in the United States and is situated within a one-day drive...
  • Guest column: Join in the preservation of Indiana's wildlife

    Among the highest priorities of the Izaak Walton League of America is the conservation of the nation's wildlife and its rare and endangered species. The State of Indiana has two programs that allow you to be an active participant in their conservation....
  • Tilghman watermen charged with oyster violations

     Tilghman watermen charged with oyster violations
    Three Tilghman Island watermen were charged with using illegal oyster harvesting equipment in Broad Creek, a tributary of the Choptank River on the Eastern Shore, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. Kevin Steven Tarleton Sr., 45, Steven...
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Wisconsin State Journal, March 10 Wait for facts, then search for answers in fatal shooting What exactly happened when Madison police Officer Matt Kenny entered an upstairs apartment Friday evening on the city's Near East Side before shooting 19-year-...
  • Hope on fallowed fields

    MENDOTA, Calif. In this region that calls itself "The Cantaloupe Center of the World," vast fields that once annually yielded millions of melons lie fallow. And, for some farmers, planting tomatoes and other traditional row crops may now constitute acts...
  • Agencies admit failing to protect water sources from fuel pollution

     Agencies admit failing to protect water sources from fuel pollution
    The agencies charged with overseeing oil production and protecting California's ever-dwindling water sources from the industry's pollution all fell down on the job, one state official told a panel of peeved lawmakers Tuesday. During a testy two-hour...
  • California senators focus on oil industry, drinking water

    California's top regulators on Tuesday acknowledged lax oversight by the state had allowed oil-and-gas industry contamination of protected water aquifers and other threats to public safety, and they pledged to intensify protection of water sources and...
  • Lawmakers grill state oil regulators on oversight failures

    Lawmakers grill state oil regulators on oversight failures
    On Tuesday, state lawmakers took their turn lambasting California's beleaguered oil and gas agency at a hearing in which senators called the agency's historic practices corrupt, inept and woefully mismanaged. For two hours, legislators grilled the...