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  • Easily cash in on BOGOs, rebates on toilets

    Easily cash in on BOGOs, rebates on toilets
    What's better than a BOGO? Free. South Florida-based JustBOGOS.com, a website that alerts super savers to buy-one-get-one free sales at area grocery stores, is no longer charging a membership fee. When I first wrote about the helpful new website...
  • On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended

    On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended
    On a midwinter afternoon, William "Billy" J. Lednum steered the Kristin Marie into the Knapps Narrows, a channel that separates Tilghman Island from the rest of the Eastern Shore. It was 35 degrees and gusty, but Lednum, a "waterman cowboy" who has won...
  • EXCHANGE: Nippersink Creek restoration to address flooding

    Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream's banks cut straight down to its bed. The roots of the prairie grasses were the only thing that kept the dirt from tumbling into the creek. But eventually the roots will...
  • Valley beverage industry gives business a reason to toast

    Valley beverage industry gives business a reason to toast
    Owners of beverage companies large and small are gulping down what the Lehigh Valley offers as a prime business location. In a report released today, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. says the Valley has 20 beverage manufacturing companies,...
  • Hawaii takes campaign against waterfall trespassers online

    The managers of Hawaii's state parks are turning to social media to counter online photos and statements encouraging people to visit a waterfall where a landslide killed eight people more than 15 years ago. Signs warning people not to enter and...
  • Foundation gives W.Va. agency grant for elk restoration

    The Division of Natural Resources has received a $50,000 grant to support its effort to restore elk in West Virginia. The Charleston Daily Mail (http://bit.ly/17MCJcq ) reports that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation presented the grant to the DNR on...
  • 14 charges for two men accused of Elizabeth River fish poaching

    14 charges for two men accused of Elizabeth River fish poaching
    Two men are facing multiple charges, possibly felonies, and action by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission after officers discovered hundreds of poached protected fish over the weekend. Marine police have filed 14 misdemeanorĀ charges, and additional...
  • Tests show gray wolf killed in Utah was first 1 spotted near Grand Canyon in decades

    A gray wolf that was shot by a hunter in Utah was the same one spotted in the Grand Canyon area last year, federal wildlife officials said Wednesday. The 3-year-old female wolf — named "Echo" in a nationwide student contest — captured the...
  • High levels of benzene found in fracking waste water

    High levels of benzene found in fracking waste water
    Hoping to better understand the health effects of oil fracking, the state in 2013 ordered oil companies to test the chemical-laden waste water extracted from wells. Data culled from the first year of those tests found significant concentrations of the...
  • Let's get Amendment 1 spending right: My Word

    Let's get Amendment 1 spending right: My Word
    While Florida's political leaders differ on many key issues, all agree on protecting Florida's environment. More than 2.5 million acres have been protected in the three decades since Govs. Bob Martinez and Jeb Bush created the land-buying programs...
  • President Barack Obama's budget is mixed for Chesapeake Bay

    Funding for the Chesapeake Bay watershed is a mixed bag under President Barack Obama's proposed $4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2016. On the one hand, nonprofits and state leaders are applauding nearly $38 million proposed for conservation projects...