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  • Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence

    Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence
    On Friday, two men with a fondness for Maryland's Tilghman Island will gather for a hearing in a wood-paneled federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore. Seated at the bench will be Judge Richard D. Bennett, who has a painting of the Knapps Narrows channel...
  • Commercial fishing is regulated

    Commercial fishing is regulated
    Here's some things readers of The Sun should know about commercial fishing ("Rockfish poaching: It's more than just a few fish," Feb. 24). It is against the law to use gill nets in seven states: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island,...
  • Aurora showcases sustainability efforts at conference

    Aurora showcases sustainability efforts at conference
    The 130 rain gardens the city of Aurora has planted at 17 intersections are a symbol, city officials said, of Aurora's commitment to being green. Aurora officials showcased the city's projects during a conference, Green Town Aurora-Fox Valley, geared...
  • Drop in oil prices leaves roughnecks at loose ends

    DALLAS The drive from Ken Mercer's home in Tennessee to the oil fields of western North Dakota takes 20 hours if you drive straight through. Every month, Mercer, an Army veteran who served in Iraq, would make the trip as part of his two-weeks-on, two-...
  • J.C. Penney and Gap are big market movers

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE J.C. Penney Co., down 62 cents to $8.50 The department store operator reported a surprise fourth-quarter loss amid increasing...
  • New California water legislation might be on tap

    WASHINGTON California water legislation is starting to trickle across Capitol Hill. One newly introduced bill would speed approval of Sites Reservoir in the Sacramento Valley. Another would help restore San Francisco Bay habitat. More targeted bills...
  • Keystone deserves approval on merits: Their Take

    Keystone deserves approval on merits: Their Take
    Keystone veto President Barack Obama last week vetoed legislation that would have greenlighted the Keystone XL pipeline, linking Canadian oil sands to the U.S. Gulf Coast.… Someday, we hope, the pipeline will be built. But that day won't come...
  • South Korea renews license of 2nd-oldest nuclear plant

    The South Korean nuclear regulator said Friday it renewed the operating license of the country's second-oldest nuclear power plant until 2022, overriding the objections of residents and anti-nuclear groups. The Nuclear Safety and Security Commission said...
  • Western Md. should resist siren call of fracking

    Western Md. should resist siren call of fracking
    I personally overheard a federal supervisor during the construction of the United States Penitentiary, Hazelton in West Virginia laugh about "pulling the wool over the residents' eyes with the promise of jobs." Most workers were imported and residents got...
  • Yes: Policy holds back economy: Front Burner

    Yes: Policy holds back economy: Front Burner
    The United States is now a world leader in oil and natural gas production. So why are we still operating under a crude export ban dating from the '70s? The policy originated in a climate of oil embargoes, price spikes and long lines at the gas station....
  • State Senate panel launches inquiry into PUC's oversight of utilities

    State Senate panel launches inquiry into PUC's oversight of utilities
    Already under investigation by state and federal law enforcement officials, cozy relations between the Public Utility Commission and the state's investor-owned electricity and natural gas companies are getting more attention in Sacramento. The state...