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  • Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word

    Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word
    In November, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 1, Water and Land Conservation, with 75 percent of the vote. The purpose of Amendment 1 is to restore funding for Florida Forever, the country's premier conservation, water-supply protection, and recreation lands-acquisition program. Amendment 1 was forged by Florida citizens as a result of drastic cuts to Florida Forever in 2009 by the Florida Legislature.
  • Vietnamese immigrants mark Black April anniversary

    Vietnamese immigrants mark Black April anniversary
    Under a soft rain, a balladeer stepped on the flag-decked stage, singing of lost lives, lost loves. "Forty years later, we will never forget, ladies and gentlemen," an emcee intoned as the crowd at a high school football stadium clapped. The...

    Ryland Homes seeks to move into Matteson, with rentals

    Ryland Homes seeks to move into Matteson, with rentals
    As one of the nation's largest homebuilders, Ryland Homes sold more than 7,600 homes in 17 states last year. Now it wants to become a landlord, in south suburban Matteson. The company is under contract to purchase 130 acres in an unfinished...

    Long-coveted Va. property purchased with US funds

    The U.S. Forest Service has acquired 317 acres in Nelson County long-coveted for its scenic view from the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1Gpvhnj) reports that the acquisition was made with $760,000 from the federal Land and Water...

    Seattle building tops its green goals, makes energy to spare

    SEATTLE When the Bullitt Center opened in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood two years ago, the six-story office building was hailed as one of the greenest on the planet. Now, Bullitt has the data to prove it. Last year, the building generated 60...