| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Under the new medical marijuana law, five Florida nurseries will be allowed to grow cannabis. But one very big question remains: How will they get the ganja in the first place?
In the federal government's eyes, marijuana remains a Schedule I...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, July 4:
When did the concept of "freedom" become conflated with "selfishness"?
We started wondering about this back in April, when Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was burning through...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Florida received $2 million of federal land conservation money on Tuesday to help protect wilderness areas, create parks and shelter public spaces from urban development while preserving the natural environment.
The announcement came in advance of a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The leader of an armed militia mobilizing to deploy along the Southwest border has drawn criticism for a YouTube video in which he appears to advise members to confront and intimidate those caught crossing the border illegally.
"You see an illegal....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The tense face-off over a Nevada rancher’s right to graze his cattle on federal land has spilled over into a public squabble after the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie issued conflicting statements over their lack of...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:11 AM
In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today.
It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Continuing the Obama administration's effort to launch a U.S. offshore wind energy industry, federal officials announced Wednesday that they will auction off the rights next month to build huge turbines off Maryland's coast.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:35 AM
MANCHESTER — The local land trust has offered to watch over and maintain a town-owned cabin on Upper Case Pond that has been a frequent target of vandals.
"The Land Trust proposes working with a tenant-caretaker, who would live at the cabin and...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Two scouts with Manchester Boy Scout Troop 25 have been made Eagle Scouts after completing their community service projects.
Justin Pedneault and Jeff Michaud, both of Manchester, joined the ranks of 400 or so other Troop 25 Boy Scouts who have reached...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:04 PM
We have Obamacare, the Benghazi cover-up, the Veterans Affairs health care scandal, Common Core, Bowe Bergdahl, a huge influx of illegal immigrants, $17 trillion in debt, IRS targeting of political groups and lost emails, federal land grabs, no Keystone...
| Jun 23, 2014
The city plans to allocate more than $42 million to improve parts of the West Loop included in its proposed Fulton Market Innovation District, a plan being pushed by the mayor as a way to encourage yet corral the neighborhood's explosive growth.