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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spending for 2016 federal budget sparks lawmakers' quarrel

    Democrats and Republicans quarreled Wednesday over spending levels for domestic agencies as well as policy provisions on clean water rules and guns on federal lands as they kicked off action on more than $1 trillion worth of spending bills for the next...
  • Bundy hosting 'liberty' camp-in to mark Nevada standoff date

    A year since a tense standoff between a Nevada rancher's armed supporters and federal land managers, Cliven Bundy's cattle still roam public lands, more than $1.1 million worth of grazing fees have yet to be paid and Bundy has become a tea party celebrity...
  • Ted Cruz encounters former Cliven Bundy security chief on the campaign trail

    On Sunday afternoon, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz spoke and met voters at what was billed as a "VIP reception" at a state representative's home. One of the people who got to talk to the senator was Jerry DeLemus, a 60-year-old former Marine and conservative...
  • Renovation plans are stuck in park

    Renovation plans are stuck in park
    It's not going to happen this year or next, and it may not ever take place. But on a table in the office of Rob Gunther, Park Forest's recreation and parks director, is a mind-boggling concept sketch of what the village's Somonauk Park could become. The...
  • Obama to visit Everglades on Wednesday, highlight climate change threat

    MIAMI In his first ever visit to Florida's Everglades on Wednesday Earth Day President Barack Obama hopes to connect climate change impacts already unfolding in the imperiled wetland to wider risks across the nation. Obama plans to tour the Everglades,...
  • Idaho officials approve plan to protect sage grouse habitat

    Idaho officials approved a plan Tuesday to protect habitat for greater sage grouse on state endowment lands as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and four other statewide...
  • Judge tosses Wyoming lawsuit seeking more horse roundups

    A federal judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Wyoming officials that sought to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to promptly round up several overpopulated wild horse herds in the western part of the state. The BLM isn't required by law to...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Celebration of Life COLCHESTER - There will be a Celebration of Life for former Culinary Arts teacher Donna Kaik at Bacon Academy, 611 Norwich Ave., on Saturday, April 25, at 1 p.m. All family, friends and members of the community are welcome to join...