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  • Upside down at the gas pump

    Global crude oil prices have been falling in recent weeks, bringing relief to motorists at the pump — and angst to members of OPEC. The oil cartel still controls most of the world's oil reserves. But it lacks the market power it once wielded....
  • Seattle chef's new 'A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus' celebrates seasons; dinner at L&E Sunday

    Seattle chef's new 'A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus' celebrates seasons; dinner at L&E Sunday
    I’m sitting outside with a glass of rose getting very hungry leafing through Seattle chef Renee Erickson’s new cookbook "A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus." Whenever I go to Seattle, I have to stop in at one of her restaurants — Boat Street...
  • Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water

    Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water
    Is it surprising that opponents of Amendment 1 are hard to find? Nearly 1 million people signed petitions to place the Water and Land Conservation Amendment on Florida's Nov. 4 ballot. The Florida Supreme Court approved its wording, and the state's...
  • Dan Peterson: Here's why Amendment 1 should be voted down

    Dan Peterson: Here's why Amendment 1 should be voted down
    Protecting water and land resources is worthy and should be embraced by every Floridian. However, Amendment 1 is a special-interest proposal mandating an $18 billion raid on documentary-stamp revenues for the next 20 years. Red flags should fly for anyone...
  • Should voters OK Amendment 1?: Front Burner

    Should voters OK Amendment 1?: Front Burner
    Should Florida's constitution set a minimum level of spending each year for water and land conservation? That's a question voters will settle by approving or rejecting Amendment 1. Almost 1 million Florida voters signed petitions to secure a spot for...
  • Weeds, herbicides, food and humans

    To the editor: Your editorial comparing antibiotic resistance in animals to herbicide resistance in weeds misrepresents a very old problem. ("Escalating the weed wars," Editorial, Sept. 29) Most of the advances on the horizon that you think should be...
  • Going to Cape for 'Gone Girl' premiere? Don't miss these 5 SE Missouri attractions

    If you've seen the "Gone Girl" movie trailers, you've already glimpsed some sights around Cape Girardeau, Mo. A recent one has a great shot of the Mississippi River bridge. The first-released trailers closed with a shot of the river. Then there are the...
  • Desert plan seeks to balance environment, renewable energy

    Desert plan seeks to balance environment, renewable energy
    With towering white wind turbines turning slowly in the background, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage both conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California — nearly one-...
  • Preserve real Florida, driving, and forums: Letters

    Preserve real Florida, driving, and forums: Letters
    Preserve real Florida Scott Maxwell's column, "Environmental amendment puts priorities in place," on Tuesday was on the mark. Opponents of Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation ballot initiative, are misinformed when they say it's a new tax. As...
  • Florida's environmental Amendment 1 is popular — for good reason

    Florida's environmental Amendment 1 is popular — for good reason
    In this state, we don't agree on much. It's Gators vs. Noles. Republicans vs. Democrats. Guys who think it's OK to wear tank tops in restaurants vs. those of us who prefer our meals without a side order of hairy armpits. Still, we Floridians unite...
  • TaxWatch guide features nonendorsement endorsements

    TaxWatch guide features nonendorsement endorsements
    Each election year, the fiscally conservative watchdog group Florida TaxWatch releases a guide to the year's crop of state constitutional amendments. The 2014 guide came out this week (you can see it at the end of this post). In its press release...