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  • 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...
  • Parsing the Forest Service's (bad) proposed photo regulations

    Parsing the Forest Service's (bad) proposed photo regulations
    Early last month the U.S. Forest Service posted a proposed regulation that seemed to set the stage for government control of journalists’ access to public lands, with the added insult of wanting to charge hikers for photographing or filming their...
  • 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...
  • Journalists slam Forest Service over wilderness permits

    When Idaho Public Television proposed shooting a documentary this year about the Wilderness Act, the Forest Service ordered its journalists to get permits. Never mind that the nonprofit state-owned news outlet had filmed in wilderness for 32 years....
  • Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida

     Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida
    Come Election Day, voting "Yes on One" is a no-brainer. Passing Amendment One raises nobody's taxes. Nor does it raise any tax rate. This proposed "Water and Land Conservation" amendment to Florida's Constitution simply directs the Legislature to...
  • ­­­Top five reasons to ski Colorado

    ­­­Top five reasons to ski Colorado
    Stewart Ward, a former employee of Blue River Sports in Breckenridge and an avid skier, spends a lot of time in the Colorado mountains. Although Utah has great snow, he said, Colorado has a lot to recommend it. 1. Great German ski towns, like...
  • Will Radcliff dies at 74; entrepreneur who produced Slush Puppie frozen drinks

    Will Radcliff, 74, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, died Thursday in Cincinnati of complications from a recent fall, his family said. Radcliff was a natural salesman who once peddled vacuum cleaners...
  • Rotary Club Donation Helps Restoration Of Canton Grange Hall

    Rotary Club Donation Helps Restoration Of Canton Grange Hall
    CANTON — The town's effort to fix up the old Cherry Brook Grange hall with donations and in-kind-services has received a boost from the Rotary Club of Avon-Canton, which is giving $5,000 for the project. The club announced the donation on Tuesday...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Talcott Ravine History & Geology Walk Planned

    The public is invited to a free walk on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. beginning in the historic Talcottville section of Vernon. Meet in the parking lot at the Talcottville Congregational Church, 10 Elm Hill Road, Vernon, for a three-mile hike to see...
  • Five face federal charges over ride through protected Utah canyon

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in Utah filed criminal charges on Wednesday against five men who allegedly organized and led an all-terrain vehicle protest ride into a red-rock desert canyon closed to motorized use by federal land managers....