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  • Wildfires are increasing, but funds to battle them are shrinking

    OLYMPIA, Wash. It's an unsettling trend: Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent, and money to prevent and fight them continues to be scarce. As wildfires blaze across Washington, state and federal officials are running out of firefighting...
  • Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals

    Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals
    The site of Newport Beach's former City Hall, where a council gavel was last pounded in November 2012, is one step closer to becoming a 130-room hotel. Likened by designers to "the quintessential beach house," plans for the Lido House Hotel received...
  • Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks

    Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks
    On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon. Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the wagon onto the...
  • Power plant proposal divides Oakwood Hills

     Power plant proposal divides Oakwood Hills
    The village of Oakwood Hills hides on the edges of suburbia, away from major roads and huddled around tiny Silver Lake, an enclave of about 2,000 people. There are no sidewalks, stores, churches or factories — just houses, some of them vacation...
  • Batavia industrial park discussion canceled

    Batavia industrial park discussion canceled
    With no new plans or information to discuss, Batavia officials backed off a discussion this week on a proposed industrial park along Kirk Road. At a Joint Committee of the Whole meeting last week, aldermen canceled discussion of a recommendation to...
  • Federal gas tax hike on table

    — Before Congress hit the road for a five-week summer break, lawmakers checked one item off their to-do list: saving the federal Highway Trust Fund from running out of money within days. But that nearly $11 billion fix only pays for road and bridge...
  • Panel OKs Fulton Market Innovation District

    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The Fulton Market Innovation District plan...
  • Obama meets with Central American leaders on border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama pushed the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador on Friday to find ways to keep their country's children from fleeing here illegally and creating a crisis on the southern border. Obama invited the presidents...
  • Davie denies 62-home Virginia Plantation project as too dense

    Davie denies 62-home Virginia Plantation project as too dense
    A developer's plan to build 62 homes is in limbo after town leaders rejected the concept this week. Under current zoning, the Virginia Plantation project would only be allowed to build 25 homes, or one for each acre. But the developer, Kennedy Homes,...
  • Texas militia leader's video on border patrols draws fire

    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....
  • All Americans have a say in managing federal land

    To the editor: I have a hard time feeling sympathetic toward Garfield County, Utah, Sheriff James Perkins, who claims the U.S. Bureau of Land Management acts like a "belligerent occupying army." ("BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in...