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  • Snowstorms bring out the best in us — snow piles, the worst

    Snowstorms bring out the best in us — snow piles, the worst
    Big snowfalls bring out the best in us. As the flakes fall and the wind whips mounds into drifts, we rally. Those of us who can, shovel off our own sidewalks and maybe go a house or two up and down the street. Snowblower heroes carve pathways down...
  • Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation

    Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation
    A pair of land purchases approved Tuesday by Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet were hailed by conservationists as a sign that a pulse is returning to the Florida Forever conservation program. The Cabinet unanimously agreed to spend $3.15 million to...
  • A license to braid hair? Critics say state licensing rules have gone too far

    WASHINGTON Nivea Earl was thrilled when she opened Twistykinks hair braiding salon in Jacksonville, Ark., last April. Earl had been practicing the African-style art of twisting and braiding hair for at least 16 years, first working on friends,...
  • Delray Beach can develop a balanced land-use plan

    Delray Beach can develop a balanced land-use plan
    As a central tenet of Delray Beach's Comprehensive Plan, is "Village by the Sea" still a relevant, aspirational goal or merely honorific — a tipping of the hat to past generations for what they gave us. It's all of that and more. Yet our town now...
  • For Chicago forecaster, stormy weather (or not) all in a day's work

    The memory of the February 2011 blizzard -- a monster dubbed "Snowpocalypse" that came complete with "thunder" snow -- remains fresh in meteorologist Mark Ratzer's mind. A senior weather forecaster at the National Weather Service's Chicago/Romeoville...
  • EPA's methane crackdown to come slow and easy

    The Obama administration on Jan. 14 announced its long-awaited plan to control the oil and gas industry's emissions of methane, saying it would in the next decade cut in half leaks of the potent global-warming pollutant. The White House called its...
  • Bacon's Castle in Surry County benefits from $260K state grant

    Bacon's Castle in Surry County benefits from $260K state grant
    The state is giving nearly $260,000 to help purchase a conservation easement on 1,260 acres of private farmland around historic Bacon's Castle in Surry County and remove it permanently from residential and commercial development. The grant is part of...
  • Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks

    Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks
    HARRISBURG — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock...
  • U.S. settles suit over misuse of West L.A. veterans campus

    U.S. settles suit over misuse of West L.A. veterans campus
    The federal government has agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing the Department of Veterans Affairs of misusing its sprawling West Los Angeles health campus while veterans with brain injuries and mental impairment slept in the streets, people familiar...
  • Wolf to sign moratorium on new gas drilling leases in Pa. parks, forests

    HARRISBURG —Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign an executive order ending a short-lived effort by his predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep below Pennsylvania's state parks and forests, his office said Wednesday....
  • Eastern Lyme Offers A Variety Of Hiking Experiences

    Eastern Lyme Offers A Variety Of Hiking Experiences
    One of the things I like to find when I'm out exploring are rock ledges that jut out of the forest and provide a panoramic view. One can imagine a wolf sitting on the edge under a full moon, its howl echoing in the distance. The Philip E. Young Memorial...