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  • Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]

    Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]
    The killing of a young black man by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and the subsequent military-style police response to protests has illuminated two very disturbing phenomena. One is older than our republic -- racial prejudice -- and the other is...
  • 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...
  • Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports

    Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports
    The Kremlin has struck back at the United States and the European Union, banning imports of food and agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions against Russia for its behavior in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane

    Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane
    Hawaii voters went to the polls on Saturday for the state's primary election as local authorities and residents rushed to clean up debris from one tropical storm with only a day to prepare for an approaching hurricane. Voters are to decide a Democratic...
  • Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks

    Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks
    HAMPTON — 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...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Cheyenne charms on the cheap

    The Thrifty Traveler: Cheyenne charms on the cheap
    Located at the crossroads of Interstates 80 and 25, the small city of Cheyenne, Wyo. offers a welcome stopping point to travelers making their way through this part of the country. From supercomputers and a surprising food scene to outdoor adventure and...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Josh Parrish, Nature Conservancy director of land conservation

    The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
  • Santa Monica Mountains land use plan OKd over vineyard objections

    Los Angeles County supervisors approved a far-reaching land use plan for the Santa Monica Mountains Tuesday, over the objections of a group of vineyard owners but with support from a broad coalition of environmentalists, equestrians and homeowners....
  • Santa Monica Mountains land use plan OKd with ban on new vineyards

    Los Angeles County supervisors approved a far-reaching land use plan for the Santa Monica Mountains on Tuesday over the objections of a group of vineyard owners but with support from a broad coalition of environmentalists, equestrians and homeowners....