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  • A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT

    A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT
    Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands. The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
  • Plan to boost clean energy in the California desert released

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California and the federal government on Tuesday released an ambitious plan to combat climate change by accelerating the building of large renewable energy projects in the state's sun-soaked desert while setting aside millions of...
  • North Carolina cracks down on Venus flytrap poachers

    RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - Being the rare kind of plant that eats living things, the Venus flytrap tends to be thought of as an aggressor, its spiked leaves trapping insects with a murderous snap before devouring them. But in the plant's only natural home...
  • Scientists probe secrets of Dry Tortugas

    MIAMI In the remotest part of the Florida Keys, 70 miles west of Key West and accessible only by boat or seaplane, there's an underwater world filled with habitats as happening as Miami's hottest nightclubs. Several species of grouper, snapper and...
  • Is Twitter the Next Platform to Sell Movie Tickets, Home Entertainment Releases?

    Twitter is now testing a way for consumers to discover and buy products on the social media platform. So far, it's paired up with a mix of music acts like Eminem and Brad Paisley to Burberry and the Home Depot. But could movie ticket sellers like Fandango...
  • Austin Beutner - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer

    Austin Beutner - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer
    As Publisher and CEO, Austin Beutner oversees the Los Angeles Times Media Group’s diverse portfolio of businesses, including the flagship Los Angeles Times, its digital properties and numerous local publications. He joined the company in August,...
  • Chuckanut Bay is a kayaker's lazy dream

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. I'm a reformed East Coast tailgater, though still an impatient driver at heart. I don't go at what you would call "Driving Miss Daisy" speed. But Chuckanut Drive? It can slow me down like no speed bump or speed-limit sign can. Those...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area
    LEHIGH COUNTY LEHIGH COUNTY CHIEFS OF POLICE ASSOCIATION will host a Citizens Police Academy, 6-9 p.m., weekly, Sept. 9 to Nov. 25, at Lehigh Carbon Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. Topics include fingerprinting, firearms...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Fishing meeting: The Hollywood Hills Saltwater Fishing Science and Social Club meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at Shenanigans East Side Pub, 1300 S. Federal Hwy., Dania Beach. Professor Arthur Mariano will present "The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: What have we...
  • University program aims to diversify conservation workforce

    SEATTLE Growing up in Chicago, Jesse Okwu's closest connection to nature was watching environmental documentaries on public television. So when he came to Washington for an eight-week summer program on conservation issues, and visited the state's national...
  • On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency

    On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency
    Archaeologist Torben Rick watched with frustration as pounding surf clawed at one of North America's oldest homesteads, a massive heap of village foundations, cutting tools, beads and kitchen discards left behind over the last 13,000 years. Here,...