| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:04 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The nation pauses Monday to remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights icon who would have turned 83 this year had a bullet not cut short his life.
President Barack Obama will mark the holiday with a service project at...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Everglades restoration and South Florida’s water supply needs are the focus of a two-day summit involving state and federal leaders converging this week on Tallahassee.
Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The United States is banning the importation of four species of snakes and their eggs, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the ban -- which covers the Burmese python, the northern and southern African...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Below is the full text, as prepared, of Governor Brown’s State of the State Address given on January 18th, 2012.
As required by the state constitution, I am reporting to you this morning on the condition of our state.
Putting it as simply as...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:32 AM
U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, again asked the Obama administration to open the state’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration.
In a letter Friday to Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, the pair said that...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:15 PM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is blowing into B'more Thursday to announce the Obama administration's latest move to boost development of industrial-scale wind energy projects off the mid-Atlantic coast. He'll be joined at the World Trade Center in the...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Lighting Maryland homes with power from giant turbines off Ocean City moved closer to reality Thursday as federal officials announced they are ready to go forward with leasing vast areas along the Mid-Atlantic coast for wind farms.
Interior Secretary Ken...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Attention offshore wind developers: Virginia’s coast is officially open for business.
That’s the message the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management delivered Thursday in announcing that wind farms off the Mid-Atlantic coast would pose no...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Nearly $2 million in federal grants have been awarded to protect and restore wetlands on the Eastern Shore, including a portion to enhance wildlife habitat on a 950-acre former bird sanctuary whose owner just donated the development rights to the state....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:42 AM
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOP delegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
| Mar 18, 2012
| 10:36 PM
Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOPdelegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
With about 73% of total...