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  • Jefferson Lab, Newport News still chasing $600 million collider project

    Jefferson Lab, Newport News still chasing $600 million collider project
    State lawmakers may have hurt the chances for a $600 million electron ion collider project at Jefferson Lab in Newport News by stinting on a $4.6 million allocation in the new state budget. Lawmakers removed the funds from the two-year $96 billion...
  • Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Sporting America Sportsman's Club 948 N. Western Ave. 872-206-8054 Celebrate Americana at a collaborative backyard barbecue with The Winchester, where admission gets you a half-rack of chef Greg Bastien's St. Louis-style ribs and four side...
  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • Delray Beach woman accused of nursing license scam

    Delray Beach woman accused of nursing license scam
    A Delray Beach woman is accused of acquiring nursing licenses illegally in New York state and selling them to Eastern European immigrants looking for nursing work in Florida, according to an affidavit. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said...
  • NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation

    NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation
    The National Transportation Safety Board will not reopen the 1996 crash investigation of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 despite a continuing fight to get the agency to consider whether a missile hit the plane, the agency announced Wednesday. The...
  • Fort Lauderdale woman and ex-husband on trial in $50M fraud case

    Fort Lauderdale woman and ex-husband on trial in $50M fraud case
    A Fort Lauderdale grandmother and her ex-husband, who once turned government informant on Genovese organized crime associates, are hoping a jury will clear them of federal charges that they operated a $50 million mortgage fraud conspiracy. Domenico...
  • 'Deliver Us From Evil' Delivered $19 Million in Spending to New York State

    Horror pic "Deliver Us From Evil" spent more than $19 million in New York state over the course of its 34-day shoot in New York City and on Long Island, according to economic development agency Empire State Development. Empire State, the org of which the...
  • First tropical storm of Atlantic season could soak U.S. holiday plans

    (Reuters) - The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed on Tuesday and was poised to strengthen into a hurricane, forecasters said, threatening to dampen July 4 holiday celebrations along the U.S. East Coast. Tropical Storm Arthur...
  • A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday

    A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday
    On Friday, when the city of Winter Park celebrates its annual 4th of July celebration, the tradition will include music in Central Park, hot dogs, kids activities and a bicycle parade for families to enjoy. There’s one other tradition to keep in...
  • Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast

    Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast
    The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed on Tuesday and was poised to strengthen into a hurricane, forecasters said, threatening to dampen July Fourth holiday celebrations along the U.S. East Coast. Tropical Storm Arthur formed...
  • Barry Ritholtz: Red Cross must reveal how it spent Superstorm Sandy donations

    Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known...