| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:53 AM
The top Democrat in Connecticut's state Senate is across the border in New York today trying to convince that state's legislators to pass a law to force labeling of products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
The reason why Sen....
| May 15, 2013
| 4:12 PM
What will our cities look like by mid-century as America's population expands a projected 36 percent, to some 440 million?
Will they be more livable, green, vibrant? Can we do away with our tons of city-based industrial wastelands and remake our low-...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:20 AM
I read Chris Epting's perspective on the beach fire issue this morning and I wanted to give you another perspective.
I live in Huntington Beach about two blocks from the beach. I am not a "wealthy person" who is trying to keep others from beach...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:49 AM
With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
| Mar 20, 2013
Zeus the wonder dog scared up a rabbit near the house the other day.
Go ahead and mock me for mentioning it, but in the rabbit department, that's big news.
Because in our suburban village, out on the western rind of Cook County, I haven't seen more...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Now for a bit of good news - and from an environmental group at that.
Drew Koslow, the Choptank Riverkeeper, reports that while walking the shore of Harris Creek in Talbot County, he saw an "amazing" abundance of oysters growing in the intertidal zone,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:38 AM
We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MANTADOR, N.D. - Farmers are plowing up millions of acres of grasslands and wetlands to put the land into crop production. The change could have a great effect on wildlife populations, including frogs that are a sign of a healthy wetland ecosystem.