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Conservation

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  • Cars.com Launches #FamilyCarAdvice Program

     
    Keeping the stress out of car shopping is much easier said than done, especially when it comes to welcoming your first child or keeping up with your growing family. That's why Cars.com is unveiling a series of #FamilyCarAdvice resources to......
  • Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat?

     
    Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat? And I don't mean after falling face forward while straining over a downward facing dog pose. I mean actually craving its fluffy and shiny texture in your mouth. If it seems absurd, that's exactly my point....
  • Dopey proposal

     
    Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • State's sprint to wind, solar power could trigger crisis, panel warns

     
    As state officials scramble to transition California’s power grid toward more renewable energy, consumers are threatened with being saddled with billions of dollars of unnecessary costs due to poor planning and lack of oversight, a government...
  • 'Gangnam Style' lifeguards get their jobs back, then resign

     
    The summer swim season is long over, but some of the city lifeguards in El Monte fired for spoofing a hugely popular Korean pop video finally got their jobs back -- only to resign immediately. City officials fired 13 lifeguards......
  • PA House names its committee chairs for 2013-14 legislative session.

     
    Here it is, hot off the presses: The list of state House committee chairmen and ranking Democratic members for the legislative session that starts in January. The list answers two very important questions: Namely, who the House GOP tapped to......
  • Florida’s land conservation program crawls back from the dead

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It isn’t exactly a roaring recovery. But Florida’s once-heralded land conservation program is creeping back from the dead. Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet signed off on a list of 21 conservation projects Tuesday...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Orie Melvin claims the state doesn't have the power to prosecute her.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've ever wondered who watches the Watchmen, then you'll love this story out of Allegheny County this morning. There you'll find suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who claims in a new......
  • Schools face more penalties as feds reject California waiver

     
    Federal officials have rejected California’s request for exemption from rules that penalize low-performing schools and school districts, state officials announced Friday....
  • Rare river otter a celebrity after settling near Golden Gate Bridge

     
    Since moving into the ruins of San Francisco's historic seaside baths near the Golden Gate Bridge, a river otter has gone from curiosity to celebrity. “Sutro Sam,” as he has been dubbed, is believed to be the first river otter......
  • Kids and money: Sometimes the saving comes naturally and sometimes not

     
     We have never really embraced the allowance thing, and my children only have a few relatives who very occasionally send them cash. Still, my older child seemed to spend whatever came his way, until I finally insisted he open a small savings account,...