- Monarch solution: Hagerstown garden to help butterflies Updated: May-01-16 9:01 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - It's a small garden as public gardens go, but Sandy Sagalkin hopes it has a big impact on the public.
- Science of addiction holds promise for fight Updated: May-01-16 3:00 am
ORLANDO, Florida - He was 40 years old, a father of three and an Orlando house painter, clean and sober for eight years. One night last summer, he climbed into his truck, stuck a needle in his arm and injected himself with what would be his final dose of heroin.
- University of Delaware welcomes 53 new spring lambs Updated: Apr-30-16 9:01 am
NEWARK, Delaware - Larry Armstrong has been around lambs his entire life, but it still doesn't get any easier prepping them for market, emotionally and physically.
- US stocks hit by health care woes but avoid bigger losses Updated: Apr-29-16 4:50 pm
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to some late buying, they managed to avoid major losses.
- Unexpected friendship forms in Kansas City hospice Updated: Apr-29-16 2:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Jen Moss took to Jody Wooton from the first moments they met.
- Engineered timber could be boon to wood products industry Updated: Apr-29-16 1:38 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Solid as steel. Sturdy as concrete.
- EXCHANGE: Companies look for ways to keep Millennials Updated: Apr-28-16 6:34 am
CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois - When searching for a job after college, Kyle Swenson didn't want location to determine where he would begin his career, a decision he admits not many of his friends would make.
- Grain mostly higher, livestock mixed Updated: Apr-26-16 3:52 pm
CHICAGO - Grain futures were mostly higher the Chicago Board of Trade.
- South Dakota farm income takes big drop in 2015 Updated: Apr-25-16 1:59 pm
MITCHELL, South Dakota - South Dakota farmers in 2015 saw a drop in income of more than $100,000 from 2014, according to a study by the South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute.
- After firing, popular Wal-Mart checker becomes star Updated: Apr-25-16 11:09 am
WEST PLAINS, Missouri - A month ago, Frank Swanson was a checker, pretty much a lifer, at Wal-Mart in West Plains, Missouri
- How Bristol recyclers helped inspire state's bottle bill Updated: Apr-25-16 9:19 am
BRISTOL, Connecticut - There's a little-known secret about Bristol and its role in recycling.
- Mannington artist brings sights, sounds and smells to life Updated: Apr-24-16 11:25 am
MANNINGTON, West Virginia - Some artists create their work by looking directly at another item.
- Huntington 'slow-food' cafe features locally sourced menu Updated: Apr-24-16 11:24 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - It was one of those moments that spoke volumes.
- Doctor makes time for farming, teaching with a kiln Updated: Apr-24-16 11:15 am
BARDSTOWN, Kentucky - For Jonas Hurley, being an emergency room doctor in Taylor County is only the beginning. He's the father of two boys, ages 9 and 10. The family of four, including his wife Julie, moved to their 17-acre Washington County farm about five and a half years ago from Bardstown.
- City of Oxford provides space for farmers to sell produce Updated: Apr-24-16 10:01 am
OXFORD, Georgia - Some small farm farmers are offering two different ways for Newton County residents to support local agriculture: either by purchasing shares in a farm's seasonal offerings or by subscribing to receive an email which lists the week's offerings and prices.
- Coffee girl spends 34 years brightening the daily grind Updated: Apr-24-16 9:01 am
BALTIMORE - If you roll into Dunkin Donuts on Route 1 early on any weekday morning, it's hard not to be rattled by CNN's drumbeat of gloomy news dancing across the screen. But if you steer your eyes below the TV, saturate yourself in the moment, there's hope you can stiff-arm the bad stuff and focus on what helps mend body, mind and soul.
- Lynchburg firm excavates Oak Hill Plantation Updated: Apr-23-16 12:01 pm
DANVILLE, Virginia - What may have been an act of defiance by slaves would become an archaeological saving grace years later.
- Why this school doesn't have tests, grades or homework Updated: Apr-23-16 10:03 am
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio - Oskar Dennis sees the tiny green plant on the forest floor and abruptly stops, sliding a bit in the mud.
- Girl battling bone condition showered with birthday cards Updated: Apr-21-16 5:05 am
EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Paige Mason now has every state and 23 countries in the palm of her fragile hands.
- Scientists search for signs of Georgia's earliest settlers Updated: Apr-19-16 2:08 pm
LAGRANGE, Georgia - Imagine, if you can, 7,000 years ago in Troup County.
- Mall construction bucks trends Updated: Apr-18-16 10:01 am
NORWALK, Connecticut - The mall era is supposed to be over.
- The New Gold: Access to clean water is no longer a given Updated: Apr-18-16 9:46 am
ATTLEBORO, Massachusetts - It was late summer of last year and there was no rain in sight.
- Wynot residents travel to watch prairie chicken breed Updated: Apr-17-16 11:31 am
WYNOT, Nebraska - What would possess about 40 people to get up before dawn, travel here, get on a school bus and get out on a cold, breezy Nebraska spring morning?
- Burlington butcher celebrates 50 years at Hy-Vee Updated: Apr-17-16 11:07 am
BURLINGTON, Iowa - The numbers 50 and 16 hold a special place for Ron Brown, especially this year.
- Editorials from around New England Updated: Apr-16-16 12:14 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: