Monthly Archives: December 2015

Long-promised regatta park opens on coconut grove waterfront _ miami herald

Flitting butterflies have already discovered the flowering gardens in Miami’s newest waterfront public space, Regatta Park in Coconut Grove. Now that it’s finally and splendidly open after years of delay, city officials hope people will, too. The seven-acre park, which

Ruetten achieves eagle scout rank _ the midweek

Bradley Ruetten, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, and a Sycamore High School sophomore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable in Boy Scouts. Bradley is the son of Drs.

Muskegon hts. getting weary from road games _ fox17

Please enable Javascript to watch this video MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. – Violence in Muskegon Heights neighborhoods is taking its toll on the school system and student athletes, causing the district to move home football games over safety concerns. The high

Advance streaming has changed the music industry, but it won’t last forever _ the verge

2:00 PM Apple’s OS X El Capitan is now available to download 1:59 PM Sources: Jack Dorsey to be named permanent Twitter CEO 1:46 PM Verge ESP: Water on Mars, Matt Damon on Mars, and why is Liz so mad

Landscape ecologist monica turner steps up as esa_s 2015-16 president _ ecotone_ news and views on ecological science

Landscape ecologist Monica Turner travels in her team’s boat, PICO1, across Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park in July 2012 to access long-term study plots in areas that burned during the 1988 Yellowstone Fires. Named for Pinus contorta, the lodgepole

Mary zimmerman hits the decks with the pirate classic treasure island _ fall arts _ chicago reader

“Sea voyages are in almost every thing I’ve ever done,” Mary Zimmerman acknowledged in an e-mail exchange. The auteur, known for stage realizations of The Odyssey, The Argonauticka, and other watery epics, supposes that the ocean holds a “great romance”

The interview_ esa’s laurence o_rourke talks about rosetta

Following his talk on the Rosetta mission with Astronomy Ireland, Westmeath native and member of the European Space Agency (ESA) Laurence O’Rourke, talks to Siliconrepublic. com about the mission and how they want to crash into an asteroid’s moon next.

Sound track_ wintervals live show and _can_t win for losing_ _ mountain xpress

While there’s a lot to be said for lush, layered, orchestrated music, sometimes simple is best. Local trio Wintervals makes a good case for that. The band, vocalist Lisa Tyler Ariola and multi-instrumentalist Trevor Walker, only just added drummer Jacob

Mets daily fantasy baseball advice for 9_24 against reds – rising apple – a new york mets blog fan site – news, blogs, opinion and more

Sep 18, 2015; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports Fantasy Mets

Small bites_ taste of sylva supports town_s development _ mountain xpress

About a dozen eateries — including Lulu’s on Main, pictured — will participate in this year’s Taste of Sylva. Some will serve from their downtown locations, while others cater an activity center down the street. Photo courtesy of Main Street

Video_ jed lowrie homers in the ninth to complete astros_ comeback _ hardballtalk

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Why america can_t afford massive tax cuts – the washington post

Source: Social Security Administration I and others keep writing these critiques of conservative tax proposals, like those offered by candidates Bush, Rubio, and Trump, pointing out that their aggressive tax cuts lose trillions of dollars of tax revenue. But the

_delayed remembering__ kids can remember tomorrow what they forgot today _ news room – the ohio state university

COLUMBUS, Ohio—For adults, memories tend to fade with time. But a new study has shown that there are circumstances under which the opposite is true for small children: they can remember a piece of information better days later than they

Vycom and jh plastics donates seaboard_ to vietnam veterans’ memorial in jim thorpe, pa, as low-maintenance solution for new _fallen soldier_ sculpture

Vycom and distributor JH Plastics of Allentown, PA, helped the town of Jim Thorpe, PA, refurbish its Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial with a new Fallen Soldier sculpture by donating Seaboard (TM), a low-maintenance, durable HDPE material that will provide longevity for

Farmers ill-prepared for 2015_16 farming season – newsday zimbabwe

LESS than 60 days before the 2015/2016 farming season kicks-off, farmers are reportedly ill-prepared, as seeds for small grains and necessary funding are yet to be made available, an official has said, raising fears of a drought next year. BY

When david ortiz hits no. 500, a reality check awaits – the boston globe

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The ball David Ortiz hits for his 500th career home run will be one of the most sought-after souvenirs of the baseball season. Ortiz, of course, will want it. The Red Sox would welcome the opportunity

Belles set to tee off in third jamboree __ the observer

Golf The Saint Mary’s golf team will compete in the third MIAA Conference Jamboree of the year at Thornapple Pointe Golf Course on Thursday. The event will be hosted by Calvin. “We are looking to improve on hitting greens in

Amid competency-based education boom, a meeting to help colleges do it right _ inside higher ed

Roughly 600 colleges are in the design phase for a new competency-based education program, are actively creating one or already have a program in place. That’s up from an estimated 52 institutions last year. Amid this quick expansion, a group

Summer concert series at hard rock’s battery park deemed a hit

Officials arrest man allegedly involved in car chase in Morningside Authorities have arrested a man for allegedly stealing a vehicle and leading officials on a chase this morning in the Morningside area. SIOUX CITY | As the Hard Rock Hotel

Openlands taps artist-in-residence

By Doug Fogelson CHICAGO – Openlands has recruited to be the regional conservation organization’s first Artist-In-Residence. The residency commences late summer 2015 and extends until summer 2016. Fogelson’s residency will focus on natural spaces around the Chicago region in which