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The Keen Live Monumental Tour stopped Friday at Ska Brewing Co. during its two-month-long tour to collect 100,000 petition signatures to support creat...

National & World

EPA moves forward with water rules

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling...

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We’re a fledgling startup culture

Startups can be a driving force in a healthy economy, and some of the youngest local entrepreneurs took the stage recently to pitch their products.

Three recent companies...

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Good Earth

Invasive tamarisk tough to eradicate

PHOENIX – The tiny seedling was brought over from Eastern Europe and parts of Asia nearly 200 years ago and planted along riverbanks across the United States, mostly in the...

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Studying in conflict zones stokes debate

BOSTON – Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet...

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