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Militia members accused of targeting Somalis in Kansas to stand trial 18.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trials of three men who were planning an attack on a Wichita, Kansas-area apartment complex where Somali refugees live and a mosque. A federal investigation thwarted their plot.
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Gardens, avocados and halvah 17.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Happy Saturday and Happy St. Patrick’s Day. If you celebrate the holiday, we have 26 beer-infused recipes that might pair well with yet another screening of “The Quiet Man,” the John Ford movie my mother always watched on March 17. They’d also likely go really well with all that March Madness basketball,...

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St. Patrick's Day, Remy Ma, qFlix Philadelphia film fest, Opening Corks, and other great events, March 16-23 15.3.2018 News
The opening of Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music exhibition, qFlix Philadelphia film fest, Opening Corks, Winter Blues Festival at Longwood Gardens, and other great events, March 16-23.
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It's garden tour season: Dozens of gorgeous SoCal landscapes are on display 15.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Spring is almost here, and so is Southern California’s rich tradition of spring garden tours.

Given that record heat and dry conditions have climatologists wondering if 2018 will mark the return of drought conditions, it’s not surprising that many of this year’s garden tours are focused on sustainability....

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When farm-to-table comes to your own front yard 14.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

“We’re a farm-to-table restaurant.”

Sound familiar? These words are part of the repertoire of greetings uttered by countless servers in Los Angeles and beyond.

If you’ve been paying attention, the term farm-to-table, which refers to the idea of showcasing farm produce on your menu — and was coined...

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Solar array intended to power jobs on Minneapolis' north side 10.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A group of solar developers and interfaith organizations will soon begin construction of north Minneapolis' first community solar garden.
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Plans taking shape for redevelopment around Elitch Gardens, but park not going anywhere soon, owner says 6.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
With a city-led planning process aimed at creating a long-term vision for the area rounding into shape, the owners of Elich Gardens are sharing their vision for the long term redevelopment of 62 acres in the Central Platte Valley. The park isn't going anywhere anytime soon.
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'Stranger Things' dance party, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Reading Terminal Market's 125th birthday party, and other great happenings, Feb. 23-March 2 22.2.2018 News
Black History Month cooking class, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Kennett Winterfest, Reading Terminal Market's 125th birthday party, and other great happenings, Feb. 23-March 2.
Where to eat out for Valentine's Day dinner 5.2.2018 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Whether Valentine’s Day for you means a romantic dinner for two or a gathering of gal pals and/or bromance buddies, local restaurants have drafted their menus and are setting their tables to mark the occasion. Here are some restaurants around Los Angeles offering specials.

1 Pico at Shutters on...

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Toronto police search gardens for victims of alleged serial killer who worked as a landscaper 30.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Toronto police said they are hunting through backyard gardens and planters across the city for possible victims of a landscaper accused of killing at least five people and suspected of more slayings.

Bruce McArthur was charged Monday with first-degree murder in the deaths of three men, adding to...

The Energy 202: Trump keeps saying the U.S. may stay in the Paris climate accord. And the media keeps believing him. 30.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The rhetoric is misleading.
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Police search gardens for alleged serial killer victims 30.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Toronto police said Monday they are hunting through backyard gardens and planters across the city for possible victims of a landscaper accused of killing at least five people and suspected of more slayings.
Cliven Bundy Is a Free Man. His Cows Are Still a Nuisance. 26.1.2018 Mother Jones
Cliven Bundy is a free man. His cattle are still wreaking havoc across the Mojave Desert. Earlier this month, a federal judge dismissed all charges against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and two of his sons for allegedly organizing an armed standoff against the Bureau of Land Management in 2014. That’s when federal agents attempted to […]
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What's your foodprint? A guide to sustainable eating 24.1.2018 - News for the rest of us
Food & Health I learned a lot of lessons growing up in southern Saskatchewan -- and most were related to using resources respectfully, eating healthy, and producing and buying food responsibly. I didn't realize it at the time (and the debates about climate change and carbon emissions were a few decades off for sure when I was a kid) but I was learning to live sustainably, before the word became trendy. I can still remember the long rows of potatoes we dreaded planting each spring, weeding throughout the hot Prairie summer, and harvesting in the sometimes really cold days of early fall. And I still remember my dad dropping off a few extra bags to appreciative families who didn't have a garden and were a bit down on their luck. While my mother never canned fruits or vegetables, I remember some of my aunts canning as much fresh produce as they possibly could, given the room they had on the shelf. What we eat definitely has climate impact but there is often more than meets the eye when you start calculating ...
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Home of the Week: Beverly Crest showplace strikes a balance between modern and worldly comforts 20.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Entered through a walled meditation garden, this hillside residence in Beverly Crest presents itself as a perfect marriage of European influence and modern technique.

Steel and metal panels and sculptural screens line the exterior, giving the multilevel home a shell-like appearance that is both...

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'Dark Knight' producer Thomas Tull seeks $85 million for epic compound in Thousand Oaks 20.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Thomas Tull — founder and former chief executive of Legendary Entertainment — and wife Alba Tull have listed their 33-plus-acre compound in Thousand Oaks for sale at $85 million.

At that price, the private and gated estate in the North Ranch area is rubbing elbows with the high-priced mansions...

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Our green resolutions 11.1.2018 Planet Ark News
There's always more ways to be green. The team at Planet Ark share their environmental goals for 2018 and how we plan to stick to them.
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Automated hydroponic gardens help you grow fresh produce indoor year-round 5.1.2018 TreeHugger
Grow some of your own greens, veggies, and herbs indoors with one of these automated hydroponic growing systems.
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Minnesota's solar capacity on track to keep growing in 2018 5.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Minnesota now boasts more than 700 megawatts of solar capacity and could reach a gigawatt by 2019.
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Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018 2.1.2018 News
Something for everyone, including a subterranean '80s-theme bar/dance club in Center City that you can enter on a slide and a Nepalese restaurant in Roxborough.
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