Dear EarthTalk: What’s being done to clean up hog farming operations in places like Iowa and North Carolina and others where the industry is quite large? I’ve heard horrific stories about man-made “lagoons” of animal waste spilling into and fouling rivers and groundwater and the like.
Skin cancer accounts for roughly half of all reported cancer cases in the US. Non-melanoma skin cancers, such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, are the most common forms of skin cancer, while melanoma is the most serious type.
What if the Canada goose were our unofficial state bird? I can picture the angry mob forming at the mere suggestion!
In Virginia, a male Census Bureau worker, in clear violation of the Fourth Amendment guarantee against unreasonable searches and seizures, reportedly forced his way into a home after being informed by a 19-year-old boy that his mother was asleep and unavailable to answer his questions at that time.
EDISON — A construction worker living in Ridgefield was arrested this morning on a charge of murder in the fatal stabbing of a 44-year-old Edison man on July 31, 2000, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas J. Bryan announced.
TRENTON – Law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and their passengers as part of the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced today.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Two men have been arrested on charges arising from the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in New Brunswick, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced Sunday. An intensive investigation…
TRENTON – Johns Hopkins University sophomore right-hander Alex Eliopoulos struck out 12 and won his second game of the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Regional, as the Blue Jays defeated Kean, 8-3, to advance to the World Series for the second time in the last three years.
NEWARK – Jake Dittler scattered seven hits over eight innings and 2009 Atlantic League MVP Ray Navarette continued his fine hitting after his return to the lineup with two hits, including a homer, and two RBI, leading the Long Island Ducks to a 4-1 victory over the Newark Bears at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium Sunday afternoon.
CLARK – East Coast Conditioning and Strength N Fitness Club lead the Clark Men’s Softball League with identical 7-1 records, through games of May 23.
LAKEWOOD – Brody Colvin was sensational Sunday afternoon, and the BlueClaws earned a series split with the West Virginia Power 3-0.
TRENTON – The full Senate unanimously approved legislation that would offer extended health benefits to residents left jobless as a result of their place of employment closing.
LIVINGSTON — Recent announcements from many of America’s food companies have outlined their plans to reduce the sodium content in their products. While a step in the right direction, the majority of children and adults in America consume more salt than they need.