November 26, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Shoppers Clash On Pa. Stores That Won’t Sell Flags

QUARRYVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Kenneth Burkholder is perplexed. His business, Good’s Store Inc., is one of hundreds of Amish and Mennonite stores that do not sell American flags. Nobody’s singling out the other places. More...

Clearing The Record Regarding Conservation District “Surplus”

OP-ED

As the manager of the Fulton County Conservation District and a local citizen concerned about how my own tax dollars are spent in this county, I feel that it is my responsibility to clarify some of the recent statements that have been made in the pa More...

Water On The Moon: Eureka! They’ve Found It!

NASA’s sampling of material from a dark moon crater turns up water

NASA’s mission to crash a rocket into a crater to find water on the moon found it – and much more. Scientists with NASA’s LCROSS mission, which sent an impactor hurtling into Cabeus Crater on Oct. More...

U.S. Army Suicides On Track To Hit New High In 2009

Army short on mental health professionals as it tries to stem rising suicide numbers

WASHINGTOn – The U.S. Army is short as many as 300 substance-abuse counselors and 800 mental health professionals as it attempts to stem the rise of soldier suicides, which is expected to break new records again this year. More...