Science News Archive - September 11, 2008


With the environment in the spotlight in the 2008 presidential election, Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is in the middle of the hot topic. The governor from Alaska, Palin’s state is at the forefront of the environmental issues.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/74c120/inorganic_and_comp) has announced the addition of the "Inorganic and Composite Printed Electronics 2008-2018" report to their offering.

In response to your editorial "An embarrassing bailout" (Sept.

When will Sarah Palin take off the training wheels and start answering straight questions? Lew E. Jeppson North Salt Lake (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

HURRICANE -- Washington County Sheriff's deputies have finished their massive marijuana bust on Pine Valley Mountain that began last month.

By JOHN STREIT By John Streit Correspondent One of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation's most popular offerings will have area youth baiting their hooks and casting their lines for the second time this year. The Free Family Fishing Clinic's fall edition returns to Munden Point Park on Oct. 4.

We have less than two months before the election, and the "silly season" has already reached new heights. Only one week past the Republican convention we are treated to stump speeches that exceed vacuous and approach mendacity. One week ago (surely it seems longer), Gov.

By CINDY BUTLER FOCKE By Cindy Butler Focke Correspondent Princess Anne A recent Virginia Beach delegation to Miyazaki, Japan, returned home impressed by that city's use of volunteerism.

Did Bruce Tinsley, with his comic strip "Mallard Fillmore," hit a raw nerve for Dave Wilson? I agree with Mr. Tinsley.

Bobby Melatti, the Beach entertainment maestro fired Aug. 1 from a job he held since the early '90s, has landed on his feet with a local events promoter who manages nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth. His first day on the job was Sept.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.