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2008-08-01 15:00:28

By Christian Berg, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Aug. 1--Today marks the debut of a new format for the fishing report, which is now a two-part feature available both in the paper and on The Morning Call's Web site. Each week, I'll give Lehigh Valley fishermen a summary of the region's best bets in print, along with timely news and notes about the angling scene. The popular local fishing summaries from our freshwater and saltwater tackle shop reporters will continue to be available...

2008-07-06 15:00:15

By JIM FREDA Acres and of bunker are still present in Monmouth and Ocean county waters with the area from Bradley Beach to Mantoloking having the largest concentrations in the last week. The action for big striped bass, however, has been like a roller coaster ride as each day has its ups or downs and special twists or turns. There is usually a bite each day somewhere in the above- mentioned area but it has been occurring with no rhyme or reason and at no particular place. Sometimes it has...

2006-05-23 13:10:22

By Patrick Markey BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe appears set to secure a second term in Sunday's elections with Colombians ready to reward him at the ballot box for cracking down on warring paramilitaries and Marxist guerrillas. Nearly four years with Uribe at the tiller have slashed kidnapping and crime rates, opened up key highways once plagued by banditry and steered the economy to strong growth in spite of a four-decade-old conflict that kills...

2006-05-15 05:15:18

By Gerard Wynn BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany and Britain called on Monday for tougher greenhouse gas targets after the European Union said emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide fell well short of official quotas last year. The EU's carbon trading scheme, the centerpiece of its Kyoto strategy to tackle climate change, is supposed to drive pollution cuts by handing industry fewer permits to pollute than expected emissions, so firms have to buy in the extra permits. But the EU said...

2006-05-15 04:55:37

By Gerard Wynn BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany and Britain called on Monday for tougher greenhouse gas targets after the European Union said emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide fell well short of official quotas last year. The EU's carbon trading scheme, the centerpiece of its Kyoto strategy to tackle climate change, is supposed to drive pollution cuts by handing industry fewer permits to pollute than expected emissions, so firms have to buy in the extra permits. But the EU said...

2006-04-19 14:50:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter. Harper, whose Conservatives won the January 23 election, is openly unenthusiastic about the Kyoto accord on climate change and says there is no way Canada can meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. "We...

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2006-04-19 14:50:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter. Harper, whose Conservatives won the January 23 election, is openly unenthusiastic about the Kyoto accord on climate change and says there is no way Canada can meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. "We...

2006-04-19 10:40:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA -- Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter. Harper, whose Conservatives won the January 23 election, is openly unenthusiastic about the Kyoto accord on climate change and says there is no way Canada can meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. "We urge you...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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