BioFach India 2013 set to show case Global Organic Progress

: The fifth edition of BioFach India - 2013, an initiative of Nuremberg Messe India Pvt Ltd., in collaboration with Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka and International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA) is all set to take off from November 14 – 16 at Bangalore Palace, … [Read more...]

Features on Apple iOS 7 Should not be Overlooked

The iOS 7 functions have somewhat been overlooked given the WWDC presentation clutter. FaceTime Audio is likely a game-changing application on the Apple mobile operating system, but was not given the notoriety it deserved, given the possibilities. The video calling service that is built into the phones is … [Read more...]

SC Schools Getting Budget Analysis

According to new study numbers, the tally of Children in S.C. Schools increased by over 10% from 1995 to 2011. The number of administrators and teachers rose by just over 48%. The disparity of the schools has some asking if Mick Zais questioning whether taxpayers money is being spent wisely. This, despite … [Read more...]

Assisted-Living Residents Order to Leave Harbor View Towers Residence

Marvin Halpern, 72, moved into Harbor View Towers Residence last week, and was excited about the new opportunities at the facility. Now, just days after moving in, he has to begin looking for another place to live. On July 2nd, the facility, which invited residents and their family members to attend, gave … [Read more...]

Artist Invites Volunteers to Create Quilts for Boston Bombing Victims

Wainwright called the project “Mending Boston”, and since she began the project when she got the idea just days after the bombing, it has turned into a folksy 13x5 foot depiction of the city’s most famous landmarks with a yellow strip representing the marathon’s route this year. The four corners of the … [Read more...]

Golden Era PI’s Records Released 20 Years After Death

Phyllis Gates confronted Rock Hudson's wife regarding her husband's homosexuality in January of 1958. The transcript of the conversation has now come to light as an previously archived item from private detective Fred Otash. The collection of information is being studied for the first time since Otash's death … [Read more...]

Jury Awards Over $43Mil to Injured Woman

In what is considered one of the largest injury verdicts in state history, a Chittenden jury has awarded over $43 million to an Essex Junction plaintiff who became a quadriplegic as a result of a car accident she was the victim of. Dzemila Heco and her pair of sons won the suit against the Johnson Control … [Read more...]

FMSCA Insurance Requirement in Spotlight After Study by Trucking Companies

The Trucking Alliance, a group of seven carriers that lobby for safety legislation for truck drivers on Capitol Hill, found that the dollar settlements in some cases were far above the $750,000 minimum federal insurance requirement. According to an analysis of the data by the actuarial firm of Bickerstaff, … [Read more...]

The Link Between Cholera and Saris

Dr. Rita Colwell has studied cholera for nearly 50 years, and has written more than 700 publications and received at least 40 honorary degrees. cholera, a deadly diarrheal disease, has been rare in the United States since the early 1900s, but in the developing world, where access to clean drinking water is … [Read more...]

Violent Crime has Dramatically Decreased

The U.S. Department of Justice issued a report Tuesday that provides further evidence that the use of firearms and other violence-related crimes has dropped dramatically nationwide from 1993 to 2011. The trend has occurred even though the purchase and ownership of firearms have increased significantly, … [Read more...]