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32 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

For blue flowers, remember the Lobelia

Spanish or butterfly lavender combines wonderfully with white flowers, as I recently observed in an attractive planter bed.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Home Gardening

4 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Lowe's Settles EPA Lead Paint Violations by Its Contractors

Home improvement giant Lowe's Companies Inc. has agreed to pay $500,000 after federal investigators found its home renovation contractors in nine states had violated safety standards for lead paint.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Home Improvement

Thu Apr 17, 2014


How to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Winter is over and now it's that fleeting time of year known as spring. You know that time, when it's warm to hot but not muggy and oppressive about it? Sometimes it can feel like this blessed time is here only for a few days, but we have a good few weeks left to enjoy springtime.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home Gardening

Thurrock Gazette

36% downbeat about home ownership

The British love affair with home ownership is showing signs of cooling as many young people remain downbeat about their prospects of getting on the property ladder, a report has found.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Bellingham Herald

Flowers a work of art for Easter in DC’s National Gallery

That’s when the dark-pillared rotunda is decorated with live flowers, trees and ferns, most from its own greenhouses.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, National Mall, US National Parks

ABC News

Lowe's Agrees to Minimize Lead Dust

The Justice Department says that Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to settle violations of federal requirements that call for its contractors to minimize lead dust from home renovations.


Related Topix: Home Improvement

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.27 pct

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Buying

Myrtle Beach Online

On Gardening: Chinese fringetrees appear to be covered in snow

The Chinese fringetrees have been on the spectacular side the last week or so, and they will be the same in your garden as they have in Savannah, Ga.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Savannah, GA, Weather, Entertainment


Earth Day being celebrated at Kentucky Dam Village

The Kentucky Division of Forestry is joining with the Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District and the park naturalist to offer free earth-friendly items to the community from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT at the lobby entrance patio.


Related Topix: Home Gardening

Myrtle Beach Online

Bucket List Adventure: See Chattanooga's Rock City

More than 75 years ago, a Tennessee land developer named Garnet Carter embarked on an ingenious campaign to lure tourists to his mountaintop attraction to see some rocks.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, List, Electronic, Lookout Mountain, TN, Home Gardening, Education

Wed Apr 16, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

But face it, we live in an impatient world. And gardeners everywhere were depressed by the brutal and endless winter.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Longmont, CO, Fruits

Voices of Faith: 'Do not put the Lord God to the test,' Jesus said,...



Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Home Gardening

DEA Stakeouts Spark Up Big Business For Garden Center

By Joseph Hosey Crest Hill, Illinois - The owner of an indoor garden center feared he would be driven out of business after DEA stakeouts of his store were exposed in stories posted by Patch .


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Crest Hill, IL, Shorewood, IL, Channahon, IL, Will County, IL

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Bank of America posts loss, hurt by legal expenses

The Charlotte, North Carolina, bank reported a loss applicable to common shareholders of $514 million.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Silver City Sun-News

US home building up in March after frigid winter

U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter.


Related Topix: Home Building, Mortgage, Personal Finance


Accused dog hoarder arrested after dozens seized, 2 die

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Home Listing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Interiors: Coming up in interior design

Wouldn't it be nice to have a crystal ball to tell us what awaits us in trends and innovation for the future in interior design? Well, some experts have given us hints of what is to come.


Related Topix: Interior Design, Home Decorating, Arts, Home Listing


Happy Tax Day, and Why the 1 Percent Pay a Much Lower Rate Than You

It's tax time again, April 15, when our minds turn toward paying the taxes we owe or possibly getting a tax refund.


Related Topix: Tax, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Social Security, US News, Liberal Political News

The Advertiser

UPDATED 7PM: Life with minimum of 17 years after guilty verdict in Darlington hammer murder trial

THE family of a man bludgeoned to death with a claw hammer said their faith in justice has been restored after his killer was sentenced to life in prison.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Home Listing

Contra Costa Times

AC Transit CFO accused of embezzling $500,000 from Oakland church released on bail

AC Transit's chief financial officer accused of embezzling more than $500,000 from one of Oakland's largest churches appeared in court on a warrant and has been granted $100,000 bail, which he posted shortly after, court records show.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Alameda County, CA, Mortgage, Personal Finance