There are few places in the United States where mosquito control is as critical as the Florida Keys.
One of Portland, Oregon’s best known jazz group is Trio Subtonic. They’ve made their mark on the Northwest independent and jazz music scenes, crafting three albums worth of original compositions by the band members: on keys, Galen Clark; on bass, Bill Athens; and on drums, Russ Kleiner.
On a quick zoom through Seattle (they were in town for a one-nighter), the Trio kindly made time to visit the KPLU studios for a performance/interview with host Abe Beeson. Check out their original blend of jazz, Brazilian and funk.
But the government is changing the way it develops and designs software systems.
The Supreme Court's stay is likely to hold until April, when it will hear arguments from three inmates who say that Oklahoma's execution protocol violates the U.S.
It's a market that's "in contango," says Brenda Shaffer, an energy specialist at Georgetown University.
Take a spherical object (the Earth) and try to represent it on a flat plane (paper). Some parts of the sphere are going to get distorted. (On most maps, Canada and Russia get puffed up, while countries along the equator get shrunk.)
Every now and then, though, you stumble across a map that enlightens.
This year, three farmers in central China set up a fake local government.
This month, police shut down a fake bank in the eastern city of Nanjing, where depositors reportedly lost nearly $33 million.
The fake bank had the trappings of a real one.
Hezbollah, a long time Israeli rival in Lebanon, claimed responsibility for the attack and Israel told the United Nations that it would take necessary steps to defend itself.
According to Haaretz, an unarmored vehicle was hit by an anti-tank missile near the border.
"We cannot rewrite history, but we can right history," Judge Mark Hayes said before signing the order that vacated their trespassing convictions.