Fifty-Six Years Later, Hudson Valley Florist Still Doing Well

May 27, 15 Fifty-Six Years Later, Hudson Valley Florist Still Doing Well

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After more than 50 years in the floral business, Alders Wholesale Florist in Campbell Hall, New York serves as a shining example of the virtues of hard work when it comes to running a family business. The Times Herald-Record reports that Henry Alders, the founder of Alders Wholesale Florist, has been in business for 56 years....

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Dogs and Humans Have Been Companions For Thousands of Years Longer Than Previously Thought, New Study Suggests

May 23, 15 Dogs and Humans Have Been Companions For Thousands of Years Longer Than Previously Thought, New Study Suggests

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By a 70% to 20% margin, Americans describe themselves as “dog persons” rather than “cat persons,” and why shouldn’t they? Science has found that dog owners are less likely to be depressed than non-pet owners, that dog owners have a lower rate and blood pressure, and that dog owners get plenty of exercise....

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Salmon Steals Fishing Rod, Only to Be Caught Later With Rod Still Attached

May 22, 15 Salmon Steals Fishing Rod, Only to Be Caught Later With Rod Still Attached

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Any experienced angler knows that salmon fishing isn’t just a waiting game, but also a contest of strength. After all, the world record king salmon, which was caught in Alaska in 1985, weighed a whopping 97 pounds. Just ask Arlyn Tietz of Lewiston, Idaho, who recently went fishing on the Clearwater River, about how tough...

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Cell-Related Crashes on the Rise Despite Hands-Free Legislation

May 21, 15 Cell-Related Crashes on the Rise Despite Hands-Free Legislation

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Cell phone-related crashes now account for about 27% of all vehicle accidents, according to an estimate released earlier this week by the National Safety Council. This is the third consecutive year that the figure has risen, despite hands-free legislation of some kind being enacted in a growing number of states. The number of...

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Florida Lags Behind on Solar Panel Initiatives

May 21, 15 Florida Lags Behind on Solar Panel Initiatives

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Despite the state’s famous moniker, Florida lags behind other states in developing solar energy. The Associated Press reports that the Sunshine State ranks 13th in the country in solar power generated, even though it ranks 3rd in rooftop solar power potential. Recent initiatives in other states, such as California, have...

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