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Solar Farm Developers Target New York With Lease Offers *

By Mary Esch ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Less than a year after New York banned fracking, dashing the hopes of farmers who had hoped to reap royalties from natural gas leases, the commercial solar industry is courting landowners for energy production. Buoyed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s renewable energy plan and the extension of the […]

Smartphone Health: Apple Releases Software For Medical Apps

By Brandon Bailey CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression. While there are hundreds of health-related apps on the market, Apple wants to […]

Microsoft Piteches ‘Intelligent’ Conversations With Computers

By Brandon Bailey SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft wants people to have more intelligent conversations with their computers. The giant software company is promoting new tools for software developers to build intelligent “bots” or commercial programs that will work with Cortana, its voice-activated digital assistant, to perform tasks like booking a hotel room, ordering a […]

Grand River Advisory Lifted After Wastewater Line Rupture

BLACKMAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Health officials have lifted an advisory warning against body contact with the Grand River that was put into place after a wastewater transmission line ruptured in southern Michigan. The Jackson County Health Department said in March that there’s no more potential threat. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports the line began […]

Trojan’s HydroLink™ Battery Watering System Receives Sanitary Maintenance Distributor Choice Award For Second Year

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., March 22, 2016 – HydroLink™ single-point battery watering system from Trojan Battery Co., LLC, has been chosen, for the second year in a row, as a 2016 Sanitary Maintenance Distributor Choice Award Winner by readers of Sanitary Maintenance magazine. The Sanitary Maintenance Distributor Choice Awards Program recognizes the most innovative and […]