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Ravens top Titans 23-10 for 21st straight preseason win

Aug. 12, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tyler Huntley went 16 of 18 for 110 yards and a touchdown in the first half, and the Baltimore Ravens extended their record streak of preseason victories to 21 with a 23-10 win over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night. Rookie quarterback Malik Willis ran for a...

'The Sacrifice Zone': Myanmar bears cost of green energy

Aug. 09, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

The birds no longer sing, and the herbs no longer grow. The fish no longer swim in rivers that have turned a murky brown. The animals do not roam, and the cows are sometimes found dead. The people in this northern Myanmar forest have lost a way of life that goes back generations. But...

'The Sacrifice Zone': Myanmar bears cost of green energy

Aug. 09, 2022 07:01 AM EDT

The birds no longer sing. The fish no longer swim in rivers that have turned a murky brown. The animals do not roam, and the cows are sometimes found dead. The people in this northern Myanmar forest have lost a way of life that goes back generations. But if they complain, they, too,...

Garden grows into Honey Tree Farm

Jul. 25, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — Tori and Casey Ostwinch’s farm started as a garden. Over the years, their garden grew until the pair decided to try farming full time. For a year, the Ostwinches worked on a farm in South Carolina to see if they could do it themselves. In 2018,...

Nonprofit works to plant nut trees across Frederick County

Jul. 24, 2022 09:08 AM EDT

MYERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — When Jane Dennison and her father purchased a 21-acre farm near Myersville back in 2016, they weren’t exactly sure what they wanted to do with it. Dennison, a chemist, was looking for a way to educate the public on sustainable agriculture. Her father was...

19th century subsistence farms preserved in New River Gorge

Jul. 17, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — Across the New River from Hinton, narrow, unpaved Freezeland Mountain Road zigzags its way up narrow hollows, across spiny ridges and through dense stands of hardwood forest, climbing 1,200 feet above the river in 2.5 miles. There, the terrain begins to level,...

Fort Sill Apache present plans for New Mexico casino

Jul. 05, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A legal representative of the Fort Sill Apache tribe seemed pleasantly surprised by the prevailing mood at a public scoping meeting for a proposed gaming facility and other developments on a patch of land in Luna County. “I applaud you folks here today,” the...

Agritourism trail spotlights Black farms in Georgia

Jun. 19, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Tucked behind the wrought iron gates that line the frontage at 801 Old Pretoria Road is the stuff that retreat-style getaways are made of: an 1851 mansion appointed in period furniture available for rent as a wedding venue or other private event; farm acreage dotted with...

More charges for man acquitted of murdering Georgia teacher

Jun. 03, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

FITZGERALD, Ga. (AP) — Two weeks after a jury acquitted a south Georgia man of murdering a teacher in 2005 — but convicted him of a lesser charge — the man was indicted on new charges in a neighboring county. A grand jury on Friday indicted Ryan Duke on six counts including...

Acquitted of murder, man sentenced for hiding teacher's body

May. 23, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for hiding the death of a popular high school teacher whose disappearance baffled family, friends and investigators in her rural hometown for more than a decade. Ryan Alexander Duke was sentenced in Irwin...