Leaf blister fungus affects local oak trees

...this time, rain washes the spores into young leaves where infection takes place. After two to four weeks, small circular depressions (spots) will begin to develop. Spores produced on these spots will lodge on bud scales and remain dormant until the next...

Comet craters spark Carolina investigation

...thousands of strange, oval-shaped depressions in the landscape, ranging in size from...Scientists have determined that these depressions, called Carolina Bays, were created...sandhill region is the number of circular depressions that are scattered over the surface...

Life & style
Slices of wilderness

...the variety found inside the shallow depressions along the coastal plains called Carolina...from Georgia to Maryland, although the depressions are most often found in the Carolinas...over thousands of years carved out the depressions and gave them their elliptical shape...

Successful traits are spotlighted

...business students, faculty and alumni about the findings of research into 36 American companies that had withstood wars, depressions and many changes in leadership. By comparing companies of similar age and industry, he discovered that the better-performing...

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Rants & Raves

...responsibility! RAVE FOR PRESIDENT Obama. Six years ago we were experiencing the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression and had ground troops fighting two foreign wars. Now those troops are home, unemployment is down, and millions of Americans...

Lightning top Canadiens in six, reach conference finals

...Neuroscience Center for analysis. Dr. Charles Tator says the autopsy showed widespread chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, throughout Montador's brain.Montador had suffered from depression, erratic behavior and memory problems.

Singer heir helped Bobby Jones build Augusta National amid Depression

...wealthy man with a vast Augusta estate became the godfather of Bobby Jones' dream even as the nation sunk into the Great Depression.Alfred Severin Bourne, an heir to the Singer Sewing Machine Co. fortune, had the cash and a zeal for golf to help build...

Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

...measure nor manage," she said."The result was the most severe financial crisis and economic downturn since the Great Depression," the Fed chief said, noting that 9 million American lost their jobs and roughly twice that many lost their homes.

Charlotte Howerton

...extraordinary woman. She ventured from Georgia in the midst of the depression to Detroit, Michigan seeking employment and sending money...described her family and life throughout the gold mining days, depression, the war and her role in American's greatest generation...

Volcker says US bank oversight ineffective, seeks overhaul

...oversee the financial system has changed little since the Depression-era 1930s and can't keep up with a fast-moving industry...sweeping overhaul of consumer and finance rules since the Depression. It left largely intact, however, the system of regulation...