Updated at 3:40 PM

What's the issue?While plants have been modified for thousands of years through breeding and natural selection, "genetically modified organisms" are defined as organisms modified using modern biotechnology. Rather than breeding that combines many characteristics from plants, scientists can select desired traits from some plants and give them to others. Traits generally are chosen to give the crops a greater resistance to insects and herbicides, improve their growth...

Updated at 1:52 PM

Friday, 12:35 a.m. — A 32-year-old man was arrested on charges of a drug law violation in the 200 block of Water Street.Friday, 3:03 a.m. — Police responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 100 block of High...

Updated at 12:52 PM

Art from local photographer Lewis Anderson will be displayed at The Photographer's Gallery at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., through September. A First Friday reception is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.What attracted you to...

Updated at 12:48 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Russia and Ukraine.

Updated at 12:20 PM

WHITEFISH, Mont. — Austin Dodge needed just 2 1/2 quarters of action Saturday to make himself worthy of being the Frontier Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the seventh time in his career, the league office announced...

Posted at 12:05 PM

Comedienne Joan Rivers remains on life support in a Manhattan hospital, her daughter 

Posted at 12:05 PM

Justin Bieber faces assault and dangerous driving charges after he was arrested in Canada last...

Posted at 11:05 AM

Rick Grimes & Co. continue to find themselves in a fight for survival on Season 5 of AMC's The...

Updated at 9:59 AM

The Ashland City Council will hear recommendations on how to spend funds from the transient occupancy tax for downtown beautification during their meeting tonight.The TOT, also known as Ashland's tourist tax, is a 9 percent tax added to...

Updated at 9:49 AM

Harry & David has agreed to be acquired by 1-800 Flowers.com for $142.5 million in cash.

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