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Japanese garden a passionate project for Tarentum doctor 

"I'm not a gardener," insists Dr. Michael Rabkin. He is standing in the center of his beautiful Japanese-style garden, which adjoins his medical lab in Tarentum. ...

Wines from Burgundy don't have to break the bank

Burgundy fans enjoyed a "golden age" in the 1990s. As quality improved, prices for white wines from prime Côte d'Or vineyards ranged from $30 for ...

Cedar apple rust beautiful, harmful

There's a fungus among us, one that is both fascinating and destructive. It's called cedar apple rust (Gymnosporangium juniperivirginianae), and it requires two different host ...