A Kansas City neighborhood has received a grant to protect its ash trees against the invasive Emerald Ash Borer.
tod: Homicides in Mexico have reached a grisly milestone Christopher Woody Aug 28,2016 Violence in Mexico has been on the rise in recent months, as fragmented criminal organizations clash around the country, competing with Mexican authorities and each other for control of illegal enterprises. Data released by the Mexican government reveal that homicides, perhaps the most visible aspect of the country's violence, reached an ugly milestone in July. The 2,073 killings recorded that month were the most of any month since the current president, Enrique Peña Nieto, entered office in December 2012, and it was the first time the country exceeded 2,000 homicides in a month since August 2011. Coming to a US city near you.