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Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues
SPRINGFIELD — A federal judge has ordered state corrections officers to undergo training on transgender issues, stemming from a lawsuit filed by an inmate who wants to be transferred to
How to more safely stay at hotels, motels amid pandemic
There's no place like home. But with care, you can reduce the risks that come with spending a night in a hotel or motel. Half of the battle occurs before
Workers and wages: Finding qualified workforce a top challenge...
BEMIDJI—While wages are on the rise, challenges remain for Minnesota's manufacturers when it comes to hiring a qualified workforce.In its annual State of Manufacturing survey, Enterprise Minnesota found 71 percent of respondents say the inability to hire qualified candidates has made company growth...
What kind of snake is this? How to identify common snakes in Texas
April showers poured down on San Antonio and its time for locals to enjoy the May flowers, but sometimes slithering snakes can interrupt the enjoyment of the outdoors.
Point of View: Climate change should be an easy 'sale' in South Florida
As a volunteer with the Boca Raton chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, I have been meeting with local politicians to gather support for the Energy
Newsom declared the state should spend more on climate change. It ignited a firestorm [San...
Oct. 19–California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent executive order on transportation spending — directing the state to put more money toward its climate goals — aimed to be bold, timely and environmentally conscious. But like other policy statements the governor has made on transp
Ex-Texas Rep. Steve Stockman gets 10 years for conspiracy
HOUSTON (AP) - Disgraced former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman will serve 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to bilk at least $775,000 from conservative foundations that intended the donations for charities and voter education The former Republican congressman was also ordered to pay $1 million in restitution during his sentencing hearing Wednesday in Houston Stockman was convicted in April on 23 of 24 counts, including…
All topics from climate change to conservation
Coral behaves unexpectedly when it comes to consuming plastic. Although it's well known that they do swallow microplastic particles, what is really strange is that they seem to actually like it.
Five-year farm labor camp is answer to immigration issues: Letter
I believe it is past time we address the illegal aliens situation in our nation.
How Your Business Can Help Climate Change
This September 10, 2019, learn about how businesses can help with climate change with Chris Yalonis of VenturePad. Click the link for more details. RSVP Now!
State rep pushes bill to help farmers combat effects of climate change
Tom Hanson has no doubt that the effects of climate change has impacted his family’s farm.“Hanson’s Farm” at 20 Nixon Road in
How sci-fi could help solve climate change
50 years before the first photovoltaic cell was put to use, the women of “Ladyland” were thriving on solar energy
What Does Climate Change Mean for Massachusetts?
Keith Bergman of The Climate Reality Project will give a presentation about the effects climate change can and will have on Massachusetts and on the northeastern states in general. Following the presentation, we will discuss the long-term effects of current and possible changes in legislation, government agencies, and funding. Learn what you can do, individually and as political constituents, to combat climate change and achieve sustainability…
How immigration became a hot topic for Minnesota arts groups
Minnesota arts groups are inviting stories that dissect U.S. immigration politics and the Syrian refugee crisis.
Ronan rep says CO2 gets a "bad rap'' and schools should change climate change teaching
The House Natural Resources Committee debated a bill introduced by Rep. Joe Read, R-Ronan, Monday that calls on the state to find that human emissions of carbon dioxide are not
How horror fiction is coping with climate change
And the rest of the week’s best writing on books and related topics.
What Climate Change Could Mean for the Future of Cheese
Extreme weather is having a huge impact on dairy farmers, but grass-fed cows could help mitigate the damage
How The Internet Of Things Will Help Fight Climate Change
The use of the IoT and smart devices will enable energy networks and consumers to become more energy efficient in general, thereby reducing energy consumption at a time when the future of our environment depends on it.