Non-profits, government agencies learn about new sales tax
The Christian County Chamber of Commerce hosted a seminar Friday morning hoping to clear up some questions and concerns about the new sales tax law.
Why are we answerable to government agencies, but they don’t seem answerable to us?
She’s looking for answers to a suspicious parking ticket and wonders: How many people get ripped off this way?
Government agencies release endangered Florida grasshopper sparrows into wild, despite concerns
The foundation in charge of raising them in captivity has warned that some of the birds may spread a fatal disease among the remaining wild sparrows.
Why every government agency could use a ‘board of advisers’
The other day I met with a very accomplished businessman and financier named Walter Raquet, who has what I think is a great idea for reducing the cost of running the US government. Raquet — who co-…
How eating roadkill is making roads safer in Idaho
Instead of wasting roadkill or mocking it as hillbilly cuisine, Idaho is tracking the carnage and allowing residents to salvage the carcasses to reduce the number of vehicle-animal collisions and
Americans accidentally eat 200 tiny pieces of towels, beads, and plastic foams every day. Here's...
Microplastics - tiny plastic particles smaller than a sesame seed and often thinner than a human hair - are ubiquitous in our modern environment They come from larger plastic debris that gets broken down, as well as microbeads in beauty products and microfiber towels. A new study suggests people in the US eat about 200 of these tiny plastic pieces per day. We don't yet know what these microplastics are doing to our bodies, but evidence suggests that eating food and drinking…
How are your driving habits? Two government agencies surveying Baton Rouge area motorists
Two government agencies are launching a survey of travel habits by Baton Rouge area motorists.
Chinese Man Worried You Can’t Have Respectful Debate About How Amazing Government Is Anymore
BEIJING—Lamenting the country’s widening political divide, local man Lei Chen admitted to feeling worried Friday that you couldn’t even have a respectful debate about how amazing the government is anymore. “We’ve become so polarized between people who believe we’re the best country in the world and people who believe we’re the best in the galaxy,” said Chen, calling for a more nuanced dialogue when discussing how…
Is that burger you grilled safe to eat? Here's how to tell
The best-tasting burger in the world becomes the world's worst burger if you and your guests are diving for the bathroom soon after the last bite.
What Lettuce Is Safe To Eat? Romaine Recall And What You Need To Know
The FDA and the CDC are warning consumers to throw away all romaine lettuce products and discontinue eating them because of an E.coli outbreak.
Is it safe to eat raw cookie dough? Here's what the CDC says
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention isn’t rolling with cookie dough.