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Ever Wonder Where Outdoor Holiday Lighting Originated? Denver Claims the Tradition is Theirs

Ever Wonder Where Outdoor Holiday Lighting Originated? Denver Claims the Tradition is Theirs

With the holiday season in full swing, many neighborhoods throughout the United States have likely seen their streets turned into bright, festive settings with the use of outdoor lights. Now…

Companies Send the Federal Government a Letter Supporting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Companies Send the Federal Government a Letter Supporting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a commonsense plan to reduce industrial carbon pollution, called the Clean Power Plan. Now, over six months later, the proposal’s comment period has…

Quincy Medical Center ER in Quincy, MA To Stay Open, Despite Hospital Closing

Quincy Medical Center ER in Quincy, MA To Stay Open, Despite Hospital Closing

The Steward Health Care System, which currently owns the Quincy Medical Center in Quincy, MA, has been facing a less-than-happy holiday season as it prepares to close the majority of…

Biomedical Research Center Struggling to Find Funding After Federal Grant Cuts

Biomedical Research Center Struggling to Find Funding After Federal Grant Cuts

As federal and state funding opportunities grow scarce, many research centers around the United States are scrambling to find new revenue streams and compete with other organizations. For higher education…

Housing Sharing Services Force Corporate Housing to Change Their Stay Offerings

Housing Sharing Services Force Corporate Housing to Change Their Stay Offerings

Corporate housing in Boston and Cambridge has been thriving, but housing sharing services like Airbnb are forcing the industry to offer new, shorter options for length of stays. According to…

Magician Goes Viral After Using Rubik’s Cube Trick to Dodge a Speeding Ticket

Magician Goes Viral After Using Rubik’s Cube Trick to Dodge a Speeding Ticket

Steven Brundage was annoyed when an officer pulled him over for speeding on Dec. 5 in Scotia, NY. But an encounter that could have led to a ticket and a…

President Obama Announces New Campaign For Early Childhood Education

President Obama Announces New Campaign For Early Childhood Education

Last week’s White House Summit on Early Education marked the beginning of a campaign to increase funding for early childhood education across the country. On top of announcing a $1…

Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline This Year

Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline This Year

It’s that time of year again — for holiday spirit, giving, and, of course, the anxiety that comes with waiting too long to do Christmas shopping online. The good news…

Ontarians Debate Wisdom of Mandatory Snow Tire Laws

Ontarians Debate Wisdom of Mandatory Snow Tire Laws

The year’s first significant snowfall in Ontario has renewed debates of whether the province should mandate snow tires. Two other Canadian provinces, Alberta and Quebec, require that drivers buy snow…

Two Shed-Sized Home Initiatives Proposed in Syracuse

Two Shed-Sized Home Initiatives Proposed in Syracuse

In line with a boom of eco-consciousness and a growing pocket of focus on minimalist living reminiscent of Henry David Thoreau, there’s also an emerging niche market for tiny homes.…

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