{News and Views} 2nd Annual Bra Recycling Month

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Sometimes you need a little light hearted fun to raise awareness for some pretty serious issues. In 2010, Bra Recycling Month brought awareness to the issues of Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence. They are hoping to reach an even broader audience this year. Bra recycling is an economical way to support women nationwide who are […]

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{News and Views} Healthy Couponing

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From magazine stands to reality television, couponing has become the new fad. The economy looks and feels bleak, regardless of what politicians say, and many families find it hard to merely stay afloat. Saving a few bucks on groceries may implore a glance from the casual shopper but once you take the time to do […]

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{News and Views} Arizona Wildfire’s Effect on Animals

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Since May 29th, wildfires have ravaged parts of Arizona. The Wallow fire raging on the Arizona/New Mexico border, has burned 800 square miles and recently edged close enough to force evacuations in Luna, New Mexico. Despite being the largest wild fire in Arizona history, the flames have consumed 32 homes/vacation cabins in contrast with Arizona’s […]

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{News and Views} How to Ease Into a Vegetarian Lifestyle

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If you’ve been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, it might be the perfect time. Reports have been hitting the news feeds since  last year about methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) being  found in pork, beef and poultry in the United States. On May 13th, the Independent covered another story about US supermarket  meats testing […]

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{News and Views} Green Days Ahead for Empire State Building


Crain’s New York Business reports when the Empire State Building finishes its $550 million renovation, it will garner the title of one of New York’s greenest. The building is working toward certification through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) which came about in spring of 2000. The organization measures the eco-efficiency of  buildings. […]

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Healthy Living: How to Survive Cold Weather Exercising

New Year’s resolutions are born during the coldest season of the year. For many, the idea of running is hard enough without adding a layer of snowfall to the equation. Don’t let foul weather discourage you from continuing with fitness goals. By following a few simple suggestions,  winter running can become just another hurdle you’ll […]

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Organization Makes Garden Planning Fun

If you’ve never gardened than it’s pretty easy to become overwhelmed with your first excursion into the wild world of planting. There are so many seeds to choose from, not to mention soils and pots. One way to cut the choices significantly is to go eco in your garden. When you make choices based on […]

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Rev. King Would Have Wanted Peace to Begin at Home

“All I’m saying is simply this, that all life is interrelated, that somehow we’re caught in an inescapable network of mutuality tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. For some strange reason, I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to […]

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Find Local Community Sponsored Agriculture to Save Money

Many families are trying to figure out how to live healthier lives. Documentaries like Food Inc. are opening eyes and hearts forcing people to think about where their food comes from. Small town folk may not have to do much searching, if at all, to find fresh produce. Most smaller communities even know the local […]

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