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Large Wind Farms Spreading Across the U.S. as Opposition Continues in Canada

In Canada, groups that strongly oppose the production of industrial wind farms are gaining momentum. According to the National Post, activists attempting to stop industrial wind farming believe they finally have the political backing from the Liberal government. These groups

U.S. Drunk Driving Epidemic Continues

The drunk driving epidemic continues in this country. A few decades ago, nearly half of all traffic deaths were caused by alcohol. Since then, we’ve lowered that number to about 30%, but that’s it. It’s been 30% for years and

Tyson Foods Faces Big OSHA Fine for Workplace Violations

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Tyson Foods, one of the largest meat processing companies in the world, faces a $263,000 fine after federal inspectors found more than 15 serious workplace safety violations this month. The Labor Departments’ Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated Tyson’s

That’s a Dealbreaker: Millennials Dating by Credit Scores

There are many common questions people like to ask in the early stages of a new romantic relationship. They might want to know more about their prospective partner’s hobbies, pets, family, or life goals. But many Millennials are asking a

Physical Therapy and Prosthetics Aren’t Just for Humans Anymore

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Approximately 46 million households in the United States own a dog, and while an injury may have once impaired a beloved family pet for life, there are new alternatives available to pet owners everywhere. It may sound odd, but pets

Elon Musk Buys Out Solar City, Promises to Engineer Functional Solar Roofing

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Asphalt shingles can need replacing every 12 to 20 years or so, but Elon Musk is promising solar roofing that may not require replacement as frequently. “It’s not something on the roof — it is the roof,” Musk told a

New Jersey Reaches Stalemate in Transportation and Construction Funding

Back in early July, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ordered a shutdown of all state-funded construction projects because the government’s Transportation Trust Fund ran out of money. Christie told laid-off workers that the moratorium would last for at least one

Increased Use of Drones Leading to Voyeurism Concerns

The drone industry is expected to grow significantly over the next few years and it’s affecting nearly every industry in the world. Roof inspections, for instance, should be performed at least once or twice a year, and are now able

Etsy and Intuit Announce Partnership to Help Users With Finances

Etsy, a Brooklyn-born, peer-to-peer e-commerce site, announced on August 11 that it’s offering its members access to Intuit’s accounting software. According to New York Business Journal, the partnership will affect U.S. and U.K. Etsy merchants. Members will now be able

U.S. Small Business Administration Announces Deadline for Disaster Assistance

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An estimated 543,000 new businesses get started every month, but their window for disaster assistance is closing, according to a recent announcement by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding all small businesses, small