Williams College students have created a program for shoppers purchase coupons for extra items at a local co-op. These coupons are given to community members in need to receive fresh food.
Trees can add up to $10,000 to the value of a home, according to the Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers. Which trees are the best for adding home value and can save homeowners money?
MInimum wage reform is gaining steam around the country, and Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation raising it nationally to $10.10. But we need to be more ambitious. We should be raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Ford recall will include nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs that need repairs for rusting frame parts or faulty seats. One crash but no injuries are linked to the Ford recall.
Sand is used in the fracking process, and there's plenty of it to be mined in the upper Midwest. As a sand-mining boom has emerged, residents are divided over whether it's lifting or ruining their communities.
Like ethanol, butanol can be produced from corn or sugar cane, but it has a far higher energy density and is easier for refiners to mix with gasoline.