Educators across the country are finding millions of dollars in savings through cheap and simple forms of renewable energy. Since 2003, one school district has cut more than $7 million in energy costs. That equates to 45 teaching positions.
DNA evidence: New York Governor David Paterson has proposed roughly doubling New York's DNA database to include samples from even low-level offenders. But could that be an invasion of privacy?
With seven states now seeing double-digit unemployment rates, the region is feeling some of the costs of a low-wage economy.