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Closed parks, furloughs, 'Green Eggs': A look at shutdowns 25.4.2017 AP Politics
Disputes over spending and health care in a divided Washington have triggered shutdowns of the federal government in recent years. Republicans now control the White House and Congress, and if lawmakers and President Donald Trump fail to agree on a spending bill by midnight Friday, a shutdown of an all-GOP government would occur for the first time in modern history....
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AIA/COTE awards this year redefine sustainable design 24.4.2017 TreeHugger
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How India's Tata is mainstreaming natural and social capital 24.4.2017 Business Operations |
Giant Indian conglomerate Tata group is moving to account for tough-to-value environmental, human and social factors within its business decisions. The exercise hasn't been easy, but it's determined to try.
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United 3341 and the failure of sustainable values 24.4.2017 Business Operations |
What can the sustainability world learn from this corporate crisis?
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Washington Post Op-ed: Trump's anti-LGBT Army secretary nominee thinks veterans like me have 'a disease' 23.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Like Mark Green — President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of the Army — I served my country in uniform. I was proud to be an infantry officer and retired honorably after 34 years. But as a transgender member of the military, I hid my authentic self for decades to continue serving the country I love. Unlike Green, I was forced to serve in silence the entire time, but I won’t be silent now. I respect his Iraq War service as an Army flight surgeon, but the disrespect — the bigotry — he’s sho... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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An architect couple designs dream home 23.4.2017 Washington Post
The garden is made full partner in an unusual collaboration that blends indoors and out.
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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' dies at 56 23.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday. She was 56.

A statement from the Sheriff's Department in Harrison County, Ind., said the dispatcher "received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. Upon arrival...

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Green Day's Mike Dirnt is ready to part with two coastal California homes 22.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Mike Dirnt, bassist for the band Green Day, is ready to beat it out of two coastal California neighborhoods. He’s put homes in Newport Beach and Montecito on the market for $3.8 million and $4.8 million, respectively.

The Newport property, built in 1967 and recently updated, sits on a corner lot...

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A couple’s home shows their passion for contemporary, green design 22.4.2017 Washington Post
A couple’s home shows their passion for contemporary, green design
First Step To 'Eco-Grieving' Over Climate Change? Admit There's A Problem 22.4.2017 NPR Health Science
Psychologists say anxiety over climate change is making some people feel overwhelmed. To talk through their worries, a group in Utah is meeting weekly and the idea has drawn interest in other states.
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Golf: Salt Lake City's Tony Finau tied for lead in Texas 22.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
San Antonio • Tony Finau arrived at the 18th tee with a chance at a course record, but his approach splashed in the water and his bogey dropped him into a second-round tie for the lead with Bud Cauley at the Valero Texas Open on Friday. A birdie at the par-5 final hole would have given Finau a share of the course record, but he settled for a 7-under 65 and is tied with Cauley at 8 under through 36 holes at TPC San Antonio. Ian Poulter, Europe’s Ryder Cup star, missed the cut and lost his fully e...
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Gary Payton: Draymond, not Kawhi, should get defensive award 22.4.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

As one of best defensive players of his generation, Gary Payton knows what it takes to thrive on that end of the floor. In one of the tightest races for defensive player of the year in quite some time, the nine-time All-Star told The Associated Press that he is leaning toward Golden State’s Draymond Green […]
VRE expansion in Crystal City could leave a bitter taste in residents’ mouths 22.4.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
To accommodate longer trains, the commuter service may need to build a new station.
Just right for Kids: Gimme Green 22.4.2017 Reviews–Books – The Indian Express
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FBI offers $25,000 reward to help solve eco-terror arson case 22.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

For the first time in nearly 14 years since the costliest eco-terrorism arson in U.S. history, the FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 in hopes of learning who set a San Diego housing project ablaze.

No one was injured in the 2003 incident, which caused an estimated $50 million in damage....

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Road closure: Sheridan Blvd. to close April 29 between W. 28th-32nd avenues 22.4.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Drivers who use Sheridan Boulevard should start planning an alternate route as the road will close between West 28th and 32nd avenues on the border of Denver and Wheat Ridge from April 29-May 2. Construction is scheduled for the area until June.
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At Mas', Jonathan Gold finds hearty, spicy food just like your Chinese Islamic mother used to make 21.4.2017 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Have you stopped by Mas’ Chinese Islamic Restaurant? Because it’s kind of wild on a Sunday afternoon, a world of head scarves and bright dresses, skinny suits and skullcaps, and children dumbstruck at the massive piles of sizzling black-pepper beef. The green-onion flatbreads — every table has...

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The Restoration Revolution 21.4.2017 WRI Stories
The Restoration RevolutionAdd Comment|PrintRestoration in Costa Rica. Photo by Luciana Gallardo Lomeli/Flickr This article was originally published by The Mark News. The tension between urban and rural populations in countries around the world is emerging as a 21st century polarizing political force, and its potency may be rooted in rising inequalities. Nowhere is the urban-rural divide more acute than on the issue of jobs. While agriculture has been the traditional mainstay of rural... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Leeks are in season. We have recipes 21.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

What’s in season: At first glance, leeks probably look a bit like green onions on steroids, with bunches of two or three bundled together with a rubber band or a twine bow. A member of the allium family, leeks are closely related to onions, garlic, shallots and, yes, green onions. Leeks are prized...

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A Kirkland solar community is Earth-friendly and super green 21.4.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

The first residents of Lakeview Solar Community already are seeing beautiful benefits.
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