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WNBA Pushes Forward Despite Lack of Network Support

As of this year, the WNBA — women’s pro basketball league — will be celebrating its 18th birthday. Over the past two decades, the league has matured from a questionable proposition — many thought it would quickly fold, as earlier attempts had — into an organization in its own right. Still, the league often struggles […]

Shop Classes Putting Students on the Path for Comfortable Middle-Class Living

In the U.S. schooling system, shop classes often have a reputation for being the “slacker classes” — the easy A’s that students take to fill up space, rather than for the purpose of truly learning a skill. That perception, though, might not be based in reality as the market for auto mechanics heats up throughout the […]
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    Forklift-Related Worker Death to Cost New Zealand Company $130,000

    A concrete company based in Christchurch, New Zealand will soon be paying $130,000 in fines and damages after the forklift-related death of one of its workers. According to a 3 News article published on September 16, Anthony Wells, 47, died after being run over by a defective forklift that was being operated by a trainee […]
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    Povertees Sews Lives Together

    The idea is as simple as their name. Povertees is a not-for-profit organization that creates and sells stylish t-shirts, putting their proceeds towards helping Los Angeles’ homeless rebuild their lives. Soon, the Povertees team will be taking their mission on the road.“I began to think about starting up during a time when social justice was becoming […]

    Norristown Went Without a Street Sweeper for 19 Days This Summer

    In Norristown, PA, residents may have noticed that the streets were a little less clean this past June. That is because one of the area’s street sweepers was out of commission for 19 days for repairs. The 2007 Elgin Pelican street sweeper had to be in the repair shop from June 9 to June 27. […]
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    Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Strain Lives on Many Household Items, Research Shows

    It isn’t exactly surprising anymore when studies are released showing that the most common household items tend to carry the most bacteria — but new research conducted by medical experts at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, WA shows that the type of bacteria carried on these items is more worrisome than […]