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Week 7 Power Rankings: FAC

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As the 2017 season nears its close, the Frontier Athletic Conference battle is heating up at the top. Not only are the conference’s top teams fighting each other for the first ever FAC Championship, they’re fighting for their playoff lives as well. The top three teams in the conference are either just in or just… Read More

Coal Comfort: Trump’s EPA And Energy’s Winners And Losers

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s move to end the Clean Power Plan is the Trump administration’s latest attempt to support the struggling coal industry. The Department of Energy is also pushing a new way to subsidize coal power. But a new study suggests market forces — not regulations — will still make more coal power plants in the… Read More

Halloween Comes to PBS KIDS!


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This “Odd-tober,” PBS KIDS invites families to celebrate Halloween all month long, with spooky new episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities. On October 23, PBS KIDS will premiere ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREE HOUSE on PBS stations. In this special movie event, Arthur and his friends encounter a… Read More

The “Gig Economy” Grows in the USA Says Visiting Italian Journalist


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Lidia Catalano is a multimedia journalist from Turin, Italy visiting this country to examine the growth of alternative work arrangements. Her primary observation is that this segment of our economy is growing beyond expectations. Alternative work arrangements take many forms such as hiring temporary, on-call and independent contract workers. It also includes freelancers and some… Read More