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Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:02 AM EDT

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his business sustainably, with the help of John Rooks, president of The SOAP Group.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at 09:44 AM EDT

Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

An annual ranking of the worst U.S. cities for spring allergies zeroed in on the Southeast but warned of an overall bad season everywhere. Some allergy experts say climate change may fuel earlier, longer,...

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 09:46 AM EDT

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 09:44 AM EDT

Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor "vertical" farming is a hot trend in the upper Midwest and other parts of the world, though some farms have had more success than others. Now one indoor farm is taking it to new levels in a giant...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 09:30 AM EST

Family-style Lunch for Students

Family-style Lunch for Students

Some Philadelphia schools are bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. It's part of a program that aims to provide nutritious, low-cost lunches in a setting that reinforces...

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 at 08:06 AM EST

Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

With all of the gas prices rising there are ways to reduce how much gas you consume. Chris Clackum reports.

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 at 06:12 AM EST

D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 at 09:12 AM EST

Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be in unacceptable condition, posing risks to nearby residents. As AP's Haven Daley reports, the problem levees...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 at 09:46 AM EST

Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Whale watchers were treated to an incredible sight off the coast of Dana Point, California as hundreds dolphins put on a spectacular show.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 09:24 AM EST

Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

A Shell drilling ship ran ashore during rough conditions near Kodiak, Alaska following failed attempts to tow the vessel in a fierce storm.

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