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Oct 22nd

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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom or "The Great March on Washington" was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and called for civil and economic rights for African Americans. The march was planned and initiated by A. Philip Randolph, the president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, president of the Negro American Labor Council, and vice president of the AFL-CIO. Randolph along with a group of civil rights, labor, and religious organizations organized the march under the theme "jobs and freedom".
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Advanced home energy assessment: Your first step to energy efficiency, cost savings

Advanced home energy assessment: Your first step to energy efficiency, cost savingsMany people assume that there is little they can do to significantly reduce their energy use and increase the efficiency of their homes. In reality, there are many things that typical residents can do themselves and many other things they can hire others to do. Before embarking on home energy improvements, especially large projects, the Minnesota Department of Commerce strongly recommends having an advanced home energy assessment, or home energy audit.
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The greening of...McDonald's?

The greening of...McDonald's?Dear EarthTalk: Has the McDonald's restaurant chain made significant improvements in recent years with regard to the environment? -- Max Andria, Laval University, Quebec
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4 ways to divorce-proof your relationship

Divorce is an ugly word and an ugly topic. It is also a reality in the world that we live in. Although every marriage has the potential to end in divorce, not every marriage is subject to it. There are those who put principles in place that serve as a foundation to a healthy, long-lasting relationship. Whether you are married or in a committed relationship, here are four things that are needed to build a successful one.
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Saving energy and money with home automation

Saving energy and money with home automationDear EarthTalk: I understand that there are many kinds of automatic features that can be incorporated into a home—even some that can be operated remotely—that can save energy and provide other environmental benefits. Can you enlighten? -- Robert Goodman, Taos, NM
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When the heart is like a battlefield

Sometimes relationship can seem like a battle and the heart like a battlefield. During this battle, friendly fire can occur. "Friendly-fire," is a military term that I use to describe a situation in which someone that is on your side, someone that is suppose to be there to protect you, causes you harm. Friendly-fire can be deadly. In relationships, the most grievous of all friendly-fire is infidelity. When men and women are unfaithful, they cause harm to the very person they should be protecting.
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SOUL FOOD MN | Golden Thyme Coffee & Cafe: Where delicious food is a family affair

SOUL FOOD MN | Golden Thyme Coffee & Cafe: Where delicious food is a family affairMychael and Stephanie Wright, husband and wife co-owners of Golden Thyme, started up their cafe and coffee shop 13 years ago this March, first serving only coffee and pastries. Before long, people were asking for food to go along with their jazz-legend-themed coffee drinks—and the Wrights delivered.
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