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Home Is Where The Health Is

By Gina Carroll Habitat for Humanity is well known for how successfully they use volunteers to build homes for families in need. All you have to say is "Habitat" and most people can conjure up an i…

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Possible Cause for Bizarre Bird Migrations

Endangered whooping cranes flew 2,500 miles from Canada to Texas, where they usually spend the whole winter. Instead, they pecked around for a short time and flew back. Scientists believe it may be be…

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Why is Child Abuse So Much More Pervasive in the U.S.

Any local paper will have it, most likely buried beyond page six, but it will most certainly be there. What I am talking about is some horrific account of ritual child abuse, long ignored, but uncover…

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Endangered Crane Population Recovers

About a year and a half ago almost ten percent of the North American Whooping Crane population didn't survive a period when they were in their Texas habitats for winter. About twenty-five cranes peris…

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Find a Wind Farm Community for You

Looking for a wind farm community? In today's ever more eco-aware environment, many communities are choosing to live a lifestyle powered solely by wind power. Wind farms generate electricity throu…

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Entire Texas Town Could be Solar Powered

Pflugerville, Texas is a small city of about 50,000 people, near Austin. Officials there are currently negotiating with RRE Austin Solar, and Travis County to develop a solar powerplant that could gen…

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