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The Fittest City In The US Is…

The fittest city in the US also happens to be the capital. So says this year's American Fitness Index, the work of the American College of Sports Medicine. The report scores cities based on a range of…

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The Big Problem with Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scouts -- if you want to make the world a better place, start with your cookies. I understand why the Girl Scouts sell cookies. Everyone loves cookies. The Girl Scout cookie fundraiser is a sp…

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Horse Slaughter Halted in the US

A Horse of A Different Color: Last month the Federal Court, through the action of a number of animal welfare groups, temporarily blocked attempts to slaughter horses in the US. According to the…

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Returning Farmland to Nature in Minnesota

Dale Aden is a third-generation farmer in the Midwestern US state of Minnesota. For years, he watched the Okabena Creek flood and destroy his crops and farmland. After the losses took their toll, Aden…

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How Do The States Stack Up Environmentally?

Would you like to know which state has the most organic farms, or the lowest air pollution, or the most breastfeeding moms? Maybe you'd like to know which states are the worst polluters? If so, Mother…

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The Five Best and Five Worst Cities for Water Quality

I have been known to scoff at products that have their first ingredient as water - until of course I remember that water is my first ingredient. When you take that simple fact into consideration,…

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