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King: Life Is Bare Bones on the Lakota Reservation
Business  (tags: news, culture, economy, society, native americans, live on the res, news, politics, usa, americans )

- 3200 days ago -
In nation's poorest county, about 56 percent of residents live below poverty line Herbert Hale, who is a member of the Lakota tribe, is unemployedHale gets about $17 a week from a tribal welfare fund; tries to find odd jobs
Bernanke: US Economy On Cusp Of Recovery - Money News Story - WCVB Boston
Business  (tags: economy, bernanke, US Economy, business )

- 3194 days ago -
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke declared Friday that the U.S. economy is on the verge of a long-awaited recovery after enduring a brutal recession and the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.
$100 Million From Private Sector To Save $350 Million In Health Care Costs
Business  (tags: money, SustainableDevelopment, greenbuilding, environment, corporate, business, society, finance, healthcare, health care reform )

- 3195 days ago -
As the health care debate rages on in town hall meetings and on Capitol Hill, LED Saving Solutions, is focusing on cost containment by offering $100 million in LED lighting retrofits at zero out-of-pocket expense to over 100 hospitals across the US.
Obama's Deficit Woes Linger Despite Rosier Estimate
Business  (tags: economy, obama, politics, business, finance, money, news, usa )

- 3195 days ago -
A stabilizing U.S. financial sector may have freed the White House to trim its 2009 budget deficit projection but the still-record-breaking figure will not make it easier to sell healthcare reform.
Video: BREAKING BARRIERS Between Conflicting Nations With a Friendly Soccer Game. POSSIBLE? (Part 1 of 3)
Business  (tags: conflict, israel, palestine )

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- 3195 days ago -
Picture this! The Great Wall that divides Israel & Palestine. A soccer ball flies over the wall into the Israeli territory and bumps on the bonnet of the IDF soldiers' jeep. The...
Lobster Hunters Getting Pinched as Prices Tank
Business  (tags: lobster, market, hurricanes, Florida Keys, economy, prices, ethics, dishonesty )

- 3209 days ago -
As the commercial lobster season gets under way Thursday, Keys fishermen are gloomy about their prospects: Low demand during the recession has led to plummeting prices for what many consider a luxury treat.
Wal-Mart Plans on Eco Rating Index on All Products
Business  (tags: environment, wal-mart, green products, eco-friendly, SustainableDevelopment, money, news, world )

- 3209 days ago -
Wal-mart plants to implement an eco rating index for all of its products in the near future. This could change manufacturing all over the world.
ACTION ALERT: H.R. 2749 The Food Safety Enhancement Act
Business  (tags: )

- 3217 days ago -
It's an attempt to address the worst problems in U.S. agriculture, but as it stands the bill threatens to undermine the best things in U.S. agriculture - small farmers producing for local markets. PLEASE SIGN PETITION. THANK YOU!
120 MW Wind Power Project to Be Developed By Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux : TreeHugger
Business  (tags: climate, ClimateChange, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, environment, globalwarming, GoodNews, goodnews, green, greenhousegases, nature, humans, Sustainabililty, world, science, americans, investing, investments, news, society, SustainableDeve )

- 3351 days ago -
Here's another example of a Native American tribe getting into renewable energy: The Guardian reports that the Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux are partnering with Citizens Wind to tap into the wind power potential of their land in South Dakota.
STIMULUS WATCH: $25 Check May Cost You Food Stamps
Business  (tags: USA, foodstamps, stimulus package, unemployment insurance, unemployment, UI supplement )

- 3261 days ago -
When President Barack Obama increased unemployment benefits as part of his economic stimulus, he also made some Americans ineligible for hundreds of dollars a month in food stamps.
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