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In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Certified Organic Restaurant

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:40am

Nora Pouillon writes about her lifelong devotion to food in a new memoir, My Organic Life. Her restaurant has been a fixture in the Washington, D.C., food scene since 1979.

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In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Organic Restaurant

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:40am

Nora Pouillon writes about her lifelong devotion to food in a new memoir, My Organic Life. Her restaurant has been a fixture in the Washington, D.C., food scene since 1979.

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Still Playing: The Theater That Saw The Birth Of Cinema

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:36am

Not far from the film festival in Cannes is a town with even deeper ties to cinema. La Ciotat is home to the oldest working movie house in the world and was used by the inventors of moving pictures.

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Still Playing: The Theater That Saw The Birth Of Cinema

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:36am

Not far from the film festival in Cannes is a town with even deeper ties to cinema. La Ciotat is home to the oldest working movie house in the world and was used by the inventors of moving pictures.

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Why Food Companies Should Be More Afraid Of Water Scarcity

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:10pm

An environmental sustainability group assessed how 37 U.S. food companies are responding to escalating water risks. It found most have a long way to go to improve water efficiency and other practices.

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Why Food Companies Should Be More Afraid Of Water Scarcity

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:10pm

An environmental sustainability group assessed how 37 U.S. food companies are responding to escalating water risks. It found most have a long way to go to improve water efficiency and other practices.

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New York Announces Crack Down On Nail Salons

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

New York is planning to send dozens of inspectors to nail salons across the state to crack down on poor working conditions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has also created new health and safety regulations for the industry after an investigation by The New York Times found multiple violations of labor laws.

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Why California Farmers Are Conflicted About Using Less Water

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

Cities in California have been ordered to cut water use. Farms have not, yet. Inside the industry, there's a quiet debate: Does it makes sense to invest in water-conserving tech now — or later?

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Why California Farmers Are Conflicted About Using Less Water

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

Cities in California have been ordered to cut water use. Farms have not, yet. Inside the industry, there's a quiet debate: Does it makes sense to invest in water-conserving tech now — or later?

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Using Investments And Technology To Rebuild Hawaii's Koa Forests

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

One company is attempting reforestation with an innovative business model. Investors can track the coveted trees using digital IDs. Their money goes to plant new trees that won't be harvested.

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Using Investments And Technology To Rebuild Hawaii's Koa Forests

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

One company is attempting reforestation with an innovative business model. Investors can track the coveted trees using digital IDs. Their money goes to plant new trees that won't be harvested.

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Saudi Women Can't Drive To Work; So They're Flocking To The Internet

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:18pm

With so many restrictions on their movements, it has never been easy for Saudi women to join the workforce. But the Internet has opened up a new range of opportunities to work from home.

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Jury: Starbucks' Free Coffee Not At Fault In Police Officer's Burn Claims

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:06pm

A North Carolina jury has rejected a $750,000 civil lawsuit filed by a police officer who said that a Starbucks store had given him a large cup of hot coffee with an insecure lid.

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New York Governor Pledges Action After Revelations Of Nail Salon Work Conditions

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 1:51pm

After The New York Times published a series on exploitative work conditions at nail salons, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a task force to confront the issue.

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What Is Upfronts Week, Anyway?: 5 Questions Answered

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:09am

We've reached the part of the year where the broadcast networks (and some cable networks) try to woo advertisers with the promise of new shows.

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Courier Strike In Berlin Keeps ATMs From Being Replenished

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

Couriers who re-fill ATMs in Berlin have been on strike for more than a week, and there's no end in sight. That's a problem in a country where almost 80 percent of all transactions are cash payments.

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Seattle Restaurants Scramble To Pay A Higher Minimum Wage

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 9:19am

Business has been good for Seattle restaurants as high-tech firms flourish. But the city's rising minimum wage has restaurant owners struggling to revise their business plans.

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Ore Price Collapse Hits Minnesota's 'Iron Range'

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:30pm

Prices are about one-fourth what they were in 2011. A drop in global demand, especially in China, has triggered layoffs in northern Minnesota's mines and the effects are being felt around the region.

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Oil Companies Look To Fill Employment Gap With More Women

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:30pm

Less than 20 percent of oil-sector workers are female. That's a problem for an industry that needs legions of new workers to replace retirees. So firms are looking to draw more women into the field.

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Would More Trade Help The Job Market Run Faster Or Trip It Up?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:33pm

Friday's jobs report showed tepid wage growth in April. Hours after its release, President Obama gave a speech arguing that a new trade deal would strengthen the labor market. Opponents disagree.

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