Rescuing the Hero
Posted on : 02-22-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The bond between dogs and humans is deep and lasting. When humans are facing tragedy, dogs are often there to provide comfort or act as heroes. There are countless stories of dogs rescuing people, from the cocker spaniel who lead help back to the scene of a car accident and the blue heeler who faced down an alligator to save his owner, to the military dogs who save lives every single day. Occasionally, humans get the chance to return the favor.   Earthquakes violently shook the ground in Farindola, Italy…
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DOE Reports That More People Work in Solar Than in Fossil Fuels
Posted on : 02-21-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The US Department of Energy has released a report this month revealing that the solar power industry in the United States employs more people than do the coal, oil and gas industries combined. According to the “US Energy and Employment Report,” 374,000 people worked for the solar energy industry during the last year. That means solar energy employees make up 43 percent of the employees in the “electrical power generation sector.” That large percentage is partly due to the construction of new solar plants. During the past year, the number…
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The Capital Group Looks To A New Chairman For Leadership
Posted on : 02-21-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
One of the most popular ways that people choose to save money in the world today is with investments. There are many different types of investments. With so many types of investments, people have many choices available to them in the investment industry such as stocks, bonds, real estate, and mutual funds. Although all investments have an opportunity to earn money as well as lose money, many people look towards investments that do not require significant financial risk. The balance between investment risk and investment profit is a balance that…
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Victim to Marry Man Who Saved Her Life
Posted on : 02-20-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Five years ago today Melissa Dohme almost died. On January 24th, 2012, the then 20-year-old Melissa was the victim of domestic violence from her ex-boyfriend, according to the article on The News Tribune Online. She was transported to the hospital suffering from 32 stab wounds and in critical condition. It took several hours in surgery, where she died twice, to finally become stabalized. After leaving the hospital, she began speaking at colleges and public schools about domestic violence and the impact it has.   In October of 2012, Melissa was…
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The Great Minds behind the Barre Code
Posted on : 02-20-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The Barre Code is a women’s fitness franchise that was founded by Jillian Lorenz and Ariana Chernin. The two are best friends and both of them have always been passionate about fitness. They are both certified fitness professionals and are therefore very good at their job. Lorenz and Chernin combined their life savings and opened up their first studio in Chicago in 2010. The duo was offering something unique and that is what made The Barre Code stand out from other gyms and fitness centers. They combined strength training, cardio…
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