MADISON - Each year, nearly 9,000 Wisconsin adults earn a certificate of high school completion, which opens doors to employment, further education, and opportunity.
"A GED gives adults an option to improve their employment situation or pursue additional education," said State Superintendent Tony Evers. "GED-completers have... more inside EDU
Oklahoma Earthquake Prompts Insurance Review OKLAHOMA CITY - A shaky start to the new year in southern Oklahoma is a good reminder to review your homeowners and renters insurance policies and consider purchasing earthquake insurance. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 2.8-magnitude quake in Stephens County on Tuesday. It's the first of what is likely to be many earthquakes Oklahoma will experience in the upcoming year.
"Jasper County provides an excellent location for our operation because of the easy access to I-95, I-16, and I-26 and proximity to our growing... more inside BYL
Backyard Magic Is there a compost pile in your past? For most New Brunswickers, the answer is yes. Our grandparents' generation knew the value of composting their yard and kitchen wastes. Giving back some of the nourishment they took from the earth made good common sense... and it still does!
In today's New Brunswick, composting is a traditional idea with a broad new appeal. It's making a strong... more inside ENE
Governor Cuomo Hosts First New York State Yogurt Summit Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today hosted the first New York State Yogurt summit to hear ideas from industry leaders, farmers and other stakeholders to help ensure that the yogurt industry continues to grow and create jobs in New York.
Since 2000, the number of yogurt processing plants in New York has increased from 14 to 29 today. From 2005 to 2011, New York's yogurt plants doubled in... more inside BYL
Having Second Thoughts About A Purchase?
When you buy something at a store and later change your mind, your ability to return the merchandise depends on the stores return policy. However, if you buy an item in your home you might have three days to cancel your purchase. This Cooling-Off Rule applies to purchases of $25 or more at your workplace ....
Bredesen, Lawmakers Unveil Clean Energy Future Act NASHVILLE - Governor Phil Bredesen and a bipartisan group of legislators, joined by members of the Governor's Task Force on Energy Policy, today unveiled sweeping new legislation designed to make the Volunteer State a national leader in energy efficiency and clean energy technology.