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Jamming in Orrville: For Over a Century, the J.M. Smucker Company Has Kept Roots in Ohio

A bell trills. Thankfully for your drifting young mind, it’s lunchtime. You rummage through your locker and carry your cartoon-themed plastic lunch box to your usual table of friends....

Rat-ical Solutions to Chicago’s Rodent Problem

Rats! Whether categorized as rodents, wildlife, vermin or pests, they have a profound impact on human populations in big cities — affecting wide-ranging aspects of residents’ lives from food to psychology to safety. In Chicago, which has been ranked the rattiest city in the United States for eight years by pest control company Orkin, experts are finding new solutions to educate about and hopefully eradicate the invasive species known as the sewer rat.
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Greater Detroit Area Students Are Tackling Climate Change — In and Out of the Classroom

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), General Motors and school districts in Southeast Michigan have come together to give students the opportunity to make self-designed environmental impact.  Anita Singh, national field...

From Iowa to England, the World’s Newest Cloud Is Challenging the Status Quo

The Cloud Appreciation Society founder Gavin Pretor-Pinney first received a photo of a peculiar wave-like cloud formation from a woman in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 2008. “Very much like the...

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