Smokey (the) Bear is still keeping his watchful eye on America’s forests after 75 years on the job

The iconic advertising campaign originated as a way to protect the nation from its WWII enemies. Today, critics are asking if it’s causing harm as well as good.

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How the Volkswagen Beetle sparked America’s art car movement

When the Beetle was first introduced, Americans had never seen anything like it. Among art car enthusiasts, it became the ideal canvas for self-expression.

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Long before Armstrong and Aldrin, artists were stoking dreams of space travel

While the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing is an opportunity to celebrate a remarkable technological achievement, it’s worth reflecting upon the creative vision that made it possible.

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The forgotten history of segregated swimming pools and amusement parks

Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.

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When America had an open prison – the story of Kenyon Scudder and his ‘prison without walls’

Scudder’s approach was grounded in trust and mutual respect. There would be no guards, no weapons, no walls and no uniforms.

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Money primary for 2020 starts with New York

It will be months before Biden, Harris, Warren or most potential presidential aspirants will barnstorm across the farmlands of Iowa, dig into a low-country boil in South Carolina or field questions at a town-hall meeting in New Hampshire.

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Untangling the Root Causes of the School Shootings

Contributed by Karl Erickson Why the recent school shootings? There is no doubt a multitude of tangled root causes, but

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School Safety and the Connecticut School Reserve Protection Officers Program

Contributed By Micah Welintukonis, Candidate for Governor of Connecticut School Safety Proposal This proposal was put together with the help

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Jared Kushner loses top security clearance 

Not surprising, but how long will it last since President Trump can still waive Jared’s security clearance. Do you think

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Induced Demand and How it Affects You

By Michael Harrington   What is Induced Demand? There is in transportation department circles one guiding mantra above all others.

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