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Crude oil brings boom times and safety concerns to North Dakota

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO In North Dakota an oil boom has boosted the state’s economy, but as the industry is projected to grow, a series of catastrophic…read more

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Boomtowns at center of economic growth in Mexico

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Although most news Americans hear about Mexico concerns drug cartels, violence and illegal immigration, the country’s economic growth is bringing economic stability and…read more

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Busy Bees T-Shirt Company – Lesson Plan

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By Tina Yalen, NBCT, Early Adolescence: Social Studies/History Repurposed by Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction In this simulation, students will authentically…read more

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Local currency hopes to spur businesses in western Massachusetts

Local Currency Hopes to Spur Businesses in Western Massachusetts

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO In Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts, community businesses and citizens are exchanging a new local currency called “BerkShares” as a way to support…read more

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Living Wage Resource Guide

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As the cost of living goes up in urban centers throughout the country, stagnant wages are making it harder for poor and working class families.…read more

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