Astoria dry cleaner will launder unemployed job seekers’ suits for free


ASTORIA, Queens — A small dry cleaners in Astoria is garnering big attention after a simple offer to help unemployed members of the community.

Jaime Jinete, owner of Nicole’s Cleaners, posted a sign that reads “if you are unemployed and need an outfit clean for an interview we will clean it for free.”
https://pix11.com/2017/03/31/astoria-dry-cleaner-will-launder-unemployed-job-seekers-suits-for-free/

North Dakota’s Norway Experiment

Late one night in October 2015, North Dakota prisons chief Leann Bertsch met Karianne Jackson, one of her deputies, for a drink in a hotel bar in Oslo, Norway. They had just spent an exhausting day touring Halden, the maximum-security facility Time has dubbed “the world’s most humane prison,” yet neither of them could sleep.

https://www.motherjones.com/crime-justice/2017/07/north-dakota-norway-prisons-experiment/

ANNUAL SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE BEGINS FOUR-DAY RACE AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY


The annual Solar Car Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway is underway with a record number of teams participating.

This year 36 teams are competing in the four-day competition at TMS, which makes the event the largest Solar Car Challenge in the Western Hemisphere.

http://www.texasmotorspeedway.com/news/news-releases/posts/2017/july/annual-solar-car-challenge-begins-four-day-race-at-texas-motor-speedway/