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Homeless Prince William Co. Dog Needs Help

In Virginia, the Prince William County Animal Shelter is looking for a helping hand for an injured, homeless dog.

Ten-week-old Chihuahua mix Louie is in need of an operation to repair a large hernia in his abdomen. The surgery is expected to cost upwards of $2,300.

Animal rescue staff say they're looking for donations toward the operation as well as a permanent home for Louie.

If you'd like to help, contact the Prince William County Animal Shelter.


Making Art Off The Grid: A Month-Long Residency At A Remote National Park

Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.

After A Long Day Of Fighting Climate Change, This Grain Is Ready For A Beer

Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.
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Why Millions Of American Men Have Left The Workforce, And How To Bring Them Back

Today’s unemployment rate is down sharply from the height of the Great Recession. But more than a fifth of American men had no paid employment last year, and seven million of them have stopped looking altogether. Why men are leaving the workforce – and how to bring them back.


Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.

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