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Home renovation: Lifestyle changes, aging homes, rising prices spur record spending | Science & Environment
Lifestyle

Home renovation: Lifestyle changes, aging homes, rising prices spur record spending | Science & Environment

About a year after the onset of the pandemic, Kathy Lange-Novak and her husband, Frank Novak, decided it was time to update their Fitchburg home. After 26 years, the floors, countertops and appliances were showing their age, and the couple thought they needed to upgrade before putting the house on the market. “This is the […]

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Business lured to Sun Belt amid tax-friendly environment, ‘great employee base’
Business

Business lured to Sun Belt amid tax-friendly environment, ‘great employee base’

Senior Vice President of Sales at Footprint, Jeff Bassett, explains why the materials science company decided to operate in Arizona.  Companies have been flocking to the Sun Belt over its business-friendly environment, with one executive noting that tax incentives and a “great employee base” incentivized his materials science company to operate in Arizona.  Senior Vice President […]

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Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey finds | Environment
Lifestyle

Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey finds | Environment

Citizens are alarmed by the climate crisis, but most believe they are already doing more to preserve the planet than anyone else, including their government, and few are willing to make significant lifestyle changes, an international survey has found. “The widespread awareness of the importance of the climate crisis illustrated in this study has yet […]

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