Google is making a huge investment in a massive off-shore cable that would eventually carry power from off-shore wind farms to cities along the Atlantic seaboard. The Atlantic Wind Connection will lie 15-20 miles off shore and run from New Jersey to Virginia.
WBEZ has been receiving calls this week from Bentonville, Arkansas. They started Monday, when we reported some comments by a Wal-Mart executive invited to speak about health-care reform at a Latino civil-rights convention in Chicago. That executive, Dr.
Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley this week announced an ordinance that will revise and extend Chicago's current Minority Business Enterprise/Women Business Enterprise requirements.‚ The current requirements are scheduled to expire late 2009. The ordinance extends the requirements to 2015.
I know I don't need to say this again, but the Hard Working Blog is churning out some great content, including the regular Downturn Dish feature. Here's a few great recipes that Sara Sargent recently posted. They come from Rebecca Commito- a student studying cooking in France.
For our Hard Working series Adriene Hill and Sara Sargent have been posting price conscious recipes on their blog. They call the feature The Downturn Dish. I call it delicious. They post new recipes every Monday and Wednesday.