Archive for June 2008

CF: Mountain Xpress – Ashevillage Building Convergence

Ashevillage Building Convergence promotes sustainability by Rebecca Bowe in Vol. 14 / Iss. 46 on 06/11/2008 The seeds for the Ashevillage Building Convergence were sown a dozen years ago when a small group of people in Portland, Ore., transformed a run-of-the-mill intersection into an attractive public gathering space. They built an earthen teahouse, planted gardens,…

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Blount Education Initiative: Activclassrooms @ Maryville

Teaching students in the 21st Century We all can remember being in school and the tools that our teachers used. All research was done in the library, and information was written up on the chalkboard. Depending on how old you are, the changes can be staggering. Chalkboards have given way to white boards that were…

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Obama Becomes First Black Democratic Presidential Nominee The Third African American Senator Since Reconstruction Makes History After a bruising battle, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has won enough delegates to clinch the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, ABC News projects based on exit polls and reporting. Obama, D-Ill., becomes the first African-American major party presidential candidate in…

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