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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


WORLD

Rare White Humpback Whale Spotted Near Norway

While the chance to gaze upon a pod of majestic humpback whales swimming wild and free would certainly be enough to stir delight in any nature-loving seafarer, spotting Moby Dick’s doppelgänger is another thing altogether…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


ECONOMY

Superstorm Sandy Sends Jobless Claims Up Sharply

There were 439,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, up by 78,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says. Behind the big increase: Superstorm Sandy.…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


PARENTING

The 13 Hidden College Expenses

For many families tuition is just the tip of the iceberg. There are many expenses that come along with being (or being the parent of) a college student can add up and cost much more than anticipated…Read Full Article

From Time: Health & Family


LAW

BP Pleads Guilty, Will Pay $4 Billion in Criminal Penalties for Gulf Oil Spill

Oil giant BP has agreed to plead guilty to criminal misconduct related to the 2010 Gulf Oil spill and will pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


ENVIRONTMENT

77% of Americans Think Fighting Climate Change Should be a Priority

The latest survey from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication finds that that many Americans want to address climate change.…Read Full Article

From Treehugger

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Categories: Daily Life, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Family and Parenting, Featured, Money, Peace, Justice, and Equality, People, World

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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