New Colombian President Pledges to Protect Rainforest | Business News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s first elected leftist president, will take office in August with ambitious proposals to halt the record-high rates of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. Petro has promised to limit agribusiness expansion into the forest, and create reserves where Indigenous communities and others are allowed to harvest rubber, acai … Read more

Burlington School Board Votes to Relocate Some Tech Center Programs to Airport | Education | Seven Days

Burlington School Board Votes to Relocate Some Tech Center Programs to Airport |  Education |  Seven Days

click to enlarge File: Oliver Parini ©️ Seven Days Burlington Technical Center students in the aviation program The Burlington School Board voted Wednesday to alter plans for the district’s new high school and technical center in … Read more

Ford Pledges to Work With Community Near Future Factory | Business News

By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. officials on Tuesday pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker’s planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region. More than 200 people attended … Read more