Thursday, December 13, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Dec. 13 talk is David Sobel (known as “The Father of Place-Based Education”). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. $35 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $50 for nonmembers. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
Senator Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said the United States is not doing enough to fight Islamic State, and the group is gaining strength outside Iraq and Syria. Feinstein said President Barack Obama's decision to send 50 Special Forces to Syria will not solve the problem and advocated a larger, more specific special operations plan.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Should it be the responsibility of the government to ensure health care coverage for all Americans?