Good News Headlines 7/11/17

Detail of “Axioma VII” by John Sabraw


Artist And Engineer Team Up To Create Paints Made Out Of Environmental Toxins

by Kimberley Mok, Treehugger

What we might not associate art and beauty with are materials that pollute our environment. Yet, that's exactly what artist John Sabraw and civil engineer and Ohio State University professor Guy Riefler are doing… Read More



Some Mass. Colleges Move To Cover Extra Costs Of A Degree For Poorer Students

by Fred Thys, WBUR

Colleges are beginning to address the concerns of first-generation students, especially colleges with large endowments… Read More



Hundreds Of Books Pour In For Michigan Girl, 8, Who Lost Everything In A Fire

by Lisa Flam, Today

More than 500 books — and counting — have arrived at the school, according to teacher Colby Sharp, who blogged and tweeted about the visit. The books, many of which are signed by the authors and illustrators, were piled on the principal’s desk, and Heidi was amazed at what she saw… Read More



New York City Drag Queens Rally Together For Orlando Relief Fund

by Aaron Barksdale, HuffPost

Although the queer community is still grieving the deaths from the massacre at Pulse nightclub, many are doing something to give back. On June 16, New York city’s nightlife performers teamed up for a three-hour tribute called Let Love Live to honor the lives of the survivors and victims… Read More



Officer Adopts Abused Siblings After Investigating Their Case

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

This police officer went above and beyond the call of duty when he answered a report on a child abuse case in 2015 – and thanks to him, it had a happy ending… Read More



More Than 8,000 Detroit Youths Hired For Summer Job Program

by Dana Afana, MLive

The Grow Detroit Youth Talent (GDYT) program aims to prepare Detroiters between 14 and 24 years old for the city's workforce. This year, the group hired 8,127 out of the 12,000 who applied, Mayor Mike Duggan announced on Friday, June 30… Read More



France Plans To End Sales Of Gas And Diesel Cars By 2040

by Jack Ewing, The New York Times

France is joining a growing movement to force the extinction of vehicles that run on fossil fuels, saying on Thursday that it would aim to end the sale of gasoline and diesel cars by 2040… Read More


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