Good News Headlines 8/23/16


Public Outdoor Pianos To Fill Worcester Streets With The Sound Of Music

by Lindsay Corcoran, Mass Live

New public pianos will be bringing the sound of music to Worcester's streets in four different locations downtown over the next couple weeks… Read More



U.K. Approves World’s Largest Wind Farm

by Samantha Page, Think Progress

The U.K. government on Tuesday approved phase two of the world’s largest wind farm, adding 300 turbines to a project 55 miles off England’s shore, in the North Sea… Read More



Department Of Justice To Stop Using Private Prisons For Federal Prisoners

from WBUR

The Department of Justice announced this week that it will move away from using private prisons to house federal prisoners. The decision will affect 13 federal prisons, which house about 22,000 inmates… Read More



At Schools, Healthier Options Pass The Taste Test

by Brenda J. Buote, Boston Globe

With the new school year approaching, many districts are coming up with innovative ways to comply with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and make nutritious meals appeal to even the pickiest eaters… Read More



Poor People Can’t Be Jailed For Not Being Able To Pay Bail, Justice Department Says

by Lauren C. Williams, Think Progress

Jailing people before they are tried in court because they can’t afford bail is unconstitutional, according to federal appeals court documents the Justice Department filed Thursday… Read More


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