Thursday, May 09, 2013
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. The special guest for the May 9 talk, entitled Defying Boundaries: Integrating Sustainability Practices, is David Orr (author, healthy building pioneer, environmental education expert and distinguished professor at Oberlin College). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
A female radio news anchor said that Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken had photographed himself groping her while sleeping and "forcibly kissed" her without consent during an overseas USO tour in 2006, two years before his election to the Senate. The revelations have prompted Franken to apologize which was accepted, however has also ignited calls for a Senate ethics investigation. The revelations come amid a growing national furor over sexual harassment and misconduct, for which Capitol Hill members appear not to be immune.
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