Immigration activists hold a banner Tuesday while protesting in Portland. Activists asked the city to stop buying bonds from Wells Fargo, a major investor in a group that operates multiple immigration detention centers. The protest was part of a nationwide campaign to convince investors to divest from prison companies.
Move over, large lap pools. Smaller swimming holes are making a big splash. Sure, the economy is playing a role in making this luxury littler: Smaller pool equals smaller budget. But it's more than that, says Brett Berry, owner of Landscape Renderings, a Missouri business that designs and builds outdoor living environments. “You can create a fantastic sense of intimacy and atmosphere with a small… ... more