Bellevue, Washington (NAPSI) - Although technology and innovation mean there are more ways to learn than ever, some things about education remain the same.

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSI) - Road accidents caused by distracted or speeding drivers are a huge risk for the more than 135,000 men and women of the waste and recycling industry who are out in force each day keeping our communities clean and healthy-but you can be part of the solution.

Washington, DC - United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretaries Robert Bonnie and Michael Scuse today pledged up to $5 million to state and local partnerships in six states for accelerating tree planting along the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The pledge was made at a summit in Washington, D.C. attended by leaders of Chesapeake Bay water quality restoration efforts.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - If any of the more than 79 million American students who carry school backpacks is someone you care about, here are a few ideas you may care to consider:

New Orleans, Louisiana (NAPSI) - Even after a storm has passed, there are still some things to watch out for. For example, electrical dangers may still pose a risk throughout the community and even in your home.

Yuma, Arizona - For the first time in years, rising home prices are boosting sellers' confidence.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - A foundation that honors the U.S. Army has found a new way to salute the efforts of organizations that serve veterans.