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April 2013

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Growing Up: Indoor Farm Goes 'Mega' Near Chicago

"Indoor 'vertical' farming is a hot trend in the upper Midwest and other parts of the world, though some farms have had more success than others. Now one indoor farm is taking it to new levels in a giant warehouse just outside Chicago." Read story Job Site that Caters to the Disabled Job Seeker Community Relaunches

"Ability Jobs Plus is the only job site for those with disabilities by those with disabilities. Dedicated to helping millions of disabled Americans find work, the site has relaunched after months of improvements. The site is run and managed by founder Richard Hill of Kingman, AZ, who was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy at the age of 18." Read story

Expanded ADA Accommodations Sought

"Under legislation proposed Wednesday, the Americans with Disabilities Act would be amended to require movie theaters to offer closed captioning and audio descriptions of films to aid those with visual or hearing impairments. The accommodations would be required at all showings at movie theaters with two or more screens. A second bill would mandate captioning and narration on all airplanes where in-flight video entertainment is offered." Read story