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'It was me or him' - Ex-Liverpool youth player admits injuring team-mate in bid for first team 16.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Former Liverpool youth team player Tom Brewitt says he once injured a team-mate on purpose in a bid to win a first-team place.
Denver Public Schools to revamp classes with more Black, Indigenous and Latino history 19.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado's largest school district is planning to revamp what it teaches to be more inclusive, equitable and culturally relevant to students of color.
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He turned his concrete patio into an edible garden with fruit trees 13.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Ken Sparks transformed the East L.A. hardscape into a fertile landscape, with chickens, a butterfly garden and organic vegetables

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The Memeable Mr. Markey 26.8.2020 Mother Jones
Ed Markey, put simply, had a good social-distancing look. That’s how The Cut, a vanguard of culture for young liberal women, described what the Massachusetts senator donned for an April 12 tweet. Imploring his constituents to “wear a mask,” Markey modeled his own Boston Red Sox-emblazoned face covering, along with a green bomber jacket, khakis, and an […]
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Chicago school resource officers could be phased out under Board of Ed proposal amid ongoing protests 25.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Alternatives to school officers could be better at providing safe learning environments, according to the board's proposed resolution.
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He turned his concrete patio in East L.A. into an edible garden with fruit trees 19.8.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

His terraced backyard in East L.A. is primarily concrete but Ken Sparks has managed to transform the hardscape into something alive and soft with chickens, a butterfly garden and a surplus of organic vegetables that he has planted in raised beds installed on top of concrete.

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Editorial: Paging Jesus: The Catholic Church is fighting a homeless housing project 26.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It is beyond comprehension, not to mention disgraceful, that the Archdiocese would appeal a city planning commission's approval of a much-needed 40 unit housing development in Venice for about 80 homeless people.

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Column: Can architects help revive Chicago’s South and West Sides? Maybe. Just don’t expect miracles 24.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Chicago has tapped the nonprofit Chicago Architecture Center to help pick 24 to 36 architecture and design firms to take part in Lightfoot’s $750 million Invest South/West program, which seeks to boost struggling business districts in 10 neighborhoods on the South and West Sides. Yet there are limits to architecture’s power to change lives and perceptions.
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Eastleigh boy, 14, in court over homemade bombs plot 18.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The boy, who cannot be named, is accused of involvement in the preparation of a terrorist act.
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Colorado weather: Severe storms could bring hail and damaging winds on Saturday 6.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Coloradans can expect to see storms on Saturday that bring large hail and damaging winds as they roll through the state, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. 
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Youth lead the Earth Day digital strike 22.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Social distancing measures are in place but these organizations are still engaging in collective action.
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In the end, Holocaust survivor couldn't outlast virus, becoming Israel's first COVID-19 fatality 23.3.2020 LA Times: Nation

An 88-year-old Holocaust survivor became the first, and so far only, Israeli to die of COVID-19.

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Column: One of California's longest-serving political hands is retiring. Here's his state of the state 12.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Is California really hostile to business? Daniel Zingale, who has one of the longest track records in state government, lays out his truths about the Golden State.

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Guest Commentary: Colorado doubles down to improve juvenile corrections system 30.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Doubling down on culture change is the appropriate path to create and maintain safe facilities for Colorado’s youth while providing the opportunity for them to live their best lives.
5 priorities to ensure climate action benefits low-income and disadvantaged groups 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't leave anyone behind as we transition to a clean economy.
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Organizers stockpiling snow, preparing to greet elite skiers for World Cup race in Minneapolis 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In just over two months, the world's top cross-country skiers will flock to Minneapolis for a World Cup event. And to make sure the trails are in top shape, organizers are working now to stockpile snow. Lots and lots of snow.
Letters: The value of staying unplugged; Keeping a safe “space”; Child care costs begin with planning; A taste for food writing (1/3/20) 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The value of staying unplugged Re: “Communities tap grants to get modern internet,” Dec. 30 news story I fail to understand why it is such a profound tragedy for some rural areas to lack high-speed internet connectivity. Personally, I think these places sound like great places to live and, especially, to raise children. After all, […]
Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups 21.12.2019 WRI Stories
Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate activists around the world are calling for fair climate policies that address social justice and inequality. Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE Discussions on the social aspects of climate action have long focused on jobs in carbon-intensive industries, but they've started considering the broader picture. Solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Power to the young people: emerging climate leaders attend VERGE 19 16.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Passionate youth, corporate changemakers, cleantech innovators and public sector planners are all critical to the success of the climate movement.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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