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Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
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Women can now buy birth control at King Soopers pharmacies without a doctor’s visit 29.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Kroger Health announced Monday that pharmacists at its locations in Colorado, which include King Soopers and City Market stores, will start directly dispensing hormonal birth control, meaning women who get their medicine there can now skip a trip to the doctor's office for select contraceptives
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Latino parents group teaches cultural skills to thrive in Minnesota schools 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Latino Youth Development Collaborative is trying to help first-generation Latino families navigate the complexities of Minnesota schools.
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Minneapolis Park Board votes to change street signs to Bde Maka Ska 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minneapolis Park Board’s vote Wednesday removes “Calhoun” from the streets and parkland it controls.
Young offenders 'get inadequate support on their release' 8.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Many do not have accommodation and support services in place when they leave, a report finds.
Minnesota-inspired Cuban American Youth Orchestra launches its first tour 20.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Eleven members of the Minnesota Orchestra will join 25 young U.S. musicians in Cuba for the inaugural tour of an organization inspired by the 2015 Minnesota Orchestra visit to Havana.
Reclaiming the Streets: Addis Ababa, Other African Cities Launch Car-Free Days 22.4.2019 THE CITY FIX
African cities have an imbalance. Around half of the population walks, bicycles or takes public transport to get around, usually under unsafe and difficult conditions. But despite this unusually high level of non-motorized mobility, street space is disproportionately allocated to ...
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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The women with a passion for rugby 9.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
The women of Sutton & Epsom's Ladies RFC are unbeaten in the league this season and in love with rugby.
Student organizers report back on March 15 climate strike 20.3.2019 - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar Many of us supported and were heartened by students coming out on March 15 to demand that local and federal government take real steps to combat climate change. There were many great interviews and news stories which talked to kids out on the street . The Activist Toolkit, however, decided to take a different approach. I contacted all the local organizers I could find and asked them: 1. How did your local climate strike go? 2. What worked and what did not? 3. What will you be doing for the national day of action in Canada on May 3? 4. What did some of the students that participated say? 5. What are you trying to win in your communities? I am posting edited versions of the responses I received below. If you would like to connect about your experience organizing the strike in your community, please send it my way. The Activist Toolkit will continue stay in touch with organizers and continue to help support the demand for real action on climate change. The reports below are the personal ...
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Youth symphony conductor Carlos Izcaray makes a new-music pledge: 50% female composers 20.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Carlos Izcaray was planning the American Youth Symphony’s season when the thought occurred: Why not make this the year of the woman?

Izcaray, who took over as music director of the Los Angeles-based AYS in 2016, didn’t stop at one season. Faced with the reality that most of the classical canon...

Skipping school to protest climate change 15.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Students around the country are skipping class Friday to protest inaction on climate change. It's part of a wave of pressure by young people as Democrats struggle to agree on a climate policy.
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‘Why shouldn’t I try and save all you adults?’ 22.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A portrait of Haven Coleman, a young climate activist.
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Reggie Bullock spends part of his All-Star break visiting with LGBTQ youth 17.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Reggie Bullock was planning to take a vacation during NBA All-Star weekend.

One week after being traded to the Lakers from the Detroit Pistons, and with just 25 games left in the season, Bullock was hoping to take his mind off basketball before he realized where the NBA All-Star game was taking...

Instead of jail, Denver will offer new “stabilization” center in Sun Valley for mental health crises 15.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council on Monday approved a controversial rezoning that will bring a new model of mental health treatment to the Sun Valley neighborhood.
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Clippers' Marcin Gortat heavily vested in 'Polish heritage day,' and in Poland's youth programs 7.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For someone who’d just played his best game of the season, center Marcin Gortat was rather subdued at his locker after the Clippers’ victory Friday in Phoenix.

“Yeah, it feels good,” he said, “but I wish to have the same game on Sunday.”

Barring a Clippers playoff berth this season, no game will...

Gaza: Coding in a conflict zone 2.10.2018 BBC: Technology
With most Gazans under 25, a new generation turns to coding to escape the constraints of conflict.
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Few teens with chronic health problems have plans to take charge of their own care 18.9.2018 Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Less than one in five teens with chronic health problems have made plans with their pediatrician to take over responsibility for their own care and transition to seeing doctors who treat adults, a U.S. study suggests.
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Sex Abuse Looms Over Planned Vatican Meeting 6.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The global sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church now threatens to cast a shadow over an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican next month.
Get ready for the Newton Lake dredging project in South Jersey | Kevin Riordan 11.8.2018 News
The $25 million, 18-month undertaking is the biggest in the history of the Camden County Park System.
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