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Home builders: Cities gouge with permit fees to fund other needs 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A trade group for home builders alleges that many Minnesota cities overcharge for building permits to cover unrelated city costs.
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White House insists 'fundamentals' of U.S. economy are strong 20.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's reelection.
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NYC Landlord Accused of Dividing Condo Horizontally Into Two 4 1/2-Foot High Apartments 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The owner allegedly used bubble wrap to keep his tenants from hitting their heads on the low ceilings.
Vomiting Black Vultures Take Over Couple's Florida Vacation Home: 'Smells Like a Thousand Rotting Corpses' 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Blood was everywhere. It was a vile, vicious, traumatic event," says one neighbor recounting the flock that had descended on her home in West Palm Beach.
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Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession 18.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
President Trump's top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets, and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of 2019.
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Superstorm Sandy Was One of the Worst and Best Things to Happen to Rockaway Beach 18.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last year, right before Memorial Day, the business owners of Rockaway Beach got a terrible shock. New York City officials abruptly declared that a popular 12-block section of beachfront would be closed for the summer, and perhaps indefinitely. The reasoning […]
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Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The desire to expand housing, commerce and other development around metro Denver and on arid high plains once deemed inhospitable has driven an innovative urban water broker to build a $22 million reservoir on a ranch 70 miles east of the city along the South Platte River.
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Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again 17.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and a lemon-yellow jacket […]
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Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging 17.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Jeffrey Epstein's prison death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner's office said Friday.
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Here's My Medical Opinion: The Public Charge Rule Threatens the Health of Every Single Person in America 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Immigrants are already pulling out of government programs that keep their families healthy for fear of retribution. And when they get sick, we all get sick.
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Minneapolis Fed president talks potential recession 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Neel Kashkari joined the program and discussed what’s going on in the economy regionally and nationally.
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Newsletter: Today: When a home means abandoning your past 16.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

A special housing initiative gave the residents of a Los Angeles homeless encampment the chance to move into apartments.

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As Minneapolis mayor proposes budget, protesters demonstrate against police 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Protesters disrupted Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s budget proposal speech several times, with one protester saying they wanted money for victims of police brutality and other crimes.
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These Democrats Are Running for President, but They Might Have a Better Chance Flipping Senate Seats 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The GOP currently holds a three-seat majority in the Senate—and they have to defend more than 20 seats in the 2020 cycle.
Low-income immigrants in MN shying away from benefits, even with Trump rules still weeks away 15.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Fearful of being labeled as “public charges” and jeopardizing their chances of becoming permanent residents, many low-income immigrants in Minnesota are not enrolling in public-assistance programs.
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'The Marathon Continues': Fans Celebrate Nipsey Hussle's Birthday 5 Months After Rapper's Tragic Death 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fans shared pictures, quotes and their favorite Nipsey Hussle song lyrics to commemorate California rapper on what would have been his 34th birthday.
The Pitch: East or west of the 405 in Culver City 15.8.2019 LA Times: Business

For $1.8 million, which would you prefer: a 1940s home with modern vibes west of the 405, or a 1920s home with Craftsman vibes east of the 405?

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Developers see plenty of growth in senior housing market 15.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the baby-boomer generation ages, there’s a growing number of senior housing projects going up to meet future demand.
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Singapore prefers its Speakers' Corner to the Hong Kong protests, thank you 15.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Singapore is approaching the unrest in Hong Kong with caution over fears of angering Beijing and triggering activism at home.

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Opinion: Andrew Yang on gun violence, the decline of the American worker and 'freedom dividends' 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Andrew Yang, a tech entrepreneur running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, met recently with members of the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his candidacy.

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