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President Trump signs disaster declaration for quake-hit Puerto Rico 17.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

President Trump signs declaration authorizing federal aid to remove debris and support public health and safety in wake of Puerto Rico quakes.

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A List of Things Bloomberg Actually Said About Fat People, Rape, George W. Bush, and J.Lo 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
To call Michael Bloomberg’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination unorthodox would be an understatement. The former New York mayor is skipping the early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina. He’s not accepting individual donations—instead spending $200 million of his own money in just the first two months of his campaign—and […]
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Movement Is About a Lot More Than Just Congress 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
For years, tenants in New York’s public housing residences had complained about the black mold breeding on the walls, the brown liquid dripping from the ceilings, and the cold water flowing from the faucets. But the city hadn’t made repairs. One white-skied Saturday this past November, neither New York City Housing Authority head Gregory Russ nor mayor-turned-presidential-candidate […]
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New affordable housing rules aim to protect tenants from mid-lease rent increase 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new Minnesota rule blocks affordable housing owners from increasing rent in the middle of a lease. Housing advocates say it will provide people with precarious incomes some certainty.
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Gov. Walz lays out final pieces of $2 billion borrowing plan 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Gov. Tim Walz said Wednesday his plan to issue bonds for $2 billion in state construction projects is a response to needs expressed around the state. Republicans say a bonding bill is necessary but Walz’s plan is too big.
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Letters to the Editor: NIMBYs are worse for L.A. than the homelessness crisis 15.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The opponents of a Griffith Park shelter show that the only thing worse than the homelessness crisis are people who prevent any solution.

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Police Said They Wouldn’t Be “Confrontational.” Then They Came in Riot Gear to Arrest Homeless Moms. 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
Before dawn on Tuesday, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office descended on a residential block in West Oakland with armored vehicles, guns drawn. The thirty-some officers—including a contingent in military-style fatigues and helmets—showed up not to respond to a riot or the apocalypse, but rather to enforce the eviction of a handful of mothers and their […]
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Rumors, misinformation lurked as Minnesota county rejected refugees 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Beltrami County attracted national attention when commissioners voted against refugee resettlement last week. Ahead of the vote, false information about resettlement circulated on social media, in text messages and in flyers mailed to some county residents.
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Racist housing practices from the 1930s linked to hotter neighborhoods today 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A study of more than 100 cities nationwide shows neighborhoods subjected to discriminatory housing policies nearly a century ago are hotter today than other areas.
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Letters to the Editor: We must talk about mental illness and addiction if we want to help the homeless 14.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Handing out jackets, socks, food and other practical items helps, but it does nothing to address mental illness and addiction among homeless people.

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Proposal to build on landfill next to a Denver school has neighbors worried about what lies beneath 13.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The field north of Place Bridge Academy looks ordinary enough, but neighbors are concerned that breaking the surface will put kids attending the Denver school - and their own health and property values - in danger.
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Esper says he's seen no hard evidence that embassies were under threat 13.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that he had seen no hard evidence that four American embassies had been under possible threat when President Trump authorized the targeting of Iran’s top commander, raising questions about the scale of the threat described by Trump last week.
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Two states. Eight textbooks. Two American stories. 13.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Two States. Eight Textbooks. Two American Stories.
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Denver Zoo makes $5,000 donation to aid in animal rescue efforts in Australia 13.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
DENVER – The Denver Zoo on Friday announced it was donating $5,000 to help in animal rescue efforts as Australia deals with devastating wildfires burning in the southern part of the country.
A 'lost decade': Haiti still struggles to recover 10 years after massive earthquake 12.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Billions of dollars poured into Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, giving the economy a boost. But reconstruction hasn't lived up to what was promised and Haitians say they feel forgotten, as much of the goodwill and money have been lost to waste, greed and corruption.
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Denver airport warns of development “creep” as Aurora gives blessing to new houses nearby 12.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Aurora last week gave a green light to the construction of potentially hundreds of houses less than half a mile from Denver International Airport's next planned runway.
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Your retirement plans require lots of decisions. Get help 12.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Should you test drive retirement living at the beach? Or put that money in the stock market? A financial planner can help with those decisions.

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Editorial: Homes for L.A.'s homeless are finally coming online. Now we just need 10,000 more 12.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's good that new housing is coming online. L.A. just needs more of it. Lots more.

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Letters to the Editor: How capital gains taxes keep baby boomers from selling their homes 12.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

If Congress increased the exemption on capital gains from home sales, more baby boomers would probably enter the market.

Opinion: Helping one child at a time in Haiti 10 years after the devastation 12.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Ten years ago, seemingly everyone wanted to pitch in after the catastrophic earthquake. Now attitudes have changed, even though the needs have not.

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