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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Accused of Holding 'Photo Op' in 'Pristine White Outfit' at Migrant Child Tent City—It Was Actually a Protest 25.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I'll never forget this, because it was the moment I saw with my own eyes that the America I love was becoming a nation that steals refugee children from their parents and caged them," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said.
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Denver council approves affordable housing, 16-floor tower near Sloan’s Lake 25.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver's elected leaders faced one of the last big, controversial developments of the current term on Monday night.
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Border Patrol Allegedly Turning Down Donations of Soap, Diapers, Toys At Texas Facilities Housing Migrant Children 25.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Six people purchased $340 of soap, diapers, wipes and toys and drove to the Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas to deliver the items but were unable to do so.
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Stanford offers to spend $4.7 billion on housing and transit relief in the Bay Area 25.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Stanford University is offering to spend $4.7 billion to relieve pressures on housing and transit that are plaguing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The offer would be part of an agreement with Santa Clara County to support the school’s application for a long-term land use permit, according...

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California housing crisis podcast: Why homelessness is surging in L.A. County 25.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

With homeless populations rising across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislators are including more than $1 billion in the coming year’s state budget to help address the issue.

Though the governor and legislators have agreed on the amount of money to spend, they have yet to figure out how...

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Mike Huckabee Claims Bernie Sanders Wants to Pay Tuition for Students Who 'Burn Our Flag' 25.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"But wait, what about car loans? Let's pay those off, give everybody a free car," Huckabee said sarcastically.
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Planned sale of Park Hill Golf Club a “great disappointment,” former mayor says 24.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Former Mayor Wellington Webb is jumping into the debate over the Park Hill Golf Club, a 155-acre property that may soon be sold to a real-estate developer.
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How Bernie Sanders' Plan to Cancel Student Debt Compares to Elizabeth Warren's 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The plans put forth by Warren and Sanders reveal stark differences in where the wealth used to pay for these loans would come from.
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Twin Cities outperforms peer regions on some key benchmarks; lags in others 24.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Twin Cities is doing better than several other major metro areas on key measures such as crime and housing affordability. But it's at the bottom of the pack in business formation and racial inclusiveness.
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GOP Texas Rep. Michael McCaul Says Migrant Child Detention Center Conditions Are 'Worst I've Ever Seen': 'This Is Real Stuff' 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We have to pass humanitarian aid to take care of these children. That is the nation we are," McCaul said.
Review: HBO’s ‘Years and Years’ finds entertaining family drama in the dystopian near-future 24.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Russell T Davies, who in 2005 rescued "Doctor Who" from suspended animation and last year wrote the delicious fact-based miniseries "A Very English Scandal," has a new limited series, "Years and Years," premiering Monday on HBO. Following a Manchester family for 15 years, from 2019 into a plausible...

Did, as Gov. Gavin Newsom suggests, Texas make San Francisco's homelessness crisis worse? 24.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Facing what feels like the first real crisis of his new administration — and in the midst of stalled efforts in Sacramento to do something about it — Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken aim at something new when asked about California’s homelessness problem: Texas.

Specifically, Newsom accused the Republican-led...

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California Inc.: Tech giants aim not to repeat Microsoft’s antitrust mistakes 24.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

Ever wanted to work in the historic Bradbury Building? Now, you can. NeueHouse, which provides...

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Housing could be key to helping Boulder County farmers find workers in limited, expensive labor market 24.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Adrian Card, Colorado State University Extension's agricultural agent for Boulder County, sees a potential chance that a for-sale property at 12525 Quicksilver Road just south of Longmont could help combat a common problem local farmers in this expensive housing market face: finding affordable labor.
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Some seniors weigh the idea of “rational suicide” 24.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe. They aimed to answer a taboo question: When they feel they have lived long enough, how can they carry out their own swift and peaceful death?
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Military service member from Colorado Springs Air Force base found dead in southern Arizona 24.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Authorities say another military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona.
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California’s immigrant-friendly policies aren’t helping the housing crisis 23.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The editorial, “SoCal leaders either haven’t gotten the memo on the housing crisis or don’t care,” continues your attacks on local governments and what you call “NIMBY groups.”

It’s true that some local governments resist doing their part to abate the housing crisis. I suggest that...

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“The ultimate scarlet letter”: A 29-year-old could get name off sex-offender registry for juvenile crimes if Denver court decides he’s being cruelly, unusually punished 22.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 29-year-old Coloradan made to register as a sex-offender for the rest of his life because of two sexual offenses he committed as a child and teenager could get his name off the registry if a Denver juvenile court determines the lifetime mandate is cruel and unusual punishment.
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Evictions loom for Chinatown residents who can’t find affordable housing 22.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

“Hi, Thelma,” Shao Zhao said Wednesday evening to her longtime neighbor, Thelma Caseres, who was strolling through the courtyard of the Hillside Villa apartments in Chinatown.

Zhao is 23 and was born in China. Caseres is 61 and from El Salvador. But they have something in common: They both are...

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Costco shooting: Are disabled people safe from police? 22.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
On the disturbing shooting of an intellectually disabled man by an off-duty cop, and more from the week in Opinion.
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