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As Quandary becomes most hiked 14er, stewardship nonprofit hopes education trumps damage 12.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
For novice hikers looking to summit their first 14er, Quandary's 14,265 summit is an ideal place to start.
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Appealing to Black Voters in South Carolina, Elizabeth Warren Fires Up White Liberals 11.11.2019 Mother Jones
Elizabeth Warren came to the South Carolina Lowcountry on Saturday and played all the standards. At a town hall in Goose Creek, about 20 miles north of Charleston, she talked about corporate greed and government decisions that put the wealthy few ahead of the working many, before rounding into her proposals for voting reforms that […]
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Opinion: Californians fell victim to nativist rhetoric 25 years ago. They can't fool us again 8.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Prop. 187 fueled the basest fears of voters. But it also ignited an involved Latino electorate.

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Plant Based Products Council's new executive director takes on a biobased vision of the future 8.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with the bioeconomy expert stepping in to lead the organization that's advocating for alternatives to plastics.
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Juul halts U.S. sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes 8.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt U.S. sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide backlash against vaping.
They've managed the forest forever. It's why they're key to the climate change fight 5.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and world leaders increasingly recognize the need to bolster indigenous rights not only on humanitarian grounds, but for the good of the global environment.

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Investigation: Lead in some Canadian water worse than Flint 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A yearlong investigation by more than 120 journalists tested lead exposure in 11 cities across Canada and found one-third exceeded the national safety guideline, with contamination in several cities consistently higher than they ever were in Flint, Michigan.
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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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Duluth, Minneapolis push for state’s first fees on disposable bags 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minneapolis’ ordinance would charge a nickel for all disposable bags. Duluth’s would only apply to plastic bags. The proposals come two years after state lawmakers blocked the efforts of Minneapolis and other cities to impose outright bans on plastic bags.
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New tax credit for ag land might help rural schools increase funding 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Schools in rural districts have struggled to pass property tax increases to pay for new schools at least in part because farmers have often opposed big property tax increases on farm land. A new tax credit will significantly reduce the share farmers pay, and rural schools hope the change will make it easier to replace aging buildings.
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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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Thirty months after fatal Firestone blast, Colorado’s widening web of underground pipelines still not fully mapped 27.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leaders promised back in 2017 that they'd do all they could to make sure a tragedy like the Firestone home explosion never happens again. They promised comprehensive public pipeline maps and better inspections to detect leaks along underground lines. But that still hasn't been done.
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Closing the farm gate: Struggling farmers take emotional step to forge new career paths 25.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Even when times are tough, farmers have traditionally resisted the idea of giving up a profession that is rooted in family history. But a new program in southeastern Minnesota aims to make it easier for struggling farmers make that decision and sharpen their skills for a new career.
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Don't default, and other tips from student loan experts 24.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Two experts joined MPR News with Angela Davis to explain the student debt crisis and advice for college-goers.
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What's behind the research funding gap for black scientists? 18.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Black scientists more often seek grants for community health studies, but molecular-level research proposals win more funding. More diversity throughout the process could help close the gap, says NIH.
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Colorado seeks “urgent” decision from Supreme Court on faithless electors 16.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the people chosen to cast an Electoral College vote for a presidential candidate are bound by their state's rules on how to vote -- a decision that has the potential to upend the way America picks its president ahead of the 2020 election.
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Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy 16.10.2019 WRI Stories
Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy Comments|Add Comment|PrintYouth Strike 4 Climate, London. Photo by David Holt/Flickr The September UN summits on climate action and sustainable development offered a stark contrast between the half-empty, access-restricted meetings inside, and the streets from thousands of cities worldwide filled with protesters, demanding climate justice from the political leaders that have thus far failed them. Inside, the most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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New Study Shows Construction of Sediment Diversions Will Deliver Significant Economic Benefits 16.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Study Shows Construction of Sediment Diversions Will Deliver Significant Economic Benefits
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Who are the Douglas County school board candidates for 2019? 16.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
DCSD has three seats up for grabs, with two candidates running for each. Wendy Vogel, who represents District A, decided not to run again this year. Anne-Marie LeMieux, who represents District C, also won't be running for re-election.
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Who are the Aurora school board candidates for 2019? 16.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Five people are running for three at-large seats, which represent all registered voters in the district.
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