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Trump's family separation policy inflicts pain and fuels hate 5.7.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
US Politics Summer days are long and hot in the Rio Grande Valley, the verdant flood plain that stretches 100 miles along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, from McAllen to Brownsville. This is the epicentre of President Donald Trump's self-created immigrant family separation crisis, with at least 2,047 children torn from their parents' arms and imprisoned. The main child detention centre in Brownsville is in an old Walmart, its vast interior space filled now not with products manufactured by low-wage workers in distant foreign factories, but with 1,400 children penned inside of chain-link cages with Mylar sheets for comfort. Southwest Key, the nonprofit agency that runs this detention center, actually calls it Casa Padre, "Father's House," a painful reminder to so many children separated from their fathers. Detention of immigrant families has been happening for years and even accelerated under President Barack Obama. But, on May 7, the cruel triumvirate of Trump, his famously anti-immigrant adviser ...
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Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
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In America's moral civil war, whose side is God on, anyway? | Will Bunch 18.6.2018 Philly.com News
With the issue of family separation at Americas southern border ripping the nation apart, can a new social justice movement reclaim God and morality from the punitive far right?
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Photo of crying 2-year-old girl at border goes viral 17.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
John Moore describes photographing the distressed Honduran toddler, whose mother was being searched by U.S. Border Patrol. That moment, he says, "was just part of a very, very long journey."
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The Border Patrol tries to win over Hispanic communities — by singing love songs in Spanish 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Something very, very different is going on at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Experts: “Alarming” drought conditions hit U.S. Southwest 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought 21.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.
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Colorado River flow peaking early, at historically low level 15.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado River's peak flows are arriving early this spring and at one of the lowest levels recorded.
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Late afternoon thunderstorms could drop hail in the metro area Sunday 13.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Mothers' Day kicks off a wet week that is expected to see thunderstorms and hail. After a brief dry spell Wednesday and Thursday, another storm should move in Friday.
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Viagra and many other drugs were discovered by chance. Now science is hoping to change that. 13.5.2018 Washington Post
Viagra and many other drugs were discovered by chance. Now science is hoping to change that.
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Aspen officials encouraging residents to reduce water use 10.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
As Aspen officials are considering passing water restrictions due to low snowpack levels, they have asked residents to do their part and reduce water use by 10 percent.
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Mexico, 2 U.S. states could see Colorado River cutback in 2020 10.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Mexico and the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada face a better-than-even possibility of getting less water from the Colorado River in 2020 because of a persistent drought, water managers said Wednesday.
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Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities 8.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Although Windsor owns enough water for all existing customers, town officials know more people are on the way.
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Outlook for vital Colorado River remains grim after April storms fail to produce much snow 8.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The outlook for the most important river in the Southwestern U.S. remains grim this summer after April storms failed to produce much snow in the mountains that feed the waterway, forecasters said Monday.
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The Colorado River Basin: Where the reality of water stress collides with public policy 4.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The existing shortage isn't a short-term drought, it's the new long-term normal.
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Officials impose early fire restrictions in Mesa County 2.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Authorities in Mesa County are establishing fire restrictions early this season following two destructive wildfires.
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Arizona utility tries to end multi-state Colorado River feud 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Arizona's largest water provider on Tuesday tried to defuse a multi-state dispute over the Colorado River, saying it regretted the belligerent-sounding words it used to describe its management strategy for the critical, over-used waterway.
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Swiss police say 6th hiker dies after snowstorm in Alps 1.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Swiss police said Tuesday a total of six people have died after an unexpected snowstorm trapped a group of Alpine hikers in southwestern Switzerland. The victims were identified as five Italians and a Bulgarian woman.
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Scientists hope bug experiment fattens Colorado River fish 1.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Any great fishing hole depends on the health and well-being of its bugs.
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U.S. states, Arizona utility try to settle Colorado River feud 1.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Major users of the Colorado River are trying to resolve a dispute over how to conserve the vital waterway amid a prolonged drought.
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