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This Colorado city set a record high and a record low on the same day 12.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Sure, Colorado is pretty well known for its extreme weather. But what one city in southern Colorado saw on Friday might raise some eyebrows, even for Colorado's lofty meteorological standards.
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Porter County GOP establishes new social media rules after offensive comment about a Black Lives Matter protest posted on GOP page 11.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A screenshot of the post taken before it was removed shows it garnered a handful of shares and at least 10 emoji responses.
Column: Horror clouds every page of Mary Trump's book about her Uncle Donald 9.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

'Too Much and Never Enough,' a book written about President Trump by his niece, is dark right from the get-go.

Black Activists Warn that Facebook Hasn’t Done Enough to Stop Racist Harassment 9.7.2020 Mother Jones
The short video shows more than a dozen California Highway Patrol officers surrounding a single protester, who is already on the ground. They are shouting instructions. While it’s hard to make out what they are saying, the person on the ground doesn’t appear to resisting. Then, amidst the throng of cops, at least one officer appears […]
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Biden’s Campaign Teamed up With Bernie to Write a Progressive Platform. Will Joe Actually Run on It? 9.7.2020 Mother Jones
Joe Biden wouldn’t back the Green New Deal. Throughout the Democratic primary, he acknowledged the urgency of the climate crisis, but maintained any solution should be “rational and affordable.” Instead of committing to the vision Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) had put forth, Biden proposed his own plan to create 10 million green new jobs. Ocasio-Cortez […]
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Inside the Facebook Group Where Doctors Process Their Immense Coronavirus Grief 7.7.2020 Mother Jones
As she sat on her couch in her house, alone, sick with COVID-19, an unwelcome series of thoughts crept into Erica Bial’s mind. If I die here, she wondered, who would ever notice? How long would the neighbor’s cat take to find me? Bial, a neurosurgeon living in Massachusetts, works at Lahey Hospitals northwest of […]
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The Coronavirus Is Bringing Back Aztec-Era “Floating Gardens” 4.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Atlas Obscura and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In the south of Mexico City, about 100 miles of murky canals wind their way through the Xochimilco neighborhood. Here, the urban sprawl of one of the world’s densest cities yields to a lake region where indigenous farmers […]
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Forest Service orders Colorado train to stop fire mitigation 3.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service shut down an extensive fire mitigation project after raising concerns about the number of trees being cut down and sold to a logging company in southwestern Colorado.
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July wildfire outlook: Increased risk for western, southern Colorado 2.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
With Colorado's snowpack all but gone and drought continuing to spread and intensify across the state, wildfire concern will be above average for parts of western and southern Colorado this month, based on data from the National Interagency Fire Center.
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Support for More Immigration Reaches a Record High. Thank Donald Trump. 1.7.2020 Mother Jones
For the first time in more than 50 years of polling, Gallup has found that more Americans want to increase immigration than reduce it. The obvious person to thank is President Donald Trump. His administration’s goal has been to slash immigration, both legal and unauthorized, but his persistently racist remarks and xenophobic actions have driven support […]
Beaches and pools are beginning to reopen throughout the suburbs. But in Chicago, at least officially, the wait continues. 30.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Beaches and pools are beginning to reopen throughout the suburbs. But in Chicago, at least officially, the wait continues.
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Letters to the Editor: The L.A. Times had years to show it cared about diversity. It failed 29.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Readers criticize the Los Angeles Times for talking a lot about the importance of racial diversity but failing in its hiring and retention.

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East Canyon Fire west of Durango burns nearly 3,000 acres, is 79% contained 22.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A nearly 3,000-acre wildfire west of Durango was about 79% contained Monday as fire crews continued to fight the blaze.
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Denver weather: Cooler today with showers, storms expected 18.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver metro area will cool off a little today and tomorrow before warming back up for the weekend.
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Hot shot crews keep East Canyon fire west of Durango from growing 18.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The East Canyon fire, burning in bone dry country west of Durango, stayed largely stable Wednesday as firefighters pegged the blaze at 2,568 acres and 5% containment.
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Colorado attorney accused of shooting driver during protest 17.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
ALAMOSA -- A defense attorney is accused of shooting a driver in the back of the head after the man drove close to protesters in the street during a demonstration over the killing of George Floyd in southern Colorado.
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East Canyon Fire grows to 2,700 acres; officials warn of increased spread Tuesday 17.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The East Canyon Fire outside Durango has grown to more than 2,700 acres, and fire officials fear the flames could spread with gusty winds expected on Tuesday.
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Wildfire west of Durango grows to 1,200 acres; U.S. 160 east of Mancos closes 16.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A major thoroughfare through southwest Colorado — U.S. 160 — was closed Monday afternoon between Mancos and Hesperus due to the East Canyon fire, which grew to approximately 1,200 acres overnight Sunday.
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Broomfield family rescued after getting lost during hike, spending night near Meadow Mountain summit 15.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A family from Broomfield was rescued Sunday morning after getting lost during a hike and spending a night outside near the summit of Meadow Mountain, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office.
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Colorado wildfire update: Mandatory evacuation order issued for area near Durango 15.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Officials issued a mandatory evacuation order for an area near Durango after a wildfire flared up on the border of Montezuma and La Plata counties Sunday afternoon.
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