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Dodgers Dugout: Cody Bellinger is having the best season in Dodger history 3.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell and the Dodgers are on pace to win 111 games.

Season for the ages

Imagine having the season Cody Bellinger is having. A season so good you can have a 10-game hitting streak, like he does currently, and see your batting...

Dodgers Dugout: A closer look at Cody Bellinger's amazing start 29.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell and yes, “Avengers: Endgame” was worth the wait.

Historic start

So, the Dodgers swept the Pittsburgh Pirates and are now 19-11, on pace to win 103 games this season. That’s pretty good, I’ll take that.

But I want...

Stopping the flood of marine debris 25.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Execs from impact investing, corporates and NGOs talk ending ocean plastic pollution.
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Private prisons are archaic and cruel. California needs to stop using them 19.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

As we contemplate ways to address the disproportionate number of people imprisoned in America, one potential impediment to change is the large corporations that profit from incarceration.

Between 2000 and 2016, the number of people housed in private prisons in the United States increased by 47%...

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Mining Companies Polluted Western Waters. Now Taxpayers Have to Pay for the Clean Up. 18.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity. The remnants of an abandoned gold and silver mine scar the Little Rocky Mountains just south of the Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana, bleeding polluted orange water into streams that meander through the reservation. Warren Morin remembers drinking the once-pristine water while he was […]
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An Arizona Occupational Welcome 19.2.2019 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Recognizing out-of-state licences would help newcomers get to work.
Former Astronaut Mark Kelly to Run for McCain's Former Senate Seat 12.2.2019 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Former astronaut Mark Kelly said he will run for U.S. Senate, challenging Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally, in what Democrats view as one of the most vulnerable GOP Senate seats in 2020.
Apple to Reward Teen as It Patches FaceTime Bug 8.2.2019 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Apple Inc. plugged a major flaw in its FaceTime video-chat software Thursday, and will pay a 14-year-old from Arizona for reporting the flaw.
West Virginia Weighs Bill That Teachers Unions Call Retaliatory 5.2.2019 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Republicans in West Virginia and two other states that saw teacher strikes last year are proposing education measures that are either at odds with unions’ policy preferences or could even counter the unions themselves.
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Episode 155: Carbon cowboys, plastics problem solvers 18.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Plus, NRG proposes a simpler way for companies to procure electricity powered by renewables
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Cocaine Inside Jalapeño Cans and a Tunnel From Mexico to Arizona: Highlights From the El Chapo Trial 10.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: World
The trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán has given the public an unprecedented look inside the operations of the Sinaloa cartel. Here are some of the colorful moments that have already come out.
'Stop Robocalling Me!'; 'I Didn't!' 1.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Americans’ growing battle against illegal robocallers has reached a boiling point, with victims of one form of phone-related malfeasance now lashing out at those impacted by a different form: phone-number spoofing.
GOP Rep. Martha McSally Named to Arizona Senate Seat 19.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Arizona GOP Gov. Doug Ducey said he would appoint Martha McSally to serve out the next two years of the late Sen. John McCain’s term, an appointment that comes after she narrowly lost a race for the state’s other Senate seat.
Arizona GOP Sen. Kyl Will Resign Dec. 31 15.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl will resign from the Senate before year’s end, giving the state’s GOP governor the chance to appoint a successor to serve until a special election in 2020.
In Tight Senate Race, Arizona Candidates Pledge Help for Ranchers 20.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
In August, the USDA decided to pull back on a program vital for cattle ranchers. Now, in a sign of ranchers’ political muscle, the candidates in a tight Senate race in Arizona have pledged to help.
Watch Your Kids, Not Your Phone 11.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
They’ll never grow up again, so don’t let yourself be distracted.
McConnell Presses Kavanaugh Vote as FBI Probe Nears an End 3.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressed to hold a vote as soon as possible on Judge Brett Kavanaugh, with the FBI expected to wrap up its probe into allegations of sexual assault and misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee as soon as Wednesday.
A Vote on Judicial Independence 3.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Unions in Arizona are trying to boot two state Supreme Court Justices.
Jeff Flake Wants 'Real Investigation' Into Kavanaugh Allegations 2.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said the FBI should do “a real investigation” into sexual-assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying “we are working to make sure that happens.”
Flake Emerges as Pivotal Figure 29.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Arizona Republican, a White House antagonist, forced his reluctant Senate colleagues to heed Democratic calls for an investigation.
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