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Black Lives Matter or Hate has no home here, Denver neighborhood tiff over yard sign is just the beginning 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
State law leaves sign regulation largely up to homeowner associations, except from 45 days prior to an election to seven days after the vote.
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Op-Ed: Why the 2020 election will be decided in suburbia 6.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump claims to be a defender of the suburbs, but he doesn't offer what suburbanites need. The Democrats and their pro-density agenda aren't much better.

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The Spot: Lingering state confusion about federal eviction moratorium, and rehashing secession effort 5.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
I was sitting at my desk Tuesday afternoon, streaming the governor's press conference on COVID-19, when I saw a Bloomberg article: White House Says CDC Will Halt Evictions Using Quarantine Rules.
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Working from home or out of work? Here’s what you need to know now for next year’s tax season. 4.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, next year’s tax season could bring some unpleasant surprises for Americans whose work-life has been upended by office closures and job loss.
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Editorial: A strange and chaotic — and meh — year for California lawmaking 3.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The two-year legislative session that wrapped up Monday was plagued by pandemic challenges but still ended as most sessions do, with vague feeling of dissatisfaction.

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The Spin: Biden wants to bring healing message to Kenosha tomorrow | Madigan vs. House GOP over ComEd | Pritzker says state unemployment agency workers threatened 3.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Families in suburban Cook County public housing to get free internet in Comcast program funded by federal CARES Act dollars 2.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
All families with school-age children in suburban Cook County public housing buildings will be eligible for free broadband internet under a program funded through federal coronavirus stimulus money, officials announced Wednesday.
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They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen? 2.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. What a week. Rough for all Californians. Exhausting for the firefighters on the front lines. Heart-shattering for […]
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Oak Park’s village board voted down a police defunding ordinance. Then a group of protesters vandalized Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb’s home. 2.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Oak Park struggles with aftermath of protesters vandalizing mayor’s house
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Big problems for smallest Great Lake: More precipitation, warmer temperatures and controversial regulation plan upend life along Lake Ontario 1.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Residents on Lake Ontario find their homes and businesses at the anxious intersection of climate change, international regulations and COVID-19.
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California renters poised to receive COVID-19 eviction protections under plan sent to governor 1.9.2020 LA Times: Health

The Legislature passed a bill that would extend protections against evictions by five months for Californians facing financial hardship because of the pandemic.

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Why Trump's 'Buy American' campaign went nowhere 1.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Despite repeated campaign vows by Donald Trump to promote 'Buy American,' almost nothing has changed.

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Policy News: August 31, 2020 31.8.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Register to Vote & Request an Absentee Ballot The general election is less than 70 days away. Visit Vote.org for information about requesting an absentee ballot. Upcoming ESA Webinars ESA will host two webinars with the Federation of American Scientists and Engineers and Scientists Acting Locally. Congress House Science Committee proposes a ...
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Trump and allies seek to turn violence at protests to his advantage 31.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Trump hopes violence at protests will generate a backlash against Democrats; opponents accuse him of inciting more violence with his rhetoric.

The Spin: Trump, surrogates take law-and-order message to the ’burbs | State exceeds 1 million mark for mail-in ballots | How Kenosha could shape election 29.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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House Democrats will try to repeal longstanding ban on federal money for abortions 29.8.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Democrats say they will put up a fight in 2021 to end a long-standing ban on federal funding of abortion.

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GOP nationally, in Illinois, look to President Trump’s law-and-order message to regain suburban foothold 28.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
As the nation’s attention is focused on scenes of protests over police brutality that have turned violent, or led to looting in Chicago, Republicans see an opportunity to leverage public safety as an issue they hope will help them overcome some negative attitudes toward President Donald Trump in the suburbs. As the RNC played out, recent unrest in Kenosha Wis., spawned by the police shooting of Jacob Blake became an issue between Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
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President Trump accepts GOP nomination for second term during White House RNC speech, says Biden will be ’destroyer of American greatness’ 28.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
President Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president on Thursday night, using an elaborate set on the South Lawn of the White House to warn of a radical takeover of America if Democrat Joe Biden is elected.
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Major Fed policy change: Interest rates to stay ultralow even after inflation tops 2% 27.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The Federal Reserve change means that borrowing rates for households and businesses — for everything from auto loans and home mortgages to corporate expansion — will likely remain ultralow for years to come.
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We Obtained the Staff Handbook for Trump’s DC Hotel. Try Not to Laugh at the Ethics Policy. 27.8.2020 Mother Jones
This may come as a surprise to those closely tracking the ethical horror show that is the Trump presidency, but the Trump Organization takes conflicts of interest and nepotism very seriously. At least that’s what it says in an employee handbook for staffers at its DC hotel, which was obtained by Mother Jones. If the […]
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