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Measles Update: Lawmakers Work To Pass Vaccination Law 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“It’s established science. The medical provider community is solidly behind it, and I do think that I am very proud to be a sponsor of the legislation.”
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Scattered power outages hit metro area including parts of Denver, Arvada, Wheat Ridge 25.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Power outages hit the metro area on Wednesday night, including Denver's Berkeley neighborhood.
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Fort Carson soldier serving in Iraq dies in non-combat incident; investigation ongoing 25.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Fort Carson soldier serving in Iraq has died in a non-combat incident, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
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Mark Kennedy meets CU’s medical community, and draws small protest, at Anschutz campus 25.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The University of Colorado's medical community got its shot to question presidential finalist Mark Kennedy during his visit Wednesday to the university's Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.
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Marquise ‘Hollywood’ Brown ready to take thrilling ride at NFL draft 25.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The first round of the NFL draft unfolds Thursday night, and Marquise “Hollywood” Brown is strapping in for the ride of his life. He’s among the most coveted receivers in this class, yet all the defensive talent is in the spotlight. He knows there will be ups and downs, twists and turns.

But please...

Amherst Students Protest Jeff Sessions' Speech 24.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"For people to be buying tickets … and they’re not gonna come, so [fewer] people can actually hear him talk. I was not expecting that."
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Activists Slam Florida Senate Vote on Arming Teachers 24.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Say it with me, and be loud for the folks in the back row: The American public does NOT approve of arming teachers," one pollster and former teacher said.
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Chapman University Removes Controversial Film Posters 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The faculty will continue to screen the film in appropriate classes..."
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How One Activist Used a Little Shaming and a Lot of Patience to Clean Up Chinese Factories 23.4.2019 Mother Jones
One humid July day, the Chinese environmentalist Ma Jun stood in front of an alley sandwiched by two warehouses at the factory of an Apple supplier called Catcher, a two-hour bullet-train ride south of Beijing. He wore safety goggles and scribbled in a notebook. Two Apple executives flanked him. Guides from Catcher toured Ma around […]
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La Universidad de Arizona, ¿debería respaldar a sus estudiantes o a la Patrulla Fronteriza? 23.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Este lunes, tres mujeres jóvenes, estudiantes de la Universidad de Arizona, comparecieron en un tribunal de Tucson para enfrentar cargos por delitos menores de "interferir con la conducta pacífica de una institución educativa". Se enfrentaron con hasta seis meses de cárcel; su caso irrumpió en...

Mark Kennedy faces two starkly different welcomes to University of Colorado on first day of campus town halls 23.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Mark Kennedy received two starkly different welcomes to the University of Colorado on Monday: a congenial town hall with CU administrators and fundraisers, and an intense roundtable that saw faculty from all four campuses asking tough questions of the sole finalist to lead the state's largest university system.
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Meal kits have a smaller carbon footprint than grocery shopping, study says 23.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services make them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study suggests that's not necessarily true.
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California housing bill targeting wealthy cities could rezone nearly all of Palo Alto 22.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Few California communities have as many trappings of the good life as Palo Alto. The Silicon Valley suburb is home to two of the state’s highest-earning neighborhoods, top-performing public schools and tens of thousands of residents with graduate degrees — plus it neighbors Stanford, one of the...

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Colorado has one of the best election systems in the country, but Democratic lawmakers want to make it better 22.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Six years after Democrats reshaped Colorado's election system by introducing the compulsory mail-in ballot and same-day registration, state lawmakers are taking several more steps with the hope of increasing the number of eligible voters and participation in future elections.
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Like Mark Kennedy, Bruce Benson was a controversial pick for CU president — but he delivered as a fundraiser 21.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As community outrage, protest and downright awkward tension among leaders of University of North Dakota and CU regents cloud the announcement of Mark Kennedy's nomination as CU's sole presidential finalist, former regents see parallels in past opposition to CU's historically conservative, "non-traditional" presidents like Benson and, before him, Hank Brown.
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Should the University of Arizona back its students or the Border Patrol? 21.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

On Monday, three young women, students at the University of Arizona, will appear in a Tucson courtroom to face misdemeanor charges for “interfering with the peaceful conduct of an educational institution.” They face up to six months of jail time, and their case has riled the campus and echoed around...

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Sexual assault victims advocate Brenda Tracy thwarts school's hall of fame plan 20.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Browsing through social media earlier this week, Brenda Tracy came upon a post that sent her into a tailspin.

Tracy is an activist who has turned her worst memory — an alleged sexual assault by four athletes in 1998 — into a crusade against sexual violence. She has grown accustomed to sharing her...

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Graduate Students Push for Living Wage 20.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“This would cripple our institution if graduate workers weren’t available for teaching responsibilities."
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Datebook: Mi Kafchin explores the unreal in new paintings at Nicodim 18.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Chemtrails on canvas and a gallery transformed into a tongue-in-cheek home design shop. Plus, a very unusual talent show. Here are five exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week:

Mi Kafchin, “Chemtrails,” at Nicodim. An exhibition inspired by chemtrails, the conspiracy theory that...

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Columbine students seize on legacy of tragedy to work toward taming gun violence 18.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Kaylee Tyner and her classmate Rachel Hill weren't born yet when their high school's name became irrevocably linked to a horrific mass shooting. Instead of growing up in the tragedy's shadow, the two Columbine seniors have marched into the light, embracing activism in hopes of ensuring the gun violence that preceded them never repeats itself.
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