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AIDS crisis shaped Anthony Fauci, disease expert at front lines of coronavirus pandemic 30.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Some fear that President Trump will sideline Dr. Fauci, an epidemiologist and civil servant who has warned that 100,000 to 200,000 Americans could die from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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We're at war with COVID-19. What lessons can we learn from World War II? 27.3.2020 LA Times: Business

The U.S. government took over Detroit and built entire industries during World War II. Are there lessons to be drawn for the coronavirus response?

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Sodexo doubles down on food recovery as clients shut doors amid pandemic 26.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With school closures and companies mandating employees to work from home, the facilities management company's food waste reduction efforts have even more relevance.
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Democrats Promised a Door-Knocking Army in 2020. The Pandemic Has Changed Their Plans. 21.3.2020 Mother Jones
In 2020, Democrats were going to knock on a lot of doors. There won’t be any doors knocked—not now, not soon, and perhaps not until sometime after November’s ballots have been cast. Since the summer of 2019, the Democratic National Committee has trained more than 600 college students on the best methods for door-knocking, phone-banking, […]
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As health care workers prepare for COVID-19, medical students pitch in on the homefront 16.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The University of Minnesota medical students may be too early in their education to have the kind of clinical experience needed to treat patients, but they’re stepping up to help doctors and nurses with everything from babysitting to grocery shopping.
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Bernie Sanders says he won the ideological battle for the Democratic Party. Is he right? 15.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Bernie Sanders is losing the electability argument in the Democratic primary, but he asserts he is winning the battle of ideas. On healthcare, college tuition and championing working-class issues, he has shaped the policy contours of this Democratic race.

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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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Canada stops dithering after coronavirus sickens Trudeau's wife 14.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

It took her illness to jolt Canada into action. Schools closed. Gyms emptied out. Antibacterial wipes were hard to find. Grocery stores were mobbed.

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Childhood hunger in the US is a solvable problem 13.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There’s no shortage of food in the country. Here's how one organization is connecting hungry kids to the abundance of food and existing programs previously inaccessible to them.
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Students, businesses wary of U of M coronavirus-inspired class suspensions 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
University of Minnesota leaders have canceled face-to-face classes until at least the end of the month because of concerns about spread of the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. Students will take classes online for the time being.
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When the world feels scary, I want to garden. Here's what to plant right now 12.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Don't stress—make a garden. Here's what to plant in SoCal now

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As Coronavirus Grips the World, a 98-Year-Old Offers an Enduring Lesson 11.3.2020 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here. When Ronnie Backenstoe started selling Girl Scout cookies in the 1930s, they came in just three varieties and cost about 15 cents a box. At 98, Ronnie—a scout leader and volunteer—says she’s happiest […]
Get inspired by gorgeous gardens at these 2020 spring garden tours 11.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Stroll and get inspired at 2020 Southern California garden tours.

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Tampons, pads and politics mesh amid push in Colorado for access to menstrual supplies 11.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
As a national movement for better access to menstrual products gains steam, “period equity” activists in Colorado are finding the path to change isn’t straight. Although Denver last summer repealed sales taxes on menstrual products and the state now requires supplies to be provided in prisons, an effort to repeal the statewide sales tax on the products failed. So, activists assemble supply kits to donate to those who need them.
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How Google.org accelerates social good with artificial intelligence 11.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A conversation with Brigitte Hoyer Gosselink, who is helping the tech giant support emerging technologies that could make a positive impact in health, education, economic opportunity and empowerment, environmental protection and conservation.
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Letters to the Editor: Young people for Bernie? Sanders excites older voters too 10.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Bernie Sanders' massive rallies have proved that his "revolutionary" agenda appeals to old and young voters.

Adapting to fire: How cities can enhance resilience with distributed energy 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Solar-plus-storage and microgrids are among the powerful tools to help cities withstand nature disasters.
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Pedestrian struck, killed in Denver Saturday 8.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Denver Saturday, according to the Denver Police Department. 
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Truck involved in two fatal crashes six minutes apart in Weld County 8.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A semitrailer in Weld County was involved in two fatal crashes overnight in Weld County in which the other drivers may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol.
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Single-engine plane goes down near Utah state line; no major injuries 8.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A single-engine plane crashed near the Colorado River by the Utah border Saturday morning, the Mesa County Sheriff's Office tweeted. 
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