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Ontario campus radio stations are fighting for their lives 21.2.2019 - News for the rest of us
Ontario campus radio stations are fighting for their lives
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Daily Digest: University confronts its history 21.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A Thursday roundup of some Minnesota political news.
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University task force recommends removing the names of Coffman and others from Twin Cities campuses 21.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The task force cited four buildings in the Twin Cities named for former officials found to have supported discriminatory policies at the university.
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Covington Catholic teen Nick Sandmann sues Washington Post for $250 million 21.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
His family says the newspaper targeted the student and defamed him for political purposes after the release of a video that appeared to show a standoff between him and a Native American activist.
Oregon May Lower Legal Voting Age to 16 20.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It seems we are more afraid to see young people with beer, cigarette, or ballot in their hands rather than an assault weapon," one Oregon high school student said, according to local news outlet KTVZ.
Policy News: February 19, 2019 20.2.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: ESA Selects Graduate Student Policy Award Winners Ten graduate students will travel to Washington, DC to receive policy and communication training and meet with lawmakers. Democrats Introduce the “Green New Deal” in House and Senate A sweeping and aspiration resolutions could be a major element of debate heading into 2020 presidential season. ...
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Boycotting Israel won't end the Palestinian tragedy 19.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

JERUSALEM—Airbnb recently announced that it is boycotting tiny Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The ostensible reason for the boycott is that these are contested territories. The Abkhazians and the South Ossetians, with Russian backing, have seceded from Georgia and declared their independence, moves...

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What if every day was 420 in Minnesota? 19.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
If Minnesota lawmakers pass a bill legalizing recreational marijuana use -- a policy Gov. Tim Walz supports -- how would users' health be affected?
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Who Is Transgender Rights Activist Gavin Grimm? 18.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Grimm, a 19-year-old trans rights activist and educator, has been fighting a Virginia school board for four years over their bathroom policy.
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College basketball: No. 11 Michigan State overcomes loss of Nick Ward to beat Ohio State 18.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Tom Izzo wants his team to be able to win in a variety of ways. On Sunday, the Michigan State coach lost his standout big man to an injury — and the Spartans still rolled.

“Defense not only travels — sometimes it works at home too,” Izzo said.

Kenny Goins had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and No....

Want a vacation where you can explore the outdoors while eating international cuisine? Try Utah. 17.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
Provo, Utah, is not your typical destination or college town. But if you're looking for international food and outdoor fun, it's your place.
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Albuquerque’s $133-million electric bus system is going nowhere fast 17.2.2019 LA Times: Nation

Shortly after being elected in 2017, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller stood on one of the passenger platforms for ART, the city’s ambitious new $133-million all-electric bus line that cuts through a 10-mile stretch of the city.

“Drivers waved and cheered, ‘Congrats to the new mayor!’ ‘I voted for you!’...

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This city told Amazon and Google: No incentives for you 16.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Amazon canceled plans for a New York City Headquarter after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.
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Datebook: A retrospective on the influential Charles White lands at LACMA 14.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The work and influences of Charles White, new video art from Africa, a performance festival at the Mak Center and lots and lots of art fairs. Here are nine exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week:

“Charles White: A Retrospective,” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Over the...

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Barack Obama Pays Tribute to Parkland Student Activists 14.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The students of Parkland refused to settle for the way things are and marched, organized and pushed for the way things should be," wrote former President Barack Obama.
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Year after Parkland massacre, 17 victims remembered 14.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety and turned some families and students into political activists. But Thursday's anniversary will primarily be about remembering the 14 students and three staff members who died.
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You may be surprised to learn which two countries are making the globe a lot greener 14.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Satellite images show the amount of green vegetation on Earth increasing, despite deforestation. But some of the added greenery has a down side.
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South Dakota Lawmakers Are Trying to Ban Schools From Teaching About Transgender Identity 14.2.2019 Mother Jones
The South Dakota House of Representatives voted Tuesday to ban “instruction in gender dysphoria” for public school students in kindergarten through the seventh grade. The bill, which is now being considered by the state Senate, has been condemned by human rights advocates as a blatant attempt to discriminate against transgender students.  “The entire intention of this […]
Diocese Report Sides With Students in MAGA Hat Standoff 14.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A Catholic diocese investigation into the Lincoln Memorial standoff between high school students and Native American activists found no wrongdoing on behalf of the "MAGA" hat-wearing students. 
Parkland student survivors brace for 1st anniversary of school shooting 13.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Since the shooting, young Parkland survivors have emerged as the driving force in calling for stricter gun laws in the U.S., through a series of marches, school walkouts and voter registration drives.
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