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Youth are calling for immediate climate action, and majority of Americans agree 19.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Major CBS News poll released as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage of the climate story
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On sports participation score, MN girls ready to bump, set, kill 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Over the past decade, Minnesota girls have taken giant steps in closing the participation gap with boys in high school athletics. Female athletes joining cross country, volleyball and softball teams are making most of the difference.
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Sherburne County won’t budge on plan to expand immigrant detention 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The county board says they won’t be bound by the demands of a “special interest group” opposing immigrant detention.
The Kids are Mad as Hell. And They Want Adults to Join Them in a Climate Action Strike 16.9.2019 WRI Stories
The Kids are Mad as Hell. And They Want Adults to Join Them in a Climate Action Strike Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate strike, New York City, March 15, 2019. Photo by Pamela Drew/flickr This Friday, young people in the Unites States are joining with the global youth climate movement to go on strike to demand that adults act responsibly to protect their future. Led by a coalition of nine youth climate organizations, young people are asking adults to join the strike in solidarity. Global... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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SUVs have made a startling rise in Germany. Now comes the backlash 14.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Tensions boiled over this month when a Porsche Macan jumped a curb in central Berlin and plowed into a crowd of pedestrians

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Opinion: How to live with the climate crisis without becoming a nihilist 14.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Reject Jonathan Franzen's "we're doomed" attitude. There's plenty we can do to prevent more death and suffering from climate breakdown.

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Greta Thunberg to U.S.: 'You have a moral responsibility' on climate change 14.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The young Swedish activist led a protest at the White House on Friday. But she wasn't looking to go inside: "I don't want to meet with people who don't accept the science," she says.
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'Glory to Hong Kong': A new protest anthem moves singers to tears 14.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Hong Kong's new protest anthem has singing flash mobs springing up everywhere, much to the further consternation of Beijing.

Minnesota district uses student voice to combat racism 13.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Many Minnesota schools have had reports of racist incidents in recent years. One district in North St. Paul is taking a new approach to addressing racism.
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Column: Justice Gorsuch calls for 'civility,' always a device for shutting down free speech 13.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Justice Gorsuch joins the push for 'civility' in debate, which is always aimed at shutting down debate

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Protesters Rally to Oppose Trump's 'Ethnonationalist' Circuit Court Nominee 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Protesters gathered outside the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday to rally against President Trump's latest judicial nominee Steven Menashi.
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U.S. Census Bureau reports poverty rate down, but millions still poor 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While the poverty rate finally fell to prerecession levels in 2018, the number of people without health insurance increased, and about 1 in 8 Americans still lived below the poverty line.
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Rent caps, tighter rules on evictions advance for unincorporated L.A. County 11.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Amid California's housing and homelessness crisis, the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted to draft a permanent rent-control ordinance.

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The Tea Party Got What It Wanted 11.9.2019 Mother Jones
A couple weeks ago, the New York Times commemorated 10 years of the tea party by being very wrong about it. In the newspaper’s portrayal, the movement seemed like nothing so much as an uprising of principled libertarians wearing tricorn hats made out of folded Cato Institute white papers. According to the Times, their concerns […]
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California vaccine bills signed by Newsom as protesters are arrested at Capitol 10.9.2019 LA Times: Health

California will enact sweeping new restrictions on medical exemptions for vaccines under bills signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday.

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Surge in reports to Colorado’s Safe2Tell hotline sets another record as students return to school 10.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Suicide threats and tips about drug use were the top reasons students and others filed reports, which is the case in most months. Other common reasons were concerns about bullying and general threats.
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Where Is Hannah Brown Now? Former Bachelorette Doesn't Regret Experience After Breakup 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Sometimes I question why things happened the way they happened, but there's so much good that came out of the experience."
Baltimore Protesters Explain Why They Are Against President Returning To 'Rodent Infested' City: 'The Real Rat Is Trump Himself' 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Trump will speak at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Dinner at the Maryland city later this week.
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GOP Congressional Candidate Has Ties to Far-Right Supporter of the Proud Boys 10.9.2019 Mother Jones
The campaign of North Carolina Republican congressional candidate Dan Bishop has associated with a far-right activist with a history of bigoted rhetoric who has defended the Proud Boys, a controversial neo-fascist outfit. Bishop, a state senator who authored North Carolina’s anti-transgender “bathroom bill,” is competing in Tuesday’s special election in the state’s 9th district. “Thank […]
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How American Colonialism Put Puerto Rico in Crisis 10.9.2019 Mother Jones
Next week marks the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria ripping Puerto Rico apart, killing an estimated 3,000 people and wracking nearly $100 billion in damages on an island already suffering a deep financial crisis. Since the storm passed, the island has seen hundreds of schools close, more than one government official indicted and arrested on charges […]
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