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Outdoor industry blends business, advocacy at new Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 21.1.2018 Denver Post: Business
When Denver landed the Outdoor Retailer trade show last year, organizers promised not just a new location but a new vibe. This week, the influential trade show arrives at the Colorado Convention Center, blending with SnowSports Industries America’s Snow Show for a long-awaited rally of both outdoor and winter-industry retailers and manufacturers.
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From #MeToo to #HerToo: A Feminist Review of 2017 21.1.2018 Chicago Tribune: Nation

In India and around the world, 2017 was a tumultuous year for feminism. A look at the watershed moments:

The post From #MeToo to #HerToo: A Feminist Review of 2017 appeared first on The Wire.

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Post-Sandy makeover maximizes waterfront views in Margate 20.1.2018 Philly.com News
The necessity of raising their house after Hurricane Sandy to avoid future floods became a catalyst for these Margate homeowners to do the whole house makeover they had long dreamed about.
Jeffco GOP picks RTD director Tina Francone as next commissioner 20.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
A Republican vacancy committee Friday night chose Regional Transportation District director Tina Francone as Jefferson County's next commissioner.
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Imagining Colorado: Books, authors with connections to the Centennial State 19.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
This is not an argument that these works are the best Colorado novels, or the only ones.They are stories that are widely read and highly recommended by people around the state -- or should be.
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Offshore oil drillers want another crack at N.J.'s Atlantic coast, and Trump wants to help 19.1.2018 Philly.com News
The oil industry drilled 51 Atlantic offshore wells between 1976 and 1983, and hopes to resume under President Trump's plan to open most U.S. coastal waters to exploration.
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Deal reached on water dispute that stalled new construction 19.1.2018 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Top state lawmakers have reached a deal on a complex rural water dispute that has held up approval of more than $4 billion in new school and other construction projects for months....
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The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm 18.1.2018 Truthout.com
The designation of a national monument protects the land from drilling, fracking, mining, logging -- protection not afforded to the majority of public land, says Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity. Spivak discusses why the largest delisting of protected federal lands in US history will harm species, waters and exacerbate climate change. Who are the powerful funders behind Truthout? Our readers! Help us publish more stories like this one by making a tax-deductible donation. In December, Trump  announced  that he would shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah by 85 percent and 46 percent respectively. The announcement came after Trump had ordered Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in April to review 27 national monuments created since 1996 that were 100,000 acres or larger, and Zinke subsequently recommended that these and other monuments be reduced. Trump's move represents the  largest  delisting of protected federal lands in US history, removing 2 ...
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The Energy 202: Trump administration is sidelining science boards, new report says 18.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The administration has lots of explanations.
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One year in, Trump's environmental agenda is already taking a measurable toll 18.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A massive coal ash spill near Knoxville, Tenn., in 2008 forever changed life for Janie Clark’s family and left her husband with crippling health problems. So Clark was astounded late last year when she heard what the Environmental Protection Agency had done.

In September, at the behest of power...

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Calls for water main breaks 'overwhelm' Philly Water Department 18.1.2018 Philly.com News
The department says it started seeing a big spike in customers service calls starting around Christmas and the pace hasn't let up.
The Energy 202: Trump administration is trying to sell natural gas to African countries president disparaged 17.1.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump administration is trying to sell natural gas to African countries president disparaged
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What’s on MPR News today? 1/17/18 17.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the topics and guests you'll hear on MPR News today.
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Free nitrate tests meet farmer resistance in Brown County 17.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Brown County recently became the first Minnesota county not to accept the Department of Agriculture program after citizens voiced concerns that the data could be used to target farmers for additional regulations.
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Conditions are horrific at Greece’s ‘island prisons’ for refugees. Is that the point? 16.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Aid workers, local officials say Europe forces thousands to endure squalor to deter others. 
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Martin Luther King III calls out Trump on immigration slur: ‘We got to find a way to work on this man’s heart’ 16.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King's children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Trump is said to have...

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Ice jam on Delaware sends water over banks in Bucks County, Trenton 16.1.2018 Philly.com News
The National Weather Service says some locations that could experience flooding include Yardley and Morrisville in Bucks County, and Trenton across the river.
Another lesson from Montecito — even in semi-arid Southern California, we need flood insurance 15.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

We live in Southern California, a semi-arid desert ecosystem. Most of us are no more than beach-dweller wannabes who get close to water — the ocean, a river or a lake — by car or bike or bus. There is no possible way that we would need flood insurance, right?

Well, consider Montecito. In addition...

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Tribunal Alone Can Settle Mhadei Dispute 15.1.2018 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Despite directives from the Mhadei Inter-State River Disputes Tribunal and the Supreme Court, the Karnataka government has restarted the work on the Kalsa-Bhanduri canal to divert water from the Mhadei river. Karnataka has started construction of head regulator and allied work. This is not the first time that Karnataka has violated judicial directions on diversion. ...
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As some areas ban boiling live lobsters, some scientists wonder why 14.1.2018 Washington Post
Switzerland became the latest place to ban the practice of boiling lobsters before they are knocked out. Although the majority of researchers have said lobsters cannot process pain, a subgroup of scientists vehemently disagrees.
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