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Colorado’s mentally ill cycle in and out of jails, prisons 25.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Today, one out of every three men imprisoned in Colorado -- and four out of every five women inmates -- say they have some type of moderate to critical mental health need, according to the Colorado Department of Corrections. The number of inmates with mental health needs in Colorado's prisons has steadily risen in the past two decades.
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The only sensible compromise on abortion: Leave it up to women 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Columnist Jonah Goldberg suggests there is some kind of “middle ground” that both sides should consider when it comes to abortion.

By saying there are extremists on both sides, he shows his ignorance of the issue of “late-term abortion.” Generally speaking, no woman would want to...

If you write a letter on abortion, be prepared to hear from other readers 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Dedicated readers of the Los Angeles Times have probably noticed that the topic of abortion has occupied significant print real estate lately on the letters page (and taken up considerable digital bandwidth). Not surprisingly, several dozen letters to the editor on abortion were sent to us this...

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Secret USC records reveal dire warnings about gynecologist accused of abusing students 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Confidential records released this week show decades of warnings to the University of Southern California about Dr. George Tyndall, the longtime campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students.

The documents span the entirety of Tyndall’s career at USC, including a handwritten...

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Shooting at a New Jersey bar leaves 10 wounded 25.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar.

Authorities say police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside the J&J Liquor & Bar in the 300 block of Brunswick Avenue. Arriving officers found several victims in and around the bar.

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Man strangled to death in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood identified; investigation ongoing 25.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man strangled to death in Denver has been identified.
Cluster of mumps found in Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Summit County officials say 25.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A cluster of mumps has been found in people associated and/or employed by Arapahoe Basin Ski & Snowboard Area in Summit County, officials said Friday.
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Lakers hire Judy Seto as director of sports performance 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Judy Seto as their director of sports performance, the team announced Friday.

Seto worked for the Lakers from 2011-16 as the team’s head physical therapist. She spent the last two years as director of sports performance for Select Physical Therapy, where she worked...

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What we know about the deaths of 6 migrant children who perished in U.S. custody 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Six migrant children — five from Guatemala and one from El Salvador — have died in federal custody since September.

Most of the children died after becoming ill in Border Patrol’s crowded temporary holding areas.

On Monday, a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu; 32 people in the...

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Woman delays surgery so she can watch the Stanley Cup playoffs 25.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Shannon McCarthy's family and friends aren't too proud to beg.
In midst of opioid crisis, FDA may block new addiction drug from market 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A quirk in the law gives an older opioid addiction treatment "orphan drug" status -- and a period of exclusive market access. That may prevent some new therapies from reaching patients for years.
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Arrests made after dismembered body found in San Francisco home 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Police have arrested two people in connection with a dismembered body found at the home of a missing elderly man in San Francisco.

Officials have released scant details about the investigation, but the San Francisco Examiner reports that an arrest warrant was issued for Stephanie Ching and Douglas...

Music legend Bob Dylan turns 78 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There'll be a birthday party on Friday afternoon at the house in Duluth where Dylan lived for his first six years.
Coming up: What would it take to retire by age 50? 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
What would it take to earn enough money to retire by 50? A growing number of millennials want the answer to that question. On Memorial Day, MPR News' Kerri Miller will explore why young Americans may be eager to retire early and what it means for our economy.
Around Town: Balboa Bay Resort hosts Newport Beach Wine Festival 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The 16th annual Newport Beach Wine Festival brings wine, whisky and cheese tastings to the Balboa Bay Resort from Friday to Sunday.

The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday at 1221 W. Coast Hwy. in Newport Beach.

For tickets and more information, visit bit.ly/2rVBuF9.

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Hundreds of same-sex couples marry in Taiwan on first day it’s legal 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Amber Wang and Kristin Huang felt a little nervous about showing their faces Friday. Then it hit them that they were making history.

“I think maybe in [the] future our picture will show up in some sources, and classes will remember this thing in our history,” Huang said, turning toward a thicket...

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Legal weed can raise the roof on home prices 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The societal ramifications of state-legalized marijuana — a $10.4-billion industry — are being hashed out, study by study. And home values are one of the effects under scrutiny.

The link between real estate prices and weed might not be readily apparent, until one considers the en vogue vibe of...

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Boy thrown from MOA balcony undergoing further procedures 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Woodbury family posted Thursday evening on a GoFundMe page that the procedures are "non-life threatening complications" related to the fall.
Today: When Jail Makes Prison Look Good 24.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California’s justice reforms have reduced the state prison population, but many county jails are struggling with more mentally ill inmates and violence.

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When Jail Makes Prison Look Good

Over the last eight years, more than 175,000 people in California have been sentenced to county jails...

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USC was told gynecologist could be preying on Asian students, secret records show 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

After decades of complaints about a campus gynecologist, USC administrators hired a team of medical experts to evaluate him.

The experts came back with a disturbing report saying there was evidence Dr. George Tyndall was preying on vulnerable Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.”

Still,...

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