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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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Opinion: Think measles is no big deal? Talk to my patient J. 19.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

J. became gravely ill from measles, because herd immunity against this disease is weakening.

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PG&E power outage was 'a big screw you' to California, lawmaker says 19.11.2019 LA Times: Business

The California Legislature held a public hearing to scrutinize public safety power shutoffs after millions of residents lost power to prevent wildfires.

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Colorado Supreme Court: Criminal defendants can use medical marijuana while on probation with limited exception 19.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado Supreme Court unanimously agreed in a decision released Monday that a person who is sentenced to probation can use medical marijuana unless there's evidence that it would counter the goals of a sentence.
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Greeley officer released from hospital after Thursday shooting 19.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Greeley cop who was injured in a shootout after a car chase was released Monday from the hospital, the police department announced on social media.
Newsletter: How to address homelessness in L.A.? 18.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES How to Address Homelessness in L.A.?

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Regis University’s pharmacy school ranks with the big dogs, practices “teaching on steroids” 18.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
In 2018, the small, private Jesuit college in Denver ranked seventh out of more than 130 pharmacy schools in the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination pass rate -- a test separating graduates from their pharmacy license. Pharmacy students at Regis had a 99% pass rate, higher than the 89% national average. 
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Contractor accused of trafficking unauthorized workers faces trial 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Labor-trafficking cases are rarely prosecuted in Minnesota. The case of Ricardo Batres, who prosecutors say exploited unauthorized immigrants who worked for him, is the first of its kind to go to trial in Hennepin County.
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Eat like the ancient Babylonians: Researchers cook up nearly 4,000-year-old recipes 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.
Last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster dies at age 90 17.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The last remaining survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, who suffered severe burns to his face, arms and legs before his mother managed to toss him and his brother from the burning airship, has died.
This forgotten account shouldn't turn into a spending spree 17.11.2019 LA Times: Business

A retirement account from a former employer should be rolled over, not cashed out, to avoid taxes, penalities and lost growth opportunities.

Man dies after shooting in Minneapolis 17.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A man is dead after a shooting late Saturday near the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis.
White House: Trump undergoes tests during medical checkup 17.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The appointment wasn’t on his weekend public schedule that was released Friday night. Press secretary Stephanie Grisham said Trump was "anticipating a very busy 2020" and wanted to take advantage of "a free weekend" in Washington to begin "portions of his routine" checkup.
Colorado must ensure competition when it rolls out public health care option, agencies recommend 16.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado's insurance commissioner should be given the authority to require at least two companies offer the state's new public health insurance option in counties where there's only a single insurer, two state agencies recommend in a final report outlining the plan.
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Werner Doehner, last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, dies at 90 16.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Doehner was the only person left of the 62 passengers and crew members who survived the 1937 aviation accident.

AP sources: Epstein jail guards had been offered plea deal 16.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Trump wants insurers and hospitals to show real prices to patients 16.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Two regulations announced Friday take aim at health care prices. One, to affect patients by 2021, addresses hospital rates. The second, a proposal, would require more upfront clarity from insurers.
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Newsletter: A 16-second burst of violence 15.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A 16-Second Burst of Violence A routine day.

Opinion: 'Medicare for all' won't fix soaring healthcare costs 15.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Any meaningful discussion to cut healthcare costs has been thrown aside by a political debate over a totally unrealistic plan.

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Letters to the Editor: Veteran homelessness is a travesty. So is opposing solutions to house them 15.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn bemoans neighborhood opposition to the construction of veterans home in Downey.

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