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Gov. Rick Scott listened to five of Florida’s top climate scientists Tuesday as they urged him to show leadership and develop policies to offset the impact of human-induced climate change to the state. But the governor whose campaign strategy has......
From: Miami Herald | By: Mary Ellen Klas | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Lawmakers are considering a package of bills that would expand the state's renewable energy program in several ways, including making it easier for consumers to be compensated for creating their own solar and other forms of alternative power.
From: Detroit News | By: The Detroit News Online | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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by Freddie deBoer Since Andrew and the Dish team gave me carte blanche to write about what I want, I’m going to go ahead and abuse the privilege by writing a defense of a largely-forgotten, eight-year-old movie, Richard Kelly’s Southland Tales. Because...
From: The Atlantic | By: Freddie deBoer | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Under a proposed EPA rule, state officials will have to cut carbon emissions by nearly 45 percent—one of the highest targets in the country.
From: National Geographic | By: Christina Nunez | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Alex Jackson, Legal Director, California Climate Project, San Francisco: In their latest video ad, the California Drivers Alliance, an oil-backed front group organized to lobby against California’s clean fuel standards, claims fuel providers...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Alex Jackson | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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It's been too long! I've missed my RecruitingBlogs network, and promise to publish more soon. Here's one that's been in my drafts for far too long. Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget Part 1 Entrepreneur's Motto:...
From: Recruiting Blogs | By: Maisha Cannon | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. equities rallied once again on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 climbing 0.50%.a On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the trading panel took a look at the housing recovery.a Brian Kelly, founder of Brian Kelly Capital, said the housing...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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I'm looking for a stand or combo charger/stand that holds an iPod in landscape mode I can recommend to users of my app. The app operates in landscape mode and is designed to run on an iPod (or iPhone) sitting sideways on a nightstand.Previously I was...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: cosmac | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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"It's part of the problem with these conflicts," the journalist said. "We're not close enough to it."...
From: The Atlantic | By: Uri Friedman | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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To make their budgets stretch further, many people in poverty turn to expired, damaged, or processed items....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sonali Kohli | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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by Jonah Shepp Rosie Gray flags Russia Today’s new ad campaign: “The campaign will be comprised of several different posters, and we kicked it off with wild postings in the New York City,” RT spokesperson Anna Belkina said in an email. “Soon...
From: The Atlantic | By: Jonah Shepp | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Clarity is one of the most important aspects of a high-converting landing page, yet so many pages are confusing. Oli Gardner critiques 29 landing pages that *clearly* leave something to be desired so you know what NOT to do.
From: Unbounce | By: Oli Gardner | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Filed under: College, Deals, Computers, Saving Goodluz/Shutterstock College today is horrendously expensive. Beyond tuition bills that look like significant percentages of the national debt, and room-and-board costs that make you wonder if the school...
From: Daily Finance | By: Erik Sherman | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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I mean, I definitely spend more than $37.34 a day. The post The Cost of Raising a Child Is Now $245,000, But It Feels Like More appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Meredith Carroll | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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When one film moves around on the calendar, others often follow suit. Recently David Ayer’s Fury was pulled up from a November 2014 opening to a mid-October date, the better to (hopefully) enjoy a long awards season runup. That put it directly in competition...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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After the jump: The Star Trek 3 script is finally done, says Roberto Orci Read a test screening reaction to Mad Max: Fury Road Milla Jovovich‘s pregnancy delays Resident Evil 6 Yes, that Twins sequel Triplets is still in development See Ron Paul in...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Peyton Reed has only been in production on Ant-Man for a day, but the first photo is now out. It shows Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, hanging out in a ratty outfit next to the Golden Gate Bridge. Check out the first Paul Rudd Ant Man photo below. Thanks to...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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It’s nearing the end of summer and you may be bummed you didn’t take a single vacation or getaway this year. While your vacation window may feel like it’s closing, you can still eat like you’re enjoying a trip to …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kelly Bryant | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Bravo’s Extreme Guide to Parenting is showcasing some pretty intense parenting styles (we’re talking everything from the eco-kosher, shamanistic family to straight-up nomads) and this week we meet the Eisenbergs, “push parents” who encourage...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kelly Bryant | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Zoe Saldana is having a pretty major year. She stars in one of summer’s biggest blockbusters, Guardians of the Galaxy, and she’s pregnant. Oh, and she played a woman pregnant… with the devil’s spawn in the mini-series remake of …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kaitlin Menza | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Banners flutter along the main street of downtown Ferguson but instead of the protest signs that read “Hands Up Don’t’ Shoot,” these are ads for everyday events like a local farmers market and a church fish fry. With nightly protests and police...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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While many Americans try to protect their privacy, one man wants to get rid of it entirely. But what would a world without privacy look like?...
From: New York Times | By: ANNA NORTH | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Purchasing tickets to see your favorite musician in concert or to cheer on the hometown team should be a relatively pain-free, if not exciting, experience. But with the onset of new technology and less-than-truthful resellers, a shadow of deception...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Mama Tina Knowles is still with her boo Richard Lawson...and they were spotted doing some late night shopping at Babies R Us.  Cute!  Pics of the twosome, plus The Wests on another Mexican vacay and more pics of Amber Rose's wedding dress inside.......
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" video is here.  And it's exactly what you expected.  Big booties, a drooling Drake, and at least one colorful wig.  Check it inside... Nicki Minaj served up big booties on a scenic platter for her brand new "Anaconda" video. ...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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New trailers for TV One’s original film “Girlfriend’s Getaway” and STARZ’s “Surivivor’s Remorse” have been released. Also, LIFETIME’s “BAPS” gets cancelled early. Get familiar with the new shows and the deets on why “BAPS” got...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Suppose two Chinese parents get on an Australian airplane and, while flying over U.S. territory, they have a baby on the plane. Can that baby be an American citizen?
From: NPR | By: Robert Krulwich | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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President Obama's carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
From: NPR | By: Scott Horsley | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Also: King Richard III's "privileged" diet; novelist Karen Russell on the fantastical.
From: NPR | By: Annalisa Quinn | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Yesterday, Community Health Systems announced that Chinese hackers had managed to steal the healthcare records of 4.5 million of its customers. Now, security firm TrustedSec is claiming that the reason the information was swiped was because of the......
From: Engadget | By: Daniel Cooper | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Fandango slipped up in a big way between 2009 and 2013: its mobile apps would send your movie ticket purchases without a basic security measure, leaving credit card info and other data vulnerable to theft. However, the company is about to make amends......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Whether you want to get serious about high-speed photography or just spice up your Instagram feed, tools like NeroTrigger can help you on your way. The device can trigger a camera based on outside events like light, sound or movement (if paired with......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Turi | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Murder charges have been filed against a neighbor accused of killing the pregnant wife of a Marine in California. Erin Corwin's body was found in a mine shaft....
From: CNN | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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When stylist Mark Bustos isn't cutting the hair of fashion designers and real estate moguls, he's traveling around giving free haircuts to the homeless.
From: CNN | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Siren, a new dating app created for women by women, lets the ladies control who sees their image, who can communicate with them and what type of date to pursue....
From: CNN | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Responses to popular photo project Humans of New York's tour of the Middle East uncovers some unfortunate trends around perceptions of other cultures, writes Hiba Dlewati.
From: Global Voices | By: Hiba Dlewati | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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China has promised Hong Kong a direct vote for the next chief executive, but insists that a committee approve the candidates. Pro-democracy protesters want the right to choose the candidates.
From: Global Voices | By: Abby Liu | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah has entered an open-ended hunger strike until he is released from prison, his family said in a statement posted on Facebook today.
From: Global Voices | By: Amira Al Hussaini | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Recovering after divorce or a breakup can be incredibly difficult. When you add children to the mix, the pain and confusion grows tenfold. Finding a way to co-parent with your ex is crucial, especially when you finally feel ready to start dating to again....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential...
From: Fox News | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Afghanistan’s attorney general has banned a New York Times reporter from leaving the country after he published a story about unnamed officials seeking to take power if the country’s presidential election deadlock persists....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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The authorities arrested at least 47 people, as a grand jury was to consider evidence in the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager....
From: New York Times | By: ALAN BLINDER and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Humans and dogs fuel exercise very differently. So if you’re taking your dog out for a run, take note....
From: New York Times | By: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Found guilty three times of federal crimes, Mr. Hansen, an Idaho Republican, had a 1984 conviction overturned by the Supreme Court....
From: New York Times | By: PAUL VITELLO | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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