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Defeat of the Republican health-care bill in Congress has given new momentum to the push to expand Medicaid in several states, including deep-red Kansas.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Freedom Caucus gets in the way of the Republican health care bill, much to our president's dismay
From: Salon.com | By: Bill Moyers, BillMoyers.com | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Government involvement in healthcare drives prices up.
From: Reason | By: John Stossel | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Unethical Appeal may be used to lie, rile, and show contempt for the very reaction it seeks. It longs to drink “Liberal tears.” Recent, though hardly unfamiliar, the Unethical Appeal is the primary rhetorical style of the new administration....
From: The Millions | By: M.C. Mah | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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California last week resolved to push full speed ahead with its greenhouse-gas emissions standards and zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) program for 2022 through 2025. Some see this as strong pushback against the leadership of the federal EPA, which is signaling...
From: Car and Driver | By: Bengt Halvorson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As Women Writers Week continues at RogerEbert.com, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has just announced the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards, honoring the achievements of female luminaries in new and traditional media platforms. This...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Chaz Ebert | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Menlo Park, California-based Ayasdi, a provider of machine intelligence software, has appointed Robert Griffin as CEO. Griffin is the former general manager of IBM's Safer Planet and Smarter Cities division. Ayasdi is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Let’s be honest — sometimes manufacturing gets a bad rap. The industry can be seen as a behemoth — stuck in the past and slow to innovate, the victim of outsourcing and the purveyor of consumerism. Thankfully, in 2017 these stereotypes couldn’t...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Singularity University | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you get this solicitation call Franklin Police Franklin Downtown Partnership 9 E. Central Street, Franklin, MA  02038(774) 571-3109   downtown.franklin@yahoo.com Phone scam targeting local businesses A new marketing scam that targets local businesses...
From: Franklin Matters | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This is as close to must-win as it gets for President Donald Trump and the GOP after last week's health care debacle.
From: Politico | By: Burgess Everett | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A new book argues that the giving patterns of today’s wealthy may present challenges to the democratic process.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alana Semuels | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While I was at the grocery store the other day, I got a massive craving for chocolate milk. It legit came out of nowhere, but I immediately bought a carton of skim milk and a bottle of Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Syrup (because yessss) and went home and...
From: We are not Martha | By: Sues | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A funny thing happened in the five years since Amazon acquired warehouse automation firm Kiva Systems for $775 million. The logistics robot market has taken off, with different competing systems shuttling inventory around to try to speed up order fulfillment....
From: Xconomy | By: Gregory T. Huang | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Even with proper hydration, it may be best to run fewer than 26 miles at a time.
From: The Atlantic | By: James Hamblin | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Bill Konigsberg first introduced readers to Rafe Goldberg, Ben Carver, and the rest of their Natick compatriots in Openly Straight. In his follow-up, Honestly Ben, he picks up where things left off — while also offering fans a glimpse into the mind...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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What corporate energy buyers can learn from pioneers in Boston and Washington, D.C....
From: GreenBiz | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This Week in Politics and Resistance is a new feature on Flavorwire. It’s a consolidation of the work we started with our Daily Engagement column, which have been running (as the name suggests) daily since the election. This new feature is aimed at...
From: Flavorwire | By: Moze Halperin | Monday, March 27, 2017
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, may fall short of the votes needed for smooth passage in the Senate next week, potentially dashing Republican hopes for an easy victory after the stinging defeat of the American Health Care Act last week....
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Andrew Freeman has joined H.I.G. Middle Market, the middle market affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, as a managing director. Freeman is a former partner at Paine & Partners.
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A reputed Connecticut mobster who authorities say is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in U.S. history has agreed to plead guilty to unrelated weapons charges....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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John Alexander Skelton is a young designer who does things differently, staging his latest menswear show on a windswept Friday evening in March two months after London Fashion Week Men's. The York-born designer, whose Central Saint Martins MA graduate...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In honor of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, which starts April 2, FiveThirtyEight is assembling some of our favorite baseball writers to chat about what’s ahead. Today, we focus on the American League East with Sports Illustrated senior baseball...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Neil Paine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The National Bureau of Economic Research estimates that every new robot reduces employment by 6.2 workers
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From: CNN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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#DeleteUber made waves on social media, but a new survey finds that it might just stay a hashtag.
From: Salon.com | By: Rachel Leah | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Good old-fashioned capitalism may be the best solution to a public health problem
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Democrats are also demanding to find out how much Trump's Mar-a-Lago excursions are costing taxpayers
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A Connecticut woman has filed a federal lawsuit alleging she received an "other than honorable" discharge from the U.S. Navy over a sexual-harassment complaint she lodged against a superior....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The evidence is now clear that the White House and Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, have worked together to halt what was previously billed as a sweeping investigation of Russian interference in last year’s election. “We’ve...
From: New Yorker | By: Ryan Lizza | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While MarTech San Francisco is only a little more than a month away — reminder: the early bird “beta rate” for tickets expires at the end of this week! — we’re already on to planning MarTech Boston for this fall, October 2-4, 2017. Spring is...
From: Chief Marketing Technologist | By: Scott Brinker | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The NRA-backed bill overturns an Obama-era regulation meant to protect biodiversity in Alaska's wildlife refuges
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Andrew McCarthy is already an actor (Pretty in Pink, The Family), director (Orange Is the New Black, Gossip Girl), and travel writer (2012’s The Longest Way Home). Now, with Just Fly Away, he adds YA novelist to his stacked résumé. Here, McCarthy...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Isabella Biedenharn | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A team of scientists from Boston University have found a way to hack into mammalian cells -- human cells, even -- and make them follow logical instructions like computers can. While they're not the first researchers to program cells to do their biddi......
From: Engadget | By: Mariella Moon | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When President Trump signed his travel ban in January, one family in Portland, Maine, was watching every development with great concern.
From: NPR | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Berkshire Group has acquired Alexan Chapel Hill, a Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based 265-unit property, which includes 13,560 square feet of retail space. The sellers were Trammell Crow Residential and East West Properties. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Despite public opposition following the Fukushima disaster in 2011, a court ruling has overturned a ban on two atomic plants owned by Kansai Electric Power.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Good Friday ‘Cross Walk’ is scheduled on the Franklin Town CommonFriday, April 14th – 12:00 Noon-1:00 pmSt Mary’s teen ministry is organizing a ‘Cross Walk’ procession on the Franklin Town Common beginning at Noon on Good Friday. Christians...
From: Franklin Matters | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Angry small donors plow millions into campaigns.
From: Politico | By: Scott Bland | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Unleash your inner Rock Star and support One Step's mission trip and the children/ adults of Mustard Seed Communities.Along with singing, dancing, and crazy costumes the night will include a cash bar, light snacks, and a silent auction.April 1st,...
From: Franklin Matters | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Connecticut, home to the richest hedge-fund managers in America, is going broke, cutting services and gutting pension plans to try and fill its $1.8B budget hole -- a hole it plans on filling by taking away $1.5B from the state's workers. (more…)...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Poet Corinne Lee on writing her epic book-length poem Plenty and finding new ways to live in a rapidly changing world.
From: The Rumpus | By: Alex Dueben | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What she has in her tour rider and why she thinks Steve Harvey was wrong.
From: New York Magazine | By: Kathleen Hou | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Superintendent David Fleishman announced later start times will be implemented in Newton high schools starting in the 2019-2020 school year in an email to families March 7. The proposal, which…
From: The Newtonite | By: Rose Skylstad | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The number of H-2B visas available to foreigners seeking work in the U.S. is down from last year. A Maine hotel owner is among those worried about finding enough workers to stay open over the summer.
From: NPR | By: Fred Bever | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We're offering up this installment of The Solar Lead for free. Here, we'll discuss some of the most important stories and trends guiding the solar market. Only GTM Squared members will get access to future editions in web and newsletter format. The first...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Mut and Chris Villani analyze the legendary workout regimen that the Boston Globe's Ben Volin completed and wrote about. Needless to say they are impressed.[0:01:52] ... yeah Red Sox game I came back to loaded lines of. Fire John Farrell barge on Carol...
From: WEEI | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Colorado is home to 6,004 solar jobs, clutching on to the lowest seat in the top ten of states with the most solar jobs, according to a report out Tuesday by the Solar Foundation. Denver County holds the highest concentration of jobs locally, followed...
From: Denver Post | By: Danika Worthington | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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