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A biography of Japanese American civil rights activist Fred Korematsu; a delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday Purim starring a quirky chicken; and the true story of Kunkush the cat. who reunited with his Iraqi family after getting lost while...
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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At the kind of journalism conferences that I attend, Aron Pilhofer, who had key roles in the digital operations of The New York Times and The Guardian in recent years, has been asking a very good question: What if news organizations optimized every part...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Jay Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A bounty is place on Kara’s head on “Supergirl” and Norman checks in a new guest on “Bates Motel.”
From: Warming Glow | By: jess2128 | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The city of Golden wants to install a community solar garden at Rooney Road Sports Complex, but it will need to get permission first to borrow some sun from the soccer players who use the field.
From: Denver Post | By: Josie Klemaier | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 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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It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Work travel expenses with a baby I work for a large company that is always trying to out-do its competitors on the Top 100 Employers lists, so we generally have good benefits. When it comes to expenses,...
From: Ask a Manager | By: Ask a Manager | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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I've been following an organization in my town closely for a while; they do awesome work in a field I'm interested in. A few weeks ago, they posted a job on their website. I sent in my resume and cover letter, but heard nothing. I checked the website...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I will be spending 12 months on a round-the-world trip in which my girlfriend and I will visit twelve cities in ten countries, one city per month. I will have all business days free as she works remotely on her laptop solo. Please give me ideas for how...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: fenwaydirtdog | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Rather than promoting shared values, they curate differences—part of a political trend that's now wreaking havoc in the U.S. The post Why budget ‘gender statements’ are a bad idea appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Peter Shawn Taylor | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Highlands Ranch resident Stan Hrincevich is determined to push back on HOA transfer fees.
From: Denver Post | By: Joe Rubino | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Welcome to Interviews for Resistance. Since election night 2016, the streets of the United States have rung with resistance. People all over the country have woken up with the conviction that they must do something to fight inequality in all its forms....
From: In These Times | By: Sarah Jaffe | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that...
From: Shakesville | By: Melissa McEwan | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Advocates are pushing state Democrats to give an estimated 750,000 workers sick leave benefits
From: Salon.com | By: Bruce Vail, In These Times | Monday, March 27, 2017
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It’s hard to choose a favorite. Maybe yours is the sign with the words “We Shall Overcomb” floating atop that familiar, impossible, hay-colored hairflap. Perhaps it’s the one with the number 45 twisted into a swastika, like a freak show contortionist....
From: Fast Company | By: Joe Berkowitz | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Start by clarifying expectations.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Ron Carucci | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The former chief of the Wethersfield Volunteer Ambulance Association illegally spent $100,000 using association credit cards, according to an arrest warrant affidavit released Monday. Philip J. Lombardo, 48, of Wethersfield, was arrested on a warrant...
From: Hartford Courant | By: KATHLEEN McWILLIAMS | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Our report from America's most adventurously programmed music festival: Gavin Bryars, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and more
From: Rolling Stone | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.
From: My Southborough | By: beth | Monday, March 27, 2017
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On February 7, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was reading a letter critical of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), then the nominee for attorney general, when the Senate's top Republican forced her to stop. Invoking an obscure Senate rule against disparaging...
From: Mother Jones | By: Pema Levy | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Each week host Jeff Probst will answer a few questions about the most recent episode of Survivor: Game Changers. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: I am fascinated by the whole Debbie meltdown at Brad and there’s a lot I want to get into with that. First off, I...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalton Ross | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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When elites govern for themselves—not the national interest—a populist backlash is a good thing.
From: The American Conservative | By: Daniel Hannan | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Serving as volunteers in their birth nations could qualify them for legal U.S. status On May 20, 2003, my wife Marilyn and I attended a dinner at the Park Hyatt Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. We were there to hear the guest speaker, President of...
From: Washington Times | By: Steve King | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Before practice Wednesday, the NCAA Frozen Four-bound Denver Pioneers got their first look at Notre Dame on film and the veterans were reminded why they couldn't beat the Fighting Irish last season in a two-game series in Denver.
From: Denver Post | By: Mike Chambers | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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For all the talk of unity, the peshmerga remain functionally divided, loyal more to political party leaders than Kurdistan as a whole. If Kurdistan is going to advance—especially with talk of independence growing—it has to address the question about...
From: The American | By: Michael Rubin | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Magic may be in its title, but bringing Ag Magic on the River to life each year takes more than the swish of a magic wand. It requires a lot of hard work from staff and volunteers.    Held each...
From: New Orleans Times-Picayune | By: Barry Lemoine | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Savannah James is launching a new mentorship program for young girls in her hometown of Akron, Ohio. And it’s going to be everything the young ladies will need to help them successfully get through high school. Details and pics inside… LeBron James’...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Announcing that she was “thrilled to be out of the woods,” former Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gave an expansive talk at a conference for the Professional BusinessWomen of California Tuesday night. Reflecting...
From: Time | By: Alana Abramson | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Stakeholder tours, coupled with visitation programs and calls to the Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement hotline for detainees, often help volunteers decide which facilities most need independent oversight. The post Is ICE Trying...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Regina Mahone | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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How do long-standing family tensions get weaponized? At what should be the family's moment of triumph, Lackses on both sides are trying to understand how their rift grew so ugly and public.
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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by Dave Segal Max Clotfelter Today, experimental-music festival Debacle announced the lineup for its 10th annual event, which happens May 6 at Columbia City Theater and the Royal Room. (There's an opening ceremony May 5 at an undisclosed location as...
From: The Stranger | By: Dave Segal | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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New reports question whether transactions by the former Trump campaign chair, who has been tied to Russia, indicate possible money laundering.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Ottawa’s young star Karina Gould was under attack from day one of her cabinet job. Just don’t say she was ‘thrown under the bus’ by Trudeau The post Against the Odds, Trudeau’s Youngest Minister Says She’s Got This appeared first on Flare....
From: Flare | By: Flare Staff | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Include these nutrition superstars in your diabetes diet to lower blood sugar, burn fat, reduce inflammation, and gain more health benefits.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Erin Palinkski-Wade, RD, CDE | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The scheme will see trained volunteers accompanying suspects under 16 during police investigations.
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Republicans have been casting about for someone to blame for their rapid succession of moral, ideological and legislative failures ever since Donald Trump settled into the Oval Office. No longer tethered together by their favorite scapegoat, Barack...
From: Daily Kos | By: Kerry Eleveld | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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CASA volunteers 'speak up' for children in the court and child welfare systems
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Community Bulletin | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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When nine died on March 29, 2016 in a Pikangikum house fire, Matthew Miller got angry—and set to work The post A year after a tragedy, a First Nations fire chief seeks solutions appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: John Geddes | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Welcome to episode 22 of OC Speakly. On this week's episode, we discuss affordable housing, or the lack thereof. Gabriel San Román talks with Marilynn Montaño, ex-Weekly intern and volunteer at Resilience OC about housing, immigration and the struggles...
From: OC Weekly | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Universal Basic Income (UBI) has received a great deal of attention in efforts to resolve workplace displacement, but UBI schemes raise an important question -- who controls the means of production? Self-managed job guarantee programs, on the other hand,...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Christie spoke extensively about the drug crisis during his own presidential bid
From: Time | By: Jill Colvin and Vivian Salama / AP | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Hundreds of thousands of service workers across the South and the rest of the nation are planning to take part in a general strike for human rights and equality on May Day, which marks International Workers' Day. Organizers say the May 1 Strike, which...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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K-5 children are invited to become American FinnJa Warriors. The fun event is to raise funds for replacing playground equipment at Mary Finn School.
From: My Southborough | By: beth | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Hunterdon County YMCA's group of over 50 volunteers aim to raise $540,000 in 2017.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Community Bulletin | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A group advocating for the legalization of medical marijuana in Missouri has been barred from meeting at the Rolla Public Library, according to members. An attorney for New Approach Missouri, the nonprofit campaigning to put the issue on the 2018 ballot,...
From: Riverfront Times | By: Eric Berger | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Q: Why is Utah so successful at upward mobility?
From: The American Conservative | By: Rod Dreher | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on this week's filing in an Ohio federal district court of a lawsuit  alleging that a court-appointed CASA volunteer acting as guardian ad litem for a developmentally disabled child recruited a mentor who in turn...
From: Religion Clause | By: Howard Friedman | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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St. Louis-based P3 is teaching baseball's hottest prospects a difficult skill: how to stay in the game Brian Delunas, then a volunteer coach at the University of Missouri, was playing catch in 2006 when the vision in his left eye went out — suddenly...
From: Riverfront Times | By: Eric Berger | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Conley named chairman of Senate Finance Committee  STATE HOUSE — President of the Senate Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, Providence, North Providence has appointed Sen. William J. Conley Jr. to serve as chairman of the Committee on Finance. Senator...
From: My Backyard News | By: Jim Hanley | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Memorial Day Parade, a decades-old tradition, has been canceled due to costs, lack of volunteers and dwindling attendance, town officials said Tuesday. Patriotic Commission member and event coordinator Vincent Parys sent a letter to parade participants...
From: Hartford Courant | By: JESSE LEAVENWORTH | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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