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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Deadly asbestos: Workers put in jeopardy, but state won't get toughinspectors to police all abatement projects. It says its job is to encourage pr
Deadly asbestos: Workers put in jeopardy, but state won't get tough
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
inspectors to police all abatement projects. It says its job is to encourage proper abatement and it often lowers penalties for companies that fix hazardous conditions quickly. The Free Press, however, found many instances in which contractors... Read more
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NBC News
Clinton Promises a Cabinet Full of Womentop aides. But a cabinet that is half-female would be setting a new bar. Only
Clinton Promises a Cabinet Full of Women
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
top aides. But a cabinet that is half-female would be setting a new bar. Only 30 women have ever held Cabinet posts. Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama appointed a number of women to key posts, but women held just four of the 16 official Cabinet... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Contractors expose Michigan workers to deadly asbestosinspectors to police all abatement projects. It says its job is to encourage pr
Contractors expose Michigan workers to deadly asbestos
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
inspectors to police all abatement projects. It says its job is to encourage proper abatement and it often lowers penalties for companies that fix hazardous conditions quickly. The Free Press, however, found many instances in which contractors... Read more
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Salon.com
They should all be tried: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and America’s overlooked war crimespiece originally appeared on The allegations against the man were serious inde
They should all be tried: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and America’s overlooked war crimes
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
piece originally appeared on The allegations against the man were serious indeed. * The Central Intelligence Agency informed Assistant Attorney General Jay Bybee that he “served as Usama Bin Laden’s senior lieutenant. In that capacity, he has... Read more
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J Weekly
mideast shortswere ranked from 0 (best) to 100 (worst). Turkey, where journalists are routin
mideast shorts
J Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
were ranked from 0 (best) to 100 (worst). Turkey, where journalists are routinely jailed and occasionally tortured for publishing content deemed insulting to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, maintained its “not free” status and was... Read more
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Boston Globe
A rundown on Boston-area college commencementsKerry and Elachi May 6, McGuirk Alumni Stadium Speaker: Wayne Chang, Twitter
A rundown on Boston-area college commencements
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
Kerry and Elachi May 6, McGuirk Alumni Stadium Speaker: Wayne Chang, Twitter executive Honorary degrees: Sheila C. Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation May 7, campus Great Lawn, Weston Speaker: Sister Simone Campbell,... Read more
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The Hill
Trump’s Cabinet: Who it might beHealth Secretary Ben Carson? ADVERTISEMENT The only common thread, if there i
Trump’s Cabinet: Who it might be
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Health Secretary Ben Carson? ADVERTISEMENT The only common thread, if there is one, seems to be that Trump is looking for “winners,” successful people with a records of accomplishment. “I’m going to find the smartest and most successful... Read more
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Slate
If You Don’t Think Paul Manafort Can Get Trump Elected, You Don’t Know Paul ManafortWho's winning, who's losing, and why. The Quiet AmericanPaul Manafort made a c
If You Don’t Think Paul Manafort Can Get Trump Elected, You Don’t Know Paul Manafort
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. The Quiet AmericanPaul Manafort made a career out of stealthily reinventing the world’s nastiest tyrants as noble defenders of freedom. Getting Donald Trump elected will be a cinch. Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s... Read more
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Salon.com
Worse than Paul LePage: Portland is a case study in how not to handle an opioid crisison People across the country have heard of Maine’s far-right governor Paul LeP
Worse than Paul LePage: Portland is a case study in how not to handle an opioid crisis
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
on People across the country have heard of Maine’s far-right governor Paul LePage, who openly uses racist epithets to dehumanize and scapegoat African Americans and just vetoed a bill to expand access to the proven drug overdose antidote... Read more
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Washington Post
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial boardof that conversation. (Adriana Usero) FREDERICK RYAN JR., WASHINGTON POST PUBL
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial board
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
of that conversation. (Adriana Usero) FREDERICK RYAN JR., WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHER: Well, Governor, welcome. Thank you for joining us today. OHIO GOVERNOR JOHN KASICH: Well, it’s an honor for me to be here. RYAN: Delighted to have you here.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Union Firebrand Speaks Out On Politics, Testing And MoreBefore we can even be seated in the Midtown cafe where we meet, Lily Eskelsen G
A Union Firebrand Speaks Out On Politics, Testing And More
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
Before we can even be seated in the Midtown cafe where we meet, Lily Eskelsen Garcia has begun her barrage of plainspoken, provocative opinions. A Democratic superdelegate, she's just come from a spot on a morning news show, where, she declared,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A Union Firebrand Speaks Out On Politics, Testing And MoreBefore we can even be seated in the Midtown cafe where we meet, Lily Eskelsen G
A Union Firebrand Speaks Out On Politics, Testing And More
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
Before we can even be seated in the Midtown cafe where we meet, Lily Eskelsen Garcia has begun her barrage of plainspoken, provocative opinions. A Democratic superdelegate, she's just come from a spot on a morning news show, where, she declared,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Q&A: EPA’s major role is public health, McCarthy sayshealth officer in Canton, Mass. She was nominated to head the EPA in 2013. She’
Q&A: EPA’s major role is public health, McCarthy says
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
health officer in Canton, Mass. She was nominated to head the EPA in 2013. She’s now part of an Obama administration effort to focus attention on climate change and its potential effects on health, which could include more air pollution,... Read more
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Salon.com
Here comes the charter school sneak attack: This is how a bipartisan education reform bill turns into a disaster for our kidssigned, new national education legislation to replace the infamous No Child Lef
Here comes the charter school sneak attack: This is how a bipartisan education reform bill turns into a disaster for our kids
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
signed, new national education legislation to replace the infamous No Child Left Behind law from the early years of the George W. Bush administration. The Washington Post reported, “The Every Student Succeeds Act, which received strong... Read more
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USA Today
Why fighting climate change won't destroy the economyAs the reality of human-caused climate change has become harder to deny, oppone
Why fighting climate change won't destroy the economy
USA Today / Posted 22 days ago
As the reality of human-caused climate change has become harder to deny, opponents of climate action have adopted a new talking point. Replacing fossil fuels with clean energy, they say, would devastate the American economy, sending electricity... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Obama Apologizes to Argentina: Now It's Time to Apologize to Cuba. Categoryact of geopolitical contrition, Barack Obama has become the first US president
Obama Apologizes to Argentina: Now It's Time to Apologize to Cuba. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 1 months ago
act of geopolitical contrition, Barack Obama has become the first US president to apologize to another world leader for America's role in overthrowing an elected democracy and installing a brutal military regime. In this case, a bloody... Read more

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