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Orange County Register
SB350 is déjà vu all over againNine years ago, the Democratic liberal majorities in the state Legislature pass
SB350 is déjà vu all over again
Orange County Register / Posted 19 minutes ago
Nine years ago, the Democratic liberal majorities in the state Legislature passed Assembly Bill 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, which was signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger. The cornerstone of AB32 was the admirable goal of... Read more
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Independent
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts sayEven though there are still several months left in the year to gather temperatu
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Independent / Posted an hour ago
Even though there are still several months left in the year to gather temperature readings from around the world, climate researchers believe nothing short of a Krakatoa-sized volcanic eruption that cuts out sunlight for months on end can now stop... Read more
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Everett Herald
Shell pauses Arctic offshore drilling for high wind, water Published: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 12:01 a.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska � Strong
Shell pauses Arctic offshore drilling for high wind, water
Everett Herald / Posted an hour ago
Published: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 12:01 a.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska � Strong winds and high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Clock ticking as climate negotiators meet in BonnPARIS - Diplomats gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a clima
Clock ticking as climate negotiators meet in Bonn
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
PARIS - Diplomats gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a climate-rescue pact to be adopted at a year-end UN conference in Paris. US government scientists declared July the hottest month in history, and said 2015 appears set to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
How will climate change affect your livelihood?Well, that depends. On your profession, your age, and exactly where you live,
How will climate change affect your livelihood?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Well, that depends. On your profession, your age, and exactly where you live, among other things. Here, then, are a few scenarios for a climate-altered future, when rising temperatures are closing in on the threshold of two degrees Celsius (3.6... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
How will climate change affect your livelihood?PARIS - As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: "H
How will climate change affect your livelihood?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 hours ago
PARIS - As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: "How will it affect my livelihood?" Scientists cut grapes in a French vineyard as part of a global warming program to develop solutions for wine production Well, that... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Earth Matters: Everybody must be on board with recycling effortA day after moving into her new dorm room at Penn State Altoona, she had alread
Earth Matters: Everybody must be on board with recycling effort
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 hours ago
A day after moving into her new dorm room at Penn State Altoona, she had already generated a bag of trash. A friend walked with her, toting a similar sack of stuff intending to toss it all into the dumpster next to Oak Hall. "We recycle here, you... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Sea level threat real – and risingOUR precious Earth’s greenhouse blanket is thickening, the chemistry and temper
Sea level threat real – and rising
Gisborne Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
OUR precious Earth’s greenhouse blanket is thickening, the chemistry and temperatures in our atmosphere and seas are changing as human activity continues to spew out quantities of greenhouse gas emissions. Yet most of us go on in a business-as-usual... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lisa Owen interviews Helen ClarkSaturday, 29 August 2015, 3:55 pmPress Release: The NationGlobal commitments to
Lisa Owen interviews Helen Clark
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
Saturday, 29 August 2015, 3:55 pmPress Release: The NationGlobal commitments to greenhouse gas reductions ahead of Paris are not enough to tackle climate change and developed countries,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'We need New Zealand to act', says Helen Clark on climate changeFormer Prime Minister and United Nations Development Programme administrator He
'We need New Zealand to act', says Helen Clark on climate change
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Former Prime Minister and United Nations Development Programme administrator Helen Clark. Photo / Rick Bajornas Global commitments to greenhouse gas reductions ahead of a world summit in Paris are not enough to tackle climate change - and developed... Read more
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The Huffington Post
California Climate Bills Could Set A High Bar For The Rest Of The CountryAs states prepare to develop plans for meeting new greenhouse gas standards fro
California Climate Bills Could Set A High Bar For The Rest Of The Country
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 hours ago
As states prepare to develop plans for meeting new greenhouse gas standards from the Environmental Protection Agency, they might look to California as an example of what's possible. Right now, the California legislature is considering two bills, SB... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Obama should see country rural Alaskans knowKotzebue — In this town rumors swirl worse than any tidal currents. Over the ye
Obama should see country rural Alaskans know
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Kotzebue — In this town rumors swirl worse than any tidal currents. Over the years I've heard that Seth Kantner took so-and-so's grandma's salmon out of her net, he steals crabs out of people's pots, and made another million off that little kids'... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown, Senate Democrats find unlikely fight on climate billsEarlier this summer, it would have appeared unlikely that environmentalists and
Jerry Brown, Senate Democrats find unlikely fight on climate bills
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 hours ago
Earlier this summer, it would have appeared unlikely that environmentalists and their Democratic allies would have so much trouble passing new rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California. After Gov. Jerry Brown announced plans to curtail... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Obama looks north to Alaska to secure climate legacySeeking an Arctic stage to stress the grave perils posed by global warming, U.S
Obama looks north to Alaska to secure climate legacy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
Seeking an Arctic stage to stress the grave perils posed by global warming, U.S. President Barack Obama will press northern nations, including Canada, for greater curbs on carbon emissions during his first official visit to Alaska on Monday. In... Read more
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Denver Post
Aurora theater shooting prosecutor considering U.S. Senate bidThe prosecutor in the Aurora theater shooting trial says he is considering a U.
Aurora theater shooting prosecutor considering U.S. Senate bid
Denver Post / Posted 11 hours ago
The prosecutor in the Aurora theater shooting trial says he is considering a U.S. Senate bid, a much-anticipated first step sure to excite Republicans targeting Democrat Michael Bennet's seat in 2016. George Brauchler declined to entertain a... Read more
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Times News
WHAT ARE YOU READING?This week’s The New York Times Best Seller List: 1. “Go Set a Watchman” by Harp
WHAT ARE YOU READING?
Times News / Posted 12 hours ago
This week’s The New York Times Best Seller List: 1. “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee. (Harper.) In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed. 2. “The Girl on the Train”... Read more
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iol.co.za
Russia’s latest land grab bid a farceAPA demonstrator, dressed in Soviet-era military uniform, sings, on his way to
Russia’s latest land grab bid a farce
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
APA demonstrator, dressed in Soviet-era military uniform, sings, on his way to a concert marking the one year anniversary of annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, in downtown Moscow, Russia. A poster in the background shows a portrait of Russian... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Court Sides With Feds and Coal Firms in Lawsuit Over Federal Coal Leasing ProgramWASHINGTON - A federal court in Washington, D.C. dismissed litigation brought a
Court Sides With Feds and Coal Firms in Lawsuit Over Federal Coal Leasing Program
CommonDreams.org / Posted 13 hours ago
WASHINGTON - A federal court in Washington, D.C. dismissed litigation brought against the Department of the Interior and Bureau of Land Management by Friends of the Earth and the Western Organization of Resource Councils to require the BLM to conduct... Read more
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BBC News
Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years onImage caption Many in New Orleans believe George Bush mishandled the crisis in
Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years on
BBC News / Posted 14 hours ago
Image caption Many in New Orleans believe George Bush mishandled the crisis in 2005 Former US President George Bush has returned to New Orleans 10 years on since Hurricane Katrina, a crisis his administration was criticised for at the time over its... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Will Erika Even Be A Hurricane? UPDATEDFriday Mid Day UPDATE: Erika is changing, and the forecast is changing. The so
Will Erika Even Be A Hurricane? UPDATED
ScienceBlogs / Posted 15 hours ago
Friday Mid Day UPDATE: Erika is changing, and the forecast is changing. The somewhat more likely scenario is now that Erika will not form into a hurricane at all, but remain as a tropical storm, and pass along the east side of the Florida peninsula,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
White House includes Fil-Am teacher in leading-edge climate meetGreen Educator awardee Suzara-Cheng with Dr. Kathlyn Sullivan, first woman to w
White House includes Fil-Am teacher in leading-edge climate meet
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
Green Educator awardee Suzara-Cheng with Dr. Kathlyn Sullivan, first woman to walk in space, at the White House Back-to-School Climate Education symposium. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO SAN PEDRO, California — Science teacher Jennifer Suzara-Cheng, from this... Read more
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express
HUGE areas of British coast and HOMES may be lost as 'sea level rise accelerates' LARGE swathes of UK coast, including thousands of homes, will be lost to risi
HUGE areas of British coast and HOMES may be lost as 'sea level rise accelerates'
express / Posted 18 hours ago
LARGE swathes of UK coast, including thousands of homes, will be lost to rising seas, climate experts said today. Scientists are warning of widespread coastal... Read more
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The Irish Times
Julian Gough reviews PostCapitalism: A Guide To Our Future, by Paul Mason Channel 4’s economics editor argues that capitalism is at the heart of all th
Julian Gough reviews PostCapitalism: A Guide To Our Future, by Paul Mason
The Irish Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Channel 4’s economics editor argues that capitalism is at the heart of all the world’s woes On page one of PostCapitalism, Paul Mason says, in an aside, “I knew, in addition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fishing Town Swaps Boats for Mangroves and MaricultureBy Sophie Mbugua Jumana Farouky And Megan Rowling Kilifi, Kenya — A slight bre
Fishing Town Swaps Boats for Mangroves and Mariculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
By Sophie Mbugua Jumana Farouky And Megan Rowling Kilifi, Kenya — A slight breeze makes the afternoon humidity bearable as Kibibi Mramba and 19 others plant tiny mangrove shoots along a creek in the Kenyan coastal town of Kilifi. For the past five... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
UA Researcher: Forests Worldwide Vulnerable To DroughtDead pinyon trees, with smaller surviving one-seed juniper, in the eastern Jeme
UA Researcher: Forests Worldwide Vulnerable To Drought
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 19 hours ago
Dead pinyon trees, with smaller surviving one-seed juniper, in the eastern Jemez Mountains, northern New Mexico. Photo taken July 5, 2007, several years after these trees died in 2002-2003. Forests worldwide are vulnerable to growing risks of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Water supply shortage tackled at international meetAugust 28, 2015 9:19 pm STOCKHOLM CITY: Conservation measures should be in pla
Water supply shortage tackled at international meet
The Manila Times / Posted 19 hours ago
August 28, 2015 9:19 pm STOCKHOLM CITY: Conservation measures should be in place in all countries because shortage in the supply of water could spur civil and political unrest, said Manuel Gerardo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth and Church Activists Highlight Peace PedagogyParticipants in the 2015 Agape International Political Camp have explored the c
Youth and Church Activists Highlight Peace Pedagogy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Participants in the 2015 Agape International Political Camp have explored the concept of security and issued a call for a "pedagogy of and for peace" founded on justice. Some fifty church pastors, activists, students, social workers, artists and... Read more
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Daily Mail
The woman who wants to live on the red planetWhat kind of person would take a ONE-WAY trip to the red planet? Exclusive inte
The woman who wants to live on the red planet
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
What kind of person would take a ONE-WAY trip to the red planet? Exclusive interview with Mars One hopeful reveals the mission is already affecting her relationships Range of documentaries will soon reveal more about Mars One hopefuls Citizen Mars... Read more
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Salon.com
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enoughIn the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enough
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
In the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous crossroads in our nation’s history. Will we, or will we not, make a serious effort to achieve a low-carbon future for our children and our planet? The fossil fuel magnates... Read more
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Ekklesia
A Christian response to climate change scepticismIn June 2015, Ekklesia published Bishop David Atkinson's paper, 'Climate change
A Christian response to climate change scepticism
Ekklesia / Posted 20 hours ago
In June 2015, Ekklesia published Bishop David Atkinson's paper, 'Climate change and the Christian gospel', which partly prefigured Pope Francis' groundbreaking encyclical on environment and poverty. Here Bishop Atkinson responds as both a theologian... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study explains how rain droplets attract aerosols out of the atmosphereCredit: Christine Daniloff/MIT As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it c
Study explains how rain droplets attract aerosols out of the atmosphere
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
Credit: Christine Daniloff/MIT As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is coagulation, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Weather Forecast Sounds Alarm Over El NinoBukoba — Monitoring reports by weather experts who have warned that an impendin
Weather Forecast Sounds Alarm Over El Nino
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Bukoba — Monitoring reports by weather experts who have warned that an impending El Nino that has been persisting since 2014, is likely to affect the September-December 2015 rainfall season in the Greater Horn of Africa and beyond. El Nino is... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Air and noise pollution has severe consequences on heart healthCardiovascular diseases (CVD), including heart disease and stroke, are the no 1
Air and noise pollution has severe consequences on heart health
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 hours ago
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including heart disease and stroke, are the no 1 killer worldwide and in Europe, where they cause the death of over 10 000 people daily, i.e. more than all cancers combined. Recent scientific evidence shows that air... Read more
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Plastics and Rubber Weekly
Researchers probe microbes for a future plastics building blockMicrobes commonly found in moist, natural environments could eventually be a so
Researchers probe microbes for a future plastics building block
Plastics and Rubber Weekly / Posted 23 hours ago
Microbes commonly found in moist, natural environments could eventually be a source of ethylene, the building block for polyethylene resin and many other polymers. Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Other Voices: What Texas editors are sayingRape at Baylor Baylor University's newest billboard campaign capitalizes on th
Other Voices: What Texas editors are saying
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
Rape at Baylor Baylor University's newest billboard campaign capitalizes on the slogan "Always Deliver." Baylor promises on one billboard to "Always Deliver Success." On the other one: "Always Deliver Compassion." If school President Ken Starr must... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nearsBy JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton... Read more
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