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examiner.com
Veterans Affairs denies Navy veterans benefits for Agent Orange exposureThe list of ailments caused by Agent Orange exposure is long; diabetes, Parkins
Veterans Affairs denies Navy veterans benefits for Agent Orange exposure
examiner.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The list of ailments caused by Agent Orange exposure is long; diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and in some cases heart disease. But, once again the VA is standing firm on its assertion that veterans who did not set foot in Vietnam will not be... Read more
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The Washington Times
DONALD LAMBRO: Pinned to Wall StreetWhen Goldman Sachs, the powerful, multibillion-dollar Wall Street investment ba
DONALD LAMBRO: Pinned to Wall Street
The Washington Times / Posted 4 hours ago
When Goldman Sachs, the powerful, multibillion-dollar Wall Street investment bank, offered Hillary Clinton $675,000 for three speeches, she readily accepted. When CNN moderator Anderson Cooper asked the former secretary of state last week if she... Read more
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Raw Story
NYC mayor isn’t opposed to secret orders to boot hundreds of people from their homesMayor Bill de Blasio commented for the first time Monday on the Daily News/ProP
NYC mayor isn’t opposed to secret orders to boot hundreds of people from their homes
Raw Story / Posted 10 hours ago
Mayor Bill de Blasio commented for the first time Monday on the Daily News/ProPublica’s investigation into the NYPD’s use of the nuisance abatement law to boot hundreds of people from homes, saying while he supports the underlying “concept” of the... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Contact KY3 Investigates: Why ER wait times are so longHeart attacks and life-threatening injuries are treated first in emergency room
Contact KY3 Investigates: Why ER wait times are so long
KY3 Springfield / Posted yesterday
Heart attacks and life-threatening injuries are treated first in emergency rooms. In less urgent cases, patients can wait for hours. When Alison Zoland went to an ER two years ago, however, her case didn't feel "less urgent." "It was from here to... Read more
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Gawker
De Blasio Dodges Question About NYPD Kicking New Yorkers Out of Their HomesOver the weekend, several New York City public officials made statements about
De Blasio Dodges Question About NYPD Kicking New Yorkers Out of Their Homes
Gawker / Posted yesterday
Over the weekend, several New York City public officials made statements about the need for oversight or reform of a law that allows the NYPD to kick people out of their apartments without charging them of crimes. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s voice was... Read more
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Salon.com
How dark money stays dark: The Koch brothers, Sheldon Adelson and the right’s biggest, most destructive racket goingHow do you stop states and cities from forcing more disclosure of so-called dar
How dark money stays dark: The Koch brothers, Sheldon Adelson and the right’s biggest, most destructive racket going
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
How do you stop states and cities from forcing more disclosure of so-called dark money in politics? Get the debate to focus on an “average Joe,” not a wealthy person. Find examples of “inconsequential donation amounts.” Point out that naming donors... Read more
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Breitbart
Data Journalism Elite in Uproar Over ‘Sexist’ Shirt DesignDefying their stereotype as methodical, emotionless nerds, data journalists at
Data Journalism Elite in Uproar Over ‘Sexist’ Shirt Design
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
Defying their stereotype as methodical, emotionless nerds, data journalists at the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR) have erupted in anger over a proposed shirt design they’ve accused of being sexist. The shirt, which... Read more
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ABC News
FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders Missteps at DebateA look at some of their assertions, and how they compare with the facts: CLINT
FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders Missteps at Debate
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
A look at some of their assertions, and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON: "I went to Wall Street before the crash. I was the one saying you're going to wreck the economy because of these shenanigans with mortgages. I called to end the... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders misstepsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defen
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders misstepsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defen
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders misstepsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defen
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that... Read more
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New York Magazine
An Obscure Law From the ’70s Is Being Used to Toss Innocent People Out of Their HomesBratton is a proponent of the actions as part of the "Broken Windows" strategy.
An Obscure Law From the ’70s Is Being Used to Toss Innocent People Out of Their Homes
New York Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
Bratton is a proponent of the actions as part of the "Broken Windows" strategy. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images An obscure law from the 1970s is being used by the NYPD to boot people from their homes and businesses when they are suspected of... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders misstepsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defen
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders misstepsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defen
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders misstepsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defen
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders misstepsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defen
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that... Read more
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Gawker
The NYPD Is Removing People From Their Homes Who Have Never Been Convicted of CrimesThe nuisance abatement law was drafted in the 1970s as a way to crack down on T
The NYPD Is Removing People From Their Homes Who Have Never Been Convicted of Crimes
Gawker / Posted 4 days ago
The nuisance abatement law was drafted in the 1970s as a way to crack down on Times Square brothels, but its use has greatly expanded by then, ProPublica and the Daily News report. Under the law, police can take civil action to shut down the use of... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Unsafe at any height: It's more dangerous than it has been in years to work in constructionFALLEN WORKER: Tommy Intzeyiannis plunged 60 feet down an elevator shaft. Anas
Unsafe at any height: It's more dangerous than it has been in years to work in construction
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
FALLEN WORKER: Tommy Intzeyiannis plunged 60 feet down an elevator shaft. Anastassios "Tommy" Intzeyiannis lived with his wife in a Howard Beach, Queens, apartment, where they were gearing up for their second wedding anniversary and trying to start... Read more
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Raw Story
Internal memos reveal the conservative playbook for keeping ‘dark money’ darkHow do you stop states and cities from forcing more disclosure of so-called dar
Internal memos reveal the conservative playbook for keeping ‘dark money’ dark
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
How do you stop states and cities from forcing more disclosure of so-called dark money in politics? Get the debate to focus on an “average Joe,” not a wealthy person. Find examples of “inconsequential donation amounts.” Point out that naming donors... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Occupational Health News RoundupAt NPR, reporter Howard Berkes writes about the failure of federal laws to prot
Occupational Health News Roundup
ScienceBlogs / Posted 5 days ago
At NPR, reporter Howard Berkes writes about the failure of federal laws to protect workers who are left out of the workers’ compensation system. He begins his story with Kevin Schiller, a building engineer for Macy’s department stores for more than... Read more
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The Advocate
Upon Further Review: Inside the police failure to stop Darren Sharper’s rape spreeIt was 5:06 a.m. on a Tuesday in September 2013 when sex crimes Det. Derrick Wi
Upon Further Review: Inside the police failure to stop Darren Sharper’s rape spree
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
It was 5:06 a.m. on a Tuesday in September 2013 when sex crimes Det. Derrick Williams caught the call. It came from the hospital. It was a distraught woman. She was saying she had been raped. She told Williams a familiar story of French Quarter... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas BlogTuesday, April 15, 2014 - 17:10:00 I wrote last week the fact that the IRS cou
Arkansas Blog
Arkansas Times / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 17:10:00 I wrote last week the fact that the IRS could easily auto-prepare personal income taxes for American taxpayers. Auto-preparation could would save Americans $2 billion in tax preparation fees per year and 225... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Road to Rio: Kara Goucher running free in pursuit of OlympicsFour years ago, at the 2012 Olympic Trials marathon in Houston, Kara Goucher en
Road to Rio: Kara Goucher running free in pursuit of Olympics
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
Four years ago, at the 2012 Olympic Trials marathon in Houston, Kara Goucher engaged in a 26.2-mile "chess match," somehow digging deep enough after just three months of training to place third, qualifying for her second U.S. Olympic team. It was... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Road to Rio: Kara Goucher running free in pursuit of OlympicsFour years ago, at the 2012 Olympic Trials marathon in Houston, Kara Goucher en
Road to Rio: Kara Goucher running free in pursuit of Olympics
Colorado Daily / Posted 9 days ago
Four years ago, at the 2012 Olympic Trials marathon in Houston, Kara Goucher engaged in a 26.2-mile "chess match," somehow digging deep enough after just three months of training to place third, qualifying for her second U.S. Olympic team. It was... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Nursing-home residents ridiculed in social-media photos Health Headlines Several central Ohio advocates are calling for increased tr
Nursing-home residents ridiculed in social-media photos
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Health Headlines Several central Ohio advocates are calling for increased training and penalties after a national investigation uncovered numerous incidents of health-care workers posting... Read more
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Market Watch
These tiny colleges trounce Stanford and Harvard in this categoryDeep Springs College Deep Springs College in Big Pine, Calif. Stanford and Ha
These tiny colleges trounce Stanford and Harvard in this category
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
Deep Springs College Deep Springs College in Big Pine, Calif. Stanford and Harvard Universities each raked in more than $1 billion in charitable donations last year. While that may seem like a huge haul, it’s a fraction of the amount the schools... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Members of Congress Who Miss the Most VotesEveryone misses a day of work from time to time. The flu, vacation or even an o
Members of Congress Who Miss the Most Votes
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 13 days ago
Everyone misses a day of work from time to time. The flu, vacation or even an old-fashioned case of playing hooky happens to the best of us. However, when you're an elected official representing thousands of voters and (presumably) creating... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
How to solve the NBA All-Star Game coaching dilemmaWell, what the hell: if make-believe NHL all-star John Scott can go to Nashvill
How to solve the NBA All-Star Game coaching dilemma
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
Well, what the hell: if make-believe NHL all-star John Scott can go to Nashville and wear a generic jersey that will make him stand out as even more of a goof for not politely declining and ending this charade, why can’t a fired coach run the Eastern... Read more
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Daily Journal
Christie has been a poor stewardWhen elected governor, Chris Christie said he inherited record deficits, the hi
Christie has been a poor steward
Daily Journal / Posted 16 days ago
When elected governor, Chris Christie said he inherited record deficits, the highest top tax rates and the greatest tax burden in America. However, an examination of his record by The Washington Post and ProPublica paints a more complicated story of... Read more
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Quartz
Facebook is giving users a new way to access it on the “dark web” - Quartz NEED FOR NEWSFEED Online markets trafficking in illicit goods, such
Facebook is giving users a new way to access it on the “dark web”
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
- Quartz NEED FOR NEWSFEED Online markets trafficking in illicit goods, such as the now defunct Silk Road, are... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Gun control advocates: the silent majority"Batten down the hatches," was the advice my editor gave after signing off on t
Gun control advocates: the silent majority
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
"Batten down the hatches," was the advice my editor gave after signing off on the admittedly provocative essay, which explored the idea of a searchable, public database of registered gun owners. He wasn't kidding. They came at me via email, Twitter,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Zuckerberg’s get-away carLet us now praise “Lord Zuckerberg, The Magnificent!” Mark Zuckerberg, the wun
Zuckerberg’s get-away car
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Let us now praise “Lord Zuckerberg, The Magnificent!” Mark Zuckerberg, the wunderkind of Silicon Valley who co-founded Facebook and amassed roughly a gabillion dollars in personal wealth, is now being hailed as a new giant of American... Read more
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Georgia Public Broadcasting
Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees Left Out Of Workers' CompKevin Schiller had no idea what hit him. With 21 years on the job, the buildin
Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees Left Out Of Workers' Comp
Georgia Public Broadcasting / Posted 19 days ago
Kevin Schiller had no idea what hit him. With 21 years on the job, the building engineer for Macy's department stores had been in and out of every nook and cranny of many of the retail giant's Texas stores, including the storage room in the Macy's... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees Left Out Of Workers' CompKevin Schiller had no idea what hit him. With 21 years on the job, the buildin
Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees Left Out Of Workers' Comp
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
Kevin Schiller had no idea what hit him. With 21 years on the job, the building engineer for Macy's department stores had been in and out of every nook and cranny of many of the retail giant's Texas stores, including the storage room in the Macy's... Read more
2 related stories
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KPBS San Diego
Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees Left Out Of Workers' CompKevin Schiller had no idea what hit him. With 21 years on the job, the buildin
Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees Left Out Of Workers' Comp
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
Kevin Schiller had no idea what hit him. With 21 years on the job, the building engineer for Macy's department stores had been in and out of every nook and cranny of many of the retail giant's Texas stores, including the storage room in the Macy's... Read more
2 related stories
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PhysOrg
Crowdfunding grows for new journalism projectsAs the news media industry continues to struggle, a Pew Research Center study f
Crowdfunding grows for new journalism projects
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
As the news media industry continues to struggle, a Pew Research Center study found hundreds of journalism projects have turned to crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter for financing Crowdfunding has been growing as a way to finance journalism... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Crowdfunding grows for new journalism projectsWASHINGTON - Crowdfunding has been growing as a way to finance journalism proje
Crowdfunding grows for new journalism projects
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON - Crowdfunding has been growing as a way to finance journalism projects around the world as news media industry struggles deepen. As the news media industry continues to struggle, a Pew Research Center study found hundreds of journalism... Read more
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Philly.com
How nonprofit newsrooms avoid conflicts - and their appearanceConsider: Last year, the Los Angeles Times announced that it received $800,000
How nonprofit newsrooms avoid conflicts - and their appearance
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
Consider: Last year, the Los Angeles Times announced that it received $800,000 to expand education coverage. What it didn't say, and what infuriated teachers' union leaders when they found out, was that some of the donors backed efforts to turn... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Waste and confusion at the PentagonNobody has ever bragged about Pentagon efficiency, but even so it's been an emb
Waste and confusion at the Pentagon
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Nobody has ever bragged about Pentagon efficiency, but even so it's been an embarrassing stretch for anyone trying to defend the Defense Department's logistics lapses and profligate ways. In December, the investigative news group ProPublica itemized... Read more
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Daily Journal
Newspapers' nonprofit has media watchingThere's an old joke that says buying a newspaper is a great way to make a small
Newspapers' nonprofit has media watching
Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
There's an old joke that says buying a newspaper is a great way to make a small fortune. After starting with a large one. It’s probably a joke a lot of newspaper staffers make; no one gets into this business to get rich, and it's bankrupted a fair... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
ProPublica Launches News Site on Dark WebThe site's purpose reportedly is to maximize the privacy of readers. Anyone mo
ProPublica Launches News Site on Dark Web
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 25 days ago
The site's purpose reportedly is to maximize the privacy of readers. Anyone monitoring the various Tor nodes can track visitors who use a Tor browser to view ProPublica's regular site. Using the Tor hidden service retains visitors' anonymity, Wired... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
ProPublica Launches News Site on Dark WebThe site's purpose reportedly is to maximize the privacy of readers. Anyone mo
ProPublica Launches News Site on Dark Web
E-Commerce Times / Posted 25 days ago
The site's purpose reportedly is to maximize the privacy of readers. Anyone monitoring the various Tor nodes can track visitors who use a Tor browser to view ProPublica's regular site. Using the Tor hidden service retains visitors' anonymity, Wired... Read more
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AdWeek
New York Leads National Magazine Award Nominees For Third YearThe American Society of Magazine Editors released its list of finalists for thi
New York Leads National Magazine Award Nominees For Third Year
AdWeek / Posted 25 days ago
The American Society of Magazine Editors released its list of finalists for this year's National Magazine Awards—also known as the Ellies, after the Alexander Calder designed elephant-shaped statue given to winners. For the third year in a row, New... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Vegas Columnist And The Newspaper Owner Who Once Sued Him For LibelThe secretive sale late last year of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada's lar
The Vegas Columnist And The Newspaper Owner Who Once Sued Him For Libel
KPBS San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
The secretive sale late last year of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada's largest news organization, to the family of one of the wealthiest men in the country set off shock waves in that newsroom. The vast financial and political interests of the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
GE's Leaving Connecticut -- Here's Why You Should CareThis is why it matters: 1. Hundreds of high-paying jobs are leaving, including
GE's Leaving Connecticut -- Here's Why You Should Care
Hartford Courant / Posted 26 days ago
This is why it matters: 1. Hundreds of high-paying jobs are leaving, including top company officers, and we lose their income tax revenue. Despite what some have said, GE does pay taxes, according to FactCheck.org and ProPublica. As do — or did —... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Don't More Newspapers Go Nonprofit?On Tuesday, three of Philadelphia’s most important journalistic resources—its l
Why Don't More Newspapers Go Nonprofit?
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
On Tuesday, three of Philadelphia’s most important journalistic resources—its legendary daily newspaper, the Inquirer; its accomplished tabloid, the Daily News; and its main news website, Philly.com—took the first step toward becoming nonprofits. In... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
ProPublica Launches News Site on Dark WebThe site's purpose reportedly is to maximize the privacy of readers. Anyone mo
ProPublica Launches News Site on Dark Web
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 28 days ago
The site's purpose reportedly is to maximize the privacy of readers. Anyone monitoring the various Tor nodes can track visitors who use a Tor browser to view ProPublica's regular site. Using the Tor hidden service retains visitors' anonymity, Wired... Read more
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Computer World Australia
NSA defeats many encryption effortsThe U.S. National Security Agency has been circumventing many online encryption
NSA defeats many encryption efforts
Computer World Australia / Posted 29 days ago
The U.S. National Security Agency has been circumventing many online encryption efforts through a combination of supercomputers, back doors built into technology products, court orders and other efforts, according to a new report from The New York... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Abusive debt collectors target Black consumers 11th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Charlene CrowellNNPA News Wire Columnist
Abusive debt collectors target Black consumers
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
11th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Charlene CrowellNNPA News Wire Columnist An old adage teaches that one man’s pain is another’s gain. That adage is a truism when it comes to the debt collection... Read more
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The Forward
The New Republic Is For Sale, Owner Chris Hughes SaysThe New Republic, the once iconic liberal-leaning magazine, is up for sale, pub
The New Republic Is For Sale, Owner Chris Hughes Says
The Forward / Posted 29 days ago
The New Republic, the once iconic liberal-leaning magazine, is up for sale, publisher and chairman Chris Hughes has announced. Hughes, a Facebook Inc co-founder, bought a majority interest in the magazine in 2012. He said in the letter, posted on... Read more
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