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YubaNet.com
Jill Richardson: Toxic Tents: Playing Toxic Whack-a-Mole with Flame Retardants

Sep 8, 2014

Sept. 3, 2014 - Popular activities like hiking, camping, and backpacking come with all kinds of risks. You can get heat stroke or hypothermia, run out of water, fall off a cliff, and bump into cougars or grizzly bears. If you get close enough to an infected ground squirrel for one of their fleas...

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MidLifeBloggers
Introducing JaneGassner(dot)com

Sep 8, 2014

I’ve been a professional writer for almost forty years and in that time, my work has become scattered all over. Some of my earliest pieces are radio news stories, which exist, if at all, on rickety tape cassettes that I’ve carried with me over the years. My feature magazine articles are in the archives...

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YubaNet.com
Mi Familia Vota Responds to President’s Delay on Immigration

Sep 6, 2014

September 6, 2014 - The following is a statement by Mi Familia Vota Executive Director Ben Monterroso:

"We are deeply disappointed -- angry -- that the president says he is committed to using his executive authority to bring relief to immigrant families, yet has decided not to take action by the end of summer, as...

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YubaNet.com
CHIRLA: Broken Immigration Promises in the Land of Justice for All

Sep 6, 2014

Los Angeles September 6, 2014 - The New York Times reports on Saturday that White House officials have confirmed President Obama will not keep his promise to the American people and forego an announcement on Administrative Relief. The report indicates...

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YubaNet.com
Sam Pizzigati: Taming Modern Monopolies

Sep 4, 2014

September 4, 2014 - Analysts at the OECD, the Paris-based research agency, have just shared a grim prediction: If current trends "prevail," all developed nations will show by 2060 "the same level of inequality as currently experienced by the United States."

If we let those current trends continue, that conclusion sounds about right. But why...

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YubaNet.com
Angelica Salas: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied. What Will Your Legacy on Immigration Be, Mr. President?

Sep 3, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA, Sept. 2, 2014 - Recent media reports indicate the White House is under pressure to delay a long-overdue announcement on immigration relief for millions of undocumented workers and families who are forced to live in the shadows of our n...

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YubaNet.com
Mega-drought

Sep 3, 2014
Mega-drought

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Murdering the Truth

Sep 3, 2014
Murdering the Truth

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The State Hornet
Hobby Lobby bans contraceptives through health care

Sep 3, 2014

Over the summer the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby, allowing the religious based company to deny their employees contraceptives through their health care and therefore mixing church and state.

The State Hornet
Redefining consent will lead to changes in sexual assault charges

Sep 3, 2014

The “Yes Means Yes” bill has passed, redefining when sexual consent was given from an “affirmative consent” standpoint, which breaks down how to more clearly articulate sexual assault.



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