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Day 25 of Eleven-year-old Indigenous Eco-Rapper’s Silent Strike Calling for Climate Action

Nov 21, 2014

BOULDER, CO, Nov. 21, 2014 - Itzcuauhtli Roske-Martinez (pronounced "eat-squat-lee,"), an 11-year-old indigenous eco-rapper, is in his fourth week of silence to demand science-based climate action. He asks why kids should "go to school and learn all this stuff if there is not going to be a world worth living in? The so-called "leaders"...

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Del Oro High in The Playoffs

Nov 21, 2014
Del Oro High in The Playoffs

Gary Gelfand takes on Del Oro High’s Offensive Line, and lets us know how they’re shaping up as they go into the playoffs this season.

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Heavenly Ski Resort Opens Today

Nov 21, 2014
Heavenly Ski Resort Opens Today

Bethany and Darren chat with Sally Gunter about riding the slopes on opening day at Heavenly Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe.

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Best Buy Black Friday Deals

Nov 21, 2014
Best Buy Black Friday Deals

Eric Rucker gives us a sneak peek at the doorbuster deals available at Best Buy on Black Friday.

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The dangers of coal mining for fifth graders — and members of Congress — in under 2 minutes (VIDEO)

Nov 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Nov. 21, 2014 - Who said education was boring? Today, the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign unveiled a short video highlighting the dangers of coal-fired power plants. In one minute and forty-two seconds, viewers will be entertained while getting schooled on the dangers of dirty coal plants, the advantages of clean...

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Immigration Plan Laudable But Incomplete; Harsh Treatment at Border, Detention of Families Unaddressed

Nov 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2014 - US President Barack Obama’s decision to suspend the deportation of certain unauthorized migrants will protect millions of people from the corrosive threat of removal, Human Rights Watch said today. The plan outlined, while deficient in key respects, will keep eligible families intact and help immigrants resist workplace and other...

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Low-Wage Crisis Hits American Manufacturing

Nov 21, 2014

NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 21, 2014 - Manufacturing jobs helped build America’s middle class, but today they are adding to the nation’s low-wage crisis, a new report by the National Employment Law Project shows. Wages have eroded significantly for manufacturing workers across the country: today, more than 600,000 manufacturing workers are paid just $9.60...

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Texans United for Families: Obama must to go even further and abolish the family detention camps

Nov 21, 2014

November 21, 2014 - President Obama this week took steps to fix some of what’s broken in our immigration system. This action takes some concrete steps towards reducing the risk of detention and deportation for some undocumented immigrants living in the United States. Specifically, it shields up to 4.9 million immigrants...

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The Crucial Next Step: Access to Health Care for Immigrant Women and Families

Nov 21, 2014

Nov. 21, 2014 - Last night’s executive action on immigration by President Barack Obama will protect up to 5 million immigrants, many of them women, from deportation and allow them to receive work authorization.

But the administrative relief will not ensure access to health insurance coverage for the same individuals under the Affordable Care Act,...

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Walmart Workers, Supporters Sound Alarm on Hunger Issues, Detail Black Friday Plans

Nov 21, 2014

Nov. 21, 2014 - Walmart workers—part of OUR Walmart—announced key cities today where they plan to strike on Black Friday in protest of the company’s illegal silencing of workers who have stood up for better jobs. As workers and their supporters finalize plans for the biggest Black Friday mobilization ever, they said the largest...

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