ProPublica

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Name: ProPublica
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The Environmental Disaster of Louisiana's Vanishing Coast

"Over the last 80 years, Louisiana has lost nearly 2,000 square miles of coastland — land that has simply vanished into the Gulf of Mexico. And much, much more land is likely to disappear in the years ahead unless major changes are made," according to ... [Published Planetizen - 4 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Cabaero: Endings, beginnings

IT HAS been over a month since I returned to full-time media work after a one-year study leave spent abroad. It’s good to be back.My academic year at Harvard University as the Sandra Burton–Nieman fellow for 2013 and 2014 was amazing. I felt so privileged ... [Published Sun Star Network - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rapid erosion of Louisiana’s coast expected to pick up the pace

This story is condensed from a broad multimedia presentation produced by the nonprofit newsrooms of The Lens and ProPublica. The full version is available at http://projects.propublica.org/louisiana/Online, you can track land loss from satellite and aerial ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Intelligence gap: How a Chinese national gained access to Arizona’s terror center

Lizhong Fan’s desk was among a crowd of cubicles at the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center in Phoenix. For five months in 2007, the Chinese national and computer programmer opened his laptop and enjoyed access to a wide range of sensitive information, ... [Published Flash Critic - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

“This is a lot worse”: The wicked truth about the police’s favorite anti-protest tool

This originally appeared on ProPublica. Peter Callahan was caught between two police lines in the West Florissant section of Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday night, when something fiery hot . A nearby protester’s shirt briefly caught fire. Callahan, a Washington ... [Published Salon - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

OBAMACARE HEADACHE Another health care site suffers glitches, delays

: President Obama delivers remarks on the health care system at the annual meeting of the American Medical Association.Reuters Another federal government-run website created under ObamaCare is suffering the same symptoms as the troubled federal health ... [Published FOXNews.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Global Warming & Louisiana Bayou: Native Lands Submerged as Sea Levels Rise

“In collaboration with Louisiana Public Broadcasting, the PBS NewsHour examines the vanishing coastline of Louisiana and the vulnerability of its native tribes to rising sea levels. This report is part of our series Coping with Climate Change.” ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

California Legislature passes bill to protect temp workers

12:38 EDTPro PublicaProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Our work focuses exclusively on truly important stories, stories with “moral force.” We do this by producing journalism ... [Published Raw Story - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Temp Workers

The bill, inspired in part by a ProPublica investigation, will hold companies accountable for labor abuses by temp agencies and subcontractors they use.The growth ... [Published CWEB News - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Workers, ProPublica, Abuse
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

MEASURE TO PROTECT TEMPORARY WORKERS PASSES SENATE, MOVES TO GOVERNOR'S DESK

Printer-friendly versionBy Miriam RafteryAugust 30, 2014 (Sacramento) – Just in time for Labor Day, a bill to protect temporary workers, AB 1897, has passed the Legislature and is now on the Governor’s Desk.Increasingly companies are relying on long-term ... [Published East County Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Watch how Louisiana's coastline has vanished in the last 80 years

Over the last 80 years, Louisiana has lost nearly 2,000 square miles of coastland — land that has simply vanished into the Gulf of Mexico. And much, much more land is likely to disappear in the years ahead unless major changes are made.That's the subject ... [Published VOX.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 5 reports

Discussion: Louisiana’s Disappearing Coast

by Scott Klein Scientists say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history — the rapid land loss occurring in Southeast Louisiana — is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion over the next 50 years. On Thursday, ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Aug 28 2014]

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"Over the last 80 years, Louisiana has lost nearly 2,000 square miles of coastland — land that has simply vanished into the Gulf of Mexico. And much, much more land is likely to disappear in the years ahead unless major changes are made" according to Bob Marshall, Brian Jacobs, and Al Shaw
...the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Geo GroupGroup a company that manages several for-profit treatment and detention centers - states that "any changes with respect to the decriminalization of drugs and controlled substances could affect the number of persons arrested, convicted, sentenced and incarcerated, thereby potentially reducing demand for correctional facilities to house them." In short, marijuana-law reform can cut into revenues

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MEASURE TO PROTECT TEMPORARY WORKERS PASSES SEN... [Published East County Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
Watch how Louisiana's coastline has vanished in... [Published VOX.com - Aug 30 2014]
California Legislature passes bill to protect t... [Published Raw Story - Aug 30 2014]
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Five Signs We're Not a 'Post-Racial' Society [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
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A Labor Day look back at the year in worker hea... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 3 hours ago]
Our Labor Day tradition continues with the third edition of The Year in US Occupational Health & Safety: Fall 2013 – Summer 2014 . Liz Borkowski and I produce it to serve as a resource for activists, researchers, regulators and anyone else who wants ...
Global Warming & Louisiana Bayou: Native Lands ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 31 2014]
“In collaboration with Louisiana Public Broadcasting, the PBS NewsHour examines the vanishing coastline of Louisiana and the vulnerability of its native tribes to rising sea levels. This report is part of our series Coping with Climate Change.” ...
Katrina and Sandy cost over 2,000 lives. Will w... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Aug 29 2014]
Looking back, nine years ago this week, when Hurricane Katrina landed on the Gulf Coast, making a mockery of the federal levees in the process, the looming question is, What did we learn ? We want to know the same about Superstorm Sandy, which struck ...
We Live In A World Where Your Insurer Doesn’t C... [Published The Consumerist - Aug 29 2014]
The Oxford Prescription Drug List says that asthma drug Montelukast is an inexpensive Tier 1 drug, but makes no mention that it’s pulverized form is a Tier 2 drug at twice the cost. (Click to enlarge) In one month, the price of your generic prescription ...
Wonkbook: The growing U.S. fight against Ebola [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 29 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
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