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Sisters Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer team for first duet project, 'Not Dark Yet' 18.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Not long ago, most country music fans would have known the punchline to the ol’ joke about what happens when you play a country song backward. You get back your dog, your job, your house and your wife.

The inherent implication — that country is about tragedy, heartbreak and loss — is increasingly...

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Interactive: Breaking down Seattle’s mayoral primary, with an eye on November 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Jenny Durkan won wide swaths of Seattle in the Aug. 1 primary for mayor, precinct-level data shows. Cary Moon carved out some strongholds. We examine the candidates’ results, the voters’ turnout, what it all might mean in the general election.
Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud' 18.8.2017 AP Business
A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say their bottle contains "100 percent natural spring water" that hails from Maine....
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Voices of the Palestinian Diaspora: Ramzy Baroud and Rima Najjar on Identity and Resistance 17.8.2017 Truthout.com
Palestinians have been artificially divided for nearly seven decades, but from generation to generation, members of the Palestinian diaspora have neither forgotten their identity nor despaired. Diasporic Palestinians are fundamental to the struggle for equality and justice in several key ways, say journalist and author Ramzy Baroud and retired English professor Rima Najjar. An activist holds up a Palestinian flag during a protest outside the White House on the day Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu February 15, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images) Help Truthout supply a counterpoint to the dangerous rhetoric and misinformation spewing forth from Washington DC. It takes less than thirty seconds to contribute via card or PayPal: Just click here! Uprooted from their native dwellings, loved ones and joint heritage, Palestinians have embraced a steadfastness ( sumud ) that has been one of the principles of their struggle for justice. For over 69 years since ...
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Why Trump may be refocusing racial politics on Confederate memorials 17.8.2017 Washington Post
Why Trump may be refocusing racial politics on Confederate memorials
Elite female athletes balance climbing huge mountains, raising tiny humans 17.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Alpine climbing and endurance sports require extra intensity, effort and commitment for mothers.
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New Report Outlines Research Agenda to Better Understand the Relationship Among Microbiomes, Indoor Environments, and Human Health 16.8.2017 Environmental News Network
Even with a growing body of research on microorganisms and humans in indoor environments, many of their interconnections remain unknown, says a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report proposes a research agenda to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the formation, dynamics, and functions of indoor microbiomes that can guide improvements to current and future buildings as well as enhance human health and well-being.
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Wolfgang Berger, oceanographer who helped reveal the history of the world's oceans, dies at 79 16.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Wolfgang “Wolf” Berger, a Scripps Institution of Oceanography researcher whose big insights about tiny fossils helped reveal the history of the world’s oceans, has died at 79.

The paleoceanographer died in San Diego on Aug. 6, Scripps said. A cause of death was not disclosed.

For more than 40 years,...

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The real reason behind the staff turmoil at the White House 15.8.2017 Washington Post
The real reason behind the staff turmoil at the White House
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Why you should have an afternoon routine 15.8.2017 TreeHugger
Afternoon is the worst time for distractions, fatigue, and reduced efficiency. A solid routine can help.
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Today is India’s 70th birthday. How it answers these 3 questions will define its future — and the world’s. 15.8.2017 Washington Post
Today is India’s 70th birthday. How it answers these 3 questions will define its future — and the world’s.
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Delta Dispatches: Preserving Louisiana's Heritage 14.8.2017 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Welcome to Delta Dispatches with hosts, Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. On today’s show Brian Ostahowski, President of the Louisiana Archaelological Society joins the program to talk about how the coastal crisis affects archaeology in Louisiana and archaeology in Coastal Louisiana. In the second half the show, Simone and Jacques are joined by Dr. Nathalie Dajko, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Tulane University to talk about preserving Louisiana’s unique language. Below is a transcript of this week's Delta Dispatches ...
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In Kenya, dried poop briquettes are serving as a clean cooking fuel 14.8.2017 TreeHugger
This waste-to-resource project not only produces a less smoky and long-burning fire, but could also help improve health and sanitation outcomes.
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A Global Greening: Green Building Certification Programs Make Gains 14.8.2017 WRI Stories
A Global Greening: Green Building Certification Programs Make GainsAdd Comment|PrintWith natural daylight and energy-efficient LED lighting, WRI’s global office renovation is certified LEED Silver. Photo by John Cole/Fox Architects In August, WRI received the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Silver certification for the 2016 renovation of its global office in Washington DC. The certification adds to WRI’s expanding portfolio of green office spaces, which also includes the WRI China Office,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Charlottesville Survivor: There's No Question, This Was Terrorism 14.8.2017 Truthout.com
An injured counter-protester is wheeled into an ambulance during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 12, 2017. (Image: Democracy Now!) We spend the hour examining the "Unite the Right" white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend that erupted into violence, resulting in three deaths. After a torchlit march of hundreds on the University of Virginia campus Friday night, more than 1,000 white nationalists descended on the city on Saturday to oppose a plan to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a city park. They were met by anti-racist counterdemonstrators, and fights broke out before the rally began. Witnesses report police did little to intervene. Shortly after the protest began, a man later identified as James Alex Fields drove his vehicle into a crowd of counterdemonstrators in what many are calling an act of terrorism. A local paralegal named Heather Heyer was killed in the attack, and at least 19 others were injured. Two Virginia ...
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This is the one corner of the D.C. area’s tech scene that’s doing really well 14.8.2017 Washington Post
This is the one corner of the D.C. area’s tech scene that’s doing really well
Why Jason McLennan is optimistic about regenerative buildings 14.8.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And why living laboratories are central to his plan for spreading the faith.
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Justin Thomas traverses the Green Mile to claim first major at PGA Championship 14.8.2017 Washington Post
Justin Thomas traverses the Green Mile to claim first major at PGA Championship
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Don’t ignore a major threat to the Chesapeake Bay 14.8.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Sediment behind Maryland’s Conowingo Dam must be addressed.
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Now online permissions for sacrificing animals on Bakrid in Mumbai 14.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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