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Texas requiring aborted fetuses to be buried is plain ridiculous 2.12.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Anti-abortion lawmakers and state officials across the country have gone to unusual lengths since the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe vs. Wade to deter women from exercising that particular constitutional right. Lately, however, a handful of states have taken the effort to a bizarre extreme. Following...

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California targets dairy cows to combat global warming 29.11.2016 AP Business
GALT, Calif. (AP) -- California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock....
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New Chicago tax leaves shoppers holding the bag 29.11.2016 Chicago Tribune: Business
The classic checkout question — paper or plastic — will soon pose a new dilemma for cost-conscious Chicago shoppers, who face a new tax on either choice. Beginning Jan. 1, a checkout tax of 7 cents per bag will be added at all Chicago retailers — from massive chain stores to mom-and-pops — in ...
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How Composting Can Help Restaurants—And The Environment 27.11.2016 The Moderate Voice
Barleymash chef Kevin Templeton at Olivewood Gardens.

How Composting Can Help Restaurants—And The Environment By Kevin Templeton As a chef, cooking is my passion. In pursuing that passion, I’ve learned that the waste our restaurant industry produces is both a major problem — and a significant opportunity. Without oxygen, unused food decomposing in landfills will release methane gas, which is harmful to [...]

The post How Composting Can Help Restaurants—And The Environment appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

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Letter: Utah is not deregulating recycling 21.11.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
For a second time, The Salt Lake Tribune has completely mischaracterized HB258 as a bill “to exempt recycling from licensing,” most recently on Nov. 15, in an article about the governor’s calling of a special session of the state Legislature. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality wanted to regulate recycling yards here in Utah in the exact same fashion as landfills and waste transfer stations, in spite of the vast differences in what happens to material delivered to those facilities. The ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Spoiler Alert raises $2.5 million to stop food waste, abate hunger 16.11.2016 techCrunch
 Spoiler Alert has raised $2.5 million for enterprise software that helps manufacturers and farms put excess food inventory to good use, instead of tossing it out. Since it was founded in 2015, the Boston-based startup has been working with large food producers and farms including through a recent partnership with Sysco Corporation. The publicly-traded juggernaut racks up about $50 billion… Read ...
Denver authorities ID, charge man suspected of taking photos up woman’s skirt at Broncos’ game 16.11.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver authorities have identified and charged a 33-year-old registered sex offender suspected of using his cell phone to take photos up a woman's skirt last month at a Broncos' game.
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Authorities searched more than 3 million pounds of garbage in Colorado landfill for signs of missing Wyoming baby 15.11.2016 Denver Post: Local
Authorities from southern Wyoming searched through more than 3 million pounds of garbage in an Ault-area landfill for signs of a missing 13-month-old boy whose body is presumed to be there.
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Police search Commerce City landfill for evidence in case of missing woman 15.11.2016 Denver Post: Local
Littleton police and other law enforcement officers are searching Tower Landfill in Commerce City for evidence in the disappearance of a 36-year-old woman who was reported missing in July.
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Wal-Mart sets 'green' plan to meet demand 4.11.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Wal-Mart is laying out its environmental map for the next several years as it tries to satisfy customers who want green products at affordable prices. The world’s largest retailer says it will seek to reduce emissions in its own operations by 18 percent by 2025, and work toward adding no waste to landfills in key markets like Canada and the United States. It also plans to be powered by 50 percent clean and renewable energy sources. Wal-Mart’s goals, being announced Friday by CEO Doug ...
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Wal-Mart sets environmental plan as people seek green items 4.11.2016 LA Times: Business

Wal-Mart is laying out its environmental map for the next several years as it tries to satisfy customers who want green products at affordable prices. 

The world's largest retailer says it will seek to reduce emissions in its own operations by 18% by 2025, and work toward adding no waste to landfills...

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Trump Supporters Behaving Badly: Assault Victims Should 'Grow A Set' 2.11.2016 Crooks Liars
The brainwashing is super effective in this crowd, especially among the women. Whoo. Trump supporters in Eau Claire, Wisconsin were interviewed on CNN about the "character issue." One woman said that Trump's sexual assault victims should, quote, "grow a set." "I think those women need to grow a set, personally. You know, it's been a lotta years, get over it." And one supporter went full Michele Bachmann's Sunday School Teacher: RANDI KAYE, CNN: What do you think of Donald Trump's character? TRUMP SUPPORTER: Awesome! Beautiful! Donald Trump has the character of God: a loving, compassionate Father. Donald Trump is a man who was chosen by God for a time such as this. At some point, just like all the contractors and wives who once trusted The Donald, these loyal lifetime Republicans will wake up and see they were taken for a ride. The landfills will be overflowing with Trump hats and failed tribal politics. ...
How to recycle your campaign yard signs — now or after the election 2.11.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Despite a drop in the number of political campaign signs around the Front Range this season, voters will likely be eager to erase the evidence of this contentious election -- whatever the outcome -- starting next Wednesday.
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Thornton police still investigating woman’s suspicious death last week 1.11.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Thornton police say they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a 32-year-old woman's suspicious death last week.
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Wyoming authorities searching Ault-area landfill Tuesday for body of 13-month-old boy 1.11.2016 Denver Post: Local
Authorities from southern Wyoming are searching an Ault-area landfill on Tuesday for the body of a 13-month-old boy as they continue their investigation into the baby's disappearance and presumed death.
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Colorado wildlife officials seek information on moose poached near Divide 1.11.2016 Denver Post: Local
Colorado wildlife officials are seeking information on the poaching of a bull moose found dead near the town of Divide over the weekend.
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Student arrested after knife menacing incident on Bennett schools bus 29.10.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
A juvenile male has been arrested for allegedly using a knife during a menacing incident on a school bus.
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Wyoming authorities arrest man in death of toddler believed to be in Colorado landfill 28.10.2016 Denver Post: Local
Authorities in southern Wyoming have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the death of a 13-month-old boy whose body is believed to be in an Ault landfill.
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DNA in doubt: New analysis challenges DA’s exoneration of Ramseys in JonBenet case 28.10.2016 Denver Post: Local
The DNA evidence in the JonBenet Ramsey case doesn't support a pivotal and controversial development in Colorado's most vexing unsolved murder.
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Weld County, Wyoming officials search Ault landfill for 13-month-old’s body 28.10.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Weld County Sheriff’s deputies are helping as Wyoming officials searched an Ault landfill Thursday for a 13-month-old boy’s body.
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