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Months ago, Colorado town resisted allowing EPA tests that caused toxic disaster

Five months before the Animas River toxic spill disaster, leaders from the tiny Colorado mining town of Silverton pleaded with EPA officials to not perform tests that would declare the area a Superfund site.
 
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Hillary Clinton’s higher ed plan a Pandora’s Box like Obamacare, expert says
 
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Labor union bosses want a president who will ‘rewrite the rules’
 
Wanted: A presidential candidate who will help the AFL-CIO reshape America’s economy to better suit the labor coalition by making it easier for unions to organize and harder for workers to opt out of paying dues.
 
 

 

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Police made a mistake; I'm correcting it
 
When police make a mistake, even a small clerical error, it can be a life-altering event for the person on the other end. Innocent people’s lives are upended, their jobs and reputations jeopardized. But don’t expect a heartfelt apology.
 
 

 

Yabba Dabba Don't: Colorado's dino buses show problem with federal transit grants

 
Congress is struggling to fund repairs for our highways and transportation infrastructure, but somehow the feds found $25 million to front the cost of this "dino-bus" service.
 
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Food stamp work requirements hardly onerous

 

New Mexico Gov. Suzanna Martinez wants to reinstate rules limiting able-bodied people to three months of SNAP benefits unless they work, do volunteer work, or attend job training classes.

 

 

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Journalists charged with ‘crime’ 1 year after arrests in Ferguson

 
The arrests of these journalists in Ferguson happened a year ago. They were told at the time that there was no arrest report, so why are they now being charged with trespassing and interfering with the duties of a police officer?
 
 

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