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New report details Trump effort to seize thousands of acres of private land for border wall

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration acquired at least 135 tracts of private land to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border and planned to seize a total of 5,275 acres to fulfill President Trump’s campaign pledge, according to a government watchdog report......

New report details Trump effort to seize thousands of acres of private land for border wall

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration acquired at least 135 tracts of private land to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border and planned to seize a total of 5,275 acres to fulfill President Trump’s campaign pledge, according to a government watchdog report......

How Indiana and Northwestern can land in the College Football Playoff

ESPN
When it comes to the College Football Playoff picture, should Northwestern or Indiana be taken seriously? For the moment, the Allstate Playoff Predictor says no. Those two teams currently have a 3% and 2% chance to reach the playoff, respectively. That’s the bad news for those schools. The good news?......

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Barack Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’

New York Times
About the Black Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, who was arrested by a white officer as he tried to break into his own home, Obama considers his view as “more particular, more human, than the simple black-andwhite morality tale.” He argues that the police overreacted in arresting Gates, just as......

Tampa Bay area warned of potentially deadly flooding as Eta hits land

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here St. Petersburg, Florida — Tropical Storm Eta made landfall early Thursday morning near Cedar Key, Florida, with maximum sustained winds of about 50 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said. But it was the torrents of rain carried by......

What to look for when Boeing reports results as Covid keeps it in ‘no man’s land’

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Covid, 737 Max and cash burn: What to watch in Boeing earnings Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Councilman Matt Zone to Resign, Will Become VP at Western Reserve Land Conservancy

ClevelandScene
Walter Novak Councilman Matt Zone in the late 2000s Cleveland City Councilman Matt Zone will resign this fall from the elected seat he’s held for 19 years to become the Senior Vice President at the Western Reserve Land Conservancy. Zone, who many speculated would run for Mayor in 2021, sent......

This Norwegian Island Claims to be the Fabled Land of Thule

Smithsonian
SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | Sept. 8, 2020, 2:01 p.m. On a Monday late in April 2020, the tiny, rocky, sparsely populated Norwegian island of Smøla, which had been sealed off from the outside world for three months, reopened its one point of access, a ferry terminal that connects it to the coastal......

19 Black Families Decide To Build Their Own Safe City, Purchase 97 Acres Of Land In Georgia

IA
In the middle of protests over police brutality and a pandemic, 19 black families have joined forces and purchased 96.71 acres of land in Toomsboro, Georgia. They plan to build a new, safe city there. Ashley Scott, a Georgia-based realtor, started The Freedom Georgia Initiative with a few like-minded people.......

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