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Should public land remain under federal control?

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Should public land remain under federal control? – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The fate of several national monument areas will be decided Thursday. In the West, the federal government owns and manages almost half of all land, and......

Give back NY judges’ power to require bail for clear threats to public safety

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Post Editorial Board At least Bronx Judge Louis Nock tried: He set bail for the accused serial synagogue vandal at $20,000 on the theory that smashing glass counts as a violent felony and so allows for remand even under New York’s noxious “no bail” law. But a different judge cut......

How Comey hearing could alter public opinion

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here How Comey hearing could alter public opinion – CBS News Watch CBSN Live “Face the Nation” moderator John Dickerson and CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford join “CBS This Morning” to discuss how former FBI Director James Comey’s......

White House expands behind-the-scenes lobbying as Biden makes public push for $4 trillion proposals

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Behind the scenes, the White House ramped up its bipartisan outreach on Capitol Hill — an expansion of an effort that has been underway since Biden laid out the first piece of that agenda last month, according to a......

UFC parent company goes public with stock sale

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Endeavor Group Holdings, the media conglomerate and ownership company of UFC, launched an initial public offering Thursday. Executives Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, as well as UFC president Dana White, all appeared at the New York Stock Exchange, where Endeavor stock began trading at $24 per share. “It’s official,” White......

What a Difference a Year Makes in Colorado’s Case for a Public Option Plan

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Markian Hawryluk DENVER — Before the pandemic, Colorado looked set to become the second state to pass what’s known as a “public option” health insurance plan, which would have forced hospitals that lawmakers said were raking in obscene profits to accept lower payments. But when covid-19 struck, legislators hit pause.......

Society for Science & the Public CEO on rise of bioinformatics projects

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Society for Science & the Public CEO on rise of bioinformatics projects – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Maya Ajmera, president and CEO of Society for Science & the Public, which runs the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition, tells......

Shoemaker Allbirds reportedly in talks with banks for IPO as public market heats up

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman walks past an Allbirds store in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images The trendy shoe brand Allbirds is in the process of interviewing banks in preparation......

Public demand for AstraZeneca vaccine falls in Britain after blood clot scares

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A medical worker fills a syringe with AstraZeneca vaccine at Santa Caterina da Siena – Amendola secondary School in Salerno on March 13, 2021 in Salerno, Italy. Francesco Pecoraro | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Public preference......

NYC’s next mayor can save our lousy public housing — with private investment

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Eric Kober How can Gotham’s next mayor succeed on public and low-income housing? A winning approach would embrace private investment and allow more flexible zoning and other regulations, while relying less on public subsidies and targeting them better. Yet few candidates are taking such a stance. Consider Andrew Yang. The......

Ideastream Suing CMHA and City of Cleveland for Public Records in Arthur Keith Shooting

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click to enlarge Ideastream, the nonprofit organization that operates Cleveland’s public broadcasting radio and TV stations, has sued the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and the City of Cleveland for video records in the police slaying of 19-year-old Arthur Keith. Keith was gunned down by CMHA police officers at the......

Ritchie Torres represents America’s poorest congressional district. He’s on a mission to save public housing.

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Ritchie Torres already made history in 2013, when he became the youngest member of the New York City Council at 25. In 2021 he did it again becoming the first openly gay Afro-Latino person elected to Congress. Before getting here,......

EXCLUSIVE Qatar Petroleum plans debut dollar public bond sale – sources

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Cars are parked outside the headquartes of Qatar Petroleum in Doha, Qatar, July 8, 2017. Picture taken July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer Qatar Petroleum (QP) is planning its first ever U.S. dollar-denominated public international bond sale, two sources said, the latest Gulf energy giant to tap debt markets in an age......

Australia and New Zealand honour military with return of public commemoration

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Thousands of people gathered across Australia and New Zealand on Sunday to honour military personnel on Anzac Day, a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to commemorate privately in driveways and on balconies. Anzac Day originally commemorated a bloody battle on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey during World War......

California public universities plan to require Covid-19 vaccines

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The timeline for full U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval remains unclear. Vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have been administered under emergency use authorization, and the J&J shot is on hold as federal officials study rare......

Lack of Public Comment in Cleveland an Indictment of Council Leadership

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click to enlarge Sam Allard / Scene Rally for Metanoia/Denison UCC, 1/6/2020 Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones was advocating for public comment at council meetings behind the scenes long before the citywide activist coalition Clevelanders for Public Comment began its public pressure campaign this year. After the Denison UCC controversy......

SPACES Gallery Opens Back Up to the Public With Three Exhibitions

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click to enlarge Courtesy SPACES The “Reciprocity: Back Back Forth and Forth” exhibit SPACES Art Gallery is open to the public again for the first time since the pandemic began with 3 exhibitions: “Back Back Forth and Forth,” “The Origin of Form” and “Coming Suddenly, Passing Strangely.” “Reciprocity: Back Back......

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