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LEGAL MARIJUANA There will be a cannabis industry expo in October 2014 in Denver, CO: “The Indo Expo Trade Show looks to assist in building relationships between wholesalers,retailers, and the public. This show will provide a safe business environment as well … Continue reading

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News: Obama Lawsuit, Minimum Wage, UAW

HOUSE LAWSUIT AGAINST OBAMA Speaker of the House John Boehner initiates lawsuit against Pres. Obama: “Here’s the complete text of the letter Speaker John A. Boehner sent Wednesday to House members, regarding his decision to initiate a lawsuit on behalf of … Continue reading

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RIGHT-WING GROUPS Social Conservatives make big money plans: “On a recent snowy day in the Washington suburb of Tysons Corner in Northern Virginia, some of the religious right’s wealthiest backers and top operatives gathered at the Ritz-Carlton to plot their entry … Continue reading

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News: Marijuana Policy, Jobs and Unemployment

MARIJUANA POLICY 2013: The Year In Review – NORML’s Top 10 Events That Shaped Marijuana Policy: #1 Public Support For Legalizing Marijuana Hits Historic Highs: An unprecedented 58 percent of Americans believe that marijuana ought to be “made legal” for adult … Continue reading

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GUN RIGHTS Gun advocates upset over NFL’s rejection of assault rifle ad: “A year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, America’s gun nuts are in a major tizzy over what may be the biggest and most unlikely victory for sane … Continue reading

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News: Unemployment, NYC Mayor

UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY For some, joblessness is not a temporary problem: “MOST Americans who lose their jobs these days are able to find new ones quickly. But those who do not are likely to remain unemployed for a long time.” “More … Continue reading

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LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT Demographics of the long-term unemployed: “Four years after the official end of the Great Recession, millions of America’s workers continue to struggle to survive without a paycheck. This persistently high level of unemployment is the real cliff that … Continue reading

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News: Jobs, Women’s Rights

JOBS AND UNEMPLOYMENT Low-wage and temporary workers are propping up the recovery: “The monthly jobs report showed steady if slow economic growth, with 195,000 jobs added to the economy in June. However, the bulk of these jobs were concentrated in low-wage … Continue reading

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News: Hillary Clinton, Jobs, Minimum Wage

HILLARY CLINTON Hillary Clinton’s arrival on Twitter leaves followers wondering what’s next: “Her Twitter followers signed up fast, almost 1,000 of them a minute, to see what she had to say. And Hillary Rodham Clinton, debuting on the social-media site … Continue reading

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News: Sequestration, Veterans, Jobs

SEQUESTRATION Sequestration forces Indian land and military base schools to make drastic cuts: “Military families are always moving around, and those shifts can be tough for children who have to adjust to new surroundings. School districts that serve these students … Continue reading

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