What We’re Reading – Sunday, March 27, 2016

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Sandy Springs Lawmakers Won’t Run for Reelection, Cites Foul Play (State Rep. Joe Wilkinson (R-Sandy Springs))

Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/03/23/hardball-politics-shatters-a-friendship-in-the-state-capitol/

 

Woman’s Death in Atlanta Hotel Freezer Focus of OSHA Probe

Atlanta Business Chronicle

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/morning_call/2016/03/woman-s-death-in-atlanta-hotel-freezer-focus-of.html

 

School Apologizes for Mindfulness Yoga after Complaints (Kennesaw, Georgia)

11 Alive television news

http://www.11alive.com/news/education/school-apologizes-for-mindfulness-yoga-after-complaints/96838332

 

How Georgia’s Driver’s License Law Turns Latinos into Felons

Vice

http://www.vice.com/read/how-georgias-drivers-license-law-turns-latinos-into-felons

 

California Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

U.S. Uncut

http://usuncut.com/news/california-raises-minimum-wage-15-hour/

 

Lack of Housing for 7.2 Million Low-Income Renters

National Low Income Housing Coalition

http://nlihc.org/press/releases/6611

 

Opinion: The federal government no longer cares about disclosing public information

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-federal-government-no-longer-cares-about-disclosing-public-information/2016/03/10/7e0bf1bc-e631-11e5-a6f3-21ccdbc5f74e_story.html

 

Hillary Clinton for President

Rolling Stone

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/hillary-clinton-for-president-20160323

 

The Secret Service is Keeping its Eye on Black Lives Matter as Republican National Convention Nears

Daily Kos

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/3/23/1505395/-The-Secret-Service-is-keeping-its-eye-on-Black-Lives-Matter-as-Republican-National-Convention-nears

 

Starbucks Pledges to Donate 100 percent of Unsold Food

11 Alive television news

http://www.11alive.com/news/starbucks-pledges-to-donate-100-of-unsold-food/98313641

 

Paul Ryan on Past Comments on the Poor: “I was wrong.”

Sojourners

https://sojo.net/articles/watch-paul-ryan-publicly-repents-past-comments-about-poor

 

Tampa, Florida Mayor Signs Ordinance to Decriminalize Marijuana

CRRH

http://crrh.org/news/tampa-florida-mayor-signs-ordinance-to-decriminalize-marijuana

 

Rescheduling Cannabis: It’s not a matter of if, but when

Marijuana Times

http://www.marijuanatimes.org/rescheduling-cannabis-its-not-a-matter-of-if-but-when/

 

Advocates for medical cannabis meet to discuss next steps in fight for access to medicine.

McClatchy DC

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article67628937.html

 

Melting Greenland Ice Changing Earth’s Gravitation Field

CBC radio news (Canada)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/melting-greenland-ice-changing-ocean-circulation-earth-s-gravitational-field-1.3437904

 

(END/2016)

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