What We’re Reading – Saturday, May 21, 2016

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Atlanta Watershed Chief Fired

Fox 5 Atlanta television news

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/143761202-story

 

Politically connected consultant challenges DeKalb Commissioner Gannon

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/politically-connected-consultant-challenges-dekalb/nrNnC/

 

Democrats battle to become nominee in senate race against Isakson

WSBTV Channel 2 television news

http://www.wsbtv.com/video?videoId=296229863

 

Salt Lake City Mayor Wants City Running on Clean Energy by 2032

Fox 13 Now television news (Salt Lake City, Utah)

http://fox13now.com/2016/05/10/slc-mayor-wants-city-running-on-clean-energy-by-2032/

 

Are African Americans Really Leaving Portland?

KUOW radio news

http://kuow.org/post/are-african-americans-really-leaving-portland

 

Automatic Voter Registration in Oregon is Revolutionizing American Democracy

The Nation

http://www.thenation.com/article/automatic-voter-registration-in-oregon-is-revolutionizing-american-democracy/

 

Why the sugar industry hates the FDA’s new Nutrition Facts label

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/05/20/why-the-sugar-industry-hates-the-fdas-new-nutrition-facts-label/

 

The Republicans’ Military Budget Could Make Every Homeless Person In America A Millionaire

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/world/2016/05/21/3779478/house-ndaa-2017-budget/

 

Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Bill that would Make it a Felony to Perform Abortions

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/05/20/oklahoma-governor-vetoes-bill-that-would-make-it-a-felony-to-perform-abortions/

 

Two-thirds of U.S. would Struggle to Cover $1,000 Emergency

Seattle Times

http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/two-thirds-of-us-would-struggle-to-cover-1000-emergency/

 

Increasing Numbers Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/polls-marijuana-legalization_us_573cb8abe4b0646cbeebd478

 

Liberal Media Turns on Bernie Sanders

The Hill

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/280453-liberal-media-turns-on-sanders

 

Chile’s ‘Worst Ever’ Red Tide Kills 20 Million Fish, Prompts Investigation of Salmon Farms

Eco Watch

http://ecowatch.com/2016/05/18/chile-red-tide/

 

Hillary Clinton Sets Personal Single Rep Squat Record While Watching Bernie Sanders On Gym TV

The Onion

www.theonion.com/article/hillary-clinton-sets-personal-single-rep-squat-rec-52967

 

Military Apologizes After Drone Strike Intended For Yemeni ISIS Base Accidentally Hits West Palm Beach Wedding

The Onion

www.theonion.com/article/military-apologizes-after-drone-strike-intended-ye-52958

 

(END/2016)

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