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Lovers' spat over furlough and pension cuts

During last year’s political campaign, Puerto Ricans heard once and again that, after decades of dealing with corrupt and inept politicians, La Junta was good for the people, so the practical and responsible position was to collaborate and develop a healthy relationship with it. 480 more words

Puerto Rico

How NYPD 911 Operators Set Responses in Motion as Emergencies Like the Bronx Hospital Shooting Unfold


It began with a panicked 911 call from a woman at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital routed to NYPD Operator Joann Tindal.

Gunfire had erupted… 1,270 more words


The Thinning Line

I may have to stop reading news for a while.

That may sound drastic but as a person with mental health issues, the current position of my country continues to affect me deeply. 714 more words

Mental Health

Davenport rally against Iowa collective bargaining changes

DAVENPORT, Iowa – A hearing on an Iowa bill that limits union contract negotiations is set for Monday February 13th.

In anticipation of the hearing, on Sunday February 12th, nearly 200 public workers and their supporters came together in Davenport to speak out against it. 194 more words