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Tuesday Roundup- October 17

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Last week’s executive order ending ACA cost-sharing subsidies will not raise health insurance rates in Nebraska, Geoff Bartsh, vice president of Medica (the only company offering insurance policies on the individual market in Nebraska) told the… 277 more words

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You're not 'fat' you're 'big-boned'...

Although being overweight is a health concern and a definite problem plaguing the United States today, the various misconceptions of what a “healthy” weight looks like is contributing to many more issues: eating disorders, depression, drug addiction, and even suicide (to name a few!).   908 more words

Mathematicians Make Pasta and Eat Corn

a weekly roundup of cartoons, links, and easy mathematical pasta recipes

The noodly mathematics of gerrymandering remains a hot topic in the news. I recommend the… 337 more words

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Day 18 of the Checkerboard Roundup Where Less and Less Horses Will Be Free

Source:  wildhoofbeats.com

Day 18 of the Checkerboard Roundup Where Less and Less Horses Will Be Free

by Carol J. Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation for… 202 more words

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Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are twelve of the best photos that readers added to the Consumerist Flickr Pool in the last three weeks, picked for usability in a Consumerist post or for just plain neatness. 87 more words

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Thursday Roundup- October 12

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special prosecutor has been appointed to an investigation into the Nebraska State Patrol’s handling of a 2016 high-speed chase. The case has been packed with twists and turns, including Governor Ricketts firing the head of the State Patrol and Doug Peterson commenting on a possible FBI investigation into the incident. 276 more words

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In miniature, October 12

  • Maryland Redistricting Reform Commission held a lively hearing in Rockville Oct. 10 [Douglas Tallman, MCMedia] U.S. Supreme Court declines to speed up review of Maryland gerrymander — Lyle Denniston on what that could mean for wider issue [
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