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Review: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

Regardless of whether you like Star Trek, whether you’re Japanese, or whether you read graphic novels, you should pick up this book.  George Takei never fails to impress me with his humor, his knowledge, and his passion for telling a story.  566 more words

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States Take Lead Regulating Chemicals That are Contaminating Drinking Water

But funding is a concern. In Vermont, a new law required water systems to test for PFAS without providing money for the few that found they had contamination problems. 59 more words

U.S. States

HUAWEI, THE U.K AND U.S GOVERNMENTS— A NEW FLAME AGAINST AN OLD LOVE AFFAIR

Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices that has been working in the UK for more than 15 years with over 1,300 employees, an accord that has now grown to endear the UK government to allow technology from the Chinese company to be used in the UK’s high speed 5G infrastructure despite severe pressure from the U.S government— a long time ally of the U.K, who is kicking against any dealings between U.K and Huawei for reasons of espionage. 495 more words

‘Terrible and disgusting’: Decision to close National Archives at Seattle a blow to tribes, historians in 4 states

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget issued a decision on Friday to close the facility in Seattle’s Sand Point neighborhood despite a last-minute plea by senators in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Idaho. 62 more words

Federal Government

Trump Removes Pollution Controls on Streams and Wetlands

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story directly from the source, state employees can access this New York Times story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. 14 more words

New York Times

Walden cheers Trump’s move to lift water protections 

The Trump administration lifted federal protections Thursday for some of the nation’s millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands, completing one of its most far-reaching  13 more words

The Oregonian

We’re past ‘if’ on the coronavirus. We’re on to ‘how bad will it be?’

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the  91 more words

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