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California: Mega-drought looming.

“California mega drought is impending”

DESPITE man-made circulation systems, concrete canals and pipes that bring water from distant mountains to farms and populated areas California is still under an intense three year drought. 2,938 more words

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Lessons and Concerns: The Differences Between the Response to Unaccompanied Child Migrants in 2014 and 2015

During the summer of 2014, the United States saw an unprecedented number of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the U.S./Mexico border without their parents. U.S Customs and Border Protection reports a… 1,031 more words

Politics & Policy

Way to Calvary

Grass Lake – After collecting costumes over the past few years and honing the script, Sr. Brenda McHugh presented the ‘Live’ stations of the Cross at the Shrine of St. 58 more words

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Will FIFA’s Sepp Blatter Be Shown the Red Card?

Has the full-time whistle finally blown on Joseph “Sepp” Blatter’s four-term reign of patronage at FIFA, soccer’s global governing body? Not quite. But the indictment and arrest… 651 more words

Europe

Protests in Japan denounce US military presence

Japanese protesters gathered outside the parliament building in Tokyo on Sunday to demand the removal of a US base on the island of Okinawa. Numerous rallies have been held recently, both on the island and the Japanese mainland, to oppose the US military’s presence in the country. 1,076 more words

Politics

Barn Owl Tragedy

This Memorial Day weekend, as I drove across the Central Valley, I spotted something on the side of the road. I thought it was a hawk. 171 more words

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