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"Voter registration efforts hit Augusta college campuses" | News - The Augusta Chronicle | 09/25/2018

"Voter registration efforts hit Augusta college campuses" | News - The Augusta Chronicle | 09/25/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
National Voter Registration Day included local voter registration drives and a statewide campaign launch to encourage voting by mail.
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"Voter registration efforts hit Augusta college campuses" | News - The Augusta Chronicle | 09/25/2018

 

INSIGHT: "National Voter Registration Day included local voter registration drives and a statewide campaign launch to encourage voting by mail."

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UPDATED - Abrams Leads Both Republicans in First General Election Poll | GeorgiaPol.com - 2018 Elections | 05/31/2018

UPDATED - Abrams Leads Both Republicans in First General Election Poll | GeorgiaPol.com - 2018 Elections | 05/31/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
The Stacey Abrams campaign’s first internal poll has Abrams winning over both Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp. (The full memo is below) Her numbers are: 48-43 over Cagle and 49-40 over Kemp. Fred Yang with Hart Research, the Abrams’ campaign pollster, said the poll was conducted statewide with 601 likely voters last week. He said their …
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UPDATED - Abrams Leads Both Republicans in First General Election Poll | GeorgiaPol.com - 2018 Elections | 05/31/2018

INSIGHT: The Stacey Abrams campaign’s first internal poll has Abrams winning over both Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp.

Her numbers are: 48-43 over Cagle and 49-40 over Kemp.

Fred Yang with Hart Research, the Abrams’ campaign pollster, said the poll was conducted statewide with 601 likely voters last week. He said their sample was 45% Trump voters in 2016 compared to 43% Clinton supporters.

“Given all the evidence we’re seeing in 2018,” Yang said “I think the more likely scenario is the sample on election day will be more Democrat than the sample I polled last week.”

“We’re seeing a surge of Democratic turnout,” he added coupled with “muted Republican turnout”. 

Some other information Yang provided: 

  • Abrams has 76% statewide name identification Cagle and Kemp are at 79 and 77
  • Abrams has 44% positive recognition and 16% negative while Cagle and Kemp are 28% positive/21% negative and 33% positive and 21% negative respectively
  • Abrams has two-to-one favorability with independents while the Republicans are “more even”
  • The poll’s independents said they voted for Trump by 20 points and as Yang noted “these independents have a better view of the Democrat 
  • Yang said the Democratic turnout in November “could be higher than in past elections”
  • “The electorate in Georgia is much more focused on the issues of the economy and healthcare than other issues” Yang said
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"FBI issues formal warning on massive malware network linked to Russia" | The Hill - Policy | 05/25/2018

"FBI issues formal warning on massive malware network linked to Russia" | The Hill - Policy | 05/25/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
The FBI on Friday issued a formal warning that a sophisticated Russia-linked hacking campaign is compromising hundreds of thousands of home network devices worldwide and it is advising owners to reboot these devices in an
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"FBI issues formal warning on massive malware network linked to Russia" | The Hill - Policy | 05/25/2018

EXCERPT: "The FBI on Friday issued a formal warning that a sophisticated Russia-linked hacking campaign is compromising hundreds of thousands of home network devices worldwide and it is advising owners to reboot these devices in an attempt to disrupt the malicious software."

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VIDEO: "Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela funeral coverage Orlando, Soweto" | SABC Digital News | 04/14/2016

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"What the Arlee Warriors Were Playing For" | The New York Times | 04/04/2018

"What the Arlee Warriors Were Playing For" | The New York Times | 04/04/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
On Montana’s Flathead Indian Reservation, basketball is about much more than winning.
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"What the Arlee Warriors Were Playing For" | The New York Times | 04/04/2018

A MUST READ STORY: "On Montana’s Flathead Indian Reservation, basketball is about much more than winning."

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Opinion | "Facebook Is Not the Problem. Lax Privacy Rules Are." | The New York Times | 04/01/2018

Opinion | "Facebook Is Not the Problem. Lax Privacy Rules Are." | The New York Times | 04/01/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
If we learn anything from the recent controversies surrounding the social media giant, it should be that America’s privacy laws need beefing up.
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Opinion | "Facebook Is Not the Problem. Lax Privacy Rules Are." | The New York Times | 04/01/2018

EXCERPT: There’s no need to start from scratch. In 2012, President Barack Obama proposed a privacy bill of rights that included many ideas for giving people more control over their information, making data collection more transparent and putting limits on what business can do with the information they collect. The bill of rights fizzled out when Congress showed little appetite for it. But the European Union has used a similar approach in developing its General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect on May 25.

The new European rules are not perfect — they include the so-called right to be forgotten, which allows people to ask companies to delete personal information that they no longer wish to share. That could be implemented in ways that limit free speech. But the Europeans have made progress toward addressing some of the problems that have recently been highlighted in the United States. For instance, their laws require companies to seek consent before collecting sensitive personal information, to make the request understandable, and to give users an easy way to opt in to sharing such data, rather than forcing them to opt out if they don’t want to be tracked. Further, companies that want to collect data about Europeans will have to be upfront about how they use personal data, and they cannot collect more information than they need to provide the services they are offering. The Obama bill of rights included a similar concept, saying that personal information should only be used in “ways that are consistent with the context in which consumers provide the data.”

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"Securing Facebook: Keep your data safe with these privacy settings" | ZDNet - Security | 03/21/2018

"Securing Facebook: Keep your data safe with these privacy settings" | ZDNet - Security | 03/21/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Facebook privacy settings explained: Don't let your personal information get in the wrong hands.
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"Securing Facebook: Keep your data safe with these privacy settings" | ZDNet - Security | 03/21/2018

"Facebook privacy settings explained: Don't let your personal information get in the wrong hands."

EXCERPT: To access App Settings:

  • Web: Click or tap the downward-facing triangle at the top right of Facebook.com. Select "Settings" and click or tap "Apps."
  • Android: Tap the three-line button at the top right of the Facebook app. Here you select "Account settings," and then "Apps."
  • In iOS, Tap the three-line button (bottom right of Facebook's app), then "Settings," "Account Settings," and finally "Apps."
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"A Sixth Grader Wrote a Will in Case of a School Shooting" | Teen Vogue | 03/11/18

"A Sixth Grader Wrote a Will in Case of a School Shooting" | Teen Vogue | 03/11/18 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
A sixth grader from Birmingham, Alabama recently made headlines for drafting a will in case of a school shooting.
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"A Sixth Grader Wrote a Will in Case of a School Shooting" | Teen Vogue | 03/11/18

 

EXCERPT: The national conversation about gun violence has been pretty much continuous since the Parkland, Florida school shooting that took place on February 14. All over the country, students have been mobilizing to take action and calling upon lawmakers for stricter legislation and overall change.

Sadly, the prevalence of school shootings has taken a toll on many people within education; the fear of gun violence on school grounds resonates with teachers, staff, and children of all ages. And — in a particularly heartbreaking example — one sixth grade student recently made headlines for writing a will after his school reportedly received a dangerous threat.

According to CBS affiliate WIAT, Javon Davies, a sixth grader from Birmingham, Alabama, wrote out instructions for his belongings, should something happen to him during a school shooting. The letter outlined that his Playstation, TV, cat, and Xbox should all be given to his best friend.

However, it was the message at the end that was truly gut-wrenching. Javon finished his "will" with a message to his family, writing: "I love you all. You gave me the clothes on my back and you stuck with me all the time. Love, Javon."

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This is what happens when problems are not addressed or are ignored when they happen to those others could care less about in the schools systems. As these shooting are just an evated level of violence that has always occured to some just not to the magnitude of taking a mass number of lives of students at one time. It is sad but true how its only a problem when done by certain ones that others rally around while for sure there are lives lost every day to school issues whether it be by a physical violent act or mental or emotional abuse having to be endured but ignored and not all is done by other students but the school employees themselves partake. It is recalled that a student called her parent while in the teacher room which the teacher was being abusive to the student and even with the Parent was on the phone the teacher stated to the student to tell her mom if she wanted some she could bring some Tylenol and a blanket.  Now the stude mm t had PTSD from being sexually assaulted at school years earlier but the teacher knew her triggers and made it her pleasure to trigger them intentionally and write the student up and put the student in a small inclosed setting by herself which was PTSD torment which  if the student behaved as in a manner that pleased the teacher she was allowed to invite a friend to have lunch with her. This student ended up having to be involuntarily placed in a mental hospital because she attempted to commit suicide and that was never a concern but covered up and school stated they did nothing. Now my point being its harsh for beleive that Student now know that going to school in the morning do not mean that they are assured they will return home in the evening and know they need to have their business in order the proper way. I appreciate the student in the article and am Thankful for open expression but then to there are the mass number of students who lives are taken while they are yet alive because of abuse to them by school employees and those that take their own lives because of the same but then their are those that attempt suicide but are not successful but are ashamed even the more to tell their stories because they feel as if who cares, they got no help even unto death they themselves tried to take of their own. Life and death is real all lives have value but the signs of time are being fulfille even children/ students are revealing it bu their actions which include thei having mindset to know they need to put a will in place because the reality is they can be here and then gone in a flash of a moment.

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"Montana basketball team fights for suicide prevention with viral video" | USA Today - High School Sports | 03/06/18

"Montana basketball team fights for suicide prevention with viral video" | USA Today - High School Sports | 03/06/18 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
A Montana boys basketball team's video for suicide prevention went viral.
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"Montana basketball team fights for suicide prevention with viral video" | USA Today - High School Sports | 03/06/18

 

INSIGHT: The Warriors starred in a video that was posted earlier this week and has gone viral. It offers a message of hope amid a basketball background.

“All the things portrayed in society and movies are about the ‘perfect this and that,’ but you don’t have to be that person,” Pitts said. “You can just be happy with who you are and what you’ve been blessed with.”

A second video was posted earlier this week as the Warriors prepared for the State C. It displayed the considerable basketball talents of the Arlee Warriors, as well as an uplifting humanitarian message.

“We dedicated that one to the country,” Pitts said. “It would be special if we could do one more and dedicate it to the world.”

The second video went viral this week, reaching more than a million people with more than 600,000 shares as of Saturday afternoon.

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"Donors spend big in effort to elect Georgia's first black governor" | USA Today - OnPolitics | 03/06/2018

"Donors spend big in effort to elect Georgia's first black governor" | USA Today - OnPolitics | 03/06/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Democratic donors say work in Georgia to elect the nation's first black female governor will lay the groundwork for future victories in the South.
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"Donors spend big in effort to elect Georgia's first black governor" | USA Today - OnPolitics | 03/06/2018

 

INSIGHT: "An influential Democratic donor is launching a $2.5 million effort  to help elect veteran Georgia legislator Stacey Abrams as the state's first African-American governor — and to lay the groundwork for what Democrats hope will be more victories in the Deep South.

Susan Sandler, a San Francisco-based philanthropist, is spending $1 million of her own money and has rounded up commitments for another $1 million. In a strategy memo shared with USA TODAY, she called on some other 100 Democratic donors to chip in to boost Abrams."

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CSRA Business League 8A | HubZone Certification Seminar Tickets, Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM

CSRA Business League 8A | HubZone Certification Seminar Tickets, Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - CSRA Business League, Inc. presents CSRA Business League 8A | HubZone Certification Seminar - Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Augusta - Richmond County Public Library, Augusta, GA. Find event and ticket information.
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A Hospital Crisis Is Killing Rural Communities. This State Is ‘Ground Zero.’ | Huffington Post | 09/22/2017

A Hospital Crisis Is Killing Rural Communities. This State Is ‘Ground Zero.’ | Huffington Post | 09/22/2017 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Inside three Georgia counties that have struggled to keep their hospitals ― and futures ― alive.
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INSIGHT: "Inside three Georgia counties that have struggled to keep their hospitals ― and futures ― alive....Wheeler County, Candler County and Cook County.

 

Rural hospitals are in danger across the country, their closures both a symptom of economic trouble in small-town America and a catalyst for further decline.

Since 2010, 82 rural hospitals have closed nationwide. As many as 700 more are at risk of closing within the next 10 years, according to Alan Morgan, the CEO of the National Rural Health Association, a nonprofit professional organization that lobbies on rural health issues.

The reasons are complex, woven into the fabric of a changing economy and an evolving health care system. But these rural hospital closures are hitting the southern United States the hardest.

“The Southeast of the U.S. is where things are going horribly wrong. You’ve got higher levels of obesity, diabetes, hypertension ― you pick up any health disparity or measure and it’s there,” Morgan said. “And again this is where now we are shutting down rural hospitals.”

 

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Opinion | "Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do?" | The New York Times | 07/19/2018

Opinion | "Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do?" | The New York Times | 07/19/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Lawmakers must keep the American people informed of the current danger, writes a Republican congressman from Texas.
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Opinion | "Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do?" | The New York Times | 07/19/2018

 

EXCERPT: "Lawmakers must keep the American people informed of the current danger, writes a Republican congressman from Texas."

 

“Over the course of my career as an undercover officer in the C.I.A., I saw Russian intelligence manipulate many people. I never thought I would see the day when an American president would be one of them.”

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VIDEO: "Lafayette High School honored for 100 percent voter registration" | WKYT-TV Lexington, KY | 05/30/2018

VIDEO: "Lafayette High School honored for 100 percent voter registration" | WKYT-TV Lexington, KY | 05/30/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
The Kentucky Secretary of State's Office says one Lexington high school stood above the rest when it came to voter registration.
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VIDEO: "Lafayette High School honored for 100 percent voter registration" | WKYT-TV Lexington, KY | 05/30/2018

EXCERPT:  The Kentucky Secretary of State's Office says one Lexington high school stood above the rest when it came to voter registration.

 

Seniors at Lafayette High School were preparing for their graduation ceremony, when Secretary of State Alison Luindergan Grimes surprised the student with the Georgia Davis Powers Award for their voter registration efforts.

A team of seniors worked with their peers to make sure all students eligible to vote were registered, totaling 770 students in the past two years.

"All of those people in that room that we just saw, all of those people are registered to vote, and if they're gonna go out to vote, they're gonna be passionate about something, and I want my representatives to know that they have opinions and they care," 2017 graduate Gabriella Epley said.

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Zora Neale Hurston: "Barracoon" Excerpt | Vulture | 04/29/2018

Zora Neale Hurston: "Barracoon" Excerpt | Vulture | 04/29/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Excerpt from Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston. In 1931, she sought to publish an important piece of American history — the story of Cudjo Lewis, the only living survivor of the final slave ship to land in America.
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Zora Neale Hurston: "Barracoon" Excerpt | Vulture | 04/29/2018

 

INSIGHT: Their Eyes Were Watching God is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. It’s been canonized by Harold Bloom — even credited for inspiring the tableau in Lemonade where Beyoncé and a clutch of other women regally occupy a wooden porch — but Zora Neale Hurston’s classic novel was eviscerated by critics when it was published in 1937. The hater-in-chief was no less than Richard Wright, who recoiled as much at the book’s depiction of lush female sexuality and (supposedly) apolitical themes as its use of black dialect, “the minstrel technique that makes the ‘white folks’ laugh.”

 

Barracoon is testament to her patient fieldwork. The book is based on three months of periodic interviews with a man named Cudjo Lewis — or Kossula, his original name — the last survivor of the last slave ship to land on American shores. Plying him with peaches and Virginia hams, watermelon and Bee Brand insect powder, Hurston drew out his story. Kossula had been captured at age 19 in an area now known as the country Benin by warriors from the neighboring Dahomian tribe, then marched to a stockade, or barracoon, on the West African coast. There, he and some 120 others were purchased and herded onto the Clotilda, captained by William Foster and commissioned by three Alabama brothers to make the 1860 voyage.

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"When There’s More to the Story Than Basketball " | The New York Times | 04/07/2018

"When There’s More to the Story Than Basketball " | The New York Times | 04/07/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
The writer Abe Streep describes his year with the Flathead Indian Reservation basketball team as they struggled with a cluster of suicides.
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"When There’s More to the Story Than Basketball " | The New York Times | 04/07/2018

SUMMARY: "The writer Abe Streep describes his year with the Flathead Indian Reservation basketball team as they struggled with a cluster of suicides."

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"Georgia distracted driving bill: What's legal, what's not?"| MyAJC - Politics | 03/30/2018

"Georgia distracted driving bill: What's legal, what's not?"| MyAJC - Politics | 03/30/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
House Bill 673 would require drivers to use hands-free technology when using cell phones and other electronic devices while driving.
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"Georgia distracted driving bill: What's legal, what's not?"| MyAJC - Politics | 03/30/2018

EXCERPT: PROHIBITED

*Holding or supporting, with any part of the body, a wireless telecommunications device or stand-alone electronic device (for example, an iPod).

*Writing, sending or reading any text-based communication, including a text message, instant message, e-mail or internet data while holding your device.

*Reaching for a device if it means you’re no longer in a seated, driving position or properly restrained by a seat belt.

*Watching a video or movie other than watching data related to the navigation of your vehicle (i.e., your mapping app or GPS screen).

*Recording a video.

ALLOWED

*Speaking or texting while using hands-free technology.

*Using a GPS system or mapping app.

*Wearing and using a smart watch.

*Using an earpiece to talk on the phone.

*Using radios, CB radios, CB radio hybrids, commercial two-way radios, subscription-based emergency communication devices, prescribed medical devices, amateur or ham radios and “in-vehicle security, navigation or remote diagnostics” systems.

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"Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died" | Times Live - South Africa | 04/02/2018

"Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died" | Times Live - South Africa | 04/02/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81.
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"Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died" | Times Live - South Africa | 04/02/2018

EXCERPT: "Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81.

Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death on Monday afternoon. She said the family would issue a statement later in the day.

Born in Bizana in the Eastern Cape in 1936‚ she moved to Johannesburg to study social work after matriculating.

She met lawyer and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela in 1957 and they were married a year later. They had two children together.

However‚ her marriage life with Mandela was short-lived‚ as he was arrested in 1963 and sentenced to life imprisonment for treason. Mandela was eventually released in 1990."

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"Teaching students how to dissent is part of democracy" | The Conversation | 03/12/18

"Teaching students how to dissent is part of democracy" | The Conversation | 03/12/18 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
As part of preparing students to live in a democracy, schools should teach students how to engage in political dissent, a philosophy of education scholar argues.
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"Teaching students how to dissent is part of democracy" | The Conversation | 03/12/18

 

"As part of preparing students to live in a democracy, schools should teach students how to engage in political dissent, a philosophy of education scholar argues. Teaching children how to dissent in response to a violent situation that they feel threatens their well-being is aligned with the purposes of democratic schooling. Indeed, a flourishing democracy depends on such an informed and active citizenry who will speak out when they find laws to be unjust."

 
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"How a Republican groomed Parkland teens for fight of their lives" | Miami Herald | 03/09/18

"How a Republican groomed Parkland teens for fight of their lives" | Miami Herald | 03/09/18 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Jeff Foster, a Republican teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas who unwittingly groomed students like Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg for their new roles as student activists, doesn’t always agree with his pupils — especially when their rhetoric takes a turn for the inflammatory — but he will always support them, he said.
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"How a Republican groomed Parkland teens for fight of their lives" | Miami Herald | 03/09/18

 

INSIGHT: "Jeff Foster doesn’t think Marco Rubio is a “child murderer.” And he doesn’t think a ban on assault weapons is likely to pass. Unlike many of the students he advises, the Advanced Placement government teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sees “merit” in both arming faculty members and tightening gun laws.

Foster, who is far from the liberal teacher stereotype, has been credited nonetheless for grooming students like Emma González, Delaney Tarr and David Hogg for their new roles as teenage activists leading a nationwide push for stricter gun laws."


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/broward/article204233149.html#storylink=cpy
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"Mobile Tele-Hospitals Get Care Where It’s Needed Most" | Daily Yonder - Keeping It Rural | 03/06/2016

"Mobile Tele-Hospitals Get Care Where It’s Needed Most" | Daily Yonder - Keeping It Rural | 03/06/2016 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
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"Mobile Tele-Hospitals Get Care Where It’s Needed Most" | Daily Yonder - Keeping It Rural | 03/06/2016

 

INSIGHT: "A flexible new mobile medical treatment facility offers communities options for both acute and long-term care. Broadband technology expands their reach and could help save lives.

 

The increasing severity of hurricanes and tornadoes, coupled with raging forest fires and the omnipresent threat of earthquakes, keeps some public safety folks awake at night. But a perfect storm of technology could make tending to the injured after a natural disaster more efficient and and more effective.

 

Two companies joined forces to put a new twist on the old idea of a MASH unit. MASH is more than the name of a long-running television sitcom. It’s a military acronym that means Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. MASH units were comprised of prefab tents, surgeons, nurses, and a truckload of medical supplies. They were designed to get experienced medical personnel closer to the frontlines so the wounded could be treated sooner and with greater success. Today, add telemedicine and community broadband support, and what you have is MAST."

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OPINION: "17 ripples tore into the tide of my Broward" - By Sophie Pearson | San Francisco Chronicle | 03/02/2018

OPINION: "17 ripples tore into the tide of my Broward" - By Sophie Pearson | San Francisco Chronicle | 03/02/2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Have you ever seen a ripple in the tide? The water, seemingly calm, is greeted by some odd disturbance, causing it to shift and move. The waves always move outward from the original disturbance and into the environment, affecting everything around it.

Imagine yourself at the center of that ripple. As you go through life, you're greeted by new disturbances and are forced to shift and move accordingly, adapting to new environments. However, just as you are affected, the people around you are, too; they must adapt as well. From up close, these events are all-encompassing, but as you move further away from the epicenter, their effects disperse and lessen, making them seemingly insignificant.
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INSIGHT: Pompano Beach High School senior Sophie McPhearson reflects on the Stoneman Douglas shooting massacre and its effect on the Broward County community in this powerful editorial for the San Francisco Chronicle. #StonemanDouglas #Remembering #MarchForOurLives #AmericanForum

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Lawmakers question Trump ties to Panama project linked to laundering, trafficking | Reuters | March 1, 2018

Lawmakers question Trump ties to Panama project linked to laundering, trafficking | Reuters | March 1, 2018 | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee have asked the Trump Organization if it was aware of allegations that real estate agents and investors involved in the Trump Ocean Club in Panama had ties to money laundering and drug trafficking.
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"Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee have asked the Trump Organization if it was aware of allegations that real estate agents and investors involved in the Trump Ocean Club in Panama had ties to money laundering and drug trafficking."

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Red wine compounds may help fight cavity-causing bacteria

Red wine compounds may help fight cavity-causing bacteria | FDW's Daily Scoops | Scoop.it
To the delight of those who like to indulge in a cheeky glass of red after dinner, the health benefits of wine (in moderation, of course) are becoming increasingly well-documented. There's evidence that compounds in wine could help improve heart health and even reduce the cancer-causing effects of alcohol, and now a surprising new benefit may have been discovered. Wine may help fend off bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease.

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