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Daily Digest 9/23 - America's Opioid Problem, How Heat Kills Farmworkers

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:28 AM
  • Safety Becomes Stigma as Leveraged Loans Cut Out Covenants
  • Latest Senate Health Care Bill Revives Age Tax for Older Americans
  • The Gibs Singularity
  • Dirty Laundry: An Investigation
  • America’s huge problem with opioid prescribing, in one quote
  • How Heat Kills Farmworkers
  • Communication lines down in Puerto Rico as officials rush to evacuate residents
  • Mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases could invade 75% of America, warns US government
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Daily Digest 9/22 - Good News Friday: Cutting America's Violent Crime, Helping Disabled Farmers

Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:26 AM
  • 4 Ways To Cut Violent Crime In America
  • D.C. court rules tracking phones without a warrant is unconstitutional
  • Judge rules in city's favor on sanctuary cities, grants nationwide injunction
  • Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order Prohibiting State Agencies from Inquiring About Immigration Status
  • Up Is The New Down
  • Mathematicians Measure Infinities and Find They’re Equal
  • This Nonprofit Trains Dogs Specifically to Help Disabled Farmers
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Daily Digest 9/21 - Racing For The “Holy Grail” Of Renewables, Science In Policy And Politics

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:50 AM
  • For weeks, Equifax customer service has been directing victims to a fake phishing site
  • “What Do You Say To People Who Think They Have Nothing to Hide?”
  • The United States Needs an Earthquake Warning System Already
  • Roger Pielke Jr. on Science in Policy and Politics
  • The Race For The “Holy Grail” Of Renewables
  • 14 States: We’re on Track to Meet Paris Climate Goals, Despite Trump
  • Bayer Partners With Startup to Develop Crops That Can Fertilize Themselves
  • Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico in total blackout as storm batters island
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Daily Digest 9/20 - MD ACA Premiums Could See 50% Increase, 'Time Running Out' On PA Downgrade

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:31 AM
  • Maryland premiums for ACA policies will could see up to a 50% increase in 2018
  • Health Care Costs Expected To Rise Because Of New Specialty Drugs
  • With Increased Pension Costs on Horizon, Taylor Mill to Join Ft. Wright in Lawsuit (Kentucky)
  • Wolf says time running out on budget deal before downgrade (Pennsylvania)
  • CFPB Settles With Owners of Wall Street's Worst Student Debt
  • Hurricane Maria poses new threat to debt-laden Puerto Rico
  • Global debt may be understated by $13 trillion: BIS
  • New Thinking and Different Actions
  • Admiral, Captain Fired as Investigation into Ship Collisions Continues
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Daily Digest 9/19 - The Case Against Civilization, How Brazil Got Hooked On Junk Food

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:49 AM
  • The Next Crisis Will Start in Silicon Valley
  • How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food
  • POTUS, Politics And Parenting
  • The Case Against Civilization
  • A Weekend of Protest in St. Louis
  • Trump admin wants to allow seismic study of Alaska refuge for oil drilling
  • Oil Price Volatility Is Set To Return
  • Rethinking the ‘Infrastructure’ Discussion Amid a Blitz of Hurricanes
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Daily Digest 9/18 - Gulf Coast Refiners Bouncing Back, China Getting Tougher On NK

Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:30 AM
  • CM: China Dollar Dump Means Hyperinflation
  • China is getting tougher on North Korea—to stop the US from getting tougher on it
  • Are You One of the 143 Million Americans Just Hacked?
  • ‘We’ve Been Breached’: Inside the Equifax Hack
  • Warren Buffett wins $1M bet made a decade ago that the S&P 500 stock index would outperform hedge funds
  • Cleaning And Scavenging: The Blessings Of Hurricane Irma
  • U.S. Gulf Coast Refiners Are Bouncing Back
  • Independent Monitors Found Benzene Levels After Harvey Six Times Higher Than Guidelines
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Daily Digest 9/17 - Pension Storm Warning, How different are wild salmon from farm salmon? A lot, DNA shows.

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 2:22 PM
  • Venezuela Has Officially Abandoned The Petrodollar – Does This Make War With Venezuela More Likely?
  • Pension Storm Warning
  • The Most Bullish Oil Report This Year
  • Take 2 Hikes and Call Me in the Morning
  • North American Ash Tree, Madagascan Grasshopper On Brink Of Extinction
  • How different are wild salmon from farm salmon? A lot, DNA shows.
  • The great nutrient collapse
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Daily Digest 9/16 - How Rich Chinese Use Visa Fixers to Move to the U.S., Plastics Won’t Save Oil

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 12:10 PM
  • Harvey, Irma, Gold and Bad Options
  • Amazon Is Going to Wipe Out the Supermarkets
  • If You Think Basic Income is “Free Money” or Socialism, Think Again
  • How Rich Chinese Use Visa Fixers to Move to the U.S.
  • Hugh Hendry Closes Shop Amid “Almost impossible” Environment For Small Funds
  • Plastics Won’t Save Oil
  • UVic scientist says peak contamination levels from Fukushima disaster are now known
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Daily Digest 9/15 - Good News Friday: The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, Nun With A Chainsaw Becomes Symbol Of Post-Irma Cleanup

Friday, September 15, 2017, 1:57 PM
  • 99-year-old grandpa still works on the family farm, providing an example for his kids and grandkids
  • The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission
  • Bank Wants to Help Customers Affected by Hurricane, Waives 3 Big Fees in Florida
  • Nun With A Chainsaw Becomes Symbol Of Post-Irma Cleanup: 'She Rocks'
  • West Virginia House Unanimously Approves Commercial Hemp Farming
  • After the Hurricane, Solar Kept Florida Homes and a City's Traffic Lights Running
  • The Majestic Long-Endangered Snow Leopard is Not Endangered Anymore
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Daily Digest 9/14 - Bitcoin Crashes After Chinese Exchange Says It Will Halt Trading, Pentagon is still preparing for global warming

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 1:56 PM
  • California's housing crisis — it's even worse than you think
  • The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Can't Tap
  • Bitcoin Crashes After Chinese Exchange Says It Will Halt Trading
  • Investment Advice for My Children & Grandchildren
  • US Threatens To Cut Off China From SWIFT If It Violates North Korea Sanctions
  • Hurricane Irma’s Wrath Weighs On Natural Gas
  • Pentagon is still preparing for global warming even though Trump said to stop
  • Four underappreciated ways that climate change could make hurricanes even worse