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V.25 No.48 | 12/01/2016

The Daily Word in Victory at Standing Rock, Fire in Oakland, and the Cost of Protecting Donald Trump

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In a historic decision, the Army Corps of Engineers prevented further construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Sunday afternoon. The Corps denied the pipeline a legal easement required to drill under the Missouri River, saying that an environment impact assessment was needed before the Energy Transfer Partners could put an oil pipeline beneath the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's only source of drinking water. Finally, something to celebrate. (Not that Trump couldn't legally reverse this decision once he's in office.)

President-Elect Trump has tapped Dr. Ben Carson for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. This despite the fact that Carson said he would not seek a cabinet position, since he has literally no government experience. So, you know. I'm sure that'll pan out well.

Tragedy in Oakland–my old home–on Friday night, when the Ghost Ship warehouse-turned-art-space burned down during a dance party. At least 36 people are confirmed dead.

The murder trial for the police shooting of Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man, is still deadlocked. Michael Slager, the police officer on trial, was recorded laughing immediately after he shot the man, who was running away from him.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has asked the federal government for $35 million to cover the cost of protecting Donald Trump and his family until inauguration day.

V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015

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The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal

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A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.

It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.

Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.

Russian hackers have been reading the President's emails.

The mastermind behind Silk Road is being charged in the overdose deaths of six customers.

McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.

The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.

In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.

This APD Officer has a lot of explaining to do.

V.22 No.44 |

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The Daily Word in the YouTube Music Awards, Cibola protesters and a birthday party gone wrong

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In cased you missed the first YouTube Music Awards, here's a little recap.

A New York University student is in recovery after he was rescued from being wedged between two buildings.

LA Police say they missed the LAX shooter by minutes.

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) supports LGBT job protection bill.

SAC comes clean.

A “gang” infiltrated a northeast Albuquerque birthday party on Friday night.

Closing arguments for the sentencing phase of the John McCluskey murder trial are set to happen today.

Protestors say no to military training in the Cibola National Forest.

The Street Sweep Master is here!

V.22 No.19 |

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The Daily Word in Obama's pressing conference, stray bullets and a grave-robbing decorator

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I hope you got some good notes handy, Mr. President.

Sorry Monsanto, I didn't know these were your beans.

Just in case you want to know what's going on with Dr. Kermit Gosnell ...

Woman struck by stray bullet on Mother's Day "expected to be alright."

Steven Michael Quezada to speak at LULAC convention.

Wow, Brad Tate's got some record there.

Our local K-9's have got some good scent magic going on.

Debra Farinella, I think those deceased people would like their flowers back.