Friday, July 31, 2015

July 31 News Update

Judge Fines Greenpeace after Portland Protesters Block Shell Vessel
Californians exceeded mandatory water conservation target in June
Senate energy panel votes to lift oil export ban
Dangerous Heat Warnings and Advisories in 11 States
Slow forest drought recovery may boost climate change: study
Several blazes thrust Northern California into fire season
As salmon vanish in the dry Pacific Northwest, so does Native heritage
Vietnam Floods Kill 17 and Threaten to Pollute Ha Long Bay *

Harley an awkward ride for 'union-busting' Republican Walker
Gold Companies Improve Wage Offer to South African Unions
German unemployment stays at historic 6.4 percent low
GE may ship $10 billion in work overseas as U.S. trade bank languishes
Texas trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Bland
Organizing Is the Key to Surviving Friedrichs
Trade deal could hike cost of medicines for millions, experts say
Six stabbed at Jerusalem gay pride
US sets new brake rules for trains
Nurses at Las Palmas Medical Center Plan Picket
Hillary Clinton Speaks Favorably About $12 Minimum Wage *
Bailout Money Goes to Greece, Only to Flow Out Again *

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

We take a closer look at news stories in our companion Week In Review blog, hosted at: KC Labor at WordPress

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