Wednesday, February 3, 2016

February 3 News Update

States weigh rate changes for rooftop solar
US states weigh rate changes for rooftop solar power
'Climate Snow Job'? Scientists Respond to Attack on Evidence
Calif. attorney general sues over gas leak
LA files criminal charges over gas leak
Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report finds

FBI joins Flint water contamination probe
Flint mayor calls for immediate removal of lead pipes
Michigan environmental agency presents Flint water-testing plan

Detroit school system's manager to step down
Detroit schools manager to step down
Bills move to punish teachers, districts for sick-outs
Teachers want schools fixed
Iowa's radical message
The fractures in America’s political landscape have been exposed
At least two Democratic Iowa caucuses were determined by a coin flip

New report documents claims made by janitors
Yahoo cutting workforce by 15% after announcing $4.4bn loss
Government revives plans to amend Sunday trading laws
Spain in uncharted waters as king asks socialist leader to form government
NDP candidates win in B.C. provincial byelection
McDonald's kale salad has more calories than a Double Big Mac
Federal labour minister says she will consider asbestos ban
Uber Drivers and Others Start to Push for Workers’ Rights *
University of Missouri Struggles to Bridge Its Racial Divide *
Saudi Court Spares Poet’s Life but Gives Him 8 Years and 800 Lashes *

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.

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