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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 31, 2014

Q&A: State judicial elections smash campaign spending records California’s Prop 47 could free one in five inmates from state prisons Legislation seeks to reform FOIA and improve access to government information Corruption and extremism...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 24, 2014

Canada honors soldier; PM calls for swift action on ramped up security powers Election 2014: Wisconsin battle for Governor’s mansion Los Angeles seeks to renegotiate multimillion dollar fees owed to Wall Street banks Bedouin...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 17, 2014

Texas cases prompt congressional hearing on Ebola: Too little, too late? Tenuous peace between Turkish Kurds and Ankara nears a breaking point Tens of thousands of Gazans still in temporary housing; Ban Ki-Moon calls...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 10, 2014

Police officer on private duty fatally shoots black teen in St. Louis ahead of Ferguson October Mass graves uncovered in Mexico during search for abducted students Volunteers help unaccompanied immigrant minors to adjust to...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 3, 2014

Download Audio Violence directed at Hong Kong pro-democracy protests School board in Colorado county passes controversial measure despite student protests Los Angeles City Council approves minimum wage hike for workers at big hotels Prominent...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 26, 2014

Download Audio U.S.-led coalition continue airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria Three days of climate-related activities in New York end with promises For Jordan’s Trash Pickers, Work Isn’t What it Used to Be U.S....

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FSRN Weekly Edition – Sept. 19, 2014

The NOs have it in Scotland’s independence referendum At least 700 migrants and refugees killed in recent Mediterranean shipwrecks Civil rights groups urge congressional action on racial profiling Pennsylvania parents call for buffers zones...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 12, 2014

Download Audio Obama announces expanded offensive against ISIS Kurdish families claim kids kidnapped by PKK Senate GOP whiplash:  switches position on reversal of Citizen’s United  Sex workers left out of conversation on sex trafficking...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 5, 2014

  Advocates for a free internet are in Istanbul as the UN holds Internet Governance Legal challenge to NSA bulk metadata collection advances to appeals court Fast food workers stage national sit-ins and walk-outs...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 29, 2014

Gaza ceasfire holds; crossings not yet fully open and schools to run on shifts Obama announces new program for veterans as I.G. probe finds ongoing problems Barring court action, nearly all Texas abortion clinics...