Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / “We Are Not Here or Funded to ‘Promote the Best Interest’ of the Children,” Wrote the Head of a Program for Brain-Damaged Infants
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(Photo courtesy of Nguyen family)
While NICA makes families use every other available payment source before the program will reimburse, Medicaid does the same thing.

Schneier on Security / Friday Squid Blogging: Jurassic Squid and Prey
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A 180-million-year-old Vampire squid ancestor was fossilized along with its prey.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / ProPublica Wins Three AHCJ Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism
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Among other findings, the investigation showed how elected officials have intervened to keep meatpacking plants running despite efforts by public health departments to temporarily close facilities to ...

Strong Towns Media - Strong Towns / Friday Faves - Your Weekly Strong Towns Roundup
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The resurgence of bald eagles isn’t without complications, for them or for humans—see this fascinating 2017 story about the toll bald eagles are taking on farmers’ chickens, and this 2019 story about ...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Florida Plans Audit of Program That Blocks Parents of Brain-Damaged Newborns From Suing
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The program said it will work with Patronis on reforms that Shipley and NICA’s board had once opposed, including adding a parent to the board and raising awareness of program benefits for families.

Schneier on Security / Backdoor Added — But Found — in PHP
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Unknown hackers attempted to add abackdoor to the PHP source code.

Strong Towns Media - Strong Towns / And the winner is...
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And thank you to everyone who followed along with the contest and voted.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / She Can’t Sue Her Doctor Over Her Baby’s Death. When She Spoke Out, She Was Silenced Again.
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Jean Jacques and Reggie.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / New York City Kills COVID Rule That Led to Repeated School Closings Despite No Evidence of Outbreaks
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Instead of closing when two cases are found in different classrooms, New York City schools will conduct further testing.

Strong Towns Media - Strong Towns / Why is Everything "Infrastructure" Now, and Does it Matter if it Is?
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The thing we should care about is return on investment, which is independent of scale.

Mobian-project-blog / The road to the Mobian Community Edition (part 1)
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PureOS being based on
Debian, it only required minor adjustments to the existing packages to make them
build and run on a real Debian system.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / “NYPD Files” Wins Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting
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Soon after, Umansky filed a request for the records of every police officer who had had at least one substantiated complaint.

Strong Towns Media - Strong Towns / The Bottom-Up Revolution is... Bridging the Wealth Gap Through Intentional Investment
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In this episode of The Bottom-Up Revolution podcast , we talk with Jason Hyman, an urban planner, real estate professional, and business owner based in Houston, Texas.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / When Births Go Horribly Wrong, Florida Protects Doctors and Forces Families to Pay the Price
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NICA said no.

Schneier on Security / Google’s Project Zero Finds a Nation-State Zero-Day Operation
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The exploits, which went back to early 2020 and used never-before-seen techniques, were “watering hole” attacks that used infected websites to deliver malware to visitors.

Strong Towns Media - Strong Towns / How “Closed-Loop Capital” Builds Local Businesses and Stronger Local Economies
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Furthermore, because community members that become investors have both a financial and emotional tie to the business, investors may be more likely to support, patronize, and champion the business .

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