Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Ohio Just Ordered GM to Repay $28 Million in Tax Breaks for Closing the Lordstown Auto Plant
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At the same time, the tax authority awarded GM a new tax credit to support the battery plant.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / The Federal Government Promised Native American Students Computers and Internet. Many Are Still Waiting.
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On Sept. 17, one day after school started, Sweeney announced that BIE-operated schools on Navajo Nation would only provide distance learning for the first nine weeks of the academic year.

Schneier on Security / On Executive Order 12333
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Abstract : Executive Order 12,333 (“EO 12333”) is a 1980s Executive Order signed by President Ronald Reagan that, among other things, establishes an overarching policy framework for the Executive Bran...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / The Students Left Behind by Remote Learning
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But he and one other student were the only ones there.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / What Trump and Biden Should Debate at the Cleveland Clinic: Why the Hospital’s Private Police Mostly Arrest Black People
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The ZIP code that includes the clinic, University Hospitals and University Circle is racially diverse, 42% Black and 41% white.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / A Real Vaccine Before the Election? It’d Take a Miracle.
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All of this is just to get to yes on a vaccine.

Schneier on Security / Friday Squid Blogging: COVID-19 Found on Chinese Squid Packaging
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Authorities in China’s northeastern Jilin province have found the novel coronavirus on the packaging of imported squid, health authorities in the city of Fuyu said on Sunday, urging anyone who may hav...

The Oatmeal - Comics, Quizzes, & Stories / Disappointment
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The Oracle offers some insight.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / The COVID-19 Charmer: How a Self-Described Felon Convinced Elected Officials to Try to Help Him Profit From the Pandemic
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“We were one of the first companies in the U.S. to get these tests,” Hayungs said.

Schneier on Security / CEO of NS8 Charged with Securities Fraud
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The founder and CEO of the Internet security company NS8 has been arrested and “charged in a Complaint in Manhattan federal court with securities fraud, fraud in the offer and sale of securities, and ...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Electionland 2020: North Carolina Mail Voting, In-Person Voting Starts, Naked Ballots and More
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( The New York Times ) More than half of U.S. voters say they will vote before Election Day, and 39% plan to vote by mail, according to a new poll from the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public Affa...

RachelByTheBay / Answers to a reader's questions about bits of tech
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It's stuff
like this.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Gov. Gavin Newsom Says California Is Cracking Down on Oil Spills. But Our Reporting Shows Many Are Still Flowing.
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The state is also studying how to transition California off of oil extraction in a way that is fair to thousands of oil industry workers, as well as millions of drivers.

Schneier on Security / Iranian Government Hacking Android
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The reports, which were reviewed by The New York Times in advance of their release, say that the hackers have successfully infiltrated what were thought to be secure mobile phones and computers belong...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / This Billionaire Governor’s Companies Have Now Reached $140 Million in Lawsuit Settlements and Judgments Over Unpaid Bills
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A company owned by West Virginia’s billionaire governor has agreed to a multimillion-dollar legal settlement in a case over missed coal shipments, adding at least $4.4 million to the tally of judgment...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Foreign Hackers Cripple Texas County’s Email System, Raising Election Security Concerns
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However, those counties said they were not infected, and it’s possible that their email addresses were taken from Hamilton County inboxes and used to spread the malware to recipients of Hamilton email...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / When Is a Meeting Not a Meeting and a Lawmaker Not a Lawmaker? When It’s Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago.
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According to the Open Meetings Act, “all meetings of public bodies shall be open to the public,” with limited exceptions for matters such as discussions of employee firings or public security planning...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Before Limiting Ballot Drop Boxes to One Per County, Top Ohio Election Officials Secretly Consulted Promoter of Debunked Voting Fraud Fears
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When a deputy to Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose received the A. Philip Randolph Institute’s press release , he responded quickly — but not to the group.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / In North Carolina, Black Voters’ Mail-In Ballots Much More Likely to Be Rejected Than Those From Any Other Race
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When you’re voting by mail for the first time, you might be doing it all by yourself.”

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