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First Trinity Baptist becomes an oasis during Flint water crisis

"It's very pricey and taxing to our community - it's like you're a prisoner to the situation: you pay your bills, but you don't get your water... It's awful."

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What's behind the Oregon takeover?

The Bundys' latest tango with the federal government is the most recent flare up of a decades-long movement.

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All eyes are on Paris

We recently attended the NorCal climate march in Oakland, where we asked those who attended why the issue of climate change is so important and what needed to be done.

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Climate march in Northern California demands environmental justice

"The climate crisis affects more than California, and the actions we take today will determine the world our children and grandchildren will live in tomorrow."

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COP 21: Help the PW raise $6,000 for climate coverage in Paris

We take sides - yours - with stories to save the planet and you. Now you have a chance to help us do it.

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Indigenous News: treaty rights, logos, Oak Flat, mascots

Change the Mascot says about a dozen schools have dropped Native mascots over the past two years and another 20 are considering a change.

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Washington State electorate gives green light on important issues

Tacoma voters approved a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2018, a partial victory.

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Lobstermen take on Maine's tea party governor

IMLU Local 207 of the Lobstermen's Union is taking on Maine's tea party Republican Governor Paul LePage over a host of issues.

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Trial of coal criminal Blankenship finally begins

Don Blankenship, the accused coal criminal and former CEO of Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, may finally face justice.

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Indigenous News: talking to daughters, Navajo midwives, rappers and saints

Mare Advertencia Lirika, an indigenous Zapotec, has made a name for herself on the Latin American hip-hop scene.

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