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U.S. measles cases surge as officials scramble to stop near-record outbreak

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ENVIRONMENT

Global Citizen  Greenland is melting twice as fast as it was 10 years ago; 5 ways to reduce plastic waste

HEALTH

The Washington Post  World health officials take a hard line on screen time for kids. Will busy parents comply?, U.S. measles cases surge as officials scramble to stop near-record outbreak

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio ranks 47th in federal public-health dollars per person

Public News Service  Curbing overdose deaths: All hands on deck in Ohio

IMMIGRATION

The Daily Kos  Armed white nationalist militias are now coordinating with U.S. Border Patrol to ‘detain’ migrants

American Immigration Council  HUD proposes to evict citizens and immigrants from public housing if they have undocumented family members

The Conversation  Central American women fleeing violence experience more trauma after seeking asylum

The Washington Post  An armed militia was ‘detaining’ migrants at the border. The FBI arrested its leader.

ABC News  Pope Francis donates $500,000 to migrants at US border

OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Public News Service  Curbing overdose deaths: All hands on deck in Ohio

PAYDAY LENDING

The Cleveland Plain Dealer  Ohio’s new payday loan law goes into effect Saturday. What will change?

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