Nov 7, 2016

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They're just one day left til the election, but both candidates are still hitting up voters for money. What do they spend it on this late in the game? Plus, climate change has been largely ignored during the presidential election,…

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What you learn from sheep on Twitter and Instagram

Nov 7, 2016
James Rebanks comes from a long line of shepherds and shares photos from his daily life on Twitter and Instagram.
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Low teacher salaries prompt Arizona schools to find creative recruiting tools

Nov 7, 2016
Finding and keeping good teachers is a challenge, especially in rural Arizona.
School administrators say it's now a teacher's market in Arizona. So for soon-to-be teachers like ASU student Kristen Fisher, the prospects of finding a teaching job are very good. 
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Opinion polls skip over Latinos

Nov 7, 2016
For years, Latino voters have been seen as a crucial swing bloc. It’s among the fastest growing sectors of the American electorate, and Latino votes are highly prized – especially in battleground states like Florida, Nevada and North Carolina. But…
Sun Valley residents vote at the polling station located at Our Lady of The Holy Church on election day at the Sun Valley's Latino district, Los Angeles County in 2012.

 
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Doctor Strange is Marvel's latest box office hit

Nov 7, 2016
The comic franchise has won new fans with its Hollywood offerings.
A view of the atmosphere at The Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios’ 'Doctor Strange” in Hollywood, CA on Oct. 20, 2016. 

 
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How last-minute campaign donations might be spent

Nov 7, 2016
The election's a day away, so why are Clinton and Trump still hitting up supporters for cash?
The stage is seen as workers prepare the Jacob K. Javits Center for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night event in New York City. Clinton's event will cap a contentious campaign against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

 
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San Francisco area voters pave the way for climate adaptation

Nov 7, 2016
The new tax raises $500 million to restore wetlands, a strategy for adapting to climate change.
Advertising materials were only part of the strategy involved in raising support for Measure AA. The nine-county ballot measure received 70 percent support among voters.
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They’re just one day left til the election, but both candidates are still hitting up voters for money. What do they spend it on this late in the game? Plus, climate change has been largely ignored during the presidential election, but local campaigns are another matter entirely. Also: Latino voters are considered a prized voting bloc in many battleground states, but many opinion polls leave them off. Why? Finally, because we need a little escapism this late in the campaign: “Doctor Strange” pulled in $85 million at the box office this weekend, cementing Marvel’s reputation for pitching D-List comics heroes at a general audience.