202005.13
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As COVID-19 tore through Louisiana nursing homes, these were hardest hit

Nursing homes | WWL TV | Katie Moore | May 11, 2020 “NEW ORLEANS — As COVID-19 began tearing its way through hundreds of Louisiana nursing homes in March 2020, the Louisiana Department of Health stopped naming which long-term care facilities bore the brunt of the deadly pandemic. An analysis of state-wide data reveals nursing home…

202004.30
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PEIFFER WOLF: CAPELLA UNIVERSITY CLAIMS “GOOD GUY” STATUS ON STIMULUS FUNDS BUT RAKES IN HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN US EDUCATION FUNDS FROM VICTIMIZED VETS, OTHER STUDENTS

“Height of Hypocrisy”: As It Gears Up Marketing to Rope In Unemployed in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic, Capella Misleads Vets and Other Students About Slim Chance of Graduating With a Degree … and Mountain of Extra Debt They Will Take On In the Process of Failing. MINNEAPOLIS – April 30, 2020 – The drumbeat of…

202004.20
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While other colleges struggle, for-profits hope for revival | Capella

Capella University | AP News | Collin Blinkley | April 19, 2020 “Some of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges are ramping up advertising, hiring recruiters and offering discounts for online classes as they predict the coronavirus pandemic will push unemployed workers back to school, helping revive the industry. New marketing campaigns target Americans who have…

202004.17
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Lawsuit: In dicamba decision, EPA ignored own prerequisite, agency scientists’ recommendations

Dicamba | Investigate Midwest | Jonathan Hettinger | April  14, 2020 In 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved Monsanto’s dicamba-based herbicide under a conditional two-year registration. The agency determined dicamba, a traditionally volatile herbicide, would no longer be allowed to be sprayed unless incidents of the pesticide harming other crops “are not occurring at…

202004.15
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BIPA Suit Won’t Pause For Appellate Weigh-In On Key Issue

BIPA | Law360 | Lauraann Wood | April 8, 2020 Law360 (April 8, 2020, 6:35 PM EDT) — An Illinois federal judge has denied a logistics company’s bid to stay a finger scan privacy suit while waiting for a state appeals court to rule if the state workers’ compensation law bars money damages in such cases, saying…

202004.11
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Fed Watchdog Eyes Dicamba

Dicamba | Progressive Farmer | Emily Unglesbee | April  9, 2020 “ALEXANDRIA, Va. (DTN) — The inspector general of the EPA is looking into whether EPA acted properly when it registered dicamba in 2016 and 2018, as well as review states’ use of Section 24(c) labels, often used for dicamba in recent years. The Office…

202004.10
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Judge: California Lyft drivers should be employees

Lyft | San Francisco Chronicle | Carolyn Said | April  8, 2020 “A federal judge in San Francisco wrote Tuesday that “it is now clear” that Lyft drivers should be employees under California’s new gig-work law, but said they couldn’t win their claims in his court because their lawsuit was flawed. U.S. District Judge Vince…