News for 2012-01-10

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] NH Primary: Romney Buys Victory Over Paul, Huntsman
As expected, millionaire Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts Governor (and New Hampshire summer resident) has won the New Hampshire Republican primary tonight with 39% of the vote. And, in the low-enthusiasm Democratic primary, millionaire President Obama was receiving 82% of the vote - with 10% of...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Detroit May Be Next Michigan City to Get 'Emergency Manager'
In March of last year, Michigan Gov. Snyder signed into law Public Act No. 4 , the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act, also known as the “emergency financial manager law.”
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[field_image_caption-raw] Florida Legislation Paves Ground for Water Privatization
Recent moves by Tampa Mayor Buckhorn and state Rep. Dana Young (R-FL) have some residents fearing privatization of the state's water is on the way.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Tumultuous Times for Democracy Compelled Moyers' Return to TV
After a nearly two year hiatus, journalist Bill Moyers will return to television this weekend with a new show called Moyers & Company . His previous show, Bill Moyers' Journal , ended in 2010.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Tar Sands Pipeline Critics Hit Back at 'Radical' Claims
In an open letter on Monday, Canada's Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver railed against "radical" groups for trying to stop Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline, which would deliver tar sands oil from Alberta to Kitimat, British Columbia, for shipment to Asia. In his letter yesterday, a day...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Syria's Assad Refuses to Leave Power, Vows 'Iron Fist' Against Threats
In a speech on Tuesday at Damascus University, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed foreign conspiracies for unrest in Syria, and disparaged attempts from the Arab League to intervene in the violence. Al Jazeera has video of part of Assad's speech: Reuters reports that
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[title] Occupy the New Hampshire Primary: Granny D's Last Speech
Betty Hall, a 90 year old Occupy activist reads Granny D's final speech, a work written before the beloved New Hampshire proponent of campaign reform passed away. And though Granny D never had opportunity to deliver this prophetic speech, we listen today:
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