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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Thousands of people are taking part in the first-ever nationwide " school walk-in " action on Wednesday, rallying at more than 800 public schools in 30 cities to protest budget cuts, state takeovers of education, and high-stakes standardized testing. #ReclaimOurSchools Tweets Walk-ins are expected to take place in at least 100 schools in Chicago...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The toxic methane cloud that has been "billowing" for months over an...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A California billionaire is enlisting other wealthy backers in a $490 million...

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Last week, the LAPD became the country's largest police department to acquire surveillance drones - though their PR-savvy announcement carefully uses the term "unmanned aerial vehicles" - when they accepted as gifts two Draganflyer X6 drones rejected by angry Seattle residents who had cited privacy concerns, "the militarization of our streets and now the air above them," and the fact "we dont trust you with the weapons you do have." The LAPD, which was recently blasted for surveillance over...