Bill’s passage would protect patients, jobs

Jayden is only 5 years old and suffers from a rare form of epilepsy. His father, Jason David, tearfully shares how the only relief from his son’s physical pain and life-threatening seizures is from a nonpsychoactive molecule found in cannabis, called cannabidiol.
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What the Higgs boson means for the future of science

On July 4, two experiments analyzing data from the Large Hadron Collider at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) at the border of Switzerland and France announced that they had discovered a new particle, which looks similar to the long-sought Higgs boson.
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Post office sale is a surrender to corporate interests

The selling off of the U.S. Postal Service properties is the latest example of the movement to corporatize what’s left of the public sector. It comes in a long line of privatization efforts — from shrinking the public school system to expanding the prison system to contracting out the U.S. military.
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Tax initiative’s failure would devastate university

While the initiative is far from perfect, it provides students with immediate relief. Students have carried the burden of inadequate state funding for far too long. The initiative would provide funding to ensure that students do not experience another fee increase in the 2012-13 academic year.
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Close to 1 million dreams protected, 10.5 million to go

For many years, I have lived in fear of deportation and permanently leaving the country I call home. The fear of being separated from my friends, my family and my community; the fear of not being accepted within my own community; the fear of contacting the police in a time of need and the fear of losing my hope and dreams after graduating from college.
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