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Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections
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Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections

FILE - Missouri and American flags fly outside Planned Parenthood June 24, 2022, in St. Louis. Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading reproductive health care provider and abortion rights advocacy organization, plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November's midterm elections, pouring money into contests where access to abortion will be on the ballot. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) By BRIAN SLODYSKOAssociated Press Aug 17, 2022 8:51 AM - 659 words By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading reproductive health care provider and abortion rights advocacy organization, plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November's midterm elections, pouring money into contests where access to abortion will be on the ballot...
FEMA declares new strategy to engage Native American tribes
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FEMA declares new strategy to engage Native American tribes

FILE - Louise Billiot, left, a member of the United Houma Nation Indian tribe, walks around the home of her friend and tribal member Irene Verdin, which was heavily damaged from Hurricane Ida nine months before, along Bayou Pointe-au-Chien, in Pointe-aux-Chenes, La., on May 26, 2022. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has developed a singular plan to engage more fully with hundreds of Native American tribes who continue to face climate change-related disasters, the agency announced Thursday, Aug. 18. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)FILE - Jamie Holt, lead fisheries technician for the Yurok Tribe, right, and Gilbert Myers count dead chinook salmon pulled from a trap in the lower Klamath River on June 8, 2021, in Weitchpec, Calif. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has developed a ...
Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules
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Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

FILE - Anti-abortion supporters rally as the Indiana Senate Rules Committee met to consider a Republican proposal to ban nearly all abortions in the state during a hearing at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, July 26, 2022. The debate over a limited set of circumstances in which abortion could be legal is causing divisions among GOP lawmakers in some states. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)FILE - Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos talks to the media after Gov. Tony Evers addressed a joint session of the Legislature in the Assembly chambers during the Governor's State of the State speech at the state Capitol, Feb. 15, 2022, in Madison, Wis. The debate over a limited set of circumstances in which abortion could be legal is causing divisions among GOP lawmakers in some states. In Wisconsin, G...
USC, UCLA exits could cost Pac-12 schools $13M in rights
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USC, UCLA exits could cost Pac-12 schools $13M in rights

Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The departures of Southern California and UCLA from the Pac-12 Conference could mean an estimated loss of around $13 million per year in media rights for each of the remaining schools, according to an interim report issued by University of California Office of the President. The report was released Wednesday during a Board of Regents meeting held at UCLA to address its move to the Big Ten Conference in 2024. California Gov. Gavin Newsom demanded an explanation from UCLA about the move when he attended last month's regents meeting in San Francisco. UCLA and USC announced on June 30 that the schools would be leaving the Pac-12 in two years. USC is a private institution and not part of the UC system. Newsom, an ex officio member of the Board of...
Neurodiversity gaining attention on college campuses
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Neurodiversity gaining attention on college campuses

By KEVIN HARTUNGPima Post Many of us know someone with autism, Tourette syndrome, ADHD or dyslexia.  These disorders belong to a group of disabilities known as neurodiverse conditions. Currently, these students are not being served as well as they could be at many colleges and universities nationwide, including Pima Community College. Getting accurate statistics on neurodiverse students presents a problem even at PCC. Ken Hosto, director of PCC’s Access and Disability Resources, in an email response, confirms that often students in need of ADR services fail to register with the ADR office. “Something unique to students who have neurodiversities, rather than those who have physical disabilities, is that their disability is often hidden, meaning it is not obvious to others th...