Category Archives: Sunday Reads

Sunday Reads: July 3

Happy Fourth of July weekend everybody. Here’s this week’s reading list. NPR: The barista uprising: Coffee shop workers ignite a union renewal The New York Times: When Brazil banned abortion pills, women turned to drug traffickers NPR: How much health insurers pay for care is about to go public Associated Press: New NHTSA chief: Agency to scrutinize auto-driver technology NPR:

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Sunday Reads: June 26

Here’s this week’s reading list. Hope everyone enjoyed the weather and thanks to everyone who came to celebrate The Electric’s 5th anniversary on Saturday and celebrate this year’s Great Falls Greats winners! The Economist: The fallout from overturning Roe Axios: Inflation, rising food and gas prices put a damper on summer fun The Washington Post: Biden administration says it plans

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Sunday Reads: June 19

This week’s reading list. Happy Father’s Day to all you dads out there. The Washington Post: Culture wars lead to teacher firings, resignations The New York Times: Bracing for the end of Roe v. Wade, the White House weighs executive actions The New York Times: Nuclear is back on the table for a green future The Washington Post: Consumer are

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Sunday Reads: June 12

NPR: Figure skaters’ minimum age for top competitors will rise to 17 after scandal  The Washington Post: A Sriracha shortage is coming, and weather conditions are to blame The New York Times: The new abortion bans: almost no exceptions for rape, incest or health The Washington Post: Conservatives won school-board majorities and reversed equity initiatives NPR: How the arts can help

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Sunday Reads: June 5

Happy weekend Great Falls, here’s this week’s reading list. The New York Times: 362 school counselors on the pandemic’s effect on children: ‘Anxiety is filling our kids’ Associated Press: Young caregivers ‘exist in the shadows,’ offer crucial help Kaiser Health News: Montana hires a medicaid director with a managed-care past The Atlantic: Plastic recycling doesn’t work and will never work

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Sunday Reads: May 29

Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend and taking a moment to remember why we observe Memorial Day. Jenn is back from Virginia and catching up, so enjoy this week’s reading list. NPR: What to say to kids about school shootings to ease their stress The Dallas Morning News: Texas was supposed to make schools safer to stop another shooting

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Sunday Reads: May 22

Here’s this week’s reading list. Jenn’s in Virginia a few more days visiting family and catching up on reading after a busy week so it’s a long list. Here’s to a great week! Richmond Times Dispatch: Ed McMahon column: New life for small cities (Opinion) The Washington Post: U.S. may be barreling toward recession in next year, more experts say Associated

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Sunday Reads: May 15

Hope you all had a great weekend. Jenn is in Virginia presenting at the National Main Street Conference this week, so this post is a bit late, but here’s this week’s reading list. The Washington Post: NASA’s Mars helicopter was supposed to fly five times. It’s flown 28. NPR: Orthodox Christian churches are drawing in far-right American converts The New Yorker: How

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Sunday Reads: May 8

Here’s this week’s reading list. Happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers out there. The Washington Post: Supreme Court will investigate leaked draft of abortion opinion  The New Yorker: Of course the Constitution has nothing to say about abortion Associated Press: Next battle over access to abortion will focus on pills Reuters: Makers of Dawn dish soap, Heinz ketchup, Clorox boost defenses

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Sunday Reads: May 1

Happy weekend Great Falls, here’s this week’s reading list. The Washington Post: Amazon shares plunge amid disappointing results The Oklahoman: Abortion providers file suit after Oklahoma lawmakers send Stitt Texas-style abortion ban NPR: A community of seed savers has a recipe to revive rare varieties of collard greens The Washington Post: U.S. no longer in ‘full-blown’ pandemic phase, Fauci says The Economist: Are

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