Category Archives: Sunday Reads

Sunday Reads: July 25

Happy weekend Great Falls. Associated Press: U.S. churches reckon with traumatic legacy of Native schools The New York Times: Why vaccinated people are getting ‘breakthrough’ infections Axios: The return of superstar cities NPR: Tips and ‘service with a smile’ rules fuel sex harassment in restaurants, study says The New York Times: PG&E aims to curb wildfire risk by burying many power

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Sunday Reads: July 18

Stay cool out there Great Falls and be careful as officials continue to warn of the high fire danger. Associated Press: U.S. overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last year The New York Times: Parts of the Amazon go from absorbing carbon dioxide to emitting it NPR: Heat wave killed an estimated 1 billion sea creatures, and scientists fear even worse

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Sunday Reads: July 11

Hope everyone had a safe weekend and stayed cool. Be careful out there this week, officials are warning of high fire danger as they fight several wildfires in the region. The New York Times: The downtown office district was vulnerable. Even before COVID. The Verge: Grubhub will use Russian-made robots to deliver food on college campuses NPR: Despite new COVID variants,

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Sunday Reads: July 4

Happy Fourth Great Falls! NPR: Astronomers find two black holes gulping city-size neutron stars The Washington Post: The wicked challenges of search and rescue at disaster sites like Champlain Towers NPR: Stuck in a rut? Sometimes joy takes a little practice The New York Times: Frontline healthcare workers aren’t feeling the ‘summer of joy’ NPR: Employers still can’t find enough workers,

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Sunday Reads: June 27

Happy weekend everyone, here’s this week’s reading list. NPR: The Teamsters seek to unionize Amazon workers nationwide Associated Press: High court limits when police can enter home without warrant BBC: The treasure inside beer lost in a shipwreck 120 years ago The Economist: Low-paid Britons are at the heart of the post-pandemic recovery NPR: Supreme Court rules for cheerleader in

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Sunday Reads: June 20

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. NPR: Slavery didn’t end on Juneteenth. What you should know about this important day PBS: In mental health crises, a 911 call now brings a mixed team of helpers — and maybe no cops The Washington Post: Biden, deeply Catholic president, finds himself at odds with many U.S. bishops The Atlantic: Why Confederate lies

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Sunday Reads: June 13

Hope everyone enjoyed the weekend. Here’s this week’s list. The Washington Post: ‘Cool’ roofs, cooler designs as the building industry embraces energy sustainability The New York Times: Carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits record high despite pandemic dip The Wall Street Journal: No Parking: Cities rethink garages for a world with fewer personal cars The Washington Post: Drop in childhood vaccinations during pandemic may

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Sunday Reads: June 6

Happy weekend Great Falls! Enjoy the sunshine! The Washington Post: The backstory for ‘A River Runs Through It’ has arrived, 45 years later ProPublica: Hundreds of PPP loans went to fake farms in absurd places The New York Times: New NASA missions will study Venus, a world overlooked for decades Wired: Hacker lexicon: What is a supply chain attack? Christian Science Monitor: For Native Americans

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Sunday Reads: May 30

Hope everyone is enjoying the wonderful weather and taking a moment to remember what Memorial Day truly means. I wrote this five years ago when I worked at the Tribune and every word still rings true: The Great Falls Tribune: Remembering those who died in service to their country The Atlantic: All the sad, lonely pandemic puppies Wired: Humans made the banana perfect-but

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Sunday Reads: May 23

The New York Times: Tokyo Olympics: Japanese poll finds 83 percent oppose Summer Games Associated Press: Darwin’s Arch loses its top due to erosion in Galapagos NPR: America’s satanic panic returns — this time through QAnon The New York Times: A strange moment for the U.S. economy NPR: More cities are handing people cash with no strings attached. Here’s why

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