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Sunday Reads: Jan. 19

Just a short list today, enjoy. Vice: Tons of new apartments are being built that almost no one can afford Route Fifty: Five states diverted 911 fees for other purposes, FCC says The Atlantic: The working to afford childcare conundrum The Economist: America’s pension system is now less of a mess PBS: What is the toll of trade wars on

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GFPL hosting ‘Library Invitational;’ Carnegie Library events

The Great Falls Public Library is inviting all library workers in the entirety of Cascade County to a “Library Invitational.” “Sharing information is what libraries are all about,” Katie Richmond, GFPL program coordinator, said in a release. “So it makes sense to coordinate between all of us to make sure we are keeping communication lines open, and exploring the resources

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Sunday Reads: Jan. 12

Stay warm out there Great Falls! The New York Times: Current job: award-winning chef. Education: University of IHOP. The Gazette: How will increased downtown Colorado Springs parking fees be used? Idaho Press: Boise’s changes to impact fee projects without public hearings called into question CityLab: Denser housing gains traction on America’s east coast The Economist: Laboratories of democracy: The 2020

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Sunday Reads: Jan. 5

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s your first reading list of the new year. The Washington Post: Amazon threatens to fire critics who are outspoken on its environmental policies The New York Times: More people are dying on New York City’s streets. What went wrong? The Economist 1843: Beef Wellington, a dangerously thrilling dish Wall Street Journal: U.S. invites China for

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Sunday Reads: Dec. 29

It’s somehow the last Sunday of the year and I have to admit, I almost forgot to make this list. I’m home in Virginia with my family for the first time in far too long, but lucky for you, my family and friends also read a lot and helped with this week’s list a bit. I’ll be back in Great

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Sunday Reads: Dec. 21

Happy Christmas week everyone. Here’s your weekly reading for sipping eggnog. The Economist: How to cut homelessness in the world’s priciest cities Columbia Journalism Review: Hundreds of ‘pink slime’ local news outlets are distributing algorithmic stories and conservative talking points L.A. Times: Supreme Court refuses to hear a case about the homeless Defense One: Boeing declines to bid for ICBM,

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Sunday Reads: Dec. 15

Avoid the icy sidewalks and roads with some good reading! Happy Sunday everyone and have a great week Great Falls. The Atlantic: Free shipping isn’t really free NPR: America will import more sugar this year than it has in four decades Route Fifty: Cities increasingly enacting bans restricting homeless people, report says CityLab: How locales are filling their expensive new

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Sunday Reads: Dec. 8

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and made it to the Christmas Stroll downtown. Here’s to a great week. NPR: Demographer unpacks why fewer Americans are moving High Country News: Montana’s water rights fractured by new development AP: Female minister, 24, tapped to become Finland’s youngest PM CityLab: The changing geography of the opioid crisis Route Fifty: Ranking States Based

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Sunday Reads: Dec. 1

How is it December already?! While I’m wondering where the year went…here’s some reading material. TIME: American farmers are in crisis. Here’s why. CityLab: Taxing online sales won’t save cities from the retail apocalypse PEW: Redefining homelessness could help families on the edge, advocates say Route Fifty: After floods, some cities take on more restrictive zoning and building regulations The

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Sunday Reads: Nov. 24

Happy Thanksgiving week Great Falls! Here’s your reading for the week when you just need to sit still for a minute letting all that food digest to make room for more. The New York Times: How the collapse of local news is causing a national crisis Newsweek (opinion): Facebook won’t save us from fake news. We need to teach people

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