Today's news -- October 10, 2017




Orange teachers union collects supplies for Puerto Rico (Wendy Doromal quoted and AFT mentioned),amp.html


Brevard teachers union asks district to match superintendent's 5 percent raise (Dan Bennett and Anthony Colucci quoted)


Manatee needs support for schools tax hike (Pat Barber quoted)


Hundreds of schools to get added flexibility from some state rules


For better or worse, state schools reflect segregated neighborhoods


Higher ed reforms — including Bright Futures — remain Senate focus (Marshall Ogletree quoted)

After Spencer returned to Charlottesville, the University of Florida braces


Campus hate lives on the Internet. Administrators need to catch up.


Conservatives are the real campus thought police squashing academic freedom


Sanders: We must make public colleges and universities tuition free


Death toll reaches 14 in nursing home hurricane tragedy


Audit warned state's hurricane response system was “ill-prepared”


People wait hours for food assistance in wake of hurricane


Lake Okeechobee dangerously high, dike threatened after recent rains


Hurricane is long gone but her visit may cost state for years to come


Keys crisis: Help wanted but no place to house workers


Palm Beach sugar cane, vegetable fields flooded


Southwest Florida’s beehive crops stung by hurricane’s wrath


Latvala tees off on business and tourism groups during hurricane hearing


Puerto Rico’s official death toll hits 39


Three weeks after Hurricane Maria, distributing aid across Puerto Rico is a mess


Orlando doctors returning from Puerto Rico describe grim conditions


Brevard prepares for wave of Puerto Rican evacuees


Politicians with Puerto Rican roots challenge Trump in push for aid


Scott administration eyes hospitals in proposed Medicaid spending cuts


New website grades state lawmakers


How Russia harvested American rage to reshape U.S. politics


Google finds accounts connected to Russia bought election ads


Add Google to the list of tech companies used by Russians to spread disinformation


Newly disclosed email sheds light on Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer


Organizers behind armed white supremacist protest in Houston revealed as Russian


White House pressures Paul to back tax plan


Trump’s cuts to health law enrollment efforts are hitting hard


Trump plots another backdoor effort to gut Obamacare's consumer protections


Shouldn’t doctors control hospital care?


After White House issues demands, hopes for an immigration deal dim (Lily Eskelsen García quoted)


If Trump doesn’t deal on DACA, some Democrats threaten a government shutdown


Pelosi won’t rule out voting against spending bills to strike DACA deal


Trump’s cruel sabotage of the “Dreamers”


Why so many veterans go hungry — and VA’s new plan to fix it


EPA announces repeal of major Obama-era carbon emissions rule


The EPA’s smoke and mirrors on climate


The price tag for Pence's trip to Indianapolis


It’s not the cost of Pence’s trip that was galling. It was the preparation for it.


Why Pence and Trump keep framing the NFL protests as being about the military


Trump’s NFL bullying is filtering down to schools


Corker’s blast at Trump has other Republicans nodding in agreement


After Trump-Corker flap, Hill Republicans choose a simple strategy: avoidance


Corker told the truth about Trump. Now he should act on it.


Trump proposes ‘IQ tests’ face-off after Tillerson calls him a “moron”


Trump’s frustration and fury rupture alliances, threaten agenda


White House aides lean on delays and distraction to manage Trump


Trump has made 1,318 false or misleading claims over 263 days


Stephen Miller, the powerful survivor on the president’s right flank


The Trump White House’s very authoritarian attitude toward criticism


American kakistocracy


How blurring of fact and comment kicked open the door to fake news


Is there any hope for Facebook's fact-checking efforts?




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