Today's news -- October 10, 2017

 

 

 

Orange teachers union collects supplies for Puerto Rico (Wendy Doromal quoted and AFT mentioned)
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/education/school-zone/os-orange-teachers-union-puerto-rico-supplies-20171009-story,amp.html

 

Brevard teachers union asks district to match superintendent's 5 percent raise (Dan Bennett and Anthony Colucci quoted)
http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/education/2017/10/09/brevard-teachers-union-asks-district-match-superintendents-5-percent-raise/748307001/

 

Manatee needs support for schools tax hike (Pat Barber quoted)
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20171009/manatee-needs-support-for-schools-tax-hike

 

Hundreds of schools to get added flexibility from some state rules

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/hundreds-of-florida-schools-to-get-added-flexibility-from-some-state-rules/2340420

 

For better or worse, state schools reflect segregated neighborhoods

http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-for-better-or-worse-florida-schools-reflect-segregated/2340454

 

Higher ed reforms — including Bright Futures — remain Senate focus

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article177951071.html

http://www.news-press.com/story/news/education/2017/10/09/florida-senate-pushes-expand-bright-futures/748591001/

http://www.wctv.tv/content/news/Permanent-Bright-Futures-expansion-includes-expansions-for-an-additional-43000-students-450142293.html (Marshall Ogletree quoted)

After Spencer returned to Charlottesville, the University of Florida braces

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/10/09/we-are-paying-attention-after-richard-spencer-returned-to-charlottesville-the-university-of-florida-braces/?utm_term=.2a0213336e82

 

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/10/opinion/college-social-media-hate.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20171010&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=10&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Conservatives are the real campus thought police squashing academic freedom

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/10/10/conservatives-are-the-real-campus-thought-police-squashing-academic-freedom/?utm_term=.7844e0f8fc4d

 

Sanders: We must make public colleges and universities tuition free

https://impact.vice.com/en_us/article/9k3j87/bernie-sanders-we-must-make-public-colleges-and-universities-tuition-free?utm_souce=vicetwitterus

 

Death toll reaches 14 in nursing home hurricane tragedy

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/broward/article177886366.html

 

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

http://www.tampabay.com/news/audit-warned-floridas-hurricane-response-system-was-ill-prepared/2340494

 

People wait hours for food assistance in wake of hurricane

http://www.tampabay.com/news/weather/hurricanes/applicants-line-up-in-plant-city-for-food-assistance-in-wake-of-hurricane/2340436?utm_source=TBT_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daystarter&utm_email=6575d82b873cf5ef9faac9fbc241bd1f

 

Lake Okeechobee dangerously high, dike threatened after recent rains

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/weather/lake-okeechobee-dangerously-high-dike-threatened-after-recent-rains/J3CQODEKV6qp9KYckaC2oN/

http://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local/indian-river-lagoon/2017/10/09/lake-okeechobee-tops-17-feet-disch-st-lucie-discharges-up-c-54-canal-dumping-into-indian-river-lagoo/745526001/

http://www.news-press.com/story/news/2017/10/09/gov-scott-algae-blooms-continue-caloosatchee-until-hoover-dike-fixed/747574001/

 

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

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2017/10/09/irma-long-gone-but-her-visit-may-cost-florida-years-come/747795001/

 

Keys crisis: Help wanted but no place to house workers

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/10/08/florida-keys-crisis-help-wanted-but-no-place-house-workers/744750001/

 

Palm Beach sugar cane, vegetable fields flooded

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/palm-beach-county-sugar-cane-vegetable-fields-flooded/yUR2CSpr9GGE7PKUj3YAcI/

 

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

http://www.naplesnews.com/story/weather/hurricanes/2017/10/09/southwest-florida-crops-honey-production-could-hurt-irma-battering-beehives/746404001/

 

Latvala tees off on business and tourism groups during hurricane hearing

http://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2017/10/09/latvala-tees-off-on-business-and-tourism-groups-during-irma-hearing-114933

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-hurricane-costs-legislature-20171009-story.html

 

Puerto Rico’s official death toll hits 39

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/puerto-rico-death-toll-39_us_59dbbabae4b0b34afa5b4ba2?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=__TheMorningEmail__101017&utm_content=__TheMorningEmail__101017+CID_15ff7104b978c635655d2007f995f2c5&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=could%20continue%20to%20rise&ncid=newsltushpmgnews__TheMorningEmail__101017

 

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

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/10/09/puerto-rico-aid-hurricane-maria/741739001/

 

Orlando doctors returning from Puerto Rico describe grim conditions

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/puerto-rico-hurricane-recovery/os-florida-hospital-doctors-puerto-rico-20171009-story.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/us/puerto-rico-doctors-storm.html?emc=edit_th_20171010&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Brevard prepares for wave of Puerto Rican evacuees

http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2017/10/09/brevard-prepares-wave-puerto-rican-evacuees/736882001/

 

Politicians with Puerto Rican roots challenge Trump in push for aid

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/nyregion/politicians-with-puerto-rican-roots-challenge-trump-in-push-for-aid.html?emc=edit_th_20171010&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Scott administration eyes hospitals in proposed Medicaid spending cuts

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/scott-administration-eyes-hospitals-proposed-medicaid-spending-cuts/QTwUhjf9DCJ0DCSngXduOM/

 

New website grades state lawmakers

http://www.flanews.com/2017/10/06/new-website-grades-florida-lawmakers/

 

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/technology/russia-election-facebook-ads-rage.html

 

Google finds accounts connected to Russia bought election ads

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/technology/google-russian-ads.html?emc=edit_cn_20171010&nl=first-draft&nlid=3179832&te=1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/10/09/google-uncovers-russian-bought-ads-on-youtube-gmail-and-other-platforms/?utm_term=.f301dc67c648

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/add-google-to-the-list-of-tech-companies-used-by-russians-to-spread-disinformation/2017/10/09/87f6bbaa-ad11-11e7-99c6-46bdf7f6f8ba_story.html?utm_term=.eb78f0013a8f

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/newly-disclosed-email-sheds-light-on-trump-jr-meeting-with-russian-lawyer/2017/10/09/2d0fecb0-a9e3-11e7-92d1-58c702d2d975_story.html?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.b51ae65a54cd

 

Organizers behind armed white supremacist protest in Houston revealed as Russian

https://thinkprogress.org/armed-white-supremacist-protest-organized-by-russians-d730f83ca275/

 

White House pressures Paul to back tax plan

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/10/white-house-leans-on-rand-paul-to-back-tax-plan-243601

 

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/us/politics/obamacare-trump-cuts-open-enrollment.html?emc=edit_cn_20171010&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

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

http://beta.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-trump-associations-obamacare-20171009-story.html

 

Shouldn’t doctors control hospital care?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/10/opinion/shouldnt-doctors-control-hospital-care.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20171010&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=9&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

After White House issues demands, hopes for an immigration deal dim

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/us/politics/trump-immigration-dreamers.html?emc=edit_cn_20171010&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

http://www.nea.org/home/71863.htm (Lily Eskelsen García quoted)

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/if-trump-doesnt-deal-on-daca-some-democrats-threaten-a-government-shutdown/2017/10/09/e31c7948-ad0c-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html?utm_term=.7616734d773c

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/10/09/nancy-pelosi-wont-rule-out-voting-against-spending-bills-to-strike-daca-deal/?utm_term=.d1d449e3c74d

 

Trump’s cruel sabotage of the “Dreamers”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-cruel-sabotage-of-the-dreamers/2017/10/09/16689214-ad12-11e7-be94-fabb0f1e9ffb_story.html?utm_term=.cd42dadb6fbc

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/opinion/trump-congress-dreamers-immigration.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20171010&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=0&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article177996471.html

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/10/09/why-so-many-veterans-go-hungry-and-the-vas-new-plan-to-fix-it/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.58429d976c76

 

EPA announces repeal of major Obama-era carbon emissions rule

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/climate/clean-power-plan.html?emc=edit_cn_20171010&nl=first-draft&nlid=3179832&te=1

https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/10/10/16443246/gop-climate-health-care

 

The EPA’s smoke and mirrors on climate

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/opinion/environmental-protection-obama-pruitt.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20171010&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=8&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

The price tag for Pence's trip to Indianapolis

http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/08/politics/pence-indianapolis-flights-cost/index.html

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/10/09/its-not-the-cost-of-pences-trip-that-was-galling-it-was-the-preparation-for-it/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.2f0fbd2c2b4e

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/10/09/why-pence-and-trump-keep-framing-the-nfl-protests-as-being-about-the-military/?utm_term=.ebe4fff986b5

 

Trump’s NFL bullying is filtering down to schools

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-nfl-bullying-is-filtering-down-to-americas-schools/2017/10/09/94c521e6-ad34-11e7-be94-fabb0f1e9ffb_story.html?utm_term=.83ef5c55f78e

 

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/us/politics/corkers-blast-at-trump-has-other-republicans-nodding-in-agreement.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur&_r=0

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/following-trump-corker-flap-hill-republicans-choose-a-simple-strategy-avoidance/2017/10/09/955c68a8-ad0c-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html?utm_term=.b7ca3f62589a

 

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/10/opinion/corker-trump-truth-.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20171010&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=2&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/10/corkers-alarm-about-trump-is-spot-on-and-overdue.html

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/10/10/trump-proposes-iq-tests-face-off-with-tillerson-after-secretary-of-state-calls-him-a-moron/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.c1db0a9e5b16

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/10/donald-trump-forbes-rex-tillerson-moron?CMP=edit_2221

 

Trump’s frustration and fury rupture alliances, threaten agenda

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/a-pressure-cooker-trumps-frustration-and-fury-rupture-alliances-threaten-agenda/2017/10/09/41115744-ad0d-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html?utm_term=.6f7013a46c5b

 

White House aides lean on delays and distraction to manage Trump

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/09/trump-aides-guard-rails-243608

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/10/10/president-trump-has-made-1318-false-or-misleading-claims-over-263-days/?utm_term=.ae467240f647

 

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/09/us/politics/stephen-miller-trump-white-house.html?emc=edit_cn_20171010&nl=first-draft&nlid=3179832&te=1

 

The Trump White House’s very authoritarian attitude toward criticism

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/10/09/kellyanne-conway-and-the-white-houses-very-authoritarian-attitude-toward-criticism/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.c440db4c8f9d

 

American kakistocracy

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/10/american-kakistocracy/542391/

 

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

https://www.theguardian.com/media/commentisfree/2017/oct/09/how-a-blurring-of-fact-and-comment-kicked-open-the-door-to-fake-news-roy-greenslade?CMP=edit_2221

 

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

https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/540192/

 

 

 

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