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Buffer : Weve updated our guide to whos in and whos out in the Trump administration:
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Buffer : Three years into @realdonaldTrump’s term, the roster of his cabinet members and top advisers continues to churn at an unprecedented rate.

Weve updated our guide to help you (try to) keep up:
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Buffer : Police officer Stephen Mader arrived to find a young man in distress & holding a gun.

“Just shoot me,” the man pleaded.

Mader didn’t. Minutes later, another officer did.

One of the officers lost his job. A shocking story of 9 deadly minutes in WV:
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Buffer : They found 2 of his roommates shot dead and a garage full of explosives.

He said they’d been part of a neo-nazi group that had plans to launch terror attacks.

He begged the FBI to use his info to take the group down. It’s unclear what happened next.
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Buffer : One early morning in '97, Julie Rea was jolted awake by a scream. She told police that she struggled with an intruder, who fled. Then ran for help but it was too late. Her 10 y.o. son had been stabbed to death.
Her story remains, still, almost unspeakable.
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Buffer : New York state moved hundreds of people with severe mental illnesses into an independent housing program without tracking their outcomes until 2019.

One of them was Nestor Bunch.
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Buffer : Four states currently ban the practice of secluding students at school. Illinois lawmakers want Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to make it 50. “This shouldn’t be controversial,” said U.S. Rep. Sean Casten.
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Buffer : A county jail in rural Kentucky pays $1,700 a month for a sluggish internet connection.

Kentucky’s plan to bring broadband to remote parts of the state has sputtered and its future looks increasingly bleak.
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Buffer : Our Trump, Inc. team spent the night at the Trump hotel in DC. You know, the same place where Parnas was hanging.

It. Was. Insane.

Read and listen:

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Buffer : Lev Parnas says conservative journalist John Solomon was in on the Ukraine scheme.

And indeed, we reported how Parnas was *literally in the control room* as Solomon "interviewed" a dodgy Ukrainian prosecutor.

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Buffer : Weve updated our guide to whos in and whos out in the Trump administration:
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Buffer : The examination of potential abuses of the opportunity zone break meant to help the poor comes after stories in ProPublica and The New York Times.
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Buffer : Three years into @realdonaldTrump’s term, the roster of his cabinet members and top advisers continues to churn at an unprecedented rate.

Weve updated our guide to help you (try to) keep up:
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Buffer : Chicago Democrat Sen. Omar Aquino said our reporting with @wbez on ticketing “shed the light on how, unfortunately, there were some practices in our own state that we should’ve been embarrassed about.”

This was the news: twitter.com/ProPublicaIL/s…

Buffer : Kentucky’s plan to bring broadband to remote parts of the state has sputtered and its future looks increasingly bleak.

State leaders told rural residents it would create better business opportunities.

But instead, they keep getting left behind.

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Buffer : Genene Jones, a former nurse long suspected of murdering multiple children, was sentenced to life after accepting responsibility for a second killing. She had been scheduled to be released from prison in 2018 before prosecutors re-opened her case.
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Buffer : Chances are, your feed here is full of paid TurboTax ads for “free" basic tax filing.

So we decided to put together a guide for prepping + filing your taxes *actually for free*

Here's how to avoid falling into a trap.
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Buffer : Trump has been president almost three years.

He's already appointed four times more lobbyists to government jobs than Obama had six years into office.

It's one lobbyist for every 14 political appointees.

An update from the end of 2019: propub.li/2u8UHai

Buffer : A series of accidents calls the military’s preparedness into question.
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Buffer : Congress asked the IRS to report on why it audits the poor more than the affluent. Its response is that it doesn’t have enough money and people to audit the wealthy properly.

So... it’s not gonna. propub.li/30wnDoV