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Friday, October 24, 2014

Ebola in NY/ Civil War History

Missoulian: This Week in the Civil War
The Monitor and the Merrimac - 2
“As this French engraving attests, the battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac––the first encounter of ironclads––made news around the world. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress”
Lincoln, Grant, and the 1864 Election
“"Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible." These determined words of advice were given to General Grant as reassurance and approval of his costly plans for defeat of the Confederate army from a war-weary President Lincoln, just months before the 1864 presidential election that seemed unwinnable at the time.”

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Solar Eclipse/ Clark FOrk River Polltion/ Protecting Tax Data/ $ for Medical Care

MT0000035 M2Green Redevelopment WWT System

Missoulian: US announces $840M to improve medical care
HHS Secretary announces $840 million initiative to improve patient care and lower costs
“The administration is partnering with clinicians to find better ways to deliver care, pay providers and distribute information to improve the quality of care we receive and spend our nation’s dollars more wisely,” said Secretary Burwell.  “We all have a stake in achieving these goals and delivering for patients, providers and taxpayers alike.”

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

MT State Parks/ MT Unemployment/ N. Korea Human Rights/ USA v Slough

Missoulian: Montana's unemployment rate down to 4.6 percent
Labor Day Report - 2014
“Montana’s unemployment rate is at 4.6%, the 11th lowest unemployment rate in the nation and well within normal ranges. Montana’s unemployment rate has decreased steadily since 2010.”

Missoulian: UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'
Launch of the report of the Commission of Inquiry on human rights in DPRK
“Among the violations to be investigated are those pertaining to the right to food, those associated with prison camps, torture and inhuman treatment, arbitrary detention, discrimination, freedom of expression, the right to life, freedom of movement, and enforced disappearances, including in the form of abductions of nationals of other States.”