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Judge Holds WA in Contempt over Use of Jails as Mental Health “Waiting Rooms”

July 8, 2016

This post was originally published on this site July 7, 2016; Seattle Times U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman held the State of Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services in contempt on Thursday after finding that it had violated her order to provide speedy services to people with mental illness. The suit was brought by […]


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Judge Holds WA in Contempt over Use of Jails as Mental Health “Waiting Rooms”

July 8, 2016

This post was originally published on this site July 7, 2016; Seattle Times U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman held the State of Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services in contempt on Thursday after finding that it had violated her order to provide speedy services to people with mental illness. The suit was brought by […]


DOJ Opens Civil Rights Investigation into Alton Sterling Shooting

July 7, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteJuly 6, 2016; Washington Post The Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that it was opening a civil rights investigation into the shooting of 37-year-old black man and father of five Alton Sterling by two white Baton Rouge police officers. “The FBI’s New Orleans Division, the Civil Rights […]


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Is Diversity Training a Bad Bet?

July 7, 2016

This post was originally published on this site Falling down from stage / raphaelstrada July 6, 2016; Washington Post Over the last few years, NPQ has tracked the studies that examine the diversity of boards and staffs, both in particular fields like museums, foundations, and the environment and in the nonprofit sector as a whole. […]


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The New Lives of Old Motels in Southern California

July 7, 2016

This post was originally published on this site July 5, 2016; Los Angeles Times and California Healthline The building of prototype motels began in the 1920s, following the popularity of motorized vehicles. The number of roadside motels grew rapidly, peaking in the early 1960s with 61,000 across the U.S. California is significant in motel history; […]


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Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Open January 6 (But What’s the Price?)

January 4, 2016

This post was originally published on this site Oculus will include free copies of VR games Lucky’s Tale and EVE: Valkyrie with all pre-orders of the Rift headset, which doesn’t have a price yet. The post Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Open January 6 (But What’s the Price?) appeared first on WIRED.


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Roku Adds Its 4K Streaming Services To New TCL TVs

January 4, 2016

This post was originally published on this site The number of Roku TVs will balloon to 60 this year, and TCL will release a set with the UHD-streaming features found in the Roku 4. The post Roku Adds Its 4K Streaming Services To New TCL TVs appeared first on WIRED.


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GM and Lyft Are Building a Network of Self-Driving Cars

January 4, 2016

This post was originally published on this site GM will invest $500 million in Lyft, a clear sign the auto giant is serious about moving beyond the era of the personal, human-driven automobile. The post GM and Lyft Are Building a Network of Self-Driving Cars appeared first on WIRED.


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The 10 New Midseason Shows Worth Watching

January 4, 2016

This post was originally published on this site Another January, another crop of TV premieres. Here’s the cream of that crop. The post The 10 New Midseason Shows Worth Watching appeared first on WIRED.