Good New Headlines 4/2/19



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‘People Will Wonder Why We Didn’t Do This Sooner’: New York Becomes Second State To Ban Plastic Bags

by Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch

The decision was part of a $175.5 billion budget agreement that included other progressive measures including the elimination of cash bail for most misdemeanors and non-violent crimes, three-hours-off on election day for voting and the nation's first-ever congestion pricing program in the busiest part of Manhattan… Read More

 


 

Navajo Nation Council Ceases Efforts To Acquire Coal-fired Power Plant In Arizona

by Ashley Curtin, Nation of Change

A coal-fired power plant in Arizona will most likely be taken offline and close completely at the end of the year after the Navajo Nation voted against the acquisition of the plant… Read More

 


 

FTC Shuts Down Four Major Robocall Operations

by AJ Dellinger, Engadget

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today that it shut down four separate robocall operations responsible for placing billions of illegal robocalls… Read More

 


 

Hundreds Of Austin’s Homeless Now Have A Permanent Place To Stay With New Project

from KTLA News

Community First! Village is built and run by the nonprofit Mobile Loaves & Fishes to lift the most chronically homeless off the streets and into a place they can call home… Read More

 


 

McDonald’s Says It Will Stop Lobbying Against Raising The Minimum Wage

by Leo Shvedsky, Good Magazine

Who wants to eat at McDonald’s? If you answered “yes” you can feel a whole lot less awkward if you’re in the company of those who care about earning a living wage… Read More

 


 

Ban On Single-use Plastic Items Approved By European Parliament

by Bianca Britton, CNN

The law, which was supported by 560 Members of the European Parliament against 35 on Wednesday, stipulates that 10 single-use plastic items will be banned in order to curb ocean pollution… Read More

 


 

Federal Judge Strikes Down Girls-Only School Dress Code As Unconstitutional

by Sam Fulwood III, ThinkProgress

Parents argued successfully that it was unfair to force their daughters to wear skirts that limited their ability to move freely at the charter school… Read More

 

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August 26, 2019

In a note of beautiful synchronicity, the Goddess planet Venus is trine egalitarian Uranus on Women’s Equality Day! The Cosmos deserves a round of applause for its perfection. The late morning aspect casts an agreeable glow on the day’s events. Moods are…
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Free summer outdoor yoga sponsored by Mass Development and Dragonfly Wellness Center. Every Wednesday night through August 28th!   Participants must register below and bring a signed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA  01432


Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
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August 29–September 1 After-death communication speaker and author Rebecca Austill-Clausen is helping to host this 4-day extravaganza of consciousness raising activities. Hundreds of well...

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Crowne Plaza Philadelphia
260 Mall Blvd
King of Prussia, PA  19406
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Learn to overcome spinal tensions through therapeutic postures, designed to decompress your spine and relieve pain. Taught by a certified yoga therapist, classes bring you through poses...

Cost: 5/$50

Where:
Bliss Through Yoga
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice O'Brien
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