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Dakota Oil Pipeline, Back in the News, Again

Do you remember the 2017 debate topic, “The US should immediately stop construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline?” If you recall from the news at that time, construction went ahead on the pipeline, and oil started flowing.

Recently, a judge stopped the oil flow and ruled that another environmental review should begin. The Standing Rock Sioux Native American tribe, whose land the pipeline skirted, was grateful.

Read about it in the National Public Radio website.

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Voting for Disabled Citizens

With all the hubbub over the next debate topic (whether election day should be a national holiday) and this November’s presidential election, did you ever wonder how New Yorkers with limited dexterity or other disabilities can exercise their right to vote?

This website shows how the Image Cast ballot-marking device (BMD) helps disabled citizens to vote.

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