Oregon Marijuana Legalization Study Predicts $38.5 Million In Taxes On $145 Ounces

Posted by Russ Belville - A new study compiled by ECONorthwest has predicted that Oregon will reap $38.5 million in marijuana tax revenue in the ...

Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells

The GAO says regulators are failing to adequately enforce rules for sites used to dispose of toxic waste By Naveena Sadasivam, ProPublica – Federal environment officials have ...

B-And-Bee Shelter Looks to Comfort Festival Goers

By Adam Williams, Gizmag – Each year, millions of people head to their festival of choice with tent and sleeping bag in hand. Belgian ...

Voter turnout always drops off for midterm elections, but why?

By Drew DeSilver - With three-and-a-half months to the midterm elections, it’s still unclear the extent to which Republicans’ advantage in voter engagement will translate ...

Labor Board Delivers Victory for Low-Wage McDonald's Workers

A nationwide expansion of union rights could be in store if NLRB ruling is upheld by Max Ocean - In a ruling being hailed by ...

Campaign Shenanigans are Top Targets for Office of Congressional Ethics

By Dave Levinthal, Center for Public Integrity – Misusing taxpayer money? Nope. Luxuriating on special interest-funded junkets? Sorry. Accepting ethically questionable gifts? Close, but no tobacco ...

Study: 'Shocking' Water Loss in Western U.S.

Satellites show groundwater supply at greater risk than previously thought By Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams – The  drought-stricken Colorado River Basin has experienced rapid and significant ...

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This Day in History

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On This Day, July 31, 1932 – Enzo Ferrari Leaves Driving to Build Cars

  1932 – Enzo Ferrari retired from racing. In 1950 he launched a series of cars under his name. Looking for work he applied for a job at Fiat only to be turned down. Eventually he was able to get a job at CMN, a small carmaker involved with converting war surplus. His duties included test driving which he did in between delivering chassis to the coach builder. About this time he took up racing and in 1919 he finished ninth at the Targa Florio. Through his friend Ugo Sivocci he got a job with Alfa Romeo who entered...

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