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School’s Out for Striking

Labor strikes are on the rise again, and this time, teachers are leading the charge. Join MuckRock in FOIA’ing education strikes throughout the U.S.

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Traffic managers move to connect vehicles to infrastructure, each other

Traffic managers move to connect vehicles to infrastructure, each other

Recent efforts have shown that even high-tech solutions meant to decrease congestion and increase travel speeds and efficiency require significant planning and funding.

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California law enforcement agencies share preparations for new records laws

California law enforcement agencies share preparations for new records laws

Police oversight takes a step forward in California once the new year hits. Two new laws will give access to internal police investigations and body camera footage in 2019, prompting police agencies to prepare for incoming records request.

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J. Edgar Hoover once lent Ronald Reagan his armored car for travel through Los Angeles' "ghetto area"

J. Edgar Hoover once lent Ronald Reagan his armored car for travel through Los Angeles’ “ghetto area”

Ronald Reagan’s close relationship with the Federal Bureau of Investigation is attested to in correspondence between Reagan and Director J. Edgar Hoover. In one letter, dated from March 1971, Reagan alludes to a “recent generosity” on Hoover’s part, but doesn’t explicit state exactly what this favor was. A memo later in the file reveals the most likely candidate for this kindness: Hoover had lent Reagan his 1967 armored Cadillac for a trip through Los Angeles’ “ghetto area.”

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USCIS is refocusing its efforts on denaturalization

USCIS is refocusing its efforts on denaturalization

Carrying on an Obama-era interest in identifying citizenship granted on fraudulent information, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is redirecting resources to focus on finding anyone who may have made false statements during the naturalization process.

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The nightmare fuel hidden in Richard Feynman's FBI file

The nightmare fuel hidden in Richard Feynman’s FBI file

Two hundred pages into the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s copious file on the famed physicist Richard Feynman, and the reader is treated to a quite the surprise: A bizarre collage of what appears to be Feynman’s face alongside large swaths of redacted text, with a few cryptic phrases like “doubt everything” and “is a God” left intact. It is unclear if the redaction are original, or are the work of the FBI.

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