@bloombergnews & @BW state & local gov't reporter, maine native, california (!?) transplant, with love & squalor. links/RTs=zero

Why Starving Artists Still Prefer to Starve in New York

bloomberg.com — May 21 (Bloomberg) -- In a 1,000-square-foot Brooklyn basement split six ways, a bathroom doubles as a darkroom and shower curtains stand in for drywall. "You learn to deal with what New York feeds you," said Alyssa Lingerfelt, 25, who pays $300 a month for her share of the art-studio space.

Blizzard intensifies along US East Coast, emptying NYC streets

livemint.com — Commuter rail service, subways and buses in and out of New York City stopped running, and all trans-Hudson crossings, including the Lincoln and Holland tunnels and the George Washington Bridge were shut, with only emergency vehicles allowed.

Blizzard Intensifies Along U.S. East Coast

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow A blizzard of historic proportions intensified throughout the night, shrouding the U.S. East Coast in snow and whipping winds and leaving New York City streets devoid of cars and people.

The Key to $10 Billion in U.S. Human Smuggling: Big Banks

bloomberg.com — Dionisio Diaz takes a seat inside the Evangelical Christian Assembly Church at an office park in Doraville, an Atlanta suburb. It's been another six-day week working for a landscaping crew, mowing lawns and pruning shrubs. The 37-year-old undocumented immigrant from Guatemala clutches a Bible and joins dozens of worshipers belting out a hymn in Spanish.

Texas Abortion Clinics Dwindle; Activists Mobilize

businessweek.com — At the start of 2013, there were 41 abortion clinics in Texas. Then the state's Republican-controlled legislature, which had already cut funding for family-planning services and reduced the availability of subsidized contraception, passed a law requiring doctors performing abortions at clinics to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.

Abortion Backers Take Women Over Texas Line as Clinics Dwindle

bloomberg.com — Nowhere in the U.S. has access to abortion diminished so much, so fast, as during the past two years in Texas. With the number of clinics poised to fall to eight from 41 in 2013, abortion-rights backers have devised contingency plans for the state's 5.4 million women of reproductive age.

For Less Abortion Look to Contraceptives, Not Laws, Study Finds

bloomberg.com — Fewer women obtained abortions in Iowa even as it became easier to do so, after more of them turned to long-acting contraceptives to prevent pregnancies, according to a forthcoming study in the journal Contraception.

California Would Need Five More Deluges to Ease Record Drought

bloomberg.com — The slow-moving storm drenching northern California is causing flooding and power outages, yet winter would need to bring at least five more storms of this magnitude to the mountains for meteorologists to declare an end to the drought.

LeBron James Wears Protest Shirt at NYC Game Attended by Royals

bloomberg.com — Demonstrators seeking to draw international attention to the killing of black men by white police officers trained their sights on a Brooklyn Nets basketball game with royal attendees, Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton.

Protests Set for Royal New York Trip After California Violence

bloomberg.com — Demonstrators seeking to bring attention to the killing of black men by white police officers are planning disruptions tonight during a visit to New York by Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton.
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Jan 31, 2015

good god @jbasher you are my hero: Peeing My Way Around NYC w/ Airpnp, the App For Bathroom Emergencies buzzfeed.com/josephbernstei…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @TheEconomist: John Micklethwait, who has edited The Economist since 2006, leaves today. These are his parting thoughts econ.st/1BAhRQb

Jan 29, 2015

Timbuktu, the movie: "an unflinching, quietly furious exploration of life under radical Islamist rule," says @aoscott nyti.ms/1z037e4

Jan 29, 2015

perfection. RT @Troy_R_Bennett: I wrote a song for the blizzard: This is Maine, it's gonna snow. #mewx bdn.to/o2hz

Jan 28, 2015

"Waiting for the next train never looked so compelling." bit.ly/1GXzz67 (this is the coolest thing you'll see all day)

Jan 28, 2015

San Francisco’s Tenderloin punctures truism that new $ turns seedy enclaves into hipstervilles: bloom.bg/1DaKbs1 by @flaviajackson

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Azi: "The attempted coup in Silver’s sixth year as speaker had a profound effect on his leadership style”— @hgoldman77: mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-2…

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