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Mike Lopez

Rock Island, IL
Journalist — WHBF-TV (Rock Island,IL)

Journalist @Local4NewsWHBF Past: @WEAU13News @WCCO @WAVY_News, @WISH_TV @KRON4news, @13NewsNow @fox43news

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Firefighters get firsthand look at need to confront climate change: Guest commentary

sbsun.com — For the better part of the last two decades, California firefighters have been first on the scene of a relentless, slow-motion, natural disaster. The cumulative effects of four years of punishing drought have turned much of the state's wildlands into so much dry kindling, one flicked cigarette away from erupting into flame.

Robin Williams dead at age 63

weau.com — (NBC) -- Actor Robin Williams has died, the Marin County Sheriff's Office says. It is investigating his death, believed to have been a suicide. Statement from Mara Buxbaum, press representative for Robin Williams: "Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late.

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Keller, Greenwald debate whether journalists can be impartial | Poynter.

mikelopez44.tumblr.com — poynterinstitute: The New York TimesGlenn Greenwald and The New York Times' Bill Keller engaged in some meta thinking Sunday, which Keller initiated with a pretty simple premise - does Greenwald represent journalism 2.0? Greenwald, Keller writes, has been "an advocate of a more activist, more partisan kind of journalism."(Read more...)

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mikelopez44.tumblr.com — theatlantic: How Oreos Work Like Cocaine Research made national news this week that the cookies are more addictive than psychoactive drugs. That claim may be exaggerated, but the neuroscience of junk food addiction is nonetheless fascinating and relevant-mentally, physically, and socially. Read more. [Image: Bob MacDonnell/Connecticut College]

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mikelopez44.tumblr.com — spencertweedy: Mavis Staples has a new record out on June 25. My dad and I made it! It's one of the most special things I've gotten to do. Good stuff.

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Has Anybody Here Seen Hank?

mikelopez44.tumblr.com — Today's Historical Headline: Golden Gate Bridge opens With a turnout that included guests like Franklin D. Roosevelt, the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 28, 1937, was quite the affair. More than 500 naval planes flew over the bridge, and 42 warships also showed up to celebrate the opening.

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Aug 23, 2016

RT @FrWilly: Friends, Lake Saka, Home of Holy Cross Novitiate near Fort Portal, Uganda, is so beautiful I wonder was this Eden? https://t.co/vZZH7W0TBO

Aug 23, 2016

RT @charlesapple: Five years ago today, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck near Richmond, Va., and was felt up and down the East Coast. https://t.co/SytxevR1oQ

Aug 22, 2016

RT @Dox5: Thanks to @jaykidwellwhbf for having me on weekly sports program Sunday to talk about Iowa Baseball Greats  http://bit.ly/2bfP2SK 

Aug 20, 2016

RT @charlesapple: The album "Pocket Full of Kryptonite" by the Spin Doctors was released on this date 25 years ago. https://t.co/2yxa6dWlbC

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