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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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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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Sep 27, 2016

RT @DePaulU: Happy Feast of St. Vincent de Paul! Our university’s patron spent his life in the service of God and people, especi… https://t.co/SpeXUCjViR

Sep 27, 2016

RT @weather_history: #OTD in 1906, a #hurricane made landfall between #pensacola and Mobile. It was said to have been the most violent s… https://t.co/8Ibu3p4CGR

Sep 27, 2016

RT @CoralMDavenport: It's Obama's #climate plan's day in court.People have been camped outside federal courthouse since 9 last night. https://t.co/RkE7RRLdS6

Sep 24, 2016

RT @jvanderbeken: #weinvestigate See how SF firefighters find their own stolen gear at fire near coworker's sprinkler business… https://t.co/iFrqge3gm8

Sep 23, 2016

RT @ernie_mourelo: From inside @WDSU, a wall commemorating 10 years after #Katrina with the names of everyone who worked there at the… https://t.co/kjXvxAtYTK

Sep 23, 2016

RT @DanLinden: .@MelBrooks pretends to pull President Obama’s pants down after he receives National Medal of Arts at White House. https://t.co/tT6YFuokb3

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