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Democracy Now! – January 14, 2014

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Erin Brockovich: After Chemical Spill, West Virginians Organizing “Stronger Than I’ve Ever Seen”; West Virginia Water Crisis: Behind Chemical Spill, Gaping Holes in State and Federal Regulation; Dog Whistle Politics: How Politicians Use Coded Racism to Push Through Policies Hurting All.

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January 14, 2014

    South Sudan: 200 Drown in Ferry Accident While Fleeing
    Egypt: Voting Begins on New Constitution
    50 News Outlets Urge Egypt to Release Journalists
    Interim Leader Announces Military Crackdown in Central African Republic
    Thailand: Mass Opposition Protests Continue in Bangkok
    Lawmakers Reach Deal on $1 Trillion Gov’t Spending Bill That Allows Aid to Egypt
    California: Police Officers Acquitted in Beating Death of Homeless Man
    Senate Confirms Obama Pick for Key Appeals Court; High Court Hears Case on Obama Appointments
    Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Reinstate Arizona 20-Week Abortion Ban
    Mexico Sends Troops to Michoacán After Self-Defense Groups Rise Up Against Cartels
    Report: U.S. Drug Agents Met Extensively with Mexican Cartel Leaders
    Docs Show 2nd Mayor May Have Faced Christie Reprisal; Feds Probe Use of Superstorm Sandy Funds