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Duo walking 332-miles for Great Lakes conservation awareness

It takes roughly five and a half hours to drive from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Michigan’s Porcupine Mountains. It will take Alyssa Armbruster and Julia Robson one month to walk the same route. The pair began their 332-mile hike on August 26, from Milwaukee to the shores of Lake Superior at Union Bay. Their purpose is to highlight the Great Lakes as valuable natural resources and to raise awareness for freshwater conservation. They are calling it the Walk to Sustain Our Great Lakes. Armbruster and Robson, both employees of the Milwaukee County Park Department’s Natural Areas Program, will meet with...

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Trump’s Military Trans Ban is transparent discrimination

On August 25, President Trump signed a directive to block transgender individuals from joining the military. The White House has reportedly prepared a memo for the Pentagon outlining President Trump’s call to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. The memo instructs the Pentagon to refuse to admit transgender people to the military and to stop paying for the medical treatments for transgender people currently serving. According to the Wall Street Journal, which first reported on the memo, the Pentagon will have six months to implement the ban. In response to the report, Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth,...

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