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Media Mining Digest 299 – Aug 4, 2017: Affordable Care Act Legislation, Al Franken, Alan Alda, American Revolution, Bail Business Failure, Baking Powder Wars, Black Colleges, Blasphemy in Pakistan, Blind Visual Interpreter Story, Bowel Cancer Study and Trump Global Gag, British Army Muslims, Cable Business, Campaign 68, Cancer Immunotherapy, Charlatans, Chef Samin Nosrat, Child Raising, Childhood Poverty in America, Coal History, Co-authoring a Book, College Dropouts, College for Low Income Students, Compulsions, Conservatism, Cyber Attack on British National Health Service, Cyber City, Cyber Weapons, Deflation Impact, Dementia Prevention and Care, Detroit Rejuvenation, Disabled Child Care, Dragon Lady and Watergate, Farming in Canada, Fertility Industry, For Profit Schools, Foreclosure City, Foreign Policy, Gang Members, Garth Brooks, Gender Issues, Glia Cells in Brain, GMOs and Glyphosate, Gonorrhea Vaccine, Good Muslim-Bad Muslim, Graphology, Gulf War Illness, Harvard Calculators, Health Bill Failure, Health Care Insurance, High Altitude Sickness, High Poverty Schools, Hillary Clinton Commencement Speech, Historically Black, Hypothermia, Immigrants in College, Inner Ear Functions, Iraqi Civilian Deaths, ISIS Opposition Overview, Job Decline in U.S., Kitchen Sinks, Lady Bootleggers, Learning Better, Lecture Ineffectiveness, Liberal Arts Majors, Life Expectancy Rise Stops, Living on Nothing, Low Income College Students, Mass Transit Segregation, Medicaid Cuts, Migration Issues, Mississippi Desegregation, Mitch McConnell, Molecular Biology Beginnings, Mongolia Pollution, Naval Operations, Neoniconoid Insecticides, Net Neutrality Issues, Neurological Physical Therapy, New Deal Legacy, Nuclear Blackmarket Business, Nuclear Bombs for Peace, Online College Classes, Parents Wanted, Preschool History, Privacy and Surveillance, Quantum Bits, Ransomeware Protection, Recidivism, Remedial Education Trap, Research Waste, Robot Personalities, Rolling Stone Founder, Rooftop Farming, Roosevelts on Radio, Russia-Cyber Solution, Russian Adoptions, Russia Interference in U.S., Sad Songs, Sarah Vaughn, School Discipline, Sex Robots, Sexual Harassment by Venture Capitalists, Single Parent Home Disadvantage, Solar Power Trends, Statin Controversy, Student Veterans, Summer College Melt Fix, Summer Jobs Decline, Syrian Cookbook, Teaching Character in School, Teen Sex Traffic, Teen Suicides, Teenage HIV, Text Book War, Trump, Voter Data Request Response in NH, Voter Fraud Commission, War Brutality, War on Poverty Water Problems, Well Sibling Syndrome, Whiteness in America, Women Computers, WW II Deception

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Media Mining Digest 298 – Jul 28, 2017: Activist Cleve Jones, African Virologist, Aging Concepts for Nurses, Agriculture Apps, American Dream, Anesthesia Failure, Animal Cruelty and neglect, Antibiotic Resistance, Australia Tax Office Problems, Back Injury Exercises, Battery Tester in Detroit, Behavioral Research, Bird Migration, Black Orators, Bladder Cancer, Bone Injury Research, Bosnian War, Buffalo Rehabilitation Work, Canadian Bootlegger Story, Changing Jobs, Climate Change Lawsuit, Climate Legacy, Climate Misinformation, Coffee Gem, Consciousness, Containerized Shipping, Cory Booker, Cowboy Culture, Creativity, CRISPR-Cas9, DC History, Dementia Prevalence, Desegregation History, Digital Revolution, Drug Wars in Europe, Empathy Guidance, Excimer Lasers, Extinction Story, Eye-Link, Farming on 1 Acre, Federal Budget Explained, Free Speech Online, GED History, Gene Drives, Generic Drug Issues, Genocide Survival, Gig Economy, Green Credit Cards, Hard Times in Muncie, Health Care Difference, Innovation Leadership Rules, Intelligent Design, Jack Bogle Interview, Kings Last March, Kitchen Faucets, Koch Brothers, Leon Panetta, Linux User Feedback, Lion Fish Control, Lyme Disease in Nantucket, Macron’s Quest, Man Falls from the Sky, Manzanar Pilgrimage, Mars Mission Research, Medical Minorities, Middle East Oil, Mongol Dogs, Muslims, Native American Music, New Orleans Recovery, Non Profits Growth, Norman Lear, North Korea, Patients Beware, Pest Control, Physics Progress, Plant Breeding, Premed Education Obstacles, Prepper Concept, President Hayes, President Pierce, Press Interview vs Conferences, Psychological Study Trustworthiness, Public Housing Changes, Racism, and Civil Rights, Radio History, Razor War, Result Care, Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley, Sgt Pepper, Si-fi Solutions, Skateboarding, Small Town Life, Soil Chemistry, South Africa Land Reform, Spendthrifts and Tightwads, Standardized Testing Teaching Teachers, Teenage Pressures, Testing Teachers, Text Distracted Driving, Threat Analysis, Transgender Patients, Travel Ban Discussion, Trump’s Vice President, Tutoring Value, Uber Creation, Variable Stars, Vigilantes Against ISIS, Vocational Education, Washington Power and Money, Waste Plastic for Homes, Water Management in California, White House First Usher, WW II Tactics-Conscientious Objectors

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Media Mining Digest 297 – Jul 21, 2017: Afghanistan Resolution, Altruism and Wealth, Amazon Buys Whole Foods, American Second Civil War, American World Leadership, Arab World, Arctic Ice Trends, Australian Education, Back Pain, Behavioral Economics, Bitcoin, Blind Sleep Problems, Blockchain Employee, California Resistance to Trump, Canada, Car Ownership, Cardiovascular System, Cellular Senescence, Childhood Trauma, China and U.S. War, Civil Liberties, Climate Challenge in Cities, Coal, Comey Impact, Consciousness, Conspiracy Theorist, Consumer Resistance, Cool Tools for Travel, Counterterrorism, Death Penalty in California, Declaration of Independence, Detroit Urban Farm, Digital Revolution, Donner Party Story, Dutch Flood Control, Economic Trends in U.S., Education Politics, Espionage Law, Evidence Based Medicine Problems, Facing Race, Fake Meat, Female Desire, Gavin Newsom, Genocide Survivor, Gerrymandering and Immigrant Lawyers, Gold Standard, Google Flu Trending Problem, Hate Crimes, Health Care, Heat Domes, Heritage Buildings, Immigrant Activists, Impeachment Inquiry, Intelligence and Mortality, Internet Search Revelations, Investing Locally and Lead in Water, Iraqi War Film, Irish Conflict, Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, Kansas Tax Experiment, Kitchen Gadgets, Lawn Economics, Leadership Principles, Lies and Lying, Lifestyle Problems, Matter of Scale, Medical Error Prevention, Mental Health Apps, Muslim Phobia, National Monuments, Newt Gingrich, Newton Minow, North Korea, Obstruction of Justice, Opioid Overdoses, Option B, Origins of Man, Paris Accord, Parole Board in NH, Pillars of Wellness, Plastic Waste, Police, Prison Concepts, Public Broadcasting, Respiratory Disease, Rikers Island Kids, Rituals, Saudi Woman Driver, Scams, Sea Power, Shock Politics, Smartphone Impact, Social Conflict, Steve Hilton, Supreme Court Activities, Taxis and Uber, Tech Gentrification, Texas Clean Energy, Threat Analysis, Tick Season Trend, Tom Steyer, Transgender Deaths, Trent Lott, Trump, TWIV Letters, Ultramarathoner’s Dog, Upper Middle Class, Water System Modernization, White House Reporter, Women and Islam, Women in Politics, Writers on Writing, Young Activists

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Media Mining Digest 296 – Jul 14, 2017: Agriculture, ALSUntangled, American Political Fear, Aquaponics, Arab-Israli Peace Process, Augmented Reality Tour, Bamboo Bikes, Bangladesh Terrorist Attack, Barter Economy, Big Pharma, Biohacking Startup, Black Teachers Suffered, BlackBerry Failure, Blind Man Roams Great Britain, Blind Visual Interpreters, Blood Bank Essentials, Brexit, Buddhism and the Silk Road, Burning Man Concept, Canadian Podcasts, Casein Plastic, Chinese Communist Party Founding, Chinese Great Leap Forward, Chinese Journalist, Chinese Leaders, Chinese Republic, Chinese Technology, Chinese-American Food, Cities Confront Climate Change, Cities of the Future, Contextual Electronics, Cultural Imperialism, Cyber Military Defense, Dairy Farm Operation, Department of Defense Challenges, Dodd-Frank Discussion, Eastland Disaster, Ebola Vaccine, Economic Policy Shortcomings, Evolutionary Trends, Farming on 3 Acres, Farming Startup, FBI History, Federal Budget Proposals, Federal Debt and Deficit, Federal Reserve History, Florida Invasive Species, Flow States, Flying Tigers, Future Self, Gallium Nitride, Gene Machine Issues, George Takei, Gerrymandering, Grain Entrapment, Gut Microbiome, Hong Kong History, Ideas Industry, Insects as Food, Internet Censorship, John Dean on Watergate, Jordan, Lobbying Business, Mafia, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance, Meditation Value, Micropatch for Vaccines, Middle Class and Wages Decline, Mold-Caused Illness, Mongol Dynasty, Mutilated Money Div, Nanjing Massacre, NATO, Navajo Coal Power, North Korea Policy, NYC Chinatown Tong Wars, Paris Agreement in New Hampshire, Permaculture Mindset, Plato’s Republic, Police Automation, Privacy and Government Surveillance, Productivity Rules, Protests and Twitter, Rheumatism Conference, Russian Campaign Interference, Salt and Saturated Fat, Science Replication Crisis, Science Sentinels, Sen Rob Portman, Sharing Economy, Slave Traffic, Sleep Strategies, Smart Machine Trends, Smart Phone Trends, Steam Engine Portraits, Supreme Court, Tea History, Transgender Indian Book, Trump, Trumpcare, TRX Exercise Strap, Villiagrosa, Virtual Reality Tour, Voting Rights, Warfare Technology, Water Shortage Solutions, Weather Forecasting, Women at Work, Women in Science, Young Radicals, Zhou Enlai

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Media Mining Digest 295 – Jul 7, 2017: Alain de Botton, Australia Energy Reform, Baltimore Clipper, Band Food, Beaver Parasites, Black Mirror, Blind Man in Marrakesh, Broadband Planning, Bundy Range War, Business-to-Business Product Management, Charles Koch, Churchill and Orwell, Concepts from Forgotten U.S. Founders, Corruption in Brazil, Cryptocurrency, Cuban Relations Under Trump, Deep Water Horizon Stories, Dental Care Issues, Department of Defense Budget, Excimer Laser Uses, Extinction Story, Genderless Society, German Militarization, Gerrymandering, Grocery Store History, Gynecologic Cancer Treatment, Hair History, Hazardous Waste Storage, Hong Kong After Reunification, Human Procreation, Illinois Budget Crisis, Internet Tribes, Investing in 401k’s, Jailed in America, Jewish School Takeover, Jihadists Interviews, Joe Biden, Kansas Tax Plan Failure, Labor Movement, Las Vegas Life, LGBT Book, Lie Detector Controversy, Life Cohort Project, Little People Obstacles, Mantis Shrimp, Mass Incarceration, Mexico 68 Olympics, Middle Income Family Finances, Newspaper Editors on Trump, NYC Water Infrastructure, Opioid Crisis and Medicare, Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, Peanuts, Plastic Eating Worms, Police Philosophy, Poor Country Medicine, Pushkin Novel, Refugee Education, Reservation Life, Resilient Health Care, Russia’s Cyberwar, Shock Doctrine, Skeleton Repair, Split Brain Research, Stress Control, Sustainability Argument, Tick Borne Illness, Toxic Inequality, Trump Investigations Listed, Trump Movement, Trumpcare Details, U.S. Civil War, Utah Democratic Party, Veteran Affairs Budget, Vicks Medicine Story, Waste Storage, Working Moms

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Media Mining Digest 293 – Jun 30, 2017: Abortion Law, Accidental Tech Podcast, Aging Expert, Aging in Place, Aleppo Story, American Populists, Asian Developed Lending, Astrophysics History, Attention Disorders, Back Pain Controversy, Beauty Product Story, Blackberry History, Brazil Economic Economy, Buddhist Economics, Cable Company Issues, California Governor Visits China, California Supreme Court, Camp Fires, Canadian Military, Capitalism Example, Chicago Daleys, Childhood Trauma, Chronic Pain and Suicide, Cities versus The State, Civilian-Military Relations, Collaboration versus What, Computer Newbie, Concussion Injuries, Counterintelligence Agent, Covert and Overt Attention, Crime and Fraud Online, CRISPR, Can Carlin, D-Day Operations, Death Customs, Dementia Field Notes, Dinosaur Backbones, Disabled Access Consultant, Dutch Sustainability, Ecology of Rivers and Coasts, Economic Impact of Women, Elite Life, Emoluments Clause, Energy Efficiency Expert, European Policies, Farmer to Farmer, Financial Sustainability, FISA Title 7, Fish Farming, Forest Fire Trends, For-Profit College Concerns, Game Theory Expert, Gender Equality, Glyphosate Impact, GMO Documentary Film, Graduates Next Steps, Gut Bacteria Uses and Bioethics, Health Care Act Secrecy, Health Food Reality Check, Hearing Aid Story, Human Composting, Humanity Is a Team Sport, Humanware, Internet Freedom, Internet Impact on Business, Interracial Marriage, Intoxication History, Iraqi Military Corruption, Ironman Winner, Jewish Way of Talking, Job Loss from Robots, Kale in Paris, Knowledge Polarization, Labels We Use, Labor Pattern Trends, Life Lessons, Matt Walsh, Menstrual Leave, Michio Kaku, Molecular Machines, Mossberg on Tech, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Nutrition Expert, Obstruction of Justices, Paleo Diet Discussion, Palliative Care, Pee and Poop, Political Spectrum, Prenatal Care Internet Startup, Prison Capitalism, Product Management Teams, Qatar Blockade, Racial Bias, Same Sex Marriage, Saudi Women Driver, Science Policy, Selling Process, Shooter History, Smartphone Impact, Solar Mission, Sports and Politics, Standing Rock Protest, Startup Problems, Team Humanity, Terrorist Attack Lessons Learned, Terrorist Perspective, Transgender Neuroscientist, Trump, Tweeting Impact, U.S. Trade Policy, Uber Report, Virginia Politics, Virginia Tech Shootings Impact, Volkswagen Story, WeWork Founder, Windmills, Women in Science, Womens Speech, Year Up Organization, Zappos Founder

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Media Mining Digest 293 – Jun 23, 2017: Activist Van Jones, Addictive Behavior, Affordable Care Act, Air Pollution in Britain, Al Franken, Alcohol Effects, Alex Wagner on Politics, American Religion, Aneesh Chopra, Astronaut Kate Rubins, Astrophysics Frontiers, Atlanta Mayor Reed, Atlantic Magazine Editor, Autopsy by CT Scan, Barney Frank, Bill Kristol, Biohacking and Toxic Mold, Braille Reader, Broadband in Chattanooga, Brooke Gladstone, Building Design Impact, Caesium Chloride, California Senator Harris, Campaign Manager Doyle, Carl Bernstein, Chicago Violence, China-U.S. War Potential, Claire McCaskill, Coach Steve Kerr, Confederate Symbols, Consciousness Evolution, Constitution Review, Cook County Sheriff, Cryptocurrency Master, Cuban Ambassador, Cuba-U.S. Relation, Democracy Definition, Des Moines Register, Democracy Definition, Des Moines Register Reporter, Dick Durbin, Digestion in Nature, Digital Leadership, Director Davis Guggenhein, Divided U.S., Doppler Effect, Driverless in Australia, Economic Regulation, Education Costs, EJ Dionne, Electronic Paperbooks, Eliot Spitzer, Elizabeth Warren, Emergent Order, Endurance Athlete, European Change, Everglades Damage, F16 Aircraft, Fake Food, Fareed Zakaria, Filibuster by Blue Slip, First Amendment, Food Security, Garry Kasparov, Grateful Dead, Grover Norquist, Growing Up, Gun Control Kelly, Harry Reid, Health Care Plan in U.S., Immigrant Restriction Impact, Incarceration Reform, Intelligence Officer Morrell, JD Vance, Jerry Brown, John Kasich, John Kerry, John McCain, Jon Stewart, Journalist Jackie Calmes, Karl Rove, Killam Prize Winner, Kirsten Gillibran, Libertarian Gary Johnson, Lin Manuel Miranda, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Lyme Disease, Madeleine Albright, Manitoba History, Maureen Dowd, Mexican Reporter Corchado, Michael Steele, Mitt Romney, Nancy Pelosi, Negotiator Wendy Sherman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, News Trends, Newton Minow, Obstruction of Justice, One-Man Shows, Opinion Researcher, Orchids, Pakistani Ambassador Haqqani, Physics Discussion, Planned Parenthood Leader, Police and Black Communities, Political Reporter Jacobs, President Barack Obama, Recycling in Beirut, Religion in America, Reporter Carl Hulse, Reporter Jorge Ramos, Republican Party Future, San Antonio Mayor, Science and Politics, Secretary of Education Duncan, Section 702 Intelligence, Soundproofing Homes, Spike Lee, Steve Hilton Campaign Manager, Tammy Duckworth, Thomas Friedman, Tim Kaine, Time Perception, Tom Brokaw, Tom Vilsack, Trade Treaty Expert, Trump, Ukraine Today, Union Leader Mary Kay Henry, Univision News Chief, Venezuela Health Decline, Walls or Bridges

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