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So much information, so little time. How can you organize and stay on top of news? Below you’ll find five methods to help aggregate the news that’s important to you.

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Brain Break: Inspirational Videos || | PolicyABC’s “POLICY THINK SHOP”

Here are some Internet finds you can enjoy with family and friends.  We recommend these as good conversation starters for exploring issues that create conflict and misunderstanding between people.

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At the Policy ThinkShop we are constantly looking for communicative resources that will allow us to learn and to share what we learn. Through work with an esteemed colleague we found out about the work that TED is doing and how we might take the information provided in TED to promote issues we care about in the communities we try to serve.

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Kaiser’s Monthly Update on Health Disparities – Kaiser Family Foundation

This free, monthly update synthesizes news coverage from hundreds of print and broadcast news sources related to health and health care issues affecting underserved and racial and ethnic communities.

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Regret the Error» About

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Regret the Error reports on media corrections, retractions, apologies, clarifications and trends regarding accuracy and honesty in the press. It was launched in October 2004 by Craig Silverman, a freelance journalist and author based in Montreal.

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19 Essential Google+ Resources

Google+ hit the news feeds like a strategic and popular ton of bricks. But we haven’t stopped there. In addition to breaking news, Mashable has provided how-tos and tools for maximizing your Google+ experience. We’ve sourced reviews from some of the network’s early …

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Romney Set to Face Challenge From Right – WSJ.com

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the front-runner in the Republican presidential contest, has solidified his position ahead of an unsettled field and in recent days has …

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Five Basic Facts on the Uninsured – Kaiser Family Foundation

his issue brief provides basic facts that explain why so many people in America lack health coverage and how being uninsured affects their health and financial security.

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State of the News Media 2011 – Pew Research Center

By several measures, the state of the American news media improved in 2010.

After two dreadful years, most sectors of the industry saw revenue begin to recover. With some notable exceptions, cutbacks in newsrooms eased. And while still more talk than action, some experiments with new revenue models began to show signs of blossoming.

Among the major sectors, only newspapers suffered continued revenue declines last year — an unmistakable sign that the structural economic problems facing newspapers are more severe than those of other media. When the final tallies are in, we estimate 1,000 to

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Futurology Onward, specks

NOT long ago I confided in an astrophysicist friend that I find it a little scary to think about the universe because it makes me feel like an insignificant speck. He responded that it’s cool to be a speck, partly because it gives us the opportunity to think about such things. Graeme Wood checks in with some of the world’s leading specks, the scientists and philosophers who have taken up the question of what the very faraway future will look like:

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The Latino Electorate in 2010: More Voters, More Non-Voters – Pew Research Center

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More than 6.6 million Latinos voted in last year’s election — a record for a midterm — according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center.

Latinos also were a larger share of the electorate in 2010 than in any previous midterm election, representing 6.9% of all voters, up from 5.8% in 2006.

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