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How to Say ‘No’ to a Warehouse

New Jersey residents want to protect their community’s rural character from a million-square-foot warehouse. But the local democratic process turns out to be complicated and – for some – suspiciously lacking in transparency.

Commentary: Lesser Oregon and Greater Idaho

Attempts to redraw state borders are nothing new, but current efforts to merge parts of Oregon with Idaho have taken on a much more sinister tone recently. Under the guise of lessening tensions in a politically divided state, the proposed split increases the ideological chasm.

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