KAWC http://kawc.org en Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? http://kawc.org/post/should-local-police-get-militarys-extra-armored-trucks Mine-resistant ambush-protected troop carriers, known as MRAPs, were built to withstand bomb blasts, they can weigh nearly 20 tons, and many U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan are alive today because of them. But many of the vehicles are now considered military surplus. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:35:00 +0000 David Welna 42561 at http://kawc.org Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men http://kawc.org/post/mens-rights-groups-feminism-has-come-expense-men This summer, a few hundred men and a handful of women gathered in a VFW hall near Detroit to attend what organizers billed as the first International Conference on Men's Issues.<p>The crowd wasn't huge, but it was enthusiastic. The event was a real-world gathering organized by the website A Voice for Men, part of an informal collection of websites, chat rooms and blogs focused on what's known as the men's rights movement. Speaker after speaker insisted that history would remember this moment.<p>"It's happening here. It's happening now. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:32:00 +0000 Joel Rose 42567 at http://kawc.org For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola http://kawc.org/post/another-american-doctor-liberia-tests-positive-ebola Another American missionary doctor has tested positive for Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia. He is the third American health care worker to contract the virus.<p>The name of the doctor, who worked for the Christian aid group SIM, has not been released. But the group said in a <a href="http://www.simusa.org/content/ebolacrisis/4572/sim_missionary_doctor_in_liberia_tests_positive_for_ebola">statement</a> that he did not treat Ebola patients. Instead, he saw obstetrics patients at the organization's main ELWA hospital, which is separate from its Ebola isolation unit. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:29:00 +0000 Linda Poon 42562 at http://kawc.org Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola Homes On The Grange: The Storied Tents Of A Pa. Fair http://kawc.org/post/homes-grange-storied-tents-pa-fair <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Homes+On+The+Grange%3A+The+Storied+Tents+Of+A+Pa.+Fair&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjcxMDEyMTY4NDQ0MzA5ZWJiNg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 Emily Reddy 42568 at http://kawc.org Changes At The 'Post' Mark A Break From Paper's Storied Past http://kawc.org/post/changes-post-mark-break-papers-storied-past Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos, owner of <em>The Washington Post</em>, has announced he's replacing the paper's current publisher with Frederick Ryan, one of the founders of Politico. Katharine Weymouth's departure represents the end of a storied connection between the Graham publishing family and the <em>Post</em>. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 42566 at http://kawc.org