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Judges invite Texas to fix its voter district maps
At a status hearing in San Antonio in April, Paxton's assistant attorneys general argued that the 2013 maps are legal because Texas had the “best legal advice” — referring to the panel — though the plaintiffs argue that the judges made it clear the ...

Atlas Obscura

Traveling Back in Time With Colorful Isochrone Maps
Atlas Obscura
At the time Galton released his map, isotherms and isobars—lines that group areas exhibiting equal temperature or atmospheric pressure—were already a well-established part of weather mapping. The applications of Galton's concept to travel and postal ...


National Hurricane Center debuts new storm surge maps
The storm surge flood map shows you how high the water will rise due to storm surge. It also is issued and updated for each storm. You can click and zoom down in on the storm surge flood map on the National Hurricane Center's website to get a more ...

Supreme Court Rejects North Carolina Congressional District Maps
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday threw out North Carolina's maps for two of the state's 13 congressional districts, a ruling that former attorney general Eric Holder called "a watershed moment in the fight to end racial gerrymandering." In drawing the ...
Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina congressional district mapsCNN
Supreme Court ruling wipes out Republican-drawn House districts in NCUSA TODAY
Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina's racially gerrymandered congressional mapsThinkProgress
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Popular Science

6 quick tricks for doing more with Apple Maps
Popular Science
Apple Maps has traditionally gotten a bad rap in comparison with the Google Maps platform that came before it. But in many respects, Apple's in-house mapping system has grown to be just as good as Google's offerings. Whether you're using the app on iOS ...


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