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USA Today
Fitness resolutions are about to die. Here's how to revive themCongratulations, fitness-resolution makers. According to some of the nation’s l
Fitness resolutions are about to die. Here's how to revive them
USA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
Congratulations, fitness-resolution makers. According to some of the nation’s leading fitness chains, you folks who joined gyms during the January rush are still going in droves, making the next couple of days likely to be among the busiest work-out... Read more
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York Daily Record
Pa. funding fight: Transportation or police?Pennsylvania faces a shortfall in funding for transportation construction proje
Pa. funding fight: Transportation or police?
York Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
Pennsylvania faces a shortfall in funding for transportation construction projects, two years after a gas tax increase - why? Eric Madden, of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania, testified at a Senate Transportation... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OK Capitol BoxscoreA Florida man filed a request with the state Office of Management and Enterpris
OK Capitol Boxscore
The Oklahoman / Posted 14 hours ago
A Florida man filed a request with the state Office of Management and Enterprise Services to erect a Satan exhibit in the Capitol rotunda. “It was received and denied,” said OMES spokesman John Estus. “The applicant has made hoax applications before... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio success depends on SAISD successMany challenges are facing the San Antonio Independent School District as it mo
San Antonio success depends on SAISD success
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Many challenges are facing the San Antonio Independent School District as it moves forward with an ambitious plan to become a national model for urban school districts, one in which students succeed and become vital members of the workforce. Some of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lawmakers plan hearing on millions diverted from PennDOT to state police | TribLIVE Neighborhoods A sign marks the location of the barracks for the
Lawmakers plan hearing on millions diverted from PennDOT to state police
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods A sign marks the location of the barracks for the Pennsylvania State Police... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Food drive backers plan 'Souper Sunday'At a time when much of the nation is fixated on Super Sunday and its requisite
Food drive backers plan 'Souper Sunday'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
At a time when much of the nation is fixated on Super Sunday and its requisite beer-drinking, nacho-eating, football-watching traditions, Orlando's Robert Stuart is more concerned with Souper Sunday. An annual food drive organized by the Christian... Read more
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The Hill
Liquefied natural gas exports signal a new era of US energyThe next few months will mark a significant time in the history of America's co
Liquefied natural gas exports signal a new era of US energy
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
The next few months will mark a significant time in the history of America's complex bond with natural gas. This month, Cheniere Energy announced they will commence the loading and transport of the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG)... Read more
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The Hill
Cruz victory threatens ethanol's powerTed Cruz's victory in the Iowa caucuses is casting doubt on the political poten
Cruz victory threatens ethanol's power
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Ted Cruz's victory in the Iowa caucuses is casting doubt on the political potency of ethanol, an issue that had long reigned supreme in the Hawkeye State. Before Monday, every winner of the caucuses in both parties had supported the Renewable Fuel... Read more
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Washington City Paper
D.C. Will Form Disability Advisory Committee to Improve Snow ResponseOn his way to work last week, Anthony Stevens got tangled in caution tape and f
D.C. Will Form Disability Advisory Committee to Improve Snow Response
Washington City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
On his way to work last week, Anthony Stevens got tangled in caution tape and fell twice on his back. Stevens, who is blind and uses a guide dog, found it difficult to travel in the wake of a blizzard that left towers of snow at curb cuts and... Read more
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The Washington Times
MICHAEL POLIAKOFF: College ignorance and the threat to libertyMedia outlets around the country have reported that 10 percent of college gradu
MICHAEL POLIAKOFF: College ignorance and the threat to liberty
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Media outlets around the country have reported that 10 percent of college graduates think Judith Sheindlin — better known as TV’s “Judge Judy” — is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Behind this embarrassing yet hilarious finding is the fact that... Read more
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Salem News
Salem council wants voice in streets projectCouncil only held first reading on the resolution after an attempt to suspend t
Salem council wants voice in streets project
Salem News / Posted 4 days ago
Council only held first reading on the resolution after an attempt to suspend the rules and allow all three readings at once for possible passage Tuesday night failed. Councilwoman Cyndi Baronzzi Dickey and Councilmen Brian Whitehill, Jeff Cushman... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
First confirmed case of sexually transmitted Zika virus reported in TexasDENVER - The Zika virus doesn’t pose a major threat to Coloradans, unless they
First confirmed case of sexually transmitted Zika virus reported in Texas
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER - The Zika virus doesn’t pose a major threat to Coloradans, unless they travel to countries experiencing outbreaks. “Here in Colorado, we don’t have a mosquito that would transmit the disease,” said Dr. Jennifer House, a veterinarian and... Read more
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The Pitch
Certified health coach Sabrena Jo examines my lunchSabrena Jo is early. Of course she is. The health coach has already grabbed us
Certified health coach Sabrena Jo examines my lunch
The Pitch / Posted 4 days ago
Sabrena Jo is early. Of course she is. The health coach has already grabbed us a table at Lulu's, and now she greets me with a wide, white-toothed smile and a firm handshake as she tells me she's been up since 5 a.m. Of course she has. I examine... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
WV lawmakers push energy efficiency on local levelWest Virginia is known to many as an “energy state” that’s rich with — and reli
WV lawmakers push energy efficiency on local level
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 7 days ago
West Virginia is known to many as an “energy state” that’s rich with — and reliant on — fossil fuels, but some state lawmakers and energy conservation leaders are hoping to promote local energy efficiency measures in the Mountain State. Sens. Chris... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV lawmakers push energy efficiency on local levelWest Virginia is known to many as an “energy state” that’s rich with — and reli
WV lawmakers push energy efficiency on local level
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 7 days ago
West Virginia is known to many as an “energy state” that’s rich with — and reliant on — fossil fuels, but some state lawmakers and energy conservation leaders are hoping to promote local energy efficiency measures in the Mountain State. Sens. Chris... Read more
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Business Wire
Peloton Technology is Named to the 2015 Global Cleantech 100MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peloton Technology, a developer of vehi
Peloton Technology is Named to the 2015 Global Cleantech 100
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peloton Technology, a developer of vehicle automation systems that deliver advanced safety, fuel savings, and analytics to trucking fleets, has been named to the Cleantech Group’s 2015 Global Cleantech 100... Read more
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Aljazeera
Questions remain over American left behind in Iran jailFour Iranian-Americans and one US student were released from Iranian prisons ea
Questions remain over American left behind in Iran jail
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
Four Iranian-Americans and one US student were released from Iranian prisons earlier this month, as part of a prisoner swap deal announced on the same day that international sanctions were lifted on Iran. But there was one other US citizen who was... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israel Fighting Back Against Online Terrorists(JNi.media) Israel is banking on cyber intelligence to fight a new enemy dubbed
Israel Fighting Back Against Online Terrorists
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
(JNi.media) Israel is banking on cyber intelligence to fight a new enemy dubbed as the “lone terrorist” that parallels organized terror organizations’ war against Israel. “The most dangerous country in the Middle East is the State of Facebook,”... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Smart fortwo EV, Mercedes-Benz SUV ranked as greenest, meanest cars of 2016The Mercedes-Benz Smart fortwo electric drive has been named the greenest vehic
Smart fortwo EV, Mercedes-Benz SUV ranked as greenest, meanest cars of 2016
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
The Mercedes-Benz Smart fortwo electric drive has been named the greenest vehicle for the third straight year by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Wednesday. The Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG was the least environmentally... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Lowering The Bar For The New GED TestTens of thousands of GED test takers who barely missed the cut may soon receive
Lowering The Bar For The New GED Test
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
Tens of thousands of GED test takers who barely missed the cut may soon receive a diploma, after the company that oversees the test said this week it's lowering the minimum passing score. Since the new GED was unveiled two years ago this month,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ted Cruz Iowa events shadowed by pro-ethanol WinnebagoALBIA, Iowa | Wherever Ted Cruz appears on the campaign trail in the last frant
Ted Cruz Iowa events shadowed by pro-ethanol Winnebago
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
ALBIA, Iowa | Wherever Ted Cruz appears on the campaign trail in the last frantic days before the Iowa caucuses, chances are a colorful Winnebago is in hot pursuit. As the Texas senator spoke to several hundred voters here Tuesday at Bogie’s... Read more
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Orange County Register
Fountain Valley to host Tet Festival for first timeComing soon to Mile Square Regional Park: The Orange County Tet Festival. It’s
Fountain Valley to host Tet Festival for first time
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Coming soon to Mile Square Regional Park: The Orange County Tet Festival. It’s expected to be Fountain Valley’s biggest event ever. And that has some city leaders pretty nervous. “We keep hearing an attendance figure of 100,000,” said City Manager... Read more
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The Oklahoman
10% of college grads think Judge Judy is member of SCOTUS, poll revealsJudge Judy is known for her sassy personality, cutting remarks and no-nonsense
10% of college grads think Judge Judy is member of SCOTUS, poll reveals
The Oklahoman / Posted 12 days ago
Judge Judy is known for her sassy personality, cutting remarks and no-nonsense attitude, but a new poll revealed she’s also recognized by many as holding one of the highest seats in the land. That’s right — 10 percent of college graduates seem to... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Big Corn wins, state losesOnly Nevada and Rhode Island planted less acreage for commercial corn developme
Big Corn wins, state loses
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Only Nevada and Rhode Island planted less acreage for commercial corn development in 2014 than Massachusetts, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture – and not a single gallon of fuel ethanol is produced in the state. But Bay State residents... Read more
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Aljazeera
US visa waiver changes decried as discriminationWashington DC - The US government has been criticised for changes to its visa w
US visa waiver changes decried as discrimination
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
Washington DC - The US government has been criticised for changes to its visa waiver programme that targets dual national citizens of Sudan, Iran, Iraq and Syria. The new measures, voted into law by Congress in late 2015, cancel the US visa waiver... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court: We don't know much about...How much do Americans know about their government and its history? That’s the
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court: We don't know much about...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 days ago
How much do Americans know about their government and its history? That’s the question the American Council of Trustees and Alumni asked in a recent survey, and the answers they received indicate we aren’t the sharpest knives in the drawer when it... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Reminder: Judge Judy Is Not On The Supreme CourtBad news, folks. According to a recently released report, there is a "crisis in
Reminder: Judge Judy Is Not On The Supreme Court
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 17 days ago
Bad news, folks. According to a recently released report, there is a "crisis in American civic education." And there's proof to back it up. Last summer, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni surveyed 1,000 adults on their knowledge of American... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court: We don't know much about...How much do Americans know about their government and its history? That’s the
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court: We don't know much about...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 17 days ago
How much do Americans know about their government and its history? That’s the question the American Council of Trustees and Alumni asked in a recent survey, and the answers they received indicate we aren’t the sharpest knives in the drawer when it... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court: We don't know much about...How much do Americans know about their government and its history? That’s the
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court: We don't know much about...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 17 days ago
How much do Americans know about their government and its history? That’s the question the American Council of Trustees and Alumni asked in a recent survey, and the answers they received indicate we aren’t the sharpest knives in the drawer when it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa/Global - Changing 'The Media'"I've thought a lot about the outrage over unequal media coverage when it comes
Africa/Global - Changing 'The Media'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
"I've thought a lot about the outrage over unequal media coverage when it comes to attacks in the Western world vs death in 'other' black and brown countries. I cringed when Barack Obama called the Paris attacks an attack on 'all humanity'--as if... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
10 percent of recent college grads think Judge Judy is on the Supreme CourtAccording to a survey by an education advocacy group, nearly 10 percent of rece
10 percent of recent college grads think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
According to a survey by an education advocacy group, nearly 10 percent of recent college graduates think Judge Judy is a Supreme Court Justice. The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) comissioned a survey of more than 1,100 liberal arts... Read more
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News 8000
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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The News & Observer
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court? Some college grads think she is | News & Observer January 20, 2016 3:07 PM A survey quizzed recent grads a
Judge Judy on the Supreme Court? Some college grads think she is
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer January 20, 2016 3:07 PM A survey quizzed recent grads about the U.S. Constitution and other civics... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court(CNN) -- Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Shei
10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 18 days ago
(CNN) -- Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court(CNN) -- Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Shei
10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
(CNN) -- Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
Local 10 Miami / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KSPR Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KTXS Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court(CNN) -- Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Shei
10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
(CNN) -- Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSReport: | Politics - Home Report: College graduates 'alarmingly ignorant of
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
Report: | Politics - Home Report: College graduates 'alarmingly ignorant of America's history' Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUSNearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, ak
Some think Judge Judy on SCOTUS
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 10% of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe Judith Sheindlin, aka "Judge Judy," serves on the Supreme Court. Sheindlin is an American lawyer made popular as the judge on a court show by the name of "Judge Judy." The show features... Read more
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