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SCOTUSblog
SCOTUS for law students: Retired JusticesWriting for a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 2008
SCOTUS for law students: Retired Justices
SCOTUSblog / Posted 45 minutes ago
Writing for a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 2008, O’Connor found that the prayers were government speech, not private, that there was no violation of the First Amendment Establishment Clause, and that the free... Read more
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The Christian Post
11 States Sue Obama for Turning Schools Into 'Laboratories for a Massive Social Experiment' With Transgender Bathroom Directivestudents to be allowed to use the bathrooms of their choosing. The Washington
11 States Sue Obama for Turning Schools Into 'Laboratories for a Massive Social Experiment' With Transgender Bathroom Directive
The Christian Post / Posted an hour ago
students to be allowed to use the bathrooms of their choosing. The Washington Post reported that the states of Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin have joined the lawsuit,... Read more
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PhysOrg
The future of personal satellite technology is here – are we ready for it?from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA Johnson, CC BY-NC Satellites
The future of personal satellite technology is here – are we ready for it?
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA Johnson, CC BY-NC Satellites used to be the exclusive playthings of rich governments and wealthy corporations. But increasingly, as space becomes more democratized, these sophisticated technologies... Read more
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Rappler
US states sue federal government over transgender bathroom usein San Diego, California, USA. File photo by Jason Szenes/EPA WASHINGTON, USA
US states sue federal government over transgender bathroom use
Rappler / Posted 3 hours ago
in San Diego, California, USA. File photo by Jason Szenes/EPA WASHINGTON, USA – Eleven US states are suing the federal government over guidelines telling public schools to let transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, in a major... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Feds show off Phoenix shelter for migrant kids, say they're 'ready' for surgemore than in any other month in the previous year. As the number of unaccompan
Feds show off Phoenix shelter for migrant kids, say they're 'ready' for surge
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 hours ago
more than in any other month in the previous year. As the number of unaccompanied minors climbs this summer, the ORR will open an 800-bed temporary shelter in Homstead, Fla., in June.'The first time they get to be a kid' The permanent shelter in... Read more
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Breitbart
Texas Sues Obama over School Transgender Policyvows a fight on his transgender policy for Texas schools. Ten states have joine
Texas Sues Obama over School Transgender Policy
Breitbart / Posted 9 hours ago
vows a fight on his transgender policy for Texas schools. Ten states have joined the state of Texas in suing the federal government. The lawsuit filed in federal court names the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Justice, and... Read more
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asianage
Eleven states sue US govt over transgender bathroom accessbathroom of their choice. In the joint filing in US District Court in Wichita
Eleven states sue US govt over transgender bathroom access
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
bathroom of their choice. In the joint filing in US District Court in Wichita Falls, Texas, the states accused the federal government of trying to rewrite laws by "executive fiat." In a letter to public school districts and universities on May 13,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US states sue White House over transgender bathroom usethe sex on their birth certificate. In a joint filing seeking to quash the Oba
US states sue White House over transgender bathroom use
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 hours ago
the sex on their birth certificate. In a joint filing seeking to quash the Obama directive, the states accused the federal government of trying to rewrite laws by “executive fiat.” Accusing the government of “running roughshod over commonsense... Read more
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The Advocate
AG: Edwards’ LGBT anti-discrimination order not legally binding, ‘merely aspirational’to join Texas and nine other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack O
AG: Edwards’ LGBT anti-discrimination order not legally binding, ‘merely aspirational’
The Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
to join Texas and nine other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s recent directive for schools to open bathrooms up to both sexes. The lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Wichita Falls, Texas, argues that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
11 states sue US Govt over transgender bathroom directiveDestin Cramer, left, and Noah Rice place a sticker on the door at the opening o
11 states sue US Govt over transgender bathroom directive
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
Destin Cramer, left, and Noah Rice place a sticker on the door at the opening of a gender neutral toilet at Nathan Hale high school in Seattle. Photo / AP Eleven American states and state officials filed a lawsuit challenging Barack Obama's... Read more
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The Advocate
AG: Edwards’ LGBT anti-discrimination order not legally binding, ‘merely aspirational’to join Texas and nine other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack O
AG: Edwards’ LGBT anti-discrimination order not legally binding, ‘merely aspirational’
The Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
to join Texas and nine other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s recent directive for schools to open bathrooms up to both sexes. The lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Wichita Falls, Texas, arguing that... Read more
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The News & Observer
6-month-old girl becomes youngest water skier in the worldspotted running on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as
6-month-old girl becomes youngest water skier in the world
The News & Observer / Posted 15 hours ago
spotted running on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as the dog ran through vehicles. She bit an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper and a good Samaritan who got out his vehicle to help. The 2-year-old german... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US states sue White House over transgender bathroom usethe sex on their birth certificate. In a joint filing seeking to quash the Oba
US states sue White House over transgender bathroom use
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 hours ago
the sex on their birth certificate. In a joint filing seeking to quash the Obama directive, the states accused the federal government of trying to rewrite laws by "executive fiat." Accusing the government of "running roughshod over commonsense... Read more
330 related stories
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The Advocate
AG: Edwards’ LGBT anti-discrimination order not legally binding, ‘merely aspirational’to join Texas and nine other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack O
AG: Edwards’ LGBT anti-discrimination order not legally binding, ‘merely aspirational’
The Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
to join Texas and nine other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s recent directive for schools to open bathrooms up to both sexes. The lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Wichita Falls, Texas, arguing that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Eleven states sue US government over transgender bathroom accessbathroom of their choice. In the joint filing in US District Court in Wichita
Eleven states sue US government over transgender bathroom access
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
bathroom of their choice. In the joint filing in US District Court in Wichita Falls, Texas, the states accused the federal government of trying to rewrite laws by "executive fiat." In a letter to public school districts and universities on May 13,... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Arizona joins lawsuit over Obama's transgender directiveAttorney General Mark Brnovich and Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction
Arizona joins lawsuit over Obama's transgender directive
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 19 hours ago
Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas announced Wednesday that they have joined nine other states in a federal lawsuit to challenge President Obama's mandate requiring all public K-12 schools to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
11 states sue US government over transgender bathroom policyidentity. The states that filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the
11 states sue US government over transgender bathroom policy
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 19 hours ago
identity. The states that filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas are Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Earlier in May, the... Read more
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New America Media
New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minoritiesname from their birth certificate, that may become a barrier.” Other practical
New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minorities
New America Media / Posted yesterday
name from their birth certificate, that may become a barrier.” Other practical barriers to voting have emerged, such as Arizona’s decision to reduce polling sites in this year’s primary election from 200 to only 60, causing long lines and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Detroit Police Dept.'s #runningmanchallenge dance video goes viralspotted running on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as
Detroit Police Dept.'s #runningmanchallenge dance video goes viral
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
spotted running on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as the dog ran through vehicles. She bit an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper and a good Samaritan who got out his vehicle to help. The 2-year-old german... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Political - Headlineto Britain says his country has no interest in presumptive Republican president
Political - Headline
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
to Britain says his country has no interest in presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's offer to open nuclear talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >> North Korea's ambassador to Britain said Tuesday that his... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Why it’s so funny that Republicans are upset with Facebook for “censoring” newsthe deeper issue is undeniably real: Facebook is the dominant member of a small
Why it’s so funny that Republicans are upset with Facebook for “censoring” news
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
the deeper issue is undeniably real: Facebook is the dominant member of a small number of giant entities—corporate and governmental—that are gaining control over the flow of news, freedom of expression, and a lot more in our digital lives. Yet... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, May 23, 2016Day. Unfortunately there was no mention of it in The Daily Sentinel. The only a
Email letters, May 23, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Day. Unfortunately there was no mention of it in The Daily Sentinel. The only article relating to the military tells us the government may soon allow prescribing marijuana to our veterans. What a sad state of affairs and a missed opportunity to... Read more
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The Atlantic
If Citizens United Falls, Will Progressives Notice?justices run deep. To the Court’s progressives, unrestrained political spending
If Citizens United Falls, Will Progressives Notice?
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
justices run deep. To the Court’s progressives, unrestrained political spending is a threat to American democracy that the government must regulate. To the conservatives, spending money to promote political change and discourse is a core part of... Read more
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The Hill
This week: Defense, energy bills top agendathe threat created by the release of high risk Gitmo detainees," he said in a s
This week: Defense, energy bills top agenda
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
the threat created by the release of high risk Gitmo detainees," he said in a statement. McCain is also expected to open a spending fight with Democrats, who have said breaking the two-year budget deal is a non-starter for their caucus. The... Read more
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The Hill
Trump camp quietly courts Muslimsterror threat, rather than a statement of policy. He said Trump will further ex
Trump camp quietly courts Muslims
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
terror threat, rather than a statement of policy. He said Trump will further explain and refine his position as he takes government briefings and meets with interested parties. “Right now the ban is just a few sentences in a foreign policy... Read more
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Wired News
The Citizen Lobbyists Gunning for a Trip to Marsthat was coming. He likened federal spending on a Mars mission—white boots on t
The Citizen Lobbyists Gunning for a Trip to Mars
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
that was coming. He likened federal spending on a Mars mission—white boots on the ground by the mid-2030s—to the federal government’s investment in the airline industry during the Recession of the 1930s. “Putting money into a mission to Mars, as... Read more
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Raw Story
Holy freeloading! Here are 10 ways religious groups take from the public purseFund your religion classes with school vouchers, tuition tax credits or capital
Holy freeloading! Here are 10 ways religious groups take from the public purse
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
Fund your religion classes with school vouchers, tuition tax credits or capital grants. If your religion has or can open accredited private schools, public funding prospects are growing rapidly. Thirteen states created or expanded voucher... Read more
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The News & Observer
Baby goats soothe stressed-out college studentsspotted running on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as
Baby goats soothe stressed-out college students
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
spotted running on U.S. 60 in Phoenix, Ariz. Monday morning. Traffic stalled as the dog ran through vehicles. She bit an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper and a good Samaritan who got out his vehicle to help. The 2-year-old german... Read more
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Wired News
Theranos’ Future Looks Bloody Grim as Feds Threaten a Shutdowntesting company for two years. For a company built on the promise of painless
Theranos’ Future Looks Bloody Grim as Feds Threaten a Shutdown
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
testing company for two years. For a company built on the promise of painless blood tests, that’s gotta sting. Now, the government hasn’t shuttered Theranos quite yet. The warning, a letter from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Which kilowatt would you like?for renewables. Believe it or not, the key might actually be to end the subsidi
Which kilowatt would you like?
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
for renewables. Believe it or not, the key might actually be to end the subsidies, and most of the regulations, and to open the floodgate of investment — not from Wall Street venture capitalists, but from everyday consumers. Myers coined a... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Fallen officer remembered for fervor as sports fan, friendDedication. As a Phoenix police officer, a family man and an Arizona Cardinals
Fallen officer remembered for fervor as sports fan, friend
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
Dedication. As a Phoenix police officer, a family man and an Arizona Cardinals fan, David Glasser had dedication down. It was a quality recognizable in the late 1990s in his academic and athletic pursuits at Moon Valley High School in Phoenix. And... Read more
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Slate
The Notion That Public Information Is Fair Game Is Misguided and Outdatedlaw or policy. I often ask people to define the term for me. Common responses i
The Notion That Public Information Is Fair Game Is Misguided and Outdated
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
law or policy. I often ask people to define the term for me. Common responses include “where anyone can see you” or “government records.” But by far the most common response I get is “not private.” Fair enough. But thinking of publicness this... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Corporation Commission prepares for water company emergencies amid droughtsmall water companies to become troubled, and many troubled small water compani
Corporation Commission prepares for water company emergencies amid drought
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
small water companies to become troubled, and many troubled small water companies to fail,” said a policy statement that Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin submitted on behalf of a consortium of state agencies and private... Read more
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Slate
The VW Scandal Shows How Regulators Fail to Keep Up With Demand for Eco-Friendly Carsguide to the future. The Gulf Between Regulatory Ability and the Demand for Ec
The VW Scandal Shows How Regulators Fail to Keep Up With Demand for Eco-Friendly Cars
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
guide to the future. The Gulf Between Regulatory Ability and the Demand for Eco-Friendly CarsThe VW scandal shows how the government fails green consumers. During the 2010 Super Bowl, an ad came on featuring uniformed “Green Police” who put a guy... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Super PAC Experiment That Bankrolled Ted Cruz - The Super PAC Experiment That Bankrolled Ted Cruz by Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune May 17 2016 The announcement that rolled out before sunrise on April 8 2015 was a shocker. Allies of U.S. Sen...it became difficult to convince some prospective contributors that the groups n
The Super PAC Experiment That Bankrolled Ted Cruz - The Super PAC Experiment That Bankrolled Ted Cruz by Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune May 17 2016 The announcement that rolled out before sunrise on April 8 2015 was a shocker. Allies of U.S. Sen...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
it became difficult to convince some prospective contributors that the groups needed cash. And when moneymen did decide to open up their wallets, they had all kinds of questions about which group to give to and why. There was also the growing... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
GOP upset with Facebook for 'censoring' newsthe deeper issue is undeniably real: Facebook is the dominant member of a small
GOP upset with Facebook for 'censoring' news
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 8 days ago
the deeper issue is undeniably real: Facebook is the dominant member of a small number of giant entities—corporate and governmental—that are gaining control over the flow of news, freedom of expression, and a lot more in our digital lives. Yet... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
District: Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lessonPress at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The
District: Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lesson
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 days ago
Press at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 10:40 p.m. MDT An Arizona woman who served prison time in connection with the 2009 disappearance of her baby has been arrested in New Mexico... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Bracelet honoring fallen soldier returned to his motherPress at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The
Bracelet honoring fallen soldier returned to his mother
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 days ago
Press at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 10:40 p.m. MDT An Arizona woman who served prison time in connection with the 2009 disappearance of her baby has been arrested in New Mexico... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Bracelet honoring fallen soldier returned to his motherPress at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The
Bracelet honoring fallen soldier returned to his mother
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 8 days ago
Press at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 10:40 p.m. MDT An Arizona woman who served prison time in connection with the 2009 disappearance of her baby has been arrested in New Mexico... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
District: Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lessonPress at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The
District: Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lesson
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 8 days ago
Press at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 10:40 p.m. MDT An Arizona woman who served prison time in connection with the 2009 disappearance of her baby has been arrested in New Mexico... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Love’s runaways: the gay Ugandans forced into exile | Mark Gevisserinto himself since I had seen him last. Just 19, he had been in Nairobi for si
Love’s runaways: the gay Ugandans forced into exile | Mark Gevisser
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
into himself since I had seen him last. Just 19, he had been in Nairobi for six months, seeking asylum from the Kenyan government on the basis of his sexual orientation. He had come to meet me straight from the United Nations high commissioner... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Boy walking home fatally stabbed in Houston streetPress at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The
Boy walking home fatally stabbed in Houston street
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 days ago
Press at 10:40 p.m. MDTNews Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 10:40 p.m. MDT An Arizona woman who served prison time in connection with the 2009 disappearance of her baby has been arrested in New Mexico... Read more
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Breitbart
Treason: Dangerous Agenda Behind S.F. Sanctuary City Groupand bizarre agenda: enabling Chicanos to secede from the United States and form
Treason: Dangerous Agenda Behind S.F. Sanctuary City Group
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
and bizarre agenda: enabling Chicanos to secede from the United States and form their own nation state in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Politicians like Supervisor John Avalos take an oath to uphold the United States... Read more
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Spencer Daily Reporter
A lifetime of storiesplayed drums, but also handled bass duties. High school came and went, but col
A lifetime of stories
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
played drums, but also handled bass duties. High school came and went, but college was the focus, so Curt was accepted to Arizona State, moving to campus in the early 1970s. An engineering major, classes were a grind, but Curt found a way to blow... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Why Some Obamacare Insurers Are Making Money, But Many Are Losing Bigfocuses on the exchanges that approximately 12.7 million people used to sign up
Why Some Obamacare Insurers Are Making Money, But Many Are Losing Big
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 days ago
focuses on the exchanges that approximately 12.7 million people used to sign up for insurance before the end of this year’s open enrollment. Based on public filings, McKinsey’s researchers determined that losses on those policies totaled more than... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 States So Far Looking to Fight Obama's Transgender Bathroom Edictchallenged," Paxton said in the statement. "If President Obama thinks he can bu
5 States So Far Looking to Fight Obama's Transgender Bathroom Edict
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
challenged," Paxton said in the statement. "If President Obama thinks he can bully Texas schools into allowing men to have open access to girls in bathrooms, he better prepare for yet another legal fight." Just to the north of Texas, Oklahoma... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
A lifetime of storiesplayed drums ,but also handled bass duties. High school came and went, but col
A lifetime of stories
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
played drums ,but also handled bass duties. High school came and went, but college was the focus, so Curt was accepted to Arizona State, moving to campus in the early 1970's. An engineering major, classes were a grind, but Curt found a way to blow... Read more
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The Washington Times
ROBERT KNIGHT: Loretta Lynch’s abuse of the lawClinton’s private email server, or the massive irregularities of the $2 billion
ROBERT KNIGHT: Loretta Lynch’s abuse of the law
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
Clinton’s private email server, or the massive irregularities of the $2 billion Clinton Foundation, the golden cash cow of open graft by the Clintons and their cronies. Meanwhile, Mr. Holder staffed the Justice Department civil rights division with... Read more
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Officer.com
On California Border, Residents Scoff at Trump's Walldoesn’t resemble the no man’s land Trump paints in his stump speech. Although
On California Border, Residents Scoff at Trump's Wall
Officer.com / Posted 10 days ago
doesn’t resemble the no man’s land Trump paints in his stump speech. Although much of the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico remains wide open to migrants and smugglers alike, 85 percent of California’s border is fenced — three... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Tom Brokaw speaks at Ole Miss graduation, takes stab at Alabamayear's list? When hurricanes form in this area of the Pacific Ocean west of Mex
Tom Brokaw speaks at Ole Miss graduation, takes stab at Alabama
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 10 days ago
year's list? When hurricanes form in this area of the Pacific Ocean west of Mexico, they can send a surge of moisture into Arizona, ramping up storm chances. This can lead to periods of greater monsoon storm activity. Is your name on this year's... Read more
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