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Orlando Sentinel
Accidental Travelocity double booking leads to feeelliott.org/company-contacts/american. Travelocity was wrong to make you spend
Accidental Travelocity double booking leads to fee
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 minutes ago
elliott.org/company-contacts/american. Travelocity was wrong to make you spend hours resolving this double-booking. Common sense should tell the company that this was a mistake. Neither American nor Travelocity did anything to deserve the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Accidental Travelocity double booking leads to feeelliott.org/company-contacts/american. Travelocity was wrong to make you spend
Accidental Travelocity double booking leads to fee
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 23 minutes ago
elliott.org/company-contacts/american. Travelocity was wrong to make you spend hours resolving this double-booking. Common sense should tell the company that this was a mistake. Neither American nor Travelocity did anything to deserve the... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
No criminal charges against La Junta police officersline is that the grand jury heard only one side of the story. A famous Greek ph
No criminal charges against La Junta police officers
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 28 minutes ago
line is that the grand jury heard only one side of the story. A famous Greek philosopher said — and as I am sure everyone’s common sense tells them — even if a person tries to decide a question fairly, the result cannot be fair and just if that... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette professors read good and bad student reviews 'mean tweets' styleand design professor Kiwana T. McClung read. Others offered some practical adv
Lafayette professors read good and bad student reviews 'mean tweets' style
The Advocate / Posted 35 minutes ago
and design professor Kiwana T. McClung read. Others offered some practical advice for the professor’s class, no matter how common sense it might seem. “The only way to pass the class is to do all the homework,” one review of physics professor Dr.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Poll: More than half of teens ‘addicted’ to their phonesthan half of those surveyed saying they feel “addicted” to their mobile devices
Poll: More than half of teens ‘addicted’ to their phones
Boston Globe / Posted 37 minutes ago
than half of those surveyed saying they feel “addicted” to their mobile devices. The poll, conducted by nonprofit group Common Sense Media and published Tuesday, surveyed more than 1,200 teens and their parents in the hope of highlighting the... Read more
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The Hill
Inversion rule: latest example of government overreachthe President work with my former colleagues in Congress to prioritize bipartis
Inversion rule: latest example of government overreach
The Hill / Posted 56 minutes ago
the President work with my former colleagues in Congress to prioritize bipartisan corporate tax reform. It’s this kind of common-sense thinking that we desperately need to make America competitive in the global marketplace. Christopher S. Kit... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Half of teens think they're addicted to their smartphonespercent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, according to t
Half of teens think they're addicted to their smartphones
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 56 minutes ago
percent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, according to the poll, which was conducted for Common Sense Media, a nonprofit focused on helping children, parents, teachers and policymakers negotiate media and... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Lance Scranton: An interesting election yearfor everything that has not gone their way. The American Dream is still alive a
Lance Scranton: An interesting election year
Craig Daily Press / Posted an hour ago
for everything that has not gone their way. The American Dream is still alive and well for most of those citizens who apply common sense to an above average work ethic. Many people are frustrated about what America might become and are furious that... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Lifelong Forest fan forced to listen to Wolves game in car after he was refused entry to City Groundto the match on his car radio. Rodney William Newbury, known as Bill to friend
Lifelong Forest fan forced to listen to Wolves game in car after he was refused entry to City Ground
Nottingham Post / Posted an hour ago
to the match on his car radio. Rodney William Newbury, known as Bill to friends, says the club's ticket office lacked "common sense" when they refused him entry to the 1-1 draw with Wolves at the City Ground on Saturday. Nottingham Forest... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Botched French Drug Trial Followed Rules But Lacked 'Common Sense'an "explosive and delayed toxicity not simply related to exposure levels." The
Botched French Drug Trial Followed Rules But Lacked 'Common Sense'
KERA North Texas / Posted an hour ago
an "explosive and delayed toxicity not simply related to exposure levels." There were mistakes that came from ignoring common sense, Begaud said. First, the people running the trial gave extremely high doses of the drug – about 40 times the... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Hypertension not rare in kids; experts unsure how best to handle itform, it’s the young person’s version of the debates over mammography and PSA t
Hypertension not rare in kids; experts unsure how best to handle it
The Middletown Press / Posted an hour ago
form, it’s the young person’s version of the debates over mammography and PSA testing for breast and prostate cancers. “Common sense says that if you diagnose and treat high blood pressure early, it will help,” Riley says. “But we don’t know if... Read more
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iol.co.za
How to avoid online holiday fraudto pay via the website’s own secure booking system. This is always possible on
How to avoid online holiday fraud
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
to pay via the website’s own secure booking system. This is always possible on websites such as Airbnb (airbnb.com). Other common sense precautions to check a rental is legitimate are to read online reviews, use Google Maps to verify a property’s... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Half of U.S. teens feel addicted to their smart phones, survey sayssource of conflict in many families, with more than 30 percent of both parents
Half of U.S. teens feel addicted to their smart phones, survey says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
source of conflict in many families, with more than 30 percent of both parents and teens reporting daily arguments, said Common Sense Media, which commissioned the survey. The survey also found that: 78 percent of teens feel they must respond... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. families struggling with teens' phone addictionbetween ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according
U.S. families struggling with teens' phone addiction
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
between ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according to a poll of 1,240 parents and children by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Murray Energy Powhatan No. 6 Mine to Close in Belmont Countyglass that have declined in the area over the years, Thomas said, the economic
Murray Energy Powhatan No. 6 Mine to Close in Belmont County
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted an hour ago
glass that have declined in the area over the years, Thomas said, the economic impact has been unmistakable. "Anybody with common sense recognizes that if you have 430 miners that are going to be put out of work, that's going to affect everybody's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Eight in 10 teens in the US check their phone at least once an hourof parents admit they look at mobile devices when driving This was according t
Eight in 10 teens in the US check their phone at least once an hour
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
of parents admit they look at mobile devices when driving This was according to a poll of 1,240 parents andchildren by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on theeffects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France hits out at US-EU trade pacton track to deliver a high-standard TTIP that reflects the interests and democr
France hits out at US-EU trade pact
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
on track to deliver a high-standard TTIP that reflects the interests and democratic values of both the US and EU, and makes common-sense updates to our existing economic relationship," Trevor Kincaid, a spokesman for the US Trade Representative... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawcriticized the governor's action. "By allowing guns to be carried openly on col
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 hours ago
criticized the governor's action. "By allowing guns to be carried openly on college campuses Governor Haslam is defying all common sense, ignoring the opposition of faculty and staff, and jeopardizing the safety and well-being of students. Campus... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Is your child glued to their phone? Teens believe they are addicted to smartphonesFifty percent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, accordin
Is your child glued to their phone? Teens believe they are addicted to smartphones
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 2 hours ago
Fifty percent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, according to the poll, which was conducted for Common Sense Media, a nonprofit focused on helping children, parents, teachers and policymakers negotiate media and technology. A... Read more
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Breitbart
Lubbock’s Glen Robertson Endorsed for Congress by National Border Patrol Council in Laredoan outsider who has created hundreds of jobs, pledged to bring about aggressive
Lubbock’s Glen Robertson Endorsed for Congress by National Border Patrol Council in Laredo
Breitbart / Posted 2 hours ago
an outsider who has created hundreds of jobs, pledged to bring about aggressive reform of our border security apparatus and common sense to our Nation’s immigration laws. Mayor Robertson is completely independent of special interests. Our country... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Tonganoxie City Council's Reed to challenge O'Brien for Kansas House seatDistrict 42 and the state of Kansas deserve better,” she said. “Rather than rub
Tonganoxie City Council's Reed to challenge O'Brien for Kansas House seat
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
District 42 and the state of Kansas deserve better,” she said. “Rather than rubber-stamping a failing agenda, I will use a common-sense, moderate approach to find ways to equitably fund education, balance the budget, and grow the economy.” If... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Common sense prevails in Rockwall bathroom ordinance debateordinance requiring people to use the public restroom corresponding to their bi
Common sense prevails in Rockwall bathroom ordinance debate
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 hours ago
ordinance requiring people to use the public restroom corresponding to their birth gender reflects a heartening victory for common sense over political hysteria. Mayor Jim Pruitt’s motion to bring the item to a vote failed for lack of a second.... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dean Fitzpatrick murder trial: Jury told they can consider manslaughter verdictmother Audrey, he said he had every reason not to kill or harm the 23-year-old.
Dean Fitzpatrick murder trial: Jury told they can consider manslaughter verdict
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 hours ago
mother Audrey, he said he had every reason not to kill or harm the 23-year-old. He asked the jurors to apply reason and common sense in their deliberations and to test the credibility of the prosecution, which - in his words - has presented a... Read more
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The Times Leader
Powhatan mine to closeglass that have declined in the area over the years, Thomas said, the economic
Powhatan mine to close
The Times Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
glass that have declined in the area over the years, Thomas said, the economic impact has been unmistakable. "Anybody with common sense recognizes that if you have 430 miners that are going to be put out of work, that's going to affect everybody's... Read more
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CBC.ca
Brian Pallister and his cabinet sworn in todaybegan to form," the spokesperson said. The museum was picked as a "recognition
Brian Pallister and his cabinet sworn in today
CBC.ca / Posted 3 hours ago
began to form," the spokesperson said. The museum was picked as a "recognition of the importance of trust, compassion, common sense, inclusion and teamwork as we take on the challenging task of putting Manitoba back on track." The ceremony... Read more
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Raw Story
Glenn Beck reads Bible at Cruz rally: Trans women are dudes because of ‘thingamajig downstairs’denying the power thereof “It couldn’t be more clear,” Beck opined. “And yet,
Glenn Beck reads Bible at Cruz rally: Trans women are dudes because of ‘thingamajig downstairs’
Raw Story / Posted 3 hours ago
denying the power thereof “It couldn’t be more clear,” Beck opined. “And yet, some in America are missing it. We have lost common sense.” “When we can’t say, ‘You know what dude, you still got the thingamajig downstairs? Then you shouldn’t go into... Read more
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The Mercury News
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell surveywe addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, accordi
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell survey
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
we addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, according to a survey by children's advocacy group Common Sense Media. The San Francisco-based organization bills the study released Tuesday as the first to explore parents'... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
Grassley, coalition want Campus Safety Act passedneed so they know their options. It's meant to make them comfortable reporting
Grassley, coalition want Campus Safety Act passed
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
need so they know their options. It's meant to make them comfortable reporting to police and campus authorities. This is a common-sense bipartisan measure, and I hope to see it pass the Senate soon." Grassley helped develop the bill. It's pending... Read more
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The Brown and White
Broken Pa. charter-school law must be fixed | Opinionprivately run schools. The state law that authorized charters hasn't been refo
Broken Pa. charter-school law must be fixed | Opinion
The Brown and White / Posted 4 hours ago
privately run schools. The state law that authorized charters hasn't been reformed since it passed in 1997. It's just common sense to revisit a major law, especially when significant problems are apparent. Some Pennsylvania charter schools... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell surveywe addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, accordi
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell survey
Silicon Valley / Posted 4 hours ago
we addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, according to a survey by children's advocacy group Common Sense Media. The San Francisco-based organization bills the study released Tuesday as the first to explore parents'... Read more
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examiner.com
Review - Captain America: Civil Warthe time the big finale hits and tables have turned and turned and turned again
Review - Captain America: Civil War
examiner.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the time the big finale hits and tables have turned and turned and turned again, the emotion of it is too unattached to the common sense that has been established. Still, at its best, Captain America: Civil War is stupendous, even adding a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US families struggling with teens' phone addictionbetween ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according
US families struggling with teens' phone addiction
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
between ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according to a poll of 1,240 parents and children by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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NJ.com
Liberty State Park advocates 'counting down' the days until Christie leaves officeand it's unfortunate that we find ourselves in the same situation again and aga
Liberty State Park advocates 'counting down' the days until Christie leaves office
NJ.com / Posted 4 hours ago
and it's unfortunate that we find ourselves in the same situation again and again, fighting against what we think should be common sense," Fulop said. Last year, the Department of Environmental Protection released a report detailing proposals to... Read more
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ajc.com
Addicted to phones? Teens can’t hang upaddicted to our cellphones? Many of us are, including one out of two teens, ac
Addicted to phones? Teens can’t hang up
ajc.com / Posted 4 hours ago
addicted to our cellphones? Many of us are, including one out of two teens, according to a new report released Tuesday by Common Sense Media. The report found 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to mobile devices, and 59 percent of their parents... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dean Fitzpatrick murder trial: Jury begin their deliberationsmother Audrey, he said he had every reason not to kill or harm the 23-year-old.
Dean Fitzpatrick murder trial: Jury begin their deliberations
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 hours ago
mother Audrey, he said he had every reason not to kill or harm the 23-year-old. He asked the jurors to apply reason and common sense in their deliberations and to test the credibility of the prosecution, which - in his words - has presented a... Read more
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Quartz
Bernie Sanders can keep his progressive revolution alive, but he has a big decision aheadto the second point:2. Sanders needs to remind supporters of the historical con
Bernie Sanders can keep his progressive revolution alive, but he has a big decision ahead
Quartz / Posted 4 hours ago
to the second point:2. Sanders needs to remind supporters of the historical consequences of putting ideological pride over common sense. This point was perhaps best summed up by former vice president Hubert Humphrey in his memoirs, published in... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Half of teens say they're addicted to their phonesnearly 60 percent of parents say they think their teens are too tech-addled, ac
Half of teens say they're addicted to their phones
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 hours ago
nearly 60 percent of parents say they think their teens are too tech-addled, according to a new survey. The report from Common Sense Media, which studies children's use of technology, is based on a survey of more than 1,200 teenagers and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Teens and parents don’t agree about much, but they agree they’re addicted to their phonesCommon Sense Media poll finds half of teens think they are addicted to their ce
Teens and parents don’t agree about much, but they agree they’re addicted to their phones
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
Common Sense Media poll finds half of teens think they are addicted to their cell phones | News & Observer May 3, 2016 10:24 AM Half of teenagers admit they... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Corruptedmillion bucks of the 19 trillion dollar debt. We can just print more money Ted.
Corrupted
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
million bucks of the 19 trillion dollar debt. We can just print more money Ted. We need social justice and safe spaces, not common sense. Bigger government equals better government. We need corrupted leaders to stop the corruption, because they... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
True colorsit is they who greatly contributed to its demise. Our once-great nation was fo
True colors
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
it is they who greatly contributed to its demise. Our once-great nation was founded on Judeo-Christian values and common sense. Both have been pushed by the wayside and we are reaping the results of our folly. While I am not totally... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Coffee Ride #104, with Reece Homfrayneed to do everything they can to see Yates is not punished, or make sure such
The Coffee Ride #104, with Reece Homfray
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
need to do everything they can to see Yates is not punished, or make sure such an administrative blunder is not repeated. Common sense says Yates should be cleared. But common sense also says a TUE should have avoided this situation in the first... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawcriticized the governor's action. "By allowing guns to be carried openly on col
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 hours ago
criticized the governor's action. "By allowing guns to be carried openly on college campuses Governor Haslam is defying all common sense, ignoring the opposition of faculty and staff, and jeopardizing the safety and well-being of students. Campus... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lambot sa imo?that must have been fed up with a Malacañang top resident’s constant reminding
Lambot sa imo?
The Manila Times / Posted 5 hours ago
that must have been fed up with a Malacañang top resident’s constant reminding to people of what he sorely lacks? As common sense would have us believe, “Bored people are boring people; unloved people are unloving... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The Coffee Ride #104, with Reece Homfrayneed to do everything they can to see Yates is not punished, or make sure such
The Coffee Ride #104, with Reece Homfray
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 hours ago
need to do everything they can to see Yates is not punished, or make sure such an administrative blunder is not repeated. Common sense says Yates should be cleared. But common sense also says a TUE should have avoided this situation in the first... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The Coffee Ride #104, with Reece Homfrayneed to do everything they can to see Yates is not punished, or make sure such
The Coffee Ride #104, with Reece Homfray
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
need to do everything they can to see Yates is not punished, or make sure such an administrative blunder is not repeated. Common sense says Yates should be cleared. But common sense also says a TUE should have avoided this situation in the first... Read more
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Island Packet
Teens and parents don’t agree about much, but they agree they’re addicted to their phonesteenagers are admitting they’re addicted to their phones, according to a poll o
Teens and parents don’t agree about much, but they agree they’re addicted to their phones
Island Packet / Posted 5 hours ago
teenagers are admitting they’re addicted to their phones, according to a poll of more than 1,200 teens and their parents by Common Sense Media published Tuesda. Teenagers are also flipping the criticism on their parents, with nearly half saying... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Sikh Group: Man in Amarillo Profiled in Bomb Threatwas weak, Kaur said. "While safety is paramount, so are our values, and we can
Sikh Group: Man in Amarillo Profiled in Bomb Threat
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 hours ago
was weak, Kaur said. "While safety is paramount, so are our values, and we can't let fear and bigotry control or trump common sense and reason and kindness," she said. Singh wants Decamp to be charged with making a false report and for Lillie... Read more
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NBC News
Teens Are Addicted to Their Smartphones, Survey Findsnearly 60 percent of parents say they think their teens are too tech-addled, ac
Teens Are Addicted to Their Smartphones, Survey Finds
NBC News / Posted 5 hours ago
nearly 60 percent of parents say they think their teens are too tech-addled, according to a new survey. The report from Common Sense Media, which studies children's use of technology, is based on a survey of more than 1,200 teenagers and... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Shouts and Song: Clash at meeting over transgender bathroomsto oppose allowing students to use the bathroom of the gender with which they i
Shouts and Song: Clash at meeting over transgender bathrooms
Bluffton Today / Posted 5 hours ago
to oppose allowing students to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify. Some held signs reading "It's common sense" and some broke into song or prayer. One woman who said that transgender people should not be lumped into the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Law Day Lessonsthat all involved wanted to highlight, something Parroccini said is the reason
Law Day Lessons
Warren Times Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
that all involved wanted to highlight, something Parroccini said is the reason the Sixth Amendment is so important. "A lot of the law can be common sense," Parroccini said, "but there are so many little nuances, that's what I'm there to sort... Read more
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