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The Daily Sentinel
Keeping blue yonder safeThe regulations help, but as far as changing anything that we’ve done ... as fa
Keeping blue yonder safe
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 minutes ago
The regulations help, but as far as changing anything that we’ve done ... as far as safety we’ve always followed our own common sense and extreme safety rules. Now they’re coming out with safety rules, and that’s nice, but it’s what we’ve always... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Young authors pen park brochures | August 25, 2016teacher at Indian Hill elementary school, has some young authors on her hands.
Young authors pen park brochures | August 25, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted an hour ago
teacher at Indian Hill elementary school, has some young authors on her hands. Melkus said that according to research, and common sense it would seem, students are more engaged when writing with authentic purpose and for a targeted audience, versus... Read more
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SaukValley.com
No-kill shelters contribute to hoarding woeshands.� Reputable shelters can combat hoarding by accepting all animals – no w
No-kill shelters contribute to hoarding woes
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 hours ago
hands.� Reputable shelters can combat hoarding by accepting all animals – no waiting lists, no surrender fees – using common-sense adoption safeguards that include reference and home checks, and by preventing animal homelessness by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Union angered as young players health put at riskfor the union to test the resolve of such people. "It's been a bit of a learni
Union angered as young players health put at risk
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
for the union to test the resolve of such people. "It's been a bit of a learning curve for us as well," he said. "At the end of the day, we're relying on common sense and decency of people to [deal with] what is potentially a heal... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Celebrating Amalia Fuentes’ legacyis understandably restricted. Although condescension is not a vice she is guilt
Celebrating Amalia Fuentes’ legacy
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
is understandably restricted. Although condescension is not a vice she is guilty of, she has little time for those whose common sense is forever on vacation. Candor, confidence, courage, brains and fun are the quintuple attributes that... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Kirk, Duckworth Spar at Agricultural Legislative Roundtablethat the Syrians who are coming into the United States are somehow different,”
Kirk, Duckworth Spar at Agricultural Legislative Roundtable
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 hours ago
that the Syrians who are coming into the United States are somehow different,” Kirk said. “She’s asking you to suspend your common sense. They’re all from Syria." “We cannot make the same mistake that Europe did, letting all of these people in,”... Read more
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The Morning Call
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?stand in the way of the organization coming after whoever did this," he said. "
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
stand in the way of the organization coming after whoever did this," he said. "Potentially as a legal matter but also as a common sense matter — a jury is not going to be sympathetic if [the school leaders] knew what was happening." But if the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Māori Party push for a smoke-free Parliament gains tractionas it is important for Parliament to lead by example.“We expect schools and oth
Māori Party push for a smoke-free Parliament gains traction
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
as it is important for Parliament to lead by example.“We expect schools and other workplaces to be smoke-free so its common sense that Parliament grounds should be.”“Visitors to Parliament shouldn’t have to walk through a gauntlet of second... Read more
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The Morning Call
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?stand in the way of the organization coming after whoever did this," he said. "
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?
The Morning Call / Posted 4 hours ago
stand in the way of the organization coming after whoever did this," he said. "Potentially as a legal matter but also as a common sense matter — a jury is not going to be sympathetic if [the school leaders] knew what was happening." But if the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
New council name gets Kneipp’s tickNSW Orana Division acting chairperson Bob Berry said calling the local governme
New council name gets Kneipp’s tick
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 hours ago
NSW Orana Division acting chairperson Bob Berry said calling the local government area Dubbo Regional Council was a common sense decision. "We are confident the name of Dubbo Regional Council will continue the recognition of Dubbo as one of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Abolishing ‘man’ at Princetonthe Princeton cafeteria? There is something deeper occurring in culture than a
Abolishing ‘man’ at Princeton
The Washington Times / Posted 4 hours ago
the Princeton cafeteria? There is something deeper occurring in culture than any university guidelines seeking to wipe out common sense and a notion of who we are. Academic liberalism, once thought to be instructive, even ennobling, is now part of... Read more
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Daily Journal
Christie vetoes gun billspoints and grandstanding,’’ Johnson said. Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gl
Christie vetoes gun bills
Daily Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
points and grandstanding,’’ Johnson said. Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said, “By throwing away two, common-sense pieces of legislation, the governor has wasted an opportunity to make our streets safer for our... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump and his Chicken Little detractorswin in November is nearly as impossible as predicting the Second Coming — and t
Donald Trump and his Chicken Little detractors
The Washington Times / Posted 5 hours ago
win in November is nearly as impossible as predicting the Second Coming — and that’s not even based on polls. That’s just common sense. Why? Polls are snapshots in time, fickle by nature. They’re also about as scientific as climate change... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
We have two imperfect candidates for presidentbelieving Donald Trump. It is just faith. If someone has faith, and truly belie
We have two imperfect candidates for president
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
believing Donald Trump. It is just faith. If someone has faith, and truly believes in something, facts, logic, reason and common sense are not relevant. I’m going to vote against fracking because it is inevitable that they will have major... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Audit: HISD hurt by inflation but should tighten oversight of building programwith Patton's conclusion. "I think there was potentially more information that
Audit: HISD hurt by inflation but should tighten oversight of building program
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
with Patton's conclusion. "I think there was potentially more information that he should have looked at," Meyers said. "Common sense dictated that you had the inflationary construction costs that were just huge and unexpected, not just for HISD... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
NRA top official in Maine to denounce Question 3out of your freedom”, Cox said. Across town backers of Question 3 were busy ge
NRA top official in Maine to denounce Question 3
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 hours ago
out of your freedom”, Cox said. Across town backers of Question 3 were busy getting their message out. “Support this common sense measure. It will save lives”, said Bobby Reynolds of Mainers for Responsible Gun Ownership. Reynolds says a... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bryan Stork reportedly mulling retirement after trade from Patriots to RedskinsBut there's no way to know if that's the actual answer. To clarify: Bryan Stor
Bryan Stork reportedly mulling retirement after trade from Patriots to Redskins
CBS Sports / Posted 6 hours ago
But there's no way to know if that's the actual answer. To clarify: Bryan Stork DID mull retirement. Trade IS official. Common sense says #Redskins know he'll play. Can't report that as fact. Yet In the past couple seasons, other relatively... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Kenneth Petersen, Financial Planning: A warning about financial exploitation“red flags” that mark various behaviors indicating fraudulent or unethical prac
Kenneth Petersen, Financial Planning: A warning about financial exploitation
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
“red flags” that mark various behaviors indicating fraudulent or unethical practices. At the end of the guide, there is a common-sense list of ways to prevent financial abuse. The list includes actions for you to take such as “Trust but verify,”... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
NRA top official in Maine to denounce Question 3out of your freedom”, Cox said. Across town backers of Question 3 were busy ge
NRA top official in Maine to denounce Question 3
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 hours ago
out of your freedom”, Cox said. Across town backers of Question 3 were busy getting their message out. “Support this common sense measure. It will save lives”, said Bobby Reynolds of Mainers for Responsible Gun Ownership. Reynolds says a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Back-to school lessons from Ryan Lochte and others in sportsa slide show to teach women football this summer at Texas A&M. He was suspended
Back-to school lessons from Ryan Lochte and others in sports
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
a slide show to teach women football this summer at Texas A&M. He was suspended by the school. 6. Words are powerful. Common sense, right? U.S. Olympic goalie Hope Solo said in losing to Sweden, "We played a bunch of cowards. The best team did... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Big Rapids Police Say Man Gave 12-Old Girl Alcoholwrong, it probably is, in fact, wrong. I think it's important that parents talk
Big Rapids Police Say Man Gave 12-Old Girl Alcohol
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 6 hours ago
wrong, it probably is, in fact, wrong. I think it's important that parents talk to their kids about personal safety, using common sense." "Keep your eyes out. Feel bold enough to say something, if it looks wrong," Loesch says. "He did something he... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
'All-gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governorgender norms"). "This bill sends a simple message that everyone's rights must
'All-gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor
Mountain View Voice / Posted 7 hours ago
gender norms"). "This bill sends a simple message that everyone's rights must be respected and protected. It provides a common sense alternative to the hate being enacted in other states," Ting said in a statement, referring to a North Carolina... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Despite TV ratings drop, NBC says the Rio Games was still a financial successduring the Games, more than all past Olympics combined. “We were surprised it
Despite TV ratings drop, NBC says the Rio Games was still a financial success
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 hours ago
during the Games, more than all past Olympics combined. “We were surprised it grew as much as it did,” Lazarus said. “Common sense tells you — there is a percentage of them that we think would have watched it on television.” One reason for... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida editorial roundupleave the hospital after giving birth. There was no followup, no regular home i
Florida editorial roundup
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
leave the hospital after giving birth. There was no followup, no regular home inspections ordered. The collective lack of common sense is absolutely breathtaking. Instead of considering the breadth of the family's tortured history, finicky... Read more
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Manning River Times
Rise and Shine | Thursday, August 25, 2016Paris Briggs, Stefo Kay Brigade’s single plea – stop lighting fires Dorrigo Pl
Rise and Shine | Thursday, August 25, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Paris Briggs, Stefo Kay Brigade’s single plea – stop lighting fires Dorrigo Plateau Rural Fire Brigade has called for common sense. In a Facebook post their spokesperson said: “Over the last month or so Tyringham and other brigades have been... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
No need for Stage 2 water restrictionsOnce again the regional district water wizard is showing his total rejection of
No need for Stage 2 water restrictions
Comox Valley Record / Posted 8 hours ago
Once again the regional district water wizard is showing his total rejection of common sense regarding the implementation of Stage 2 water restrictions. I would like to comment on the statement that there is more water going out of the lake than is... Read more
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The News & Observer
We rid NC State Fair of Big Lick horse show – now let’s go nationalwith the Big Lick community. I strongly urge anyone who believes animals deser
We rid NC State Fair of Big Lick horse show – now let’s go national
The News & Observer / Posted 8 hours ago
with the Big Lick community. I strongly urge anyone who believes animals deserve a life free of misery to support these common-sense initiatives. We’ve already used our voices once to stop soring at our State Fair – now let’s stop soring... Read more
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Business Insider
Facebook's new app for high schoolers has a worrisome problem: anyone can pretend to be a teenagernot alone. Lifestage's lack of age authentication and visibility settings pose
Facebook's new app for high schoolers has a worrisome problem: anyone can pretend to be a teenager
Business Insider / Posted 8 hours ago
not alone. Lifestage's lack of age authentication and visibility settings pose serious privacy concerns, according to Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization that educates families about internet safety for children. “Our view is that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New legislation to prevent another Phillip John Smith-style escapewas proposed in the legislation was already happening. "We want to look at the
New legislation to prevent another Phillip John Smith-style escape
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
was proposed in the legislation was already happening. "We want to look at the detail around what is being proposed. But common sense here needs to prevail. "You can't have a situation like the Smith/Traynor situation again. Most people were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New legislation to prevent another Phillip John Smith-style escapewas proposed in the legislation was already happening. "We want to look at the
New legislation to prevent another Phillip John Smith-style escape
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
was proposed in the legislation was already happening. "We want to look at the detail around what is being proposed. But common sense here needs to prevail. "You can't have a situation like the Smith/Traynor situation again. Most people were... Read more
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metro
Why we need the Human Rights Actthe Human Rights Act is scrapped, it won’t leave the UK with no human rights pr
Why we need the Human Rights Act
metro / Posted 8 hours ago
the Human Rights Act is scrapped, it won’t leave the UK with no human rights protection at all. May has talked a lot about ‘common-sense’ reforms that will give the UK more leeway to deport non-British-citizens who break the law. But is that the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The Money Saving Habits I Gave Up Because They Waste My Time15 minutes, I’m basically earning $1 a minute, which is pretty good: That’s $60
The Money Saving Habits I Gave Up Because They Waste My Time
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 9 hours ago
15 minutes, I’m basically earning $1 a minute, which is pretty good: That’s $60 an hour. The maths adds up, but it lacks common sense. I don’t actually earn $60 an hour the way I would at a normal job. Sixty minutes of couponing will probably not... Read more
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MLive.com
Rescue of 1,500 'wayward Americans' costs Canadian city nearly $9KMayor Mike Bradley told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation he is frustrated
Rescue of 1,500 'wayward Americans' costs Canadian city nearly $9K
MLive.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Mayor Mike Bradley told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation he is frustrated by the ordeal. "I'm hoping that some common sense will spring out of this," the mayor told the CBC. "We could have had a major tragedy on our hands if the weather... Read more
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Queensland Times
Council makes a great callwith local community organisations giving them free sites to raise much needed
Council makes a great call
Queensland Times / Posted 10 hours ago
with local community organisations giving them free sites to raise much needed funds. The approval for the 2017 event is a victory for common sense. It reveals that Ipswich Council is listening to the greater community not just the few who compla... Read more
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Daily Examiner
It's the book we've all been waiting forin Appleby St, (South Grafton) and starting a fire, a fire big enough to be tou
It's the book we've all been waiting for
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 hours ago
in Appleby St, (South Grafton) and starting a fire, a fire big enough to be touching the floorboards. Luckily we had the common sense to kick the dirt over it in time, but I still wonder why the hell did we did stuff like that.” Troy said there... Read more
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NJ.com
'Elderly' Clinton, Trump should share more about their health, Carson sayswho has campaigned for Trump, said both candidates needed to share current info
'Elderly' Clinton, Trump should share more about their health, Carson says
NJ.com / Posted 10 hours ago
who has campaigned for Trump, said both candidates needed to share current information with voters. "It's common sense. As people get older, things begin to happen to them," Carson said. "Anybody who is elderly should expose their... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Hotts Spots: Ted Nugent ready to rock Freedom Hillsimple as that. That motto is alive and well. It�s not well represented in the
Hotts Spots: Ted Nugent ready to rock Freedom Hill
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
simple as that. That motto is alive and well. It�s not well represented in the media and entertainment, but it�s all about common sense.� Nugent�s Macomb County connection is his second wife, the former Shemane Deziel � �a true goddess,� he says.... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Why Leeds should close window on Taylor exit – Hayto find a credible alternative at a stage of the window where values increase a
Why Leeds should close window on Taylor exit – Hay
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 11 hours ago
to find a credible alternative at a stage of the window where values increase and selling clubs try to milk those buying. Common sense says Leeds have missed the boat if selling Taylor was on the agenda. It says that the club are already thin on... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Study: These are the peak times for divorcedrop in the fall months. Let’s call it the “Cat of Sadness.” According to expe
Study: These are the peak times for divorce
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 hours ago
drop in the fall months. Let’s call it the “Cat of Sadness.” According to experts, the reason for the seasons boil down to common sense. Julie Brines, an associate sociology profession at UW who coauthored the study, says the patterns mirror a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Water levels on the North Saskatchewan River expected to rise up to four metres in next 24 hourspeople should avoid the river altogether. “This is not a catastrophe, but it's
Water levels on the North Saskatchewan River expected to rise up to four metres in next 24 hours
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
people should avoid the river altogether. “This is not a catastrophe, but it's significant enough that we need to be diligent and we need to use some common sense," he said. "It’s not a good place to be right now."As Advertised in the Calg... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker signs law that bans people from leaving pets in dangerously hot carsWhat has long been common sense is now law in Massachusetts: Don’t leave your p
Charlie Baker signs law that bans people from leaving pets in dangerously hot cars
Boston Globe / Posted 12 hours ago
What has long been common sense is now law in Massachusetts: Don’t leave your pets in hot cars. Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Wednesday that makes it illegal to leave animals in vehicles where they are subject to danger from extreme weather... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Iain Rabbitts: Time to flush out truth- Yule being among that vocal minority. Political pressure overrode good engin
Iain Rabbitts: Time to flush out truth
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
- Yule being among that vocal minority. Political pressure overrode good engineering practice, good health protection and common sense. There was political expediency from mayors right through to the minister. We are making these decisions based... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Study: These are the peak times for divorcedrop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to expe
Study: These are the peak times for divorce
KTXS Abilene / Posted 13 hours ago
drop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to experts, the reason for the seasons boil down to common sense. Julie Brines, an associate sociology profession at UW who co-authored the study, says the patterns mirror a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Study: These are the peak times for divorcedrop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to expe
Study: These are the peak times for divorce
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 hours ago
drop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to experts, the reason for the seasons boil down to common sense. Julie Brines, an associate sociology profession at UW who co-authored the study, says the patterns mirror a... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Study: These are the peak times for divorcedrop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to expe
Study: These are the peak times for divorce
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 hours ago
drop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to experts, the reason for the seasons boil down to common sense. Julie Brines, an associate sociology profession at UW who co-authored the study, says the patterns mirror a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Navarrette: Trump's immigration plan is no flip-flopfor violent crimes but not the housekeepers who mean no harm and simply want to
Navarrette: Trump's immigration plan is no flip-flop
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
for violent crimes but not the housekeepers who mean no harm and simply want to provide for their children. That's common sense, which explains why you don't hear this sort of thing in proposals coming from Washington -- a place where... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Study: These are the peak times for divorcedrop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to expe
Study: These are the peak times for divorce
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 hours ago
drop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to experts, the reason for the seasons boil down to common sense. Julie Brines, an associate sociology profession at UW who co-authored the study, says the patterns mirror a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Study: These are the peak times for divorcedrop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to expe
Study: These are the peak times for divorce
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 hours ago
drop in the fall months. Let's call it the "Cat of Sadness." According to experts, the reason for the seasons boil down to common sense. Julie Brines, an associate sociology profession at UW who co-authored the study, says the patterns mirror a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Top director's rape trial: Prosecutor said defense called victim slutanything to do with [the alleged victim]'. He continued: 'Now does that give h
Top director's rape trial: Prosecutor said defense called victim slut
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
anything to do with [the alleged victim]'. He continued: 'Now does that give her a motive for not remembering? Perhaps. Common sense tells you it may.' In a sidebar to the judge the prosecution objected to Lancaster's opening statement and,... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
The dynamic duo: Help clients understand risk and returnother less commonly reported measures of risk that may be more intuitive. THRE
The dynamic duo: Help clients understand risk and return
Financial Planning.com / Posted 14 hours ago
other less commonly reported measures of risk that may be more intuitive. THREE WORST ANNUAL RETURNS We begin with a very common sense measure: the percentage of time the investment produced a negative calendar-year return. This is an intuitive... Read more
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