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Slate
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization P
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.
Slate / Posted yesterday
This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University provided support for this project. In the fall of 2003, police in New Jersey received a... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spike2014. Late Monday, police said a financial analyst from Texas had died of wound
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spike
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
2014. Late Monday, police said a financial analyst from Texas had died of wounds suffered Saturday during an assault near Howard University. Mendelson said he met recently with the mayor and that her plan is essentially a reintroduction of a bill... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spike2014. Late Monday, police said a financial analyst from Texas had died from wou
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spike
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
2014. Late Monday, police said a financial analyst from Texas had died from wounds suffered Saturday during an assault near Howard University while visiting the District. Mendelson said he met recently with the mayor and that her plan is... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Kurt Volker to speak at Baker CenterFormer NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker will share with the University of Tennessee
Kurt Volker to speak at Baker Center
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker will share with the University of Tennessee community his approach to addressing global issues from Iran to Russia and more. Volker, an expert in U.S. foreign policy and national security policy, will speak at 5:30... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Urbana man recalls Guardsman days during Ohio Penitentiary riotGuard or in brief stints with the Champaign County Sheriff’s Department. And n
Urbana man recalls Guardsman days during Ohio Penitentiary riot
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Guard or in brief stints with the Champaign County Sheriff’s Department. And no one is more pleased with that than Howard Brust. But 47 years ago, on an August day so hot and humid it felt like the sweat was dripping off the back of his... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Carl Icahn Fast FactsLiba Trejbal (1979-1999, divorced) Children: with Liba Trejbal: Michelle, 1982
Carl Icahn Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
Liba Trejbal (1979-1999, divorced) Children: with Liba Trejbal: Michelle, 1982; Brett, 1979 Education: Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 1957; Attended New York University Medical School, 1957-1960 Military Service:... Read more
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WBKO Bowling Green
Headlines from around the state: Rand Paul hasn't transferred $250K for presidential caucushighway beating an infant in a car seat has pleaded not guilty to a murder char
Headlines from around the state: Rand Paul hasn't transferred $250K for presidential caucus
WBKO Bowling Green / Posted 9 days ago
highway beating an infant in a car seat has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in the death of his 4-month-old son. The News-Enterprise reports 35-year-old Daniel A. Cox appeared in court Tuesday with a public defender, who requested a reduction... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opinion - the Meek Flyby - Silences and Reactionsturned to the experts, the Chinese. Oh there were some good analyses from the A
Opinion - the Meek Flyby - Silences and Reactions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
turned to the experts, the Chinese. Oh there were some good analyses from the American media. After all, it is FOX NEWS that did ask that one question that we were all hoping be asked. Fox News? The New York Times World was good. But they... Read more
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Washington Post
Eleven years after being approved, Montana’s medical marijuana industry faces an existential threatJars containing marijuana sit behind an open security cage in the back of a Mis
Eleven years after being approved, Montana’s medical marijuana industry faces an existential threat
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Jars containing marijuana sit behind an open security cage in the back of a Missoula dispensary. (Martin do Nascimento/News 21) Editor’s note: This is one in a series of articles on the legalization of marijuana, produced in partnership with the... Read more
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Washington Post
Growing older without growing up: Graffiti artist Borf 10 years laterto be noticed but not understood. The graffiti was all over the city, where sub
Growing older without growing up: Graffiti artist Borf 10 years later
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
to be noticed but not understood. The graffiti was all over the city, where suburban commuters would see it as would Howard University students. The name, the face and vague sentences like “Borf writes letters to your children.” “Grownups are... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
MidPointe Library names new directorroles, including division manager at the Dayton Metro Library, director of the
MidPointe Library names new director
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 11 days ago
roles, including division manager at the Dayton Metro Library, director of the Educational Resource Center at Wright State University, and head librarian at the Greene County Public Library. Most recently, he served as the director of the Wright... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ashley Benson is red hot in blue velvet dress at Teen Choice Awards1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Run
Ashley Benson is red hot in blue velvet dress at Teen Choice Awards
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Runner Taron Egerton - Kingsman: The Secret Service Thomas Mann - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Elizabeth Olsen - Avengers: Age of Ultron Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ellen DeGeneres dedicates Teen Choice Award to wife Portia de Rossi1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Run
Ellen DeGeneres dedicates Teen Choice Award to wife Portia de Rossi
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Runner Taron Egerton - Kingsman: The Secret Service Thomas Mann - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Elizabeth Olsen - Avengers: Age of Ultron Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chloe Grace Moretz vamps it up in edgy snake print tank top1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Run
Chloe Grace Moretz vamps it up in edgy snake print tank top
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Runner Taron Egerton - Kingsman: The Secret Service Thomas Mann - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Elizabeth Olsen - Avengers: Age of Ultron Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Britney Spears bares cleavage in diving neckline at Teen Choice Awards1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Run
Britney Spears bares cleavage in diving neckline at Teen Choice Awards
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Runner Taron Egerton - Kingsman: The Secret Service Thomas Mann - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Elizabeth Olsen - Avengers: Age of Ultron Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nina Dobrev turns heads in skin tight hot pink sequin mini dress1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Run
Nina Dobrev turns heads in skin tight hot pink sequin mini dress
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Runner Taron Egerton - Kingsman: The Secret Service Thomas Mann - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Elizabeth Olsen - Avengers: Age of Ultron Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bella Thorne, Zendaya and Lucy Hale arrive at 2015 Teen Choice Awards1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Run
Bella Thorne, Zendaya and Lucy Hale arrive at 2015 Teen Choice Awards
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
1 Chris Evans - Avengers: Age of Ultron Thomas Brodie-Sangster - The Maze Runner Taron Egerton - Kingsman: The Secret Service Thomas Mann - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Elizabeth Olsen - Avengers: Age of Ultron Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels,... Read more
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FOX 26 Houston
Texas Headlinesplayer who was shot and killed by a North Texas police officer answering a burg
Texas Headlines
FOX 26 Houston / Posted 12 days ago
player who was shot and killed by a North Texas police officer answering a burglary call at a car dealership. Saturday's service for Christian Taylor at Koinonia (koyn-oh-NEE'-uh) Christian Church in Arlington was attended by his family members,... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Reaching the golden ageinto play,” said Sztukowski, noting there are three major factors to consider:
Reaching the golden age
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
into play,” said Sztukowski, noting there are three major factors to consider: longevity, health and inflation. “The good news is, we are living longer — the bad news is we are living longer,” Sztukowski said. “Stretching our savings for 30-plus... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
White House aide arrested after allegedly shooting gun at boyfriendFOX News -- A White House staffer was arrested late Friday after allegedly shoo
White House aide arrested after allegedly shooting gun at boyfriend
FOX News Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
FOX News -- A White House staffer was arrested late Friday after allegedly shooting a gun at her boyfriend, an officer with the U.S. Capitol Police, during a heated argument, authorities said. Barvetta Singletary, 37, who is a special assistant to... Read more
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Billboard
5 Best U.S. College Radio Stationsto be celebrated. Check out our picks for the five best college radio stations
5 Best U.S. College Radio Stations
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
to be celebrated. Check out our picks for the five best college radio stations currently broadcasting in the U.S. Hofstra University A diverse and well-rounded station, Hofstra’s WRHU shines brightest when it comes to news reporting: the... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: �It sounded like the world coming to an end� when building collapsedthat fell had not yet been welded together. �Bolts and bracing cable were all
50 years ago: �It sounded like the world coming to an end� when building collapsed
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
that fell had not yet been welded together. �Bolts and bracing cable were all that was holding a good bit of it,� said Howard Bochiardy, resident engineer for the U.S. government. Hundreds of employees and patrons inside the Greyhound Bus... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Escalating Yemeni conflict reveals newly assertive Gulf statesregion's byzantine security equation. Ben Rich is a PhD Scholar at the School
Escalating Yemeni conflict reveals newly assertive Gulf states
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
region's byzantine security equation. Ben Rich is a PhD Scholar at the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University. Comments (57) 10 Aug 2015 10:08:38am The only time that Australia will sit up and take notice of the crisis in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Ron Paul Fast Factsdate: August 20, 1935 Birth place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Birth name: Ronal
Ron Paul Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 19 days ago
date: August 20, 1935 Birth place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Birth name: Ronald Ernest Paul Father: Howard Paul, dairy farmer Mother: Margaret (Dumont) Paul, dairy farmer Marriage: Carol (Wells) Paul (February 1,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Church Bulletin, Aug. 8Grove Baptist Church, 2798 Pace Road, Hendersonville. Dr. Bob Taylor will deliv
Church Bulletin, Aug. 8
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 20 days ago
Grove Baptist Church, 2798 Pace Road, Hendersonville. Dr. Bob Taylor will deliver the message. Potluck lunch to follow service. Everyone welcome.

PACE - Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly, 10 a.m. Thursday at Mills River United... Read more

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ChillicotheNews
Meneely retires from Farm Service Agency after 32 years as County Executive Director June 26 marked David Meneely’s last day as the county executive director for
Meneely retires from Farm Service Agency after 32 years as County Executive Director
ChillicotheNews / Posted 21 days ago
June 26 marked David Meneely’s last day as the county executive director for the local Farm Service Agency, a title he has held for 32 years. Meneely believes he is... Read more
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Washington Post
Hospital in Maryland suburb to become outpatient facility by 2018facility are stirring concern among residents and community leaders who say the
Hospital in Maryland suburb to become outpatient facility by 2018
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
facility are stirring concern among residents and community leaders who say they are worried about losing jobs and medical services in an area that is far from other hospitals. Dimensions Healthcare System, which runs the Laurel hospital and is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Coronation? Bernie pulls into dead heat with Hillary in New Hampshirecoast to a 'coronation' but now several other names are popping up as possible
Coronation? Bernie pulls into dead heat with Hillary in New Hampshire
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
coast to a 'coronation' but now several other names are popping up as possible new rivals A separate poll from Monmouth University found that most Democrats would be satisfied if the self-described 'socialist' Sanders ultimately won More than... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Our atmosphere is fartier than we thoughtregulators. The new paper focuses on a much-heralded report sponsored by the E
Our atmosphere is fartier than we thought
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
regulators. The new paper focuses on a much-heralded report sponsored by the Environmental Defense Fund and published by University of Texas researchers in 2013; that report is part of a major effort to accurately measure the methane... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Tributes to father killed in car crashwas killed in a horror car crash on holiday just before he was due to retire.
Tributes to father killed in car crash
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
was killed in a horror car crash on holiday just before he was due to retire. Tim Malone, 67, and wife Yvonne Howard, 62, from Eastleigh, were just minutes away from reaching their treasured caravan when they were in a head-on... Read more
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The News & Observer
Norris, Taft chosen for NCHSAA Hall of Fame | News & Observer August 2, 2015 Norris has won four NCHSAA state champion
Norris, Taft chosen for NCHSAA Hall of Fame
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer August 2, 2015 Norris has won four NCHSAA state championships for Chapel Hill High School teams Taft, a national leader in sports medicine,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 3AT&T Inc is making a new nationwide offering, the first of its kind, that combi
August 3
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
AT&T Inc is making a new nationwide offering, the first of its kind, that combines television and wireless phone service for $200 a month for the first 12 months. The announcement of this package, available to customers starting Aug. 10,... Read more
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Washington City Paper
The Feuds, Money, and Violence Behind Ibiza, D.C.'s Most Notorious Cluba flooring contractor; and Allah Tung, whom Han had met at another club. Then
The Feuds, Money, and Violence Behind Ibiza, D.C.'s Most Notorious Club
Washington City Paper / Posted 29 days ago
a flooring contractor; and Allah Tung, whom Han had met at another club. Then Han met Aldo Truong—a young George Mason University grad who would be his business partner and eventually his most inveterate opponent. One night at downtown’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
Don't Drink the Water: How Aging Infrastructure Is Poisoning the U.S. Drinking Supplynationally, there’s been a lack of investment in water infrastructure,” said Er
Don't Drink the Water: How Aging Infrastructure Is Poisoning the U.S. Drinking Supply
The Atlantic / Posted 30 days ago
nationally, there’s been a lack of investment in water infrastructure,” said Eric Scorsone, an economist at Michigan State University who has followed the case of Flint. “This is a common problem nationally— infrastructure maintenance has not kept... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, July 28thsecond anniversary of Hong Kong's handover. Jia Jia has had six babies and fou
Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, July 28th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
second anniversary of Hong Kong's handover. Jia Jia has had six babies and four are still living. The park's veterinary service director, Paolo Martelli, says typical panda life expectancy is around 20 years and only eight of about 400 living in... Read more
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The New Yorker
On and Off the Road with Barack Obamathe Islamic Revolution, in 1979. Obama put the odds of a final accord at less t
On and Off the Road with Barack Obama
The New Yorker / Posted 30 days ago
the Islamic Revolution, in 1979. Obama put the odds of a final accord at less than even, but, still, how was this not good news? The answer had arrived with breakfast. The Saudis, the Israelis, and the Republican leadership made their opposition... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: Police department reorganizes, says more officers and vehicles neededMonday, July 27, 12:27 PM EDT The changes involved a revamping of the beat pat
50 years ago: Police department reorganizes, says more officers and vehicles needed
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
Monday, July 27, 12:27 PM EDT The changes involved a revamping of the beat patrol lines to give concentrated police services to areas where most crimes occurred. Also involved were nearly 50 personnel shifts within the 400-man department, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Century-Old Relationshipfrom the French version. The Amharic version of the treaty had been drafted by
A Century-Old Relationship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
from the French version. The Amharic version of the treaty had been drafted by Professor Enno Littman of Princeton University, an archeologist and professor of Semitic languages. The US was a latecomer to Ethiopia, as several European... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
ELMO WEEKS: Zachary Martin beats wind, Oglethorpe fieldMartin finished his final round at 8 under par for the tournament. But Martin
ELMO WEEKS: Zachary Martin beats wind, Oglethorpe field
Savannah Morning News / Posted 1 months ago
Martin finished his final round at 8 under par for the tournament. But Martin knew better. The rising junior on the University of North Carolina’s men’s golf team realized the standard bearer in his group made a mistake early in his round,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The struck-off gynecologist Bill Cosby turned to for Quaaludesit was illegal for you to dispense those drugs?" "Yes," Cosby answered. But f
The struck-off gynecologist Bill Cosby turned to for Quaaludes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
it was illegal for you to dispense those drugs?" "Yes," Cosby answered. But for Amar, who earned his medical degree from Howard University in 1963, providing pills under questionable circumstances and skirting the law were not unusual. Whether he... Read more
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Washington Post
When Bill Cosby wanted Quaaludes, he turned to this gynecologistit was illegal for you to dispense those drugs?” “Yes,” Cosby answered. But f
When Bill Cosby wanted Quaaludes, he turned to this gynecologist
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
it was illegal for you to dispense those drugs?” “Yes,” Cosby answered. But for Amar, who earned his medical degree from Howard University in 1963, providing pills under questionable circumstances and skirting the law was not unusual. Whether he... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
NMSU names interim dean of Engineering CollegeLAS CRUCES >> Steven Stochaj has been selected as interim dean for the Ne
NMSU names interim dean of Engineering College
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 1 months ago
LAS CRUCES >> Steven Stochaj has been selected as interim dean for the New Mexico State University College of Engineering. An electrical engineering distinguished professor, Stochaj will begin his term on Aug. 1. He replaces Ricardo Jacquez,... Read more

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