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2014/09/01 23:43
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Fifty years ago tomorrow, President Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark 1964 Wilderness Act into law. With that, our country embarked on a course to preserve by federal law some of our last remaining...
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2014/09/01 17:48
2014/09/01 17:48
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As America celebrates yet another Labor Day, it’s hard not to dwell on the fact that many in the country are still looking for work. According to April figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,...
2014/09/01 09:09
2014/09/01 09:09
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson made good on his promise of a "War on Poverty" with the Economic Opportunity Act. As he signed the new law, he declared that it "will strike at poverty's...
2014/09/01 07:23
2014/09/01 07:23
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Who knew some of our favorite celebrities were once teachers? Check out this list of A-listers who once handed out the grades... Sheryl Crow taught music at a Missouri elementary school before moving...
2014/08/31 05:17
2014/08/31 05:17
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While chatting with Brian Lamb, Rangel dropped a few falsehoods as casually as cigar ash. This isn't to pick on Rangel. He's just illustrative. His assertion - that the Republican and Democratic...
2014/08/31 03:48
2014/08/31 03:48
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Rosetta Wilkins, left, reacts to seeing her classmate, Joanne Whiteside for the first time since they graduated from Foster's Grove High School in ...GoUpstate.comAugust 30, 2014 11:18 PM More...
2014/08/31 02:05
2014/08/31 02:05
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This is part two of the transcript of my interview with James C. Scott. We talk aboutAnarchy, State Decreed Patronymic Naming, Vernacular Knowledge, Bottom-up Urban Planning, centralization vs....
2014/08/30 22:12
2014/08/30 22:12
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After dominating Illinois General Assembly sessions for two years in a row, the volatile issue of pension reform has all but disappeared from the race for governor. That false peace won't last. Both...
2014/08/30 19:53
2014/08/30 19:53
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The police rampage in Ferguson, Missouri has increased public awareness of police militarization and drawn well-deserved attention to writers like Radley Balko who’ve documented the proliferation of...
2014/08/30 19:07
2014/08/30 19:07
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The History Channel * On Sept. 10, 1813, in the first unqualified defeat of a British naval squadron in history, U.S. naval commander Oliver Hazard Perry leads a fleet of nine American ships to...
2014/08/30 14:01
2014/08/30 14:01
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Has Hillary Clinton forgotten why she’s not president? In light of her headline-making Atlantic interview with Jeffrey Goldberg, in which she seemingly echoed the neocons’ “who lost Syria/who lost...
2014/08/30 13:55
2014/08/30 13:55
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Shortly after setting up camp in the farthest, seemingly most-private Watch Hill Campground site bordering the largest barrier beach nature preserve in the Northeast, typical Fire Island visitors...
2014/08/30 00:44
2014/08/30 00:44
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Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act, supported by nearly everyone in Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike. Nine million acres were allotted to...
2014/08/29 23:30
2014/08/29 23:30
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A lot has happened in the 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Food Stamp Act of 1964 into law. We’ve gone through eight presidents, watched our population grow and shift, gained...
2014/08/29 21:27
2014/08/29 21:27
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This year, as in every election year since Barack Obama has been in the White House, we are hearing the cry of the hopeful Republican: This is the year that Jewish voters and donors and activists are...
2014/08/29 06:15
2014/08/29 06:15
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But the West was not the victor in all the battlefields The Vietnam War stands tall in this category. It was a long-winded war which, ironically, was presided over by two Democratic presidents (John...
2014/08/29 03:03
2014/08/29 03:03
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Ever since former secretary of state Hillary Clinton offered what remains the clearest articulation of “the pivot”, or rebalancing strategy, of American foreign policy, the US political and academic...
2014/08/29 00:02
2014/08/29 00:02
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... 1962 one of the most famous Kansans came home. He was the guest of honor at an event that drew national attention. Just one year after he left office, President Dwight Eisenhower returned to...
2014/08/28 21:38
2014/08/28 21:38
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Maj. Kari Fleming will be walking the halls of the White House � as one of 15 White House Fellows in the 2014-15 class. �It is important to develop diversity in leadership of our military,� Fleming...
2014/08/28 20:20
2014/08/28 20:20
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ANALYSIS/OPINION: We still don’t have all the facts about happened in Ferguson, but we can already draw one big lesson. Clearly, something tragic happened during the confrontation on the street that...
2014/09/01 23:43
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