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The New Yorker
Who Owns the Internet?page. “These are days of humiliation, shame and mourning for every patriotic Am
The New Yorker / Posted 9 hours ago
page. “These are days of humiliation, shame and mourning for every patriotic American,” the paper’s editor wrote. History, Mark Twain is supposed to have said, doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. Once again, the President of the United States... Read more
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Calgary Sun
In Trudeauland, it literally ‘pays’ to have friends in high placesFrancisco? Not Moscow. Not Beijing. Not Brussels. Not Washington. It has been
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
Francisco? Not Moscow. Not Beijing. Not Brussels. Not Washington. It has been oft-cited, with no proof to verify it, that Mark Twain once said the “coldest winter he ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Even if Rana Sarkar finds this to be... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
The write way to view an eclipse(NEWS CENTER) -- Stare all you want. Literature's most notable eclipses pose no
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 23 hours ago
(NEWS CENTER) -- Stare all you want. Literature's most notable eclipses pose no risk to your eyes on the printed page. Mark Twain might be one of the few writers gifted enough to match such a momentous natural phenomenon with the grandeur of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
The write way to view an eclipse(NEWS CENTER) -- Stare all you want. Literature's most notable eclipses pose no
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 hours ago
(NEWS CENTER) -- Stare all you want. Literature's most notable eclipses pose no risk to your eyes on the printed page. Mark Twain might be one of the few writers gifted enough to match such a momentous natural phenomenon with the grandeur of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
When every tune tastes like cherrylie? There is nothing perfectly original left to create at the intersection of
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
lie? There is nothing perfectly original left to create at the intersection of older sounds — or possibly anywhere, as Mark Twain believed. Or rather, in favor of avoiding drastically pessimistic hyperboles, the large number of modern attempts... Read more
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Salon.com
“Looming danger” in Missouri: Why the NAACP says the state is dangerousfrom the city. In Pierce City, three men were killed in 1901 and African-Americ
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
from the city. In Pierce City, three men were killed in 1901 and African-American residents driven from the city in what Mark Twain called The United States of Lyncherdom. During the Great Depression, the 1937 Negro City and County Directory... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What are you doing today?A businessman known for his ruthlessness, arrogance, and religiosity told Mark
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
A businessman known for his ruthlessness, arrogance, and religiosity told Mark Twain that before he died he intended to visit the Holy Land, climb Mount Sinai, and read the ten commandments aloud. "I have a better idea," Twain replied. "Just stay... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Logie Meachum to perform at Rowan Public LibraryBoth of my sons are musicians and participated in the National Poetry Slam in S
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Both of my sons are musicians and participated in the National Poetry Slam in San Francisco just this past July.” Quoting Mark Twain, he says, “It’s not what we don’t know that’s going to destroy us; it’s all the stuff we know for sure that just... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Watch your mouthat the individual level." What other level would there be for cursing? Can prof
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
at the individual level." What other level would there be for cursing? Can profanity be collective? It might have been Mark Twain who said he was once asked on a job interview if he ever swore. He said only out of necessity, never for pleasure.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MASTERSON ONLINE: Witty Will RogersIn reflecting on exceptional wits of our time, I immediately picture Mark Twain
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
In reflecting on exceptional wits of our time, I immediately picture Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) of Missouri and William “Will” Penn Adair Rogers from Oklahoma. Twain died in 1910, yet his legacy endures, as does that of Rogers, who passed away in... Read more
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The Alliance Review
A solar spectacleUnion, referenced Columbus' story as one of the most historical facts associate
The Alliance Review / Posted 3 days ago
Union, referenced Columbus' story as one of the most historical facts associated with eclipses. He also mentioned that Mark Twain used it in his novel King Arthur. Cederbloom pointed out what while it's been a number of years since North... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Fremont Elementary eliminates early drop-offsLatchkey program offers before-school supervision, but is only offered to stude
Nevada Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Latchkey program offers before-school supervision, but is only offered to students enrolled in Bordewich Bray, Empire, and Mark Twain elementary schools. However, the Carson City Recreation Division provides a Morning Kids Club at the Carson City... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Officials stress boater safety after crashhitting the water this weekend, an important warning about boater safety Friday
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
hitting the water this weekend, an important warning about boater safety Friday evening. This after a boating accident at Mark Twain Lake sent two people to the hospital. Officials say while it can happen to anyone, it's best to be prepared.... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Boat crash sends mother, infant to hospitalA boat crash on Mark Twain Lake sent two people to the hospital Friday afternoo
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
A boat crash on Mark Twain Lake sent two people to the hospital Friday afternoon, authorities said. A trooper with Missouri State Highway Patrol said the pontoon boat hit a tree under the water near Blackjack Marina in Ralls County at approximately... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
UGA student incurs injury to throat in assaultCounty police said. The incident occurred just before 10 p.m., when officers w
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
County police said. The incident occurred just before 10 p.m., when officers were dispatched to an assault off Mark Twain Circle, police said. The victim told police he was walking on the sidewalk in front of the UGA Veterinary Clinic... Read more
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ajc.com
UGA student attacked; man chargedspokesman Epifanio Rodriguez said in a statement. Shortly before 10 p.m., offi
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
spokesman Epifanio Rodriguez said in a statement. Shortly before 10 p.m., officers responded to a report of an assault off Mark Twain Circle, he said. The victim told officers he was walking in front of the UGA veterinary clinic when a man he... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Ocean Springs resident heading to Barcelona despite terrorist attackgrown stronger in the face of the most recent terrorist attack. "I want to rem
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
grown stronger in the face of the most recent terrorist attack. "I want to remind everyone of our fellow Mississippian Mark Twain. He says, 'Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow mindedness,' and many of our people need it sorely on... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
BankruptciesChapter 7 Thompson, Tonya Renee, 1317 Townehills Drive, Hixson, Chapter 13 Ho
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Chapter 7 Thompson, Tonya Renee, 1317 Townehills Drive, Hixson, Chapter 13 Holloway, Cordarious Tjay Mille, 3827 Mark Twain Circle, Chattanooga, Chapter 7 Ingle, Mark Anthony, 37 Priscilla Drive, Ringgold, Ga., Chapter 7 Jenkins,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ocean Springs resident heading to Barcelona despite terrorist attackgrown stronger in the face of the most recent terrorist attack. "I want to rem
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
grown stronger in the face of the most recent terrorist attack. "I want to remind everyone of our fellow Mississippian Mark Twain. He says, 'Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow mindedness,' and many of our people need it sorely on... Read more
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Market Watch
After Barcelona attack, Trump implies bullets dipped in pig blood could end Islamic terrortens of thousands of Filipinos were killed, causing a backlash in the U.S. and
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
tens of thousands of Filipinos were killed, causing a backlash in the U.S. and earning the very public opposition of writer Mark Twain. At times, Pershing did use force to reduce violence. And the U.S. evidently did bury some people killed in... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Conformityattention to the parallels. This increases the responsibility of voters to edu
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
attention to the parallels. This increases the responsibility of voters to educate themselves and to stand up to the appeal of racism and exclusion. We as voters should pay attention, as Mark Twain said: "History doesn't repeat itself but it rhyme... Read more
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Maneater
Guest Column: The receding food desert is a myththe Campus and Community Relations Committee and focuses on food insecurity. A
Maneater / Posted 5 days ago
the Campus and Community Relations Committee and focuses on food insecurity. A quote that has famously been attributed to Mark Twain states "there are three types of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." Although the origins of this Twain-ism... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Grain Belt Express denied a third timeutility must satisfy. Instead, the commission said it was bound by a court opi
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
utility must satisfy. Instead, the commission said it was bound by a court opinion rendered earlier this year on the Mark Twain Transmission Project. That case involved the issue of assent (permission from counties to use right-of-ways to... Read more
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NBC News
Electric what? Automakers are developing better combustion enginesare expected to boost sales of plug-based vehicles substantially over the comin
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
are expected to boost sales of plug-based vehicles substantially over the coming decade. Yet, to mangle an old quote by Mark Twain, reports of the demise of the internal combustion engine appear to be greatly exaggerated. Mazda just announced a... Read more
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EuroNews
Automakers Aren't Done with the Combustion Engine Just Yetare expected to boost sales of plug-based vehicles substantially over the comin
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
are expected to boost sales of plug-based vehicles substantially over the coming decade. Yet, to mangle an old quote by Mark Twain, reports of the demise of the internal combustion engine appear to be greatly exaggerated. Mazda just announced a... Read more
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BC Local News
Mellow music with a messageteaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
teaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique one-off on the man who is "equal parts Mark Twain, WC fields, college professor and musical icon." Despite his impressive credentials, Taylor is a warm,... Read more
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The Banks County News
'The Missing Boys' tackles murder in a small townHoard has a gift of describing characters that really do come to life. Like Mar
The Banks County News / Posted 6 days ago
Hoard has a gift of describing characters that really do come to life. Like Mark Twain, whose Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer characters seem so real, Hoard also brings to life his characters, including Ryan, Benny and Curtis, three young men growing... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Mellow music with a messageteaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 6 days ago
teaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique one-off on the man who is “equal parts Mark Twain, WC fields, college professor and musical icon.” Despite his impressive credentials, Taylor is a warm,... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Mellow music with a messageteaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique
Penticton Western News / Posted 6 days ago
teaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique one-off on the man who is “equal parts Mark Twain, WC fields, college professor and musical icon.” Despite his impressive credentials, Taylor is a warm,... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Mellow music with a messageteaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 6 days ago
teaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique one-off on the man who is “equal parts Mark Twain, WC fields, college professor and musical icon.” Despite his impressive credentials, Taylor is a warm,... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Mellow music with a messageteaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 6 days ago
teaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique one-off on the man who is “equal parts Mark Twain, WC fields, college professor and musical icon.” Despite his impressive credentials, Taylor is a warm,... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Mellow music with a messageteaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique
Revelstoke Review / Posted 6 days ago
teaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique one-off on the man who is “equal parts Mark Twain, WC fields, college professor and musical icon.” Despite his impressive credentials, Taylor is a warm,... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Mellow music with a messageteaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 6 days ago
teaching at Berklee. Livingston Taylor – Life is Good is described as a unique one-off on the man who is “equal parts Mark Twain, WC fields, college professor and musical icon.” Despite his impressive credentials, Taylor is a warm,... Read more
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TheBull
Very little 'juice' left in the tankbelieve that volatility will remain elevated in the near term and that with cas
TheBull / Posted 6 days ago
believe that volatility will remain elevated in the near term and that with cash rates high it is prudent to be cautious.” Mark Twain is famously quoted “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes”. To be clear, I’m not suggesting that GFC... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Hartford Library Reveals Methodology Behind Branch Closuresinsight into the logic used by the library's leadership in deciding to close th
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
insight into the logic used by the library's leadership in deciding to close three of its branches: Blue Hills, Goodwin and Mark Twain. And it details how the closures will benefit the city, including a $25,724 net gain in the library's budget, a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Housing Bubble 2.0: Number Of Homebuyers Putting Less Than 10% Down Soars To 7-Year Highmillennial titans of high finance today may consider a decade-old case study on
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
millennial titans of high finance today may consider a decade-old case study on mortgage finance to be about as useful as a Mark Twain novel when it comes to underwriting mortgage risk, they may want to considered at least taking a look at the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Write Stuff: Hartford's Famous Authors Topic Of Stowe/Twain ClassFor the third year, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and Mark Twain House & Mus
Hartford Courant / Posted 7 days ago
For the third year, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and Mark Twain House & Museum will partner with Capital Community College to offer a class on the work of Hartford's most famous authors. The Hartford Heritage Project course, "English 220,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Why is inflation missing? Blame it on Patanjali and robotificationit may be difficult for wage-led inflation to make a quick comeback. “The repo
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
it may be difficult for wage-led inflation to make a quick comeback. “The reports of death are greatly exaggerated” Mark Twain is supposed to have quipped this to a reporter when he was informed of rumours circulating about his death. It may... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Hartford Councilors Submit Legislation To Halt Library Branch Closuresall members of the Working Families Party, submitted a resolution that calls fo
Hartford Courant / Posted 7 days ago
all members of the Working Families Party, submitted a resolution that calls for the closure of the Goodwin, Blue Hills and Mark Twain branches to be delayed until "adequate and accessible service plans, facilities and programs have been accepted by... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Digging for deep thoughtscome up with something earth shaking like that? Even if I do come out with an a
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
come up with something earth shaking like that? Even if I do come out with an absolutely dazzling bit of witticism, I find Mark Twain or Stevie Leacock said it a hundred years ago, only they used it in the right place. I tend to blurt out my words... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Marion and Lewis County approve Mark Twain Transmission Projectfor final appoval. If all goes according to plans, Ameren Illinois expects an
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
for final appoval. If all goes according to plans, Ameren Illinois expects an in-service date of December 2019. The Mark Twain Transmission project is a 100 mile, 345,000-volt transmission power line that will be built in northeast... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
9/11 Pentagon attack will be course topicopen house at the college is scheduled for Friday at 1 p.m. Jason Scappaticci i
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
open house at the college is scheduled for Friday at 1 p.m. Jason Scappaticci is “back by popular demand” to present “Mark Twain and the Spirits.” Seating is limited to the first 200 guests. — Marge Hoskin, a Quiet Corner native, is a retired... Read more
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KECI Missoula
30 things travelers should do before turning 30... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain li
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain lightning on a midnight sky," is how a young Mark Twain described an erupting Kilauea volcano in Hawaii in 1866. Expecting an anticlimax, the writer of course was blown... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
30 things travelers should do before turning 30... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain li
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain lightning on a midnight sky," is how a young Mark Twain described an erupting Kilauea volcano in Hawaii in 1866. Expecting an anticlimax, the writer of course was blown... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
30 things travelers should do before turning 30... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain li
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain lightning on a midnight sky," is how a young Mark Twain described an erupting Kilauea volcano in Hawaii in 1866. Expecting an anticlimax, the writer of course was blown... Read more
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News 8000
30 things travelers should do before turning 30... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain li
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
... like a colossal railroad map of the State of Massachusetts done in chain lightning on a midnight sky," is how a young Mark Twain described an erupting Kilauea volcano in Hawaii in 1866. Expecting an anticlimax, the writer of course was blown... Read more
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The Daily Californian
A guide to campus's top-secret poop spotsthat also stores the largest Chinese film archive in North America. Iconic! Do
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
that also stores the largest Chinese film archive in North America. Iconic! Doe Library third floor Up, up, up above the Mark Twain statue, past the “Washington Rallying the Troops at Monmouth” painting, and across from the History of Art... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Adult Literacy Program Finds New Life In Hartford Public LibraryConnecticut campus displaced the program a second time after a few months. The
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
Connecticut campus displaced the program a second time after a few months. They've found a permanent home in the library's Mark Twain branch in Asylum Hill, operating three days a week, along with the branch itself. At least, that was the... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
The skin gameof course, society demands something more than this.” “What is the difference
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 8 days ago
of course, society demands something more than this.” “What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.” — Mark Twain “Carving is easy; you just go down to the skin and stop.” — Michela... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Thousands visit Tombstone to see 1993 film's starowner Tombstone Mustachery and an organizer of Doc Holli-Days. Rudd explained
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
owner Tombstone Mustachery and an organizer of Doc Holli-Days. Rudd explained that he first met Kilmer at one of Kilmer's Mark Twain stage shows, and their relationship continued over the years as Rudd continued to sell Kilmer's various artwork in... Read more
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