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Chicago Tribune
Voters, take back your stateA half-dozen states have given ordinary citizens, not politicians, the power to
Voters, take back your state
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
A half-dozen states have given ordinary citizens, not politicians, the power to draw legislative boundaries, which plays a big role in who gets elected every two years. It's a shame Illinois can't join them — not yet, anyway. That's the upshot of the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New York8 take the state tests in English language arts and math. She still feels they
Editorials from around New York
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
8 take the state tests in English language arts and math. She still feels they should, but now she is also sticking up for those parents' rights to opt their kids out of the exams. She is doing so in the face of a federal law and federal... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making a Home for Black HistoryA few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for th
Making a Home for Black History
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
A few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open in September on the Mall in Washington, D.C., made a phone call. Ellis is a natural storyteller,... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Demonstrators Join National Movement to Rally for Clean Energythe country to join hands against their community's pipelines, coal ash, and fr
Demonstrators Join National Movement to Rally for Clean Energy
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 days ago
the country to join hands against their community's pipelines, coal ash, and fracking. Demonstrators are rallying from North Carolina to Maryland, West Virginia to Georgia, and central Virginia is no exception. "No to pipelines, no to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Hillary Clinton's Media MachineAn article recently popped up on my Facebook feed with the headline: “8 Hollywo
Hillary Clinton's Media Machine
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
An article recently popped up on my Facebook feed with the headline: “8 Hollywood women who took a stand for progress and inspired us.” At first glance, it looked like it had come from a media outlet dedicated to viral content. In fact, it had been... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Underground Railroad’s Troubling Allurestation, loaded onto a luggage car, sent on to Philadelphia, unloaded onto anot
The Underground Railroad’s Troubling Allure
The New Yorker / Posted 13 days ago
station, loaded onto a luggage car, sent on to Philadelphia, unloaded onto another wagon, and, finally, delivered to 31 North Fifth Street. The person to whom the box had been shipped, James Miller McKim, was waiting there to receive it. When he... Read more
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The Hill
Our Common Cause: End partisan gerrymanderingsecure, and accessible, with every vote counted as cast. While Democrats, Repu
Our Common Cause: End partisan gerrymandering
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
secure, and accessible, with every vote counted as cast. While Democrats, Republicans and independents share a reverence for free speech and fair elections, too many politicians in both parties are focused on winning those elections and... Read more
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Market Watch
The chart that’s proving crash-happy stock bears wrongsitting near some record levels and refusing to go higher until something excit
The chart that’s proving crash-happy stock bears wrong
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
sitting near some record levels and refusing to go higher until something exciting happens. That doesn’t look too likely for Wednesday, judging by stock futures, which seem comatose. A bit of action is happening on the dollar, which is throttling... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legisl
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 19 days ago
The gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legislature to do it. The declared reasons for the proposed rule are 1) public health and 2) human dignity - both of which would be ill-served. At a hearing last week,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legisl
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 19 days ago
The gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legislature to do it. The declared reasons for the proposed rule are 1) public health and 2) human dignity - both of which would be ill-served. At a hearing last week,... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legisl
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 19 days ago
The gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legislature to do it. The declared reasons for the proposed rule are 1) public health and 2) human dignity - both of which would be ill-served. At a hearing last week,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legisl
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 days ago
The gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legislature to do it. The declared reasons for the proposed rule are 1) public health and 2) human dignity - both of which would be ill-served. At a hearing last week,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legisl
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 19 days ago
The gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legislature to do it. The declared reasons for the proposed rule are 1) public health and 2) human dignity - both of which would be ill-served. At a hearing last week,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legisl
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 19 days ago
The gubernatorial-directive approach is surreptitious, unlike asking the Legislature to do it. The declared reasons for the proposed rule are 1) public health and 2) human dignity - both of which would be ill-served. At a hearing last week,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Aug. 7, 2016been providing leadership in the design and delivery of innovative motion contr
Moving Up for Aug. 7, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
been providing leadership in the design and delivery of innovative motion control and fluid handling products and solutions for over 60 years.Appointments M&T Bank has announced the recent appointments of Jen Hardy and Steve Pierce as branch... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Despair of Poor White Americansmajor differences in geography, ethnicity, and culture. The label served to con
The Despair of Poor White Americans
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
major differences in geography, ethnicity, and culture. The label served to conjure a vast swath of salt-of-the-earth citizens living and working in the wide-open spaces between the coasts—Sarah Palin’s “real America”—who were dubious of the... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Tale of Two ConventionsOliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., wounded at Antietam and afraid he was about to die,
A Tale of Two Conventions
The New Yorker / Posted 27 days ago
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., wounded at Antietam and afraid he was about to die, scratched a note and pinned it to his uniform, Union blue: “I am Capt. O. W. Holmes,” hoping his body would find its way home. “Has America ever before been so... Read more

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