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KREM.com Spokane
Inslee lashes out at Senate GOP for Peterson firingOLYMPIA, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee lashed out at state Senate Republicans Mon
Inslee lashes out at Senate GOP for Peterson firing
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee lashed out at state Senate Republicans Monday for firing Lynn Peterson as transportation secretary, calling it a “cheap” political shot. At least one Republican did not wait long to fire back. The Senate voted... Read more
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Payson Roundup
There’s thinking and then there’s just thinking you’re thinkingWe are always telling school kids to think. Nice idea, but ... What if they to
There’s thinking and then there’s just thinking you’re thinking
Payson Roundup / Posted 7 days ago
We are always telling school kids to think. Nice idea, but ... What if they took our advice and started walking around deep in thought all the time? Would it make them any happier? Any smarter? Any better off? I doubt it. Thinking is a good thing in... Read more
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The Age
Fears for Frank Bruno after British boxing 'treasure' announces shock comebackFrank Bruno was, and always will be, a fighter. He fights every day of his lif
Fears for Frank Bruno after British boxing 'treasure' announces shock comeback
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Frank Bruno was, and always will be, a fighter. He fights every day of his life. The reasons are well-documented. He has dealt with mental health issues and been diagnosed as bi-polar for over a decade. If you have spent any time with him recently,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fears for Frank Bruno after British boxing 'treasure' announces shock comebackFrank Bruno was, and always will be, a fighter. He fights every day of his lif
Fears for Frank Bruno after British boxing 'treasure' announces shock comeback
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Frank Bruno was, and always will be, a fighter. He fights every day of his life. The reasons are well-documented. He has dealt with mental health issues and been diagnosed as bi-polar for over a decade. If you have spent any time with him recently,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Frank Bruno knows he can never return to boxing - he has a far more important role to playFrank, who had been photographed training with boxing legend Ricky Hatton, and
Frank Bruno knows he can never return to boxing - he has a far more important role to play
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Frank, who had been photographed training with boxing legend Ricky Hatton, and is still in phenomenal shape, stunned the show's host Phillip Schofield with his announcement of a possible ring return. "I've been in the gym all the time, that's why I... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Abortion arguments prompt responseDear Editor: First, apologies to the editor. I know, I stated last week in the
Abortion arguments prompt response
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Dear Editor: First, apologies to the editor. I know, I stated last week in these pages “I would leave the abortion issue for now.” The excoriation directed my way in the Jan. 24 Your Opinion pages simply requires response. So sir, hat in hand I... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
LESLIE CRISS: Lunching lizards, frogs make better tale than politicians“Mankind will never see an end of trouble until lovers of wisdom come to hold p
LESLIE CRISS: Lunching lizards, frogs make better tale than politicians
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
“Mankind will never see an end of trouble until lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power become lovers of wisdom.” – Plato “Democracy is all about not electing the wrong man-eating lizard.” – Douglas Adams “Children... Read more
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sportwitness ning
Liverpool and £13.6m striker bid, we take a lookThe transfer window is coming to an end, and media outlets are panicking becaus
Liverpool and £13.6m striker bid, we take a look
sportwitness ning / Posted 14 days ago
The transfer window is coming to an end, and media outlets are panicking because nothing is happening, so they have to come up with something that gets them hits. Aside from the Alex Teixeira fiasco, Liverpool haven’t exactly been linked with many... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Friday's Letters: Where were inspectors of Eureka Garden?EUREKA GARDEN Sleepless in Jacksonville Section 8 Housing used to inspect pro
Friday's Letters: Where were inspectors of Eureka Garden?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
EUREKA GARDEN Sleepless in Jacksonville Section 8 Housing used to inspect properties once a year, before the lease is renewed or prior to a new move-in. Now they are doing it every other year. Where were the inspectors on Eureka Garden for the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Kobe Bryant sings Pau Gasol's praises as ex-Laker gets ready to come to town with BullsLOS ANGELES – All it took, back in the winter of 2008, was one simple play for
Kobe Bryant sings Pau Gasol's praises as ex-Laker gets ready to come to town with Bulls
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
LOS ANGELES – All it took, back in the winter of 2008, was one simple play for Kobe Bryant to realize Pau Gasol brought something to the Lakers they had not had since Shaquille O’Neal was shipped out. Bryant tossed the ball to Gasol in the post, and... Read more
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TSN
Three Man Weave: Kobe, Blatt and moreThree weeks and counting until #The6ix becomes the basketball capital of the wo
Three Man Weave: Kobe, Blatt and more
TSN / Posted 20 days ago
Three weeks and counting until #The6ix becomes the basketball capital of the world as 24 of the world's best players entertain us with their unparalleled skill and style. Until then, allow the hosts of TSN 1050's #1On1 with Will & Duane, Will... Read more
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Boise Weekly
THE FLUTTER! #19Exciting news, brother and sister members! Exciting news, indeed. Your Brother
THE FLUTTER! #19
Boise Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
Exciting news, brother and sister members! Exciting news, indeed. Your Brother Bill is happy to announce he has invented a new rule for the Society For Making People Better Rule Book! Yayyyyyyy! We can thank the crappy weather for this wonderful... Read more
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WALB Albany
Augusta Commission votes to split travel budgetAugusta's Board of Commissioners is changing gears in hopes of saving taxpayers
Augusta Commission votes to split travel budget
WALB Albany / Posted 24 days ago
Augusta's Board of Commissioners is changing gears in hopes of saving taxpayers a few dollars. But, not everyone is on board with the money-saving measures. "Here it is, in the hub of this region, we have turned this situation into what I call... Read more
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ESPN
MLB 2.0: Reimagining baseball -- It's time for robot umpires behind home plateImplement automated strike zones. How it would work: Computer systems, rather
MLB 2.0: Reimagining baseball -- It's time for robot umpires behind home plate
ESPN / Posted 24 days ago
Implement automated strike zones. How it would work: Computer systems, rather than umpires, identifying the location of balls and strikes is hardly a new concept and actually one of the easier changes to implement. QuesTec, the original company... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
George Charamba: a hollow media strategistREADING George Charamba’s latest Nathaniel Manheru instalment, I could tell tha
George Charamba: a hollow media strategist
New Zimbabwe / Posted 24 days ago
READING George Charamba’s latest Nathaniel Manheru instalment, I could tell that he is rapidly losing a battle of wits-a media war that his verbose column has failed to withstand and, in the process, exposed him as a poor political communication... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 15 January 2016There's no light at the end of the tunnel for the South African economy, on the
African Press Review 15 January 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
There's no light at the end of the tunnel for the South African economy, on the brink of recession according to most analysts. Tosh and poppycock, says the finance minister, damn the doomsayers, all is well. Women MPs in Egypt are angry with a male... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Clothes don't really make the manIt’s obvious to me, it’s obvious to you, it’s obvious to everyone, but there se
Clothes don't really make the man
The Newton Kansan / Posted 29 days ago
It’s obvious to me, it’s obvious to you, it’s obvious to everyone, but there seems to be no end in sight to clothing manufacturers labeling something as “One Size Fits All."Poppycock! And the best way to illustrate how ridiculous this claim is, would... Read more
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The Irish Times
Stocktake: Bear market is a reality for many investorsBear market a reality for many investors A renewed bout of China-induced nervou
Stocktake: Bear market is a reality for many investors
The Irish Times / Posted a month ago
Bear market a reality for many investors A renewed bout of China-induced nervousness resulted in stocks selling off hard last week, triggering the usual chatter as to whether an equity bear market was on the way. For many investors, however, the bear... Read more
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Gawker
Bad Yogurts Battle Viciously as Good Yogurts Float High Above the FrayAs a connoisseur of fine yogurt, you can approach life in one of two ways: get
Bad Yogurts Battle Viciously as Good Yogurts Float High Above the Fray
Gawker / Posted 1 months ago
As a connoisseur of fine yogurt, you can approach life in one of two ways: get bogged down in the muck of inferior yogurt trench warfare, or you can put on your headphones and settle in with some quality yogurt—because brother, life is too short for... Read more
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Quartz
There’s a good reason Americans are horrible at science - Quartz FACTS VS. FICTION The United States of America has arguably done mo
There’s a good reason Americans are horrible at science
Quartz / Posted 1 months ago
- Quartz FACTS VS. FICTION The United States of America has arguably done more to advance science in the modern world than any other... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Getting revved for a new boatIt’s difficult to fathom, but in just three months, I’ll be fetching the BassCa
Getting revved for a new boat
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 1 months ago
It’s difficult to fathom, but in just three months, I’ll be fetching the BassCat from storage and driving to Mosquito Creek Reservoir for spring’s first bass trip. For me, fishing is far more fun from a boat than from the bank. So while I pass some... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'Tyranny' for feds to keep land, as militants claim? Constitution says noEvery inch of landscape in the U.S. outside of the 13 original states was initi
'Tyranny' for feds to keep land, as militants claim? Constitution says no
OregonLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
Every inch of landscape in the U.S. outside of the 13 original states was initially owned by the federal government – because the Founding Fathers wanted it that way. Federal agencies continue to hold much more land in the West – almost half of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Extraordinary transcript of private Blair-Clinton call on Diana death'It's like a star falling': Touching exchanges between Tony Blair and Bill Clin
Extraordinary transcript of private Blair-Clinton call on Diana death
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
'It's like a star falling': Touching exchanges between Tony Blair and Bill Clinton talking about Princess Diana's death revealed in extraordinary transcripts of private calls More than 500 pages of conversations between President and PM... Read more
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