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The Huffington Post
Martin Luther King Jr. Delivered His 'I Have A Dream' Speech 52 Years Ago TodayFriday marks the 52nd anniversary of the March on Washington, during which Mart
Martin Luther King Jr. Delivered His 'I Have A Dream' Speech 52 Years Ago Today
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Friday marks the 52nd anniversary of the March on Washington, during which Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic "I Have A Dream" address. On Aug. 28, 1963, more than 200,000 individuals converged on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to draw... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday's Letters: Difficult to predict mental illnes and violenceEDITORIAL CARTOON Unfair to police As faithful subscribers for over 30 years,
Sunday's Letters: Difficult to predict mental illnes and violence
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 hours ago
EDITORIAL CARTOON Unfair to police As faithful subscribers for over 30 years, we must admit the Times-Union has stooped to a new low. The political cartoon Wednesday was one of the worst and most offensive we have ever seen. Are you trying to... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Philosopher was ancestor to our foundersthe Declaration of Independence that Thomas Jefferson wrote nearly a century la
Philosopher was ancestor to our founders
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
the Declaration of Independence that Thomas Jefferson wrote nearly a century later. True, Jefferson changed "property" to "pursuit of happiness" because "property" in 1776 meant slaves, and in a statement of national purpose it would have been... Read more
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Independent
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and placesBy the time I was a teenager, I had become uneasy about the relentlessly narrow
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places
Independent / Posted yesterday
By the time I was a teenager, I had become uneasy about the relentlessly narrow geographic focus of my classes at school, which concentrated solely on western Europe and the United States and left most of the rest of the world untouched. We had been... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Why I Sued the LAPDI worked for City New Service (CNS), an Associated Press-like wire for local an
Why I Sued the LAPD
Pasadena Weekly / Posted yesterday
I worked for City New Service (CNS), an Associated Press-like wire for local and regional news, as both a reporter and an editor for nearly a quarter-century. Before that, I worked for the now-long-defunct but still widely respected Los Angeles... Read more
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/Film
New Fantastic Fest 2015 Adds Amazing New FilmsThe lineup for this year’s Fantastic Fest looks incredible. The first wave of a
New Fantastic Fest 2015 Adds Amazing New Films
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
The lineup for this year’s Fantastic Fest looks incredible. The first wave of announcements included some really impressive recent festival faves such as Karyn Kusama‘s great movie The Invitation and the one-take thriller Victoria, and the premiere... Read more
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Daily Herald
There's much to love -- house-made brews, tasty burgers -- at Libertyville's Mickey Finn'sBrian Grano had zero restaurant experience when he purchased Libertyville's Mic
There's much to love -- house-made brews, tasty burgers -- at Libertyville's Mickey Finn's
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Brian Grano had zero restaurant experience when he purchased Libertyville's Mickey Finn's Brewery back in 2004. A decade later, he moved Mickey Finn's half a block north into a renovated, 15,000-square-foot historic building, allowing him to put his... Read more
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Black Press USA
Vision 3by Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times For
Vision 3
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
by Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Forward Thinkers, before I began this week’s Forward Thinking article, I would like to pause and pray for the families of Valerie and Dwayne Jackson along with their six... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Ruiz: Trump, not Ramos, should be ejectedIf you don't know who Jorge Ramos is, or respect his role in American media, yo
Ruiz: Trump, not Ramos, should be ejected
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
If you don't know who Jorge Ramos is, or respect his role in American media, you're really not fit to be president. After ejecting Univision anchorman Jorge Ramos from a news conference Tuesday evening, Donald Trump characterized him as a "very... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Wednesday's Morning Email: U.S. Stocks Drop, Along With Hopes For StabilityTo get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox,
Wednesday's Morning Email: U.S. Stocks Drop, Along With Hopes For Stability
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. U.S. STOCKS DROP, ALONG WITH HOPES FOR STABILITY "For most of Tuesday, U.S. stocks looked like they would rebound from a week of China-driven woe after... Read more
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The Torrington Telegram
The Torrington Telegram Babies are humans, not things.Ms. Shaver wrote a very nice letter/opinion on the subject of abortion. And she
The Torrington Telegram Babies are humans, not things.
The Torrington Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
Ms. Shaver wrote a very nice letter/opinion on the subject of abortion. And she gave some good talking points. But she misses a fundamental point. Using her own example of the intruder in the house, no court would sanction her for evicting an... Read more
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IGN
Virgil Graphic Novel ReviewEditor's Note: This is an advance review of Virgil, which releases on September
Virgil Graphic Novel Review
IGN / Posted 4 days ago
Editor's Note: This is an advance review of Virgil, which releases on September 9 from Image Comics. It's sometimes said that everything has already been written, and that the trick is to write something familiar in a completely original way.... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Happy places"Go to your happy place." It's a phrase that's often uttered with a tone of syr
Happy places
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
"Go to your happy place." It's a phrase that's often uttered with a tone of syrupy cynicism, as if the pursuit of happiness necessarily connotes a childish escape from reality. But that's not at all how Kate Pocrass sees it. The Oakland-based artist... Read more
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Salon.com
Meet the Tea Party’s evangelical quack: David Barton is Glenn Beck’s favorite “historian”The popular dissemination of Reconstructionist ideas is evident in the framing
Meet the Tea Party’s evangelical quack: David Barton is Glenn Beck’s favorite “historian”
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
The popular dissemination of Reconstructionist ideas is evident in the framing and language used by people in the religious right, if you have an ear for it. I think of this as analogous to the way in which a New Englander can hear the difference... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The secret to living the dreamPASSIONATE about your profession? It’s good for your health We might find it a
The secret to living the dream
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
PASSIONATE about your profession? It’s good for your health We might find it at work or perhaps it is a hobby, but our passion, or calling, or purpose in life, helps us tap into our talent and find fulfilment. Purpose keeps our minds nimble as we... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
America's elusive moral compassMuch has been written in recent weeks concerning the subject of same-sex marria
America's elusive moral compass
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Much has been written in recent weeks concerning the subject of same-sex marriage and the Confederate battle flag. The loss of our moral compass has been used to describe the downward path that many feel our country is headed. I took a hard look at... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Where's the line between faith and cruelty?Did God create inferior humans against whom the “enlightened” majority may prou
Where's the line between faith and cruelty?
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
Did God create inferior humans against whom the “enlightened” majority may proudly discriminate? The question finds stark illustration in two articles published in the Aug. 14 edition of The Post. On page 4A was “Rape a key pillar of Islamic State,”... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Patriotic display or a nuisance? Eastmoor homeowner told to clean up his yard Local Some say the dozens of brightly colored red, white and blue wooden fla
Patriotic display or a nuisance? Eastmoor homeowner told to clean up his yard
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Local Some say the dozens of brightly colored red, white and blue wooden flags that fill Kenneth Bush’s Eastmoor driveway make a patriotic display. Others say they’re a... Read more
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The North West Star
Lachie Henderson exit a 'troubling precedent'The AFL players' union has expressed concern about the precedent created by Car
Lachie Henderson exit a 'troubling precedent'
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
The AFL players' union has expressed concern about the precedent created by Carlton's groundbreaking decision to have Lachie Henderson sit out the remainder of the season as the departing Blue called for more honesty on trades. The AFL players'... Read more
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Billboard
Music's Men of Style: Adam Lambert on Why He's 'Put Down a Lot of the Makeup'Adam Lambert, 33, once flaunted cheetah prints, ­peacock-blue frosted hair, neo
Music's Men of Style: Adam Lambert on Why He's 'Put Down a Lot of the Makeup'
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
Adam Lambert, 33, once flaunted cheetah prints, ­peacock-blue frosted hair, neon tanks and suits with spikes. But lately the American Idol alum -- now touring the world to promote his third album, The Original High (which hit No. 3 on the Billboard... Read more
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Deseret News
Gov. Gary Herbert, Rep. Mia Love join Planned Parenthood protest at CapitolSALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert and Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, joined Planned Pa
Gov. Gary Herbert, Rep. Mia Love join Planned Parenthood protest at Capitol
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert and Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, joined Planned Parenthood protesters who gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to ask lawmakers to defund the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. "I'm here today to add my voice... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
USC Upstate to perform 'The Pursuit of U.S.'The devised theater piece considers the futility and complexity of the American
USC Upstate to perform 'The Pursuit of U.S.'
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The devised theater piece considers the futility and complexity of the American dream through the eyes of several couples in America. The troupe set out to critique various aspects of America in order to discover the obstacles that hinder the pursuit... Read more
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The Washington Times
AMY CLARK: A Texan and freedom lover to the boneMy name is Amy, and I am a Texan. There are currently 27 million of us claimin
AMY CLARK: A Texan and freedom lover to the bone
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
My name is Amy, and I am a Texan. There are currently 27 million of us claiming that title, so perhaps I should be a little more specific about my Texan credentials. I was born and baptized here. I was raised and educated here. I could dance the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Expert reveals six pieces of self-help advice to ignoreHow following your dream, being a 'yes' person and having a 5-year plan WON'T m
Expert reveals six pieces of self-help advice to ignore
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
How following your dream, being a 'yes' person and having a 5-year plan WON'T make you happy... expert reveals six pieces of self-help advice to ignore and how to really improve your life Goals can set you up for fall with a sense of shame if they... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Reframing goals for education as we go back to school Posted Aug. 17, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 17, 2015 at 6:00 AM As you walk
Reframing goals for education as we go back to school
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 17, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 17, 2015 at 6:00 AM As you walk into many school buildings this fall, one of the first things you’ll see is the motto emblazoned over the door, or in... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Planned Parenthood has no shameHave they no shame!? By now, most of us have seen the video recordings of Plann
Planned Parenthood has no shame
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Have they no shame!? By now, most of us have seen the video recordings of Planned Parenthood's butchery and resale of babies and their God-given body parts. Beginning with the politicians who vow to uphold and protect every citizens' right to "life,... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Leaders remember civil rights activist Julian BondJulian Bond, a legendary figure in the Civil Rights Movement, passed away Satur
Leaders remember civil rights activist Julian Bond
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
Julian Bond, a legendary figure in the Civil Rights Movement, passed away Saturday night from a brief illness. Bond was many different things: charismatic, fearless, a champion not just for civil rights, but for human rights. His loss is enormous,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Leaders remember civil rights activist Julian BondJulian Bond, a legendary figure in the Civil Rights Movement, passed away Satur
Leaders remember civil rights activist Julian Bond
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
Julian Bond, a legendary figure in the Civil Rights Movement, passed away Saturday night from a brief illness. Bond was many different things: charismatic, fearless, a champion not just for civil rights, but for human rights. His loss is enormous,... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Leaders remember civil rights activist Julian BondJulian Bond, a legendary figure in the Civil Rights Movement, passed away Satur
Leaders remember civil rights activist Julian Bond
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 11 days ago
Julian Bond, a legendary figure in the Civil Rights Movement, passed away Saturday night from a brief illness. Bond was many different things: charismatic, fearless, a champion not just for civil rights, but for human rights. His loss is enormous,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Speaking to & from the heart for conservatismConservatives have a problem in how they're perceived, says Arthur C. Brooks, w
Speaking to & from the heart for conservatism
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Conservatives have a problem in how they're perceived, says Arthur C. Brooks, who offers insights and suggests solutions in “The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America” (Broadside Books). An economist and... Read more
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The Hindu
Sheila Kumar reviews 'Leaving Home With Half A Fridge'Part primer, part memoir, this book takes readers down the post-breakup road M
Sheila Kumar reviews 'Leaving Home With Half A Fridge'
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Part primer, part memoir, this book takes readers down the post-breakup road Memoirs are tricky to write. Beyond a certain point, your memories might just not be the stuff of interest, leave alone inspiration to readers. What you reveal, what you... Read more
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Aljazeera
Race in the US: Know your historyThere will never be an acceptable explanation for what happened between Michael
Race in the US: Know your history
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
There will never be an acceptable explanation for what happened between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson in Ferguson but we will never fully grasp why the stage was set for such an encounter unless we know American history. We cannot fully comprehend... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Social change can end human trafficking Published: 15 August 2015 When the US State Department upgraded its assessme
Social change can end human trafficking
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 14 days ago
Published: 15 August 2015 When the US State Department upgraded its assessment of Malaysia’s efforts to combat human trafficking last month, the move drew anger from critics who saw it as a move to ease... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Movie Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton' is classic American tale of aspiration, excessArriving at a moment when the battle cry of “F*** Tha Police” has been supersed
Movie Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton' is classic American tale of aspiration, excess
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 14 days ago
Arriving at a moment when the battle cry of “F*** Tha Police” has been superseded by the equally urgent if more palatable slogan “Black Lives Matter,” “Straight Outta Compton” — an epic biopic that traces the unlikely rise and fractious fall of the... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Day Trippin': After Losing My Job, I Finally Plan To TravelThough I recently lost my job (ICYMI, read about it here), I’m taking advantage
Day Trippin': After Losing My Job, I Finally Plan To Travel
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 14 days ago
Though I recently lost my job (ICYMI, read about it here), I’m taking advantage of this unexpected period of transition between now and future employment to do some of the things I’ve longed to do. Endeavors I was too busy or too broke to pursue... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Habitual code violators are hard to bring into compliance under Florida Homestead LawTAMPA - Tampa's Neighborhood Enhancement Department is responsible for enforcin
Habitual code violators are hard to bring into compliance under Florida Homestead Law
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
TAMPA - Tampa's Neighborhood Enhancement Department is responsible for enforcing city codes and regulations, in an effort to maintain a good quality of life for city residents. But Florida's strong homestead law can make it tough for the city to... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Movie Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton' is classic American tale of aspiration, excessArriving at a moment when the battle cry of “F*** Tha Police” has been supersed
Movie Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton' is classic American tale of aspiration, excess
Ventura County Star / Posted 15 days ago
Arriving at a moment when the battle cry of “F*** Tha Police” has been superseded by the equally urgent if more palatable slogan “Black Lives Matter,” “Straight Outta Compton” — an epic biopic that traces the unlikely rise and fractious fall of the... Read more
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Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Milley confirmed as 39th Army chiefWASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Gen. Mark A. Milley, Aug. 5 to become the 39t
Milley confirmed as 39th Army chief
Fort Leavenworth Lamp / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Gen. Mark A. Milley, Aug. 5 to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army.He will succeed Gen. Ray Odierno in a change of responsibility ceremony scheduled for Aug. 14 on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson... Read more
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The Christian Post
Hiroshima, Iran and the Nuclear BombThis week Japan marked its 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. Th
Hiroshima, Iran and the Nuclear Bomb
The Christian Post / Posted 15 days ago
This week Japan marked its 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. Thousands of people stood silently at 8:15 a.m. marking the time of the blast at its epicenter in Hiroshima's peace park. Dozens of doves, as symbols of peace, were... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Oath Keepers Say They're Defending Ferguson; Others Say They're Not HelpingFerguson, Mo., officials said Wednesday that the state of emergency in the town
Oath Keepers Say They're Defending Ferguson; Others Say They're Not Helping
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
Ferguson, Mo., officials said Wednesday that the state of emergency in the town will continue at least one more day. Demonstrations that marked the first anniversary of the death of Michael Brown along with gunfire that erupted Sunday night led to... Read more
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El Defensor Chieftain
Letter to the Editor...............................................................................
Letter to the Editor
El Defensor Chieftain / Posted 15 days ago
........................................................................................................................................................................................ The stages of human life There are many terms for the stages of... Read more
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Perth Now
The unhappiest rich man in the worldCNN devoted a whole segment to Donald Trump’s face recently. WITH his pursed l
The unhappiest rich man in the world
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
CNN devoted a whole segment to Donald Trump’s face recently. WITH his pursed lips and reptilian eyes, Donald Trump has always been a goldmine for weird faces. He is also the inspiration for a million memes and the long-time target of celebrity... Read more
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The Washington Times
SUZANNE FIELDS: Republican candidates’ American dream message a winnerThe Republican candidates who demonstrated in the first debate that they “get i
SUZANNE FIELDS: Republican candidates’ American dream message a winner
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
The Republican candidates who demonstrated in the first debate that they “get it” were the candidates who kept their focus on the pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that runs past carnivals and sideshows and to economic growth. Once out of the shadow... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaOath Keepers Say They're Defending Ferguson; Others Say They're Not Helping Fe
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 16 days ago
Oath Keepers Say They're Defending Ferguson; Others Say They're Not Helping Ferguson, Mo., officials said Wednesday that the state of emergency in the town will continue at least one more day. Demonstrations that marked the first anniversary of the... Read more
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Herald Sun
One face, fifty shades of disgustWITH his pursed lips and reptilian eyes, Donald Trump has always been a goldmin
One face, fifty shades of disgust
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
WITH his pursed lips and reptilian eyes, Donald Trump has always been a goldmine for weird faces. He is also the inspiration for a million memes and the long-time target of celebrity mimics. But it seems his ability to scrunch his face into fifty... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bernie Sanders Is The Big Draw -Ted Cruz visited Chattanooga on Monday and drew a few hundred people to his eve
Bernie Sanders Is The Big Draw -
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
Ted Cruz visited Chattanooga on Monday and drew a few hundred people to his event. Twenty-eight thousand attended the Bernie Sanders rally in Portland, Or. on Sunday. No one in the Republican field, not even Trump, has come close to drawing the same... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Look at this face. You’re missing somethingCNN devoted a whole segment to Donald Trump’s face recently. WITH his pursed l
Look at this face. You’re missing something
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
CNN devoted a whole segment to Donald Trump’s face recently. WITH his pursed lips and reptilian eyes, Donald Trump has always been a goldmine for weird faces. He is also the inspiration for a million memes and the long-time target of celebrity... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Listen to Visto’s Groovy New Single “Hurricane,” Featuring Aussie Vocalist Emmalinedays, but you're a hurricane") brings a warm familiarity to the track, recallin
Listen to Visto’s Groovy New Single “Hurricane,” Featuring Aussie Vocalist Emmaline
Washington City Paper / Posted 16 days ago
days, but you're a hurricane") brings a warm familiarity to the track, recalling the sample of Lissie's take on Kid Cudi's "Pursuit of Happiness" that spurred the mainstream success of Schoolboy Q and A$AP Rocky's 2012 single "Hands On The... Read more
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The Standard
Believing we can do anything isn't quite enoughThursday, August 13, 2015  Newsfeeds Contact UsAbout UsPrint Advert
Believing we can do anything isn't quite enough
The Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday, August 13, 2015  Newsfeeds Contact UsAbout UsPrint AdvertisingOnline AdvertisingArchive Site SearchThursday, August 13, 2015I remember reading articles about successful people and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bernie Sanders Is The Big DrawTed Cruz visited Chattanooga on Monday and drew a few hundred people to his eve
Bernie Sanders Is The Big Draw
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
Ted Cruz visited Chattanooga on Monday and drew a few hundred people to his event. Twenty-eight thousand attended the Bernie Sanders rally in Portland, Or. on Sunday. No one in the Republican field, not even Trump, has come close to drawing the same... Read more
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