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The New Yorker
Around City Hall ArchivesAfter stop-and-frisk and Eric Garner, he wants to change how New Yorkers see th
Around City Hall Archives
The New Yorker / Posted 22 hours ago
After stop-and-frisk and Eric Garner, he wants to change how New Yorkers see the police. Of the forty-seven committees and task forces that make up the New York City Council—Hospital Closings, Waterfronts, Aging—few are less glamorous than the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich off to Michigan, New Hampshire for presidential campaign stopsOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
John Kasich off to Michigan, New Hampshire for presidential campaign stops
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Trump latest presidential hopeful in long line of outsiders View Larger The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politic
Trump latest presidential hopeful in long line of outsiders
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
View Larger The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know WASHINGTON —... Read more
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TribLIVE
A good break for Pennsylvania votersIf you are frustrated with the two-party system and you want more ballot choice
A good break for Pennsylvania voters
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
If you are frustrated with the two-party system and you want more ballot choices than “take it or leave it,” look for a bigger selection of candidates to appear soon on a voting machine near you. U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence F. Stengel... Read more
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Hartford Courant
60 Years After Flood, Winsted Works Toward Economic GrowthWINSTED — The Flood of 1955, which occurred 60 years ago this week, radically r
60 Years After Flood, Winsted Works Toward Economic Growth
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
WINSTED — The Flood of 1955, which occurred 60 years ago this week, radically re-shaped downtown Winsted, as the south side of Main Street was wiped away by the force of the waters. About 170 of 200 businesses built along the Mad and Still rivers... Read more
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ExtremeTech
The Tesla Model S demolishes Consumer Reports’ rating system The Tesla Model S is so good it broke Consumer Reports’ ratings barrier. On a
The Tesla Model S demolishes Consumer Reports’ rating system
ExtremeTech / Posted 4 days ago
The Tesla Model S is so good it broke Consumer Reports’ ratings barrier. On a scale that is supposed to top out at 100, the Model S P85D garnered a score of 103. Consumer Reports... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jeremy Corbyn: like Bernie Sanders, UK politician is shaking up the mainstreamFew American voters may yet have heard of Jeremy Corbyn, the previously obscure
Jeremy Corbyn: like Bernie Sanders, UK politician is shaking up the mainstream
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
Few American voters may yet have heard of Jeremy Corbyn, the previously obscure British parliamentarian who is set to become leader of the official Labour opposition to David Cameron’s government. But, if they have been following the US presidential... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
The dubious origins of Donald Trump's immigration schemeViewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new c
The dubious origins of Donald Trump's immigration scheme
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
Viewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new call to repeal birthright citizenship chimes with an ominous ring. Spoiler alert: It sounds like racism. It sounds like the Supreme Court's declaration in 1857 that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
To run, not to winf“‘I don’t want to be president. I want to run for president. There’s a differe
To run, not to winf
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
“‘I don’t want to be president. I want to run for president. There’s a difference.” —Stephen Colbert It is a truism that anyone who really wants to be president is crazy. The job is too hard, and the interview process too traumatic. We ought to... Read more
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Salon.com
Joe Lieberman’s new betrayal: The transparent cynicism in his Iran warmongeringWhen I was 26, I was elected to the Connecticut State Senate from the 9 th dis
Joe Lieberman’s new betrayal: The transparent cynicism in his Iran warmongering
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
When I was 26, I was elected to the Connecticut State Senate from the 9 th district, a swath of slightly Republican-leaning Hartford suburbs. We’re a small state –100 miles across, 60 or so up and down — but due to robust gerrymandering, my 10th... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Donald, your birthright idea is sounding like racismViewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new c
Donald, your birthright idea is sounding like racism
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Viewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new call to repeal birthright citizenship chimes with an ominous ring. Spoiler alert: It sounds like racism. It sounds like the Supreme Court's declaration in 1857 that... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Meet Deez Nuts, the Third-Party Candidate Really Turning HeadsDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Meet Deez Nuts, the Third-Party Candidate Really Turning Heads
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Deez Nuts: Third party presidential candidate really turning headsDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Deez Nuts: Third party presidential candidate really turning heads
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for presidentPolling showed an unlikely candidate in third place (Aug. 21, 2015) — Despite
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for president
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
Polling showed an unlikely candidate in third place (Aug. 21, 2015) — Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for presidentDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for president
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third-party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for presidentDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for president
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for presidentDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for president
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa that's running for presidentDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa that's running for president
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for presidentDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-old from Iowa who's running for president
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-Year-Old from Iowa that's Running for PresidentDespite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen
Meet Deez Nuts, the 15-Year-Old from Iowa that's Running for President
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 11 days ago
Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former President Theodore Roosevelt made... Read more
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Garden City News
View From HereBernie Sanders And The Dissatisfied Left In 1968, a liberal senator named Euge
View From Here
Garden City News / Posted 12 days ago
Bernie Sanders And The Dissatisfied Left In 1968, a liberal senator named Eugene McCarthy shocked political observers by leading a coalition of liberal and anti Vietnam War voters and almost winning the New Hampshire primary against the overwhelming... Read more
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Garden City News
THE VIEW FROM HEREBernie Sanders And The Dissatisfied Left In 1968, a liberal senator named Euge
THE VIEW FROM HERE
Garden City News / Posted 12 days ago
Bernie Sanders And The Dissatisfied Left In 1968, a liberal senator named Eugene McCarthy shocked political observers by leading a coalition of liberal and anti Vietnam War voters and almost winning the New Hampshire primary against the overwhelming... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Third party presidential candidate really turning heads (cough)ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Despite a longstanding history of two major political partie
Third party presidential candidate really turning heads (cough)
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former president Theodore... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Third party presidential candidate really turning heads (cough)ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Despite a longstanding history of two major political partie
Third party presidential candidate really turning heads (cough)
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Despite a longstanding history of two major political parties, America has seen its share of notable third party candidates in presidential elections. John Breckenridge, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, even former president Theodore... Read more
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The Advocate
Our View: LaTrac website continues to get good grades for keeping track of state dollarsWhile occasions to do it are too rare, we are always delighted when Louisiana i
Our View: LaTrac website continues to get good grades for keeping track of state dollars
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
While occasions to do it are too rare, we are always delighted when Louisiana is near the top of the pack in something, and so the state’s Division of Administration deserves a pat on the back for its LaTrac website. What is it? It is what is called... Read more
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Newser
Google Robot's Drunken Stroll Through the Woods Will Strike Fear, Fascination in Your Heart– Atlas, the "agile, anthropomorphic robot" created by Google's Boston Dynamics
Google Robot's Drunken Stroll Through the Woods Will Strike Fear, Fascination in Your Heart
Newser / Posted 14 days ago
– Atlas, the "agile, anthropomorphic robot" created by Google's Boston Dynamics, is a "high mobility, humanoid robot designed to negotiate outdoor, rough terrain." Someone should have told Atlas that before creators let it take its recent foray into... Read more
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Salon.com
The gentrification of “Sesame Street”: Cashing out, once and for all, from the radical notion that the urban working class are people, tooWell, it’s been a long time coming, but it’s time to admit that like every othe
The gentrification of “Sesame Street”: Cashing out, once and for all, from the radical notion that the urban working class are people, too
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
Well, it’s been a long time coming, but it’s time to admit that like every other trendy NYC neighborhood that gets spotlighted on a TV show, “ I admit I haven’t been a regular viewer of the program since I hit puberty, having long ago familiarized... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Can Bernie's Soft-Evolution 'Trump' An American Second Revolution?Wishful thinking can come in many shapes and sizes, but history and present rea
Can Bernie's Soft-Evolution 'Trump' An American Second Revolution?
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
Wishful thinking can come in many shapes and sizes, but history and present reality do readily tell us that Bernie Sanders is more likely to walk among us during the early stage of the presidential campaign as a prophet than as a messiah. And that is... Read more
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Philly.com
Mike Douglas ruled Phila. TVThe Mike Douglas Show, which moved to Philadelphia 50 years ago, deserves a spe
Mike Douglas ruled Phila. TV
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Mike Douglas Show, which moved to Philadelphia 50 years ago, deserves a special tuning-in. The program ran for more than two decades. At its zenith, more than seven million people watched the daily broadcast, one of the most popular shows on... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bernie Sanders has a lot in common with Ron Paul. What that means for DemocratsBy Vic Berardelli, Special to the BDN The 2016 Bernie Sanders challenge in the
Bernie Sanders has a lot in common with Ron Paul. What that means for Democrats
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
By Vic Berardelli, Special to the BDN The 2016 Bernie Sanders challenge in the Democratic Party is a mirror image of the 2012 Ron Paul challenge within the Republican Party. Put aside political philosophical blinders because this is not a... Read more
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Slate
Why Trump’s Alpha-Male Routine Is Winning With RepublicansWho's winning, who's losing, and why. Trump’s Alpha-Male AppealWhat explains t
Why Trump’s Alpha-Male Routine Is Winning With Republicans
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Trump’s Alpha-Male AppealWhat explains the loutish billionaire’s polls and popularity. After every loutish performance, political analysts pronounce Donald Trump’s presidential bid finally dead. Surely he... Read more
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TechCrunch
Driving Your Car Will Soon Be IllegalJay Samit is a serial entrepreneur and author of "Disrupt You!" Driving a car
Driving Your Car Will Soon Be Illegal
TechCrunch / Posted 21 days ago
Jay Samit is a serial entrepreneur and author of "Disrupt You!" Driving a car will be illegal by 2030. Our economy will be severely impacted as millions of truck drivers, cabbies and delivery people are put out of work. In this era of endless... Read more
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The Signal
Charles Vignola: Playing the Trump cardSo like everyone, I used to laugh at Donald Trump as a joke candidate and dismi
Charles Vignola: Playing the Trump card
The Signal / Posted 21 days ago
So like everyone, I used to laugh at Donald Trump as a joke candidate and dismiss him as a real factor in the election. Yeah, sure, the cheesy and pompous reality star of “The Apprentice” decides to run for president; just another cheap publicity... Read more
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Op-Ed News
We're NOT Sandernistas: Reinventing the Wheels of Bernie's BandwagonRegular CounterPunch readers will recognize in my title allusions to recent art
We're NOT Sandernistas: Reinventing the Wheels of Bernie's Bandwagon
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
Regular CounterPunch readers will recognize in my title allusions to recent articles by two top CP staffers, chief editor Jeffrey St. Clair and managing editor Joshua Frank, pooh-poohing Bernie Sanders' presidential candidacy. Namely, "Bernie and the... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
Drew Curtis to represent the Independent Party, now three-way race for governorPhoto credit: drewcurtis.nationbuilder.com LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The race fo
Drew Curtis to represent the Independent Party, now three-way race for governor
WYMT TV News First / Posted 22 days ago
Photo credit: drewcurtis.nationbuilder.com LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The race for Kentucky's next governor will now feature a third candidate. Drew Curtis, 42, held a press conference Monday morning at the capitol, preparing to file his ballot... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump's Tantrums: Tawdry Glitz for Hoodwinked Peanut GalleryA Palinesque Loser Revives the Gong Show The great joke on Trump -- the bragga
Trump's Tantrums: Tawdry Glitz for Hoodwinked Peanut Gallery
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
A Palinesque Loser Revives the Gong Show The great joke on Trump -- the braggart buffoon who scorns rivals as "losers" -- is the high certainty he will lose the Republican primary farce. Probably badly, without one primary win, a towering,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Donald Trump, Beyond the Play by PlayHistory is what happens -- events personal or profound that can never be univer
Donald Trump, Beyond the Play by Play
Op-Ed News / Posted 24 days ago
History is what happens -- events personal or profound that can never be universally understood as they are filtered through the people who experience, remember and sometimes write about them. Historiography is when we know the outcome. It is the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
A Trump independent run got harder Thursday nightWASHINGTON — Donald Trump's appearance in Thursday night's GOP debate in Clevel
A Trump independent run got harder Thursday night
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's appearance in Thursday night's GOP debate in Cleveland just made it harder for him to run as an independent candidate for president. Ohio is one of several states that have "sore loser" rules prohibiting a candidate from... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
From A to ZA capella: Literally, “by voice.” If you live in Wayland or Mo-Champ, you might
From A to Z
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
A capella: Literally, “by voice.” If you live in Wayland or Mo-Champ, you might want to invest in some soundproofing your room now. A.B.: Everyone else calls it a B.A. Brown is special and calls it something else. The Bachelor of Arts degree most of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
An issue potent enough to divide Brown and Nader: the malpractice damage capRalph Nader goes way back with Gov. Jerry Brown. Their relationship dates to th
An issue potent enough to divide Brown and Nader: the malpractice damage cap
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
Ralph Nader goes way back with Gov. Jerry Brown. Their relationship dates to the 1970s, when both men were eagerly shaking things up from their respective perches on the progressive left. Between them, they've run for president eight times. In 1992,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Grave of Man Who Outlawed War Found in ChicagoThanks to David Karcher and Frank Goetz and the staff at Oak Woods Cemetery, th
Grave of Man Who Outlawed War Found in Chicago
Op-Ed News / Posted 26 days ago
Thanks to David Karcher and Frank Goetz and the staff at Oak Woods Cemetery, the grave of Salmon Oliver Levinson has been found: It's not that it had been lost so much as that nobody had looked for it. Various websites identify the graves of all the... Read more
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Salon.com
What if the Democratic presidential primary were as bizarre as the GOP one currently is?The Democratic National Committee and MSNBC announced Wednesday afternoon the n
What if the Democratic presidential primary were as bizarre as the GOP one currently is?
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
The Democratic National Committee and MSNBC announced Wednesday afternoon the name of the 10 candidates who will be participating in the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 electoral season. Only the top 10 candidates in the most five... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fact file: Can Donald Trump make it to the White House? Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has surged to the top of opinion polls a
Fact file: Can Donald Trump make it to the White House?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 days ago
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has surged to the top of opinion polls as the preferred Republican presidential nominee in 2016, taking many pundits by surprise. But despite his... Read more
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Salon.com
Jon Stewart changed everything: How “The Daily Show” revolutionized TV & revitalized the Democratic PartyIn 2006, Tom Stoppard (our greatest living playwright if you haven’t heard) gav
Jon Stewart changed everything: How “The Daily Show” revolutionized TV & revitalized the Democratic Party
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
In 2006, Tom Stoppard (our greatest living playwright if you haven’t heard) gave us “Rock ‘n’ Roll,” a tale of personal conflict set amidst a political revolution. The play opens in late-’60s London as a piper (Pink Floyd’s Syd Barret) serenades a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Spying allegations a new headache for SeaWorldAccusations of spying have put a new twist on the battle between SeaWorld Enter
Spying allegations a new headache for SeaWorld
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Accusations of spying have put a new twist on the battle between SeaWorld Entertainment and animal-welfare activists, which experts say could cause more trouble for the theme park company. Orlando-based SeaWorld has launched an investigation and... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Let ruling stand to open ballot accessThe Founding Fathers who gathered in Philadelphia 237 years ago to devise a sys
Let ruling stand to open ballot access
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 1 months ago
The Founding Fathers who gathered in Philadelphia 237 years ago to devise a system of governance for the new republic regularly warned of the negative influence of "factions" - organized political parties - on representative democracy. They likely... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
Bluegrass Poll | Conway holds slim lead over Bevin in governor’s raceLEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A new Bluegrass Poll shows Democrat Attorney General Ja
Bluegrass Poll | Conway holds slim lead over Bevin in governor’s race
WYMT TV News First / Posted 1 months ago
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A new Bluegrass Poll shows Democrat Attorney General Jack Conway with a slight lead over Republican Matt Bevin in the race to be Kentucky’s next governor. With 100 days until ballots are counted, Conway edges Bevin 45 to 42... Read more
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