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Op-Ed News
Shaking Up the Democratic PartyForty-eight years ago, a serious insurrection jeopardized the power structure o
Shaking Up the Democratic Party
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Forty-eight years ago, a serious insurrection jeopardized the power structure of the national Democratic Party for the first time in memory. Propelled by the movement against the Vietnam War, that grassroots uprising cast a big electoral shadow soon... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Concern grows over Catholic church's silence over Zika virus crisisThe church has not eased its proscription on artificial contraception and abort
Concern grows over Catholic church's silence over Zika virus crisis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
The church has not eased its proscription on artificial contraception and abortion despite strong indications that the virus spread by mosquitoes is the cause of devastating birth defects across the region. Thousands of babies have been born with... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas and the 'black power' movementFifty years ago, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker Willie
Arkansas and the 'black power' movement
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 days ago
Fifty years ago, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker Willie Ricks coined the term "black power." At the time, Ricks was participating in a March Against Fear across Mississippi that had been initiated by James Meredith, the man... Read more
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Daily Maverick
US 2016: Donald Trump loses his mojo on the Iowa prairieThis year’s Iowa caucus – the first actual voting in the process of electing a
US 2016: Donald Trump loses his mojo on the Iowa prairie
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
This year’s Iowa caucus – the first actual voting in the process of electing a president in the United States - has been a stunner in a campaign that had already been an extraordinary effort in all of the lead-up to this first test of voter... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheaterMAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge has extended an order preventing constru
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheater
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge has extended an order preventing construction at the storied Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater. State Supreme Court Judge Frank Sedita said at a hearing Monday he needs more information before determining if... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheaterMAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A New York judge has extended an order preventing constru
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheater
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A New York judge has extended an order preventing construction at the storied Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater. State Supreme Court Judge Frank Sedita said at a hearing Monday he needs more information before determining if... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hillary Clinton, Senator“I made a lot of mistakes,” Clinton said of her years in the White House. “I le
Hillary Clinton, Senator
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
“I made a lot of mistakes,” Clinton said of her years in the White House. “I learned from those mistakes. At least, I hope I did”Credit Photograph by Richard Avedon On January 26, 1993, six days after becoming First Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton paid... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Court hearing scheduled in fight over fate of amphitheaterMAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The fight over the future of the Chautauqua Institution A
Court hearing scheduled in fight over fate of amphitheater
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The fight over the future of the Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater is moving to a courtroom. A hearing is scheduled for Monday afternoon in the case that pits preservationists against the administration of the western New... Read more
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Officer.com
License Plate Readers Being Used to Fight CrimeThe Nassau and Suffolk County police departments, as well as police in villages
License Plate Readers Being Used to Fight Crime
Officer.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Nassau and Suffolk County police departments, as well as police in villages such as Freeport, use an expansive network of more than 100 license plate reader cameras, some visible to the public and others intentionally obscured. The license plate... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
George Christy Talks About Rupert Murdoch, Jean Stein, West of Eden, Old Hollywood and More!At last. Jean Stein’s long-awaited oral history of her Hollywood years, titled
George Christy Talks About Rupert Murdoch, Jean Stein, West of Eden, Old Hollywood and More!
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 9 days ago
At last. Jean Stein’s long-awaited oral history of her Hollywood years, titled West Of Eden, An American Place, arrives in bookstores this week from Random House. Jean’s the daughter of the late powerhouse Jules Stein, the Indiana-born... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Gun debates need more than clichésI turned 13 years old in 1968. It was a tumultuous year, with the nation reelin
Gun debates need more than clichés
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
I turned 13 years old in 1968. It was a tumultuous year, with the nation reeling with recent assassinations of Sen. Robert Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Those two shootings so soon after the devastating killing of President John F. Kennedy... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Mel Grubb flying high and shooting photos(WVVA) “Born and raised in Bluefield. I'm only 91 years old,” said Mel Grubb. B
Mel Grubb flying high and shooting photos
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
(WVVA) “Born and raised in Bluefield. I'm only 91 years old,” said Mel Grubb. But Grubb, a pilot and photographer isn't slowing down. He continues to fly and take aerial photos to this day. “You go everywhere, you see everything. Something new... Read more
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NBC New York
1 Dead in Fire at NY Apartment Building: MayorOne person was killed in a fire at an apartment building on Long Island Thursda
1 Dead in Fire at NY Apartment Building: Mayor
NBC New York / Posted 9 days ago
One person was killed in a fire at an apartment building on Long Island Thursday morning, town officials say. Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy said that one person died in the blaze at a tenement-style apartment building on North Bergen Place Thursday... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain’s Got Talent stars reveal terror at 'mystery illness'Craig Worsley, Kris Evans and Jay Knotzle shot to fame as finalists on Britain’
Britain’s Got Talent stars reveal terror at 'mystery illness'
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Craig Worsley, Kris Evans and Jay Knotzle shot to fame as finalists on Britain’s Got Talent 2012. They were two hours and 40 minutes into the 10-hour journey when band rapper Kris saw the first sign of trouble. He said: “A lady from the cabin crew... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester band Race The Horizon on flight forced to turn around after 'mystery illness' swept cabinA Manchester boyband say they were left terrified after a ‘mystery’ illness swe
Manchester band Race The Horizon on flight forced to turn around after 'mystery illness' swept cabin
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
A Manchester boyband say they were left terrified after a ‘mystery’ illness swept through the cabin during a flight to LA. An air attendant collapsed and several other cabin crew and passengers became ‘faint’ on the American Airlines flight on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland high school roundup: Hempfield boys capture key win at Connellsville Neighborhoods The Hempfield boys basketball team took another step toward
Westmoreland high school roundup: Hempfield boys capture key win at Connellsville
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Neighborhoods The Hempfield boys basketball team took another step toward earning a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Abandoned toolbox throws wrench into afternoon Lowell train schedule LOWELL -- A toolbox abandoned on the sidewalk in front of the Gallagher Inter
Abandoned toolbox throws wrench into afternoon Lowell train schedule
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
LOWELL -- A toolbox abandoned on the sidewalk in front of the Gallagher Intermodal Terminal during rush hour on Tuesday prompted authorities to close the terminal and stop trains... Read more
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The Columbian
Larger-than-life Nashville political figure Hooker dies at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political fi
Larger-than-life Nashville political figure Hooker dies at 85
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, died on Sunday at 85. Political strategist Tom Ingram... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, John Jay Hooker sits in his retiremen
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, John Jay Hooker sits in his retirement home apartment in Nashville, Tenn. Hooker, a large figure in Tennessee politics who once worked as special counsel to Robert Kennedy, spent his last days fighting to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, John Jay Hooker sits in his retiremen
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, John Jay Hooker sits in his retirement home apartment in Nashville, Tenn. Hooker, a large figure in Tennessee politics who once worked as special counsel to Robert Kennedy, spent his last days fighting to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, John Jay Hooker sits in his retiremen
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, John Jay Hooker sits in his retirement home apartment in Nashville, Tenn. Hooker, a large figure in Tennessee politics who once worked as special counsel to Robert Kennedy, spent his last days fighting to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville politic
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, died on Sunday at 85. Political strategist Tom... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville politic
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 13 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, died on Sunday at 85. Political strategist Tom... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville politic
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, died on Sunday at 85. Political strategist Tom... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A family friend says larger-than-life Nashville politic
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 13 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A family friend says larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, has died at 85. Political strategist Tom Ingram... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A family friend says larger-than-life Nashville politic
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A family friend says larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, has died at 85. Political strategist Tom Ingram... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville politic
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) � A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, died on Sunday at 85. Political strategist Tom... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A family friend says larger-than-life Nashville politic
Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 13 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A family friend says larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, has died at 85. Political strategist Tom Ingram... Read more
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ABC News
Larger-Than-Life Nashville Politician Hooker Dead at 85Political strategist Tom Ingram says he received a message from one of Hooker's
Larger-Than-Life Nashville Politician Hooker Dead at 85
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
Political strategist Tom Ingram says he received a message from one of Hooker's daughters that Hooker died Sunday morning in hospice. He had been suffering from metastatic melanoma. Hooker was the Democratic party's nominee for governor in the 1970... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 24So much for sharing the road in Marin Two cyclists slog up a winding mountain
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 24
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 14 days ago
So much for sharing the road in Marin Two cyclists slog up a winding mountain road in Marin, leisurely talking, and despite common courtesy and common sense, are side by side and oblivious or uncaring of the cars slowed down behind them. One car... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Return trip: Psychedelics are backAt 6.30am on Thursday October 29 2009, Friederike Meckel Fischer’s doorbell ran
Return trip: Psychedelics are back
Mail & Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
At 6.30am on Thursday October 29 2009, Friederike Meckel Fischer’s doorbell rang. There were 10 policemen outside. They searched the house, put handcuffs on Friederike, a diminutive woman in her 60s, and her husband, and took them to a remand prison.... Read more
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Roll Call
Walter Shapiro: That Vast Chasm Between Sanders and Clinton Still Mostly Stylistic In every presidential race, there invariably comes a moment when the pundits
Walter Shapiro: That Vast Chasm Between Sanders and Clinton Still Mostly Stylistic
Roll Call / Posted 16 days ago
In every presidential race, there invariably comes a moment when the pundits and predictors realize, to their horror, the favorite could lose. That moment came in the... Read more
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Daily News
Heal through politicsHe was trained to be a physician but he saw fit to heal society in a different
Heal through politics
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
He was trained to be a physician but he saw fit to heal society in a different way - through his ideas - and ended up being a physician of politics and society. MP Chathura Senaratne, leader of the Democratic National Movement is a warm - hearted... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jeannette wins season series from Winchester ThurstonSometimes basketball teams just play a poor game. Tuesday's performance by the
Jeannette wins season series from Winchester Thurston
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Sometimes basketball teams just play a poor game. Tuesday's performance by the Jeannette boys was far from being a Picasso, but it was good enough to stay unbeaten in Section 4-A. Robert Kennedy scored seven of his team-high 15 points in the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Honoring Martin Luther KingLike all false flag attacks and assassinations, the 1968 murder of Martin Luthe
Honoring Martin Luther King
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 days ago
Like all false flag attacks and assassinations, the 1968 murder of Martin Luther King was covered up. In the King case James Earl Ray was the framed-up patsy, just as Oswald was in the case of President John F. Kennedy and Sirhan Sirhan was in the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Why Martin Luther King Didn't Run for PresidentEarly in 1967, America was mired in an escalating war in Vietnam, presided over
Why Martin Luther King Didn't Run for President
Houston Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
Early in 1967, America was mired in an escalating war in Vietnam, presided over by President Lyndon B. Johnson. A collection of liberal leaders including anti-war Yale chaplain William Sloane Coffin, prominent socialist Norman Thomas and future... Read more
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Wilson County News
Climate Exaggeration: Buy Now!The Better Business Bureau warns consumers against high-pressure sales tactics,
Climate Exaggeration: Buy Now!
Wilson County News / Posted 23 days ago
The Better Business Bureau warns consumers against high-pressure sales tactics, such as "today only" or "last one in stock." According to the BBB, "Deadlines are designed to force you into a sale before you've had time to think." Now-or-never... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A photographer remembers David Bowie, his museWorld-renowned photographer Steve Schapiro, who moved to Chicago with his wife,
A photographer remembers David Bowie, his muse
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
World-renowned photographer Steve Schapiro, who moved to Chicago with his wife, Maura, in 2007, has in his lengthy career taken millions of photos, many of them collected in stunning books (steveschapiro.com). He is in his early 80s, and the list of... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
'Primary' LessonsTheodore “Teddy” Roosevelt stands in the minds of many as an American hero, a b
'Primary' Lessons
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt stands in the minds of many as an American hero, a beloved president, a fearless soldier, a masculine hunter and a storied adventurer. Many know of his break with the Republican Party and subsequent creation of the... Read more
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The Space Review
The Moon in the crosshairs (part 4The US intelligence community produced a new National Intelligence Estimate (NI
The Moon in the crosshairs (part 4
The Space Review / Posted 26 days ago
The US intelligence community produced a new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on the Soviet space program in June 1969, only a month before Apollo 11 was scheduled to land on the Moon. The NIE discussed the Soviet lunar effort in more definitive... Read more
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Slate
The Conservative Conversion of Ronald Reagan, GE PitchmanWho's winning, who's losing, and why. Ronald Reagan began working for GE in 19
The Conservative Conversion of Ronald Reagan, GE Pitchman
Slate / Posted 29 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Ronald Reagan began working for GE in 1954 as a liberal anticommunist and finished in 1962 so far to the right that the company felt it had to drop him as a spokesman. This transformative eight-year period in... Read more
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The Alpena News
Group seeking public support to change use of oil pipelineWednesday the board unanimously approved the resolution, which specifically cal
Group seeking public support to change use of oil pipeline
The Alpena News / Posted 29 days ago
Wednesday the board unanimously approved the resolution, which specifically calls for the pipeline to only be used to transport propane or natural gas, and to do so at a lower pressure, to avoid a pipe breach and potential pollution. A push to send... Read more
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Yahoo News
On guns, Sanders has an authenticity problem Bernie Sanders, who needs to consolidate the populist left of his party, has
On guns, Sanders has an authenticity problem
Yahoo News / Posted 30 days ago
Bernie Sanders, who needs to consolidate the populist left of his party, has been decidedly less liberal on gun violence than either of his rivals. (Photo: Mary Altaffer/AP) President Obama pushed guns... Read more

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