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Rolling Good Times
Top 10 presidential betting storiesLast Sunday after Super Bowl 50, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Preside
Top 10 presidential betting stories
Rolling Good Times / Posted yesterday
Last Sunday after Super Bowl 50, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, President Obama shocked the nation when he admitted to illegally betting on the game. Or at least, I pretended to be shocked; I don't know about you. And to be fair to Obama, we... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryBy The Associated Press Published: February 11, 2016 11:00 AM Today is Thursda
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
By The Associated Press Published: February 11, 2016 11:00 AM Today is Thursday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2016. There are 324 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1812, Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Feb. 11, 2016Today is Thursday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2016. There are 324 days left in th
This day in history, Feb. 11, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Today is Thursday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2016. There are 324 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1812, Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry signed a redistricting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party — giving... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacToday is Thursday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2016. There are 324 days left in th
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Today is Thursday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2016. There are 324 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1812, Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry signed a redistricting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party - giving... Read more
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The Star
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political linesToday in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwi
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political lines
The Star / Posted yesterday
Today in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwise we shall end up by thinking as we have lived." — Paul Bourget, French author (1852-1935). Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political linesToday in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwi
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political lines
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
Today in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwise we shall end up by thinking as we have lived." — Paul Bourget, French author (1852-1935). Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political linesToday in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwi
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political lines
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
Today in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwise we shall end up by thinking as we have lived." — Paul Bourget, French author (1852-1935). Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political linesToday in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwi
'Gerrymandering' becomes a term for political lines
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
Today in history: Thought for Today: "We had better live as we think, otherwise we shall end up by thinking as we have lived." — Paul Bourget, French author (1852-1935). Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at... Read more
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The Washington Times
South’s gunpowder ‘war’The Confederate war effort relied on a number of vital resources, none of them
South’s gunpowder ‘war’
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Confederate war effort relied on a number of vital resources, none of them more important than domestically produced gunpowder. While Confederate authorities struggled to produce enough niter, the key ingredient in gunpowder, to keep their armed... Read more
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The Columbian
Brunell: Railroads emphasize innovation, safetyIn January, the American Association of Railroads published its first state-of-
Brunell: Railroads emphasize innovation, safety
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
In January, the American Association of Railroads published its first state-of-the-railroads annual report focusing on the industry’s economic value, innovations and emphasis on safety. U.S. railroads have been around for about 180 years and... Read more
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examiner.com
Vicious cold, deadly floods, and a frozen Lake SuperiorDuring the administration of President Ulysses S. Grant in 1870, the Division o
Vicious cold, deadly floods, and a frozen Lake Superior
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
During the administration of President Ulysses S. Grant in 1870, the Division of Telegrams and Reports for the Benefit of Commerce was created. This agency later became known as the Weather Bureau. In 1970 the Weather Bureau was once again renamed to... Read more
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Minda News
A SOJOURNER'S VIEW: The Revenant: More Than a Movie ReviewNOW SHOWING in most cinemas across the country, Alejandro G. Inarritu’s film TH
A SOJOURNER'S VIEW: The Revenant: More Than a Movie Review
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
NOW SHOWING in most cinemas across the country, Alejandro G. Inarritu’s film THE REVENANT starring Leonardo DiCaprio who has just won the Golden Globe award for Best Actor is could possibly win the Oscar very soon. Written by Inarritu and Mark Smth,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
150 People who made Scranton great - Richard O'BrienRichard O’Brien’s connection with Alexander Graham Bell at the 1876 Centennial
150 People who made Scranton great - Richard O'Brien
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Richard O’Brien’s connection with Alexander Graham Bell at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia brought the telephone to Scranton. Mr. Bell was there to introduce his new invention, which captivated Mr. O’Brien not just as a curiosity, but... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
There Is No Beer in the U.S. With More "Buzz" Than This BrandBig beer hasn't been able to drive big sales numbers lately as craft beer stead
There Is No Beer in the U.S. With More "Buzz" Than This Brand
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Big beer hasn't been able to drive big sales numbers lately as craft beer steadily sips away at its market dominance. Image source: Budweiser. As beer drinkers will attest, big doesn't necessarily mean better. Although Anheuser-Busch InBev... Read more
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CNET
PayPal's first Super Bowl insults Ben FranklinTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
PayPal's first Super Bowl insults Ben Franklin
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. PayPal/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Ah, disruption. It looks at old institutions and can't suppress a sneering giggle. Once upon a time,... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Wrestlers sign college letters of intentStewart signed with West Point and will wrestle for coach Kevin Ward at Army, w
Wrestlers sign college letters of intent
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Stewart signed with West Point and will wrestle for coach Kevin Ward at Army, while Hartsock became the third Husky wrestler, joining Hayden Hidlay (NC State), to continue his career at the next level by committing to Lock Haven University, where he... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump: If President he will build a 'magnificent' dedicated ballroomTrump says if he's President he will build a 'magnificent' dedicated ballroom a
Trump: If President he will build a 'magnificent' dedicated ballroom
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Trump says if he's President he will build a 'magnificent' dedicated ballroom at the White House to entertain foreign guests He also made the offer back in 2011, claiming that he offered to pay for a lavish million-dollar ballroom to be built... Read more
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Daily Mail
Racier than Phwoar And Peace: Scandal of married tsar and mistress, 16Even racier than Phwoar And Peace... the red hot Romanov romance: Scandal of th
Racier than Phwoar And Peace: Scandal of married tsar and mistress, 16
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Even racier than Phwoar And Peace... the red hot Romanov romance: Scandal of the married tsar and his 16-year-old mistress, revealed in the raunchiest love letters ever written by a head of state If you thought the BBC’s War And Peace was steamy,... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Too Many Holocaust Books?Those who forget the past, George Santayana famously said, are doomed to repeat
Too Many Holocaust Books?
The Jewish Week / Posted 14 days ago
Those who forget the past, George Santayana famously said, are doomed to repeat it. But is it possible to go overboard in terms of the history of the Holocaust? On last check, out of the 100 titles on Amazon’s list of bestselling Jewish history... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Southern Literary Trail finds a new homeJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Southern Literary Trail, the nation’s
Southern Literary Trail finds a new home
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 14 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Southern Literary Trail, the nation’s first and only tri-state literary trail, has found a new home at Mississippi State University. Recently, the Southern Literary Trail board accepted an offer from Frances... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Southern Literary Trail finds a new homeJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Southern Literary Trail, the nation’s
Southern Literary Trail finds a new home
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 14 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Southern Literary Trail, the nation’s first and only tri-state literary trail, has found a new home at Mississippi State University. Recently, the Southern Literary Trail board accepted an offer from Frances... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Remembering Robert E. LeeEditor, the Advocate: Sir Winston Churchill called General Robert E. Lee "one
Remembering Robert E. Lee
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Editor, the Advocate: Sir Winston Churchill called General Robert E. Lee "one of the noblest Americans who ever lived." There was a time when schools and businesses closed in respect for the birthday of Robert E. Lee. Jan. 19, 2016, was the 209th... Read more
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The Washington Times
PHILLIP MCMATH: Robert E. Lee, American iconRobert E. Lee rode south on a morning in April 1861, crossing the Potomac to hi
PHILLIP MCMATH: Robert E. Lee, American icon
The Washington Times / Posted 24 days ago
Robert E. Lee rode south on a morning in April 1861, crossing the Potomac to his estate in Arlington. He had turned down President Lincoln’s offer of every soldier’s dream — command of the army of the United States, a position he had longed for, and... Read more
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Business Wire
“PBS Election 2016” Offers Comprehensive Look at Candidates and Issues; Acclaimed News, Public Affairs, Documentaries and Digital Coverage Enhanced by Cross-Platform Partnership with NPRPASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PBS announced at the Television Critics Asso
“PBS Election 2016” Offers Comprehensive Look at Candidates and Issues; Acclaimed News, Public Affairs, Documentaries and Digital Coverage Enhanced by Cross-Platform Partnership with NPR
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PBS announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour today its plans for PBS Election 2016, a comprehensive schedule of news, public affairs, documentary and corresponding digital programming. At the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The insanely lavish life of the 'preppiest man on Instagram'The lavish life of the 'preppiest man on Instagram' who travels the world stayi
The insanely lavish life of the 'preppiest man on Instagram'
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
The lavish life of the 'preppiest man on Instagram' who travels the world staying at private clubs and multi-million dollar estates while always remaining perfectly dressed The Instagram star has been compared to a 'young Ralph Lauren' by adoring... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Poll: Taiwan's high-heel shoe shaped church - would it attract you to attend? Tourists take pictures in front of a shoe-shaped church in southern Chiayi on
Poll: Taiwan's high-heel shoe shaped church - would it attract you to attend?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
Tourists take pictures in front of a shoe-shaped church in southern Chiayi on January 11, 2016. The church, which measures 55 feet tall and 36 feet wide, took two months... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tupelo Revival: Accountant turns old Rogers home into antiques shopTUPELO – Last fall, antiques dealer Jim West went to an open house for an estat
Tupelo Revival: Accountant turns old Rogers home into antiques shop
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 28 days ago
TUPELO – Last fall, antiques dealer Jim West went to an open house for an estate sale in Aberdeen and mentioned to a friend there he would like to have a big old house where he could put in an antiques store and have a little space for his accounting... Read more
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The Advocate
Opinions about monuments often shift with timeIn voting to remove four public monuments with ties to the Confederacy, the New
Opinions about monuments often shift with time
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
In voting to remove four public monuments with ties to the Confederacy, the New Orleans City Council has weighed in on a public debate that’s lasted for months, drawing comments from across Louisiana and other parts of the country. What’s been... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Historic East Tennessee family Bible follows long path homeCLINTON — It's a colorful, 140-year-old family heirloom that fell on hard times
Historic East Tennessee family Bible follows long path home
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
CLINTON — It's a colorful, 140-year-old family heirloom that fell on hard times. This 30-pound, leather-bound family Bible slipped away from descendants and wound up in junk stores — first in Alcoa's Green Acres Flea Market and then in the Solway... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Civil War legacy has shaped AmericaApart from re-electing their first black president, Americans this year have al
Civil War legacy has shaped America
Illawarra Mercury / Posted a month ago
Apart from re-electing their first black president, Americans this year have also been observing the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, which led to the abolition of black slavery. OPINION Apart from re-electing their first black president,... Read more
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Slate
Obama Takes Action (and Cries!) Over Gun ControlSlate's weekly political roundtable. The “I’m From the Government and I’m Here
Obama Takes Action (and Cries!) Over Gun Control
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
Slate's weekly political roundtable. The “I’m From the Government and I’m Here to Help” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the upcoming Iowa caucus, Obama’s executive action on gun control, and Ronald Reagan’s legacy. To listen to the discussion,... Read more

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