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Breaking News: Kansas students, parents object to Michelle Obama as graduation speaker
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Topeka :: KS :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 09:39:32 -0700 | political-news

A number of Topeka, Kan., high school students and their parents are objecting to the choice of first lady Michelle Obama as their commencement speaker. According to, it is more than an objection. A downright furor has broken out...
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Breaking News: How religion and politics are tearing America apart
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 08:30:30 -0700 | political-news

There was a time not so long ago when Americans didn’t cast their votes based on which candidate was the most fanatical about religious ideology. But since the 2010 right-wing revolution, funded in great part by the corporate political machine...
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Breaking News: Karl Marx: Globalization and the end of historical capitalism
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 08:52:14 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: This article is follow-up to "Crisis of capitalism in a globalized economy." Central to the argument I have developed thus far is the assertion that independent of opportunities of arbitrage trading in the international market, a purely capitalist...
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Breaking News: Marijuana, the brain and the power of media hype
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 00:08:49 -0700 | health-news

Author’s note: This is Part 1 of a three-part series. Commentary Just in time for April 20, an unofficial national holiday for marijuana smokers who associate the date with the “420” slang term for the plant, a joint (I know,...
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Breaking News: Whoopi Goldberg's column extols the virtues of marijuana
Posted by: Nina Rai

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 08:00:14 -0700 | health-news

Suffering from glaucoma and consequent excruciating headaches? Try weed therapy, something which actress-comedienne Whoopi Goldberg swears by and uses as medication. The 58-year-old weed columnist for The Denver Post claims it has helped her a great deal in dealing with...
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Breaking News: Colorado, national media hype two 'marijuana' deaths
Posted by: Robert Weller

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 07:26:08 -0700 | business-news

Opinion Focus on two deaths in the Denver in the past few weeks is verging on the kind of hysteria about marijuana that existed a century ago. There is a market for such stories with the attention being focused on...
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Breaking News: Supersized public art: The Kelpies horse sculptures open in Scotland
Posted by: Robert Myles

Falkirk :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-20 07:04:24 -0700 | travel-news

A major new cultural landmark now graces the countryside in central Scotland as the breathtaking Kelpies sculptures near Falkirk was officially launched Thursday and will open to the public Easter Monday. The startling 30 meter (100 feet) sculptures of two...
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Breaking News: Inseparable Ohio couple die 15 hours apart
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Newark :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 08:31:43 -0700 | obituaries-news

Kenneth and Helen Felumlee were married for 70 years and held each other’s hands at breakfast every morning of their lives together. When Helen, 92, passed away April 12, Kenneth, 91, followed her 15 hours later. According to the couple’s...
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Breaking News: Ralph Reed calls for America's moral rebirth
Posted by: PJesep SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 19:15:41 -0700 | political-news

In his new book, “Awakening: How America Can Turn From Economic and Moral Destruction Back to Greatness,” GOP strategist Ralph Reed asks whether we are “watching our nation commit suicide?” Excerpts were posted by ABC News. He writes, “The United...
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Breaking News: Reagan's son has words of wisdom for teabaggers, Republicans
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 19:15:41 -0700 | political-news

Is there anyone in the world trying to keep the name of Ronald Reagan alive more than Michael Reagan? And is there anyone who got less in return from his father than Michael, who was adopted by Reagan and his...
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Breaking News: NBA playoff preview: Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Posted by: Jake Brown SelectMedia

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 08:01:11 -0700 | sports-news

This Rockets-Trail Blazers series seems like the most overlooked series in the first round, but it should turn out to be a sensational matchup. Both teams finished with 54 wins, both have two All Stars, and both are top-five offenses....
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Breaking News: NBA playoff preview: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors
Posted by: Jake Brown SelectMedia

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 01:30:46 -0700 | sports-news

This is by far the best and most entertaining matchup of all the first-round series of the NBA playoffs. There are so many storylines in this series, and it starts with the fact that both these teams hate each other....
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Breaking News: George Lucas considering Chicago locations for his art and film 'Star Wars' museum
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 08:27:59 -0700 | political-news

The city of San Francisco's loss may be the city of Chicago's gain. The iconic film director George Lucas wants to find a home for building and investing more than $1 billion in a museum to house his formidable collection...
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Breaking News: Vladimir Putin plans military installations on disputed Kuril Islands
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-20 09:22:50 -0700 | political-news

If anyone needs any more proof that Vladimir Putin is on a mission to rebuild the glory of the Soviet Union, look no further than the Kuril Islands, located between the northern tip of Japan and Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula. This...
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Breaking News: Pilgrims from Europe and Asia join Palestinian Christians for Easter weekend
Posted by: saleh1966

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-04-20 08:07:49 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

Palestinian Christians and pilgrims from Italy, Poland, Romania and as far away as the Philippines trod the streets of ancient Jerusalem on the day the New Testament says Jesus Christ took his last supper with his disciples on the eve...
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