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Breaking News: Allvoices Writers' Resources: Good style helps readers focus on substance
 
Posted by: Punditty

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 12:32:23 -0800 | your-story

Why is style so important when it comes to journalism? That’s easy – consistency in style makes it easier for readers to recognize substance in reporting and commentary. With that in mind, Allvoices is pleased to announce publication of the...
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Breaking News: Religion should be about ethical behavior, not just a spirit in the sky
 
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-03-04 12:45:34 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

Nearly 40 years ago, a friend of mine became a born-again Christian. He had been raised in the Catholic Church, but had rejected the religion of his parents and had been sailing along, religion-free, until the folks who called themselves...
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Breaking News: Hate 'bottom feeders'? Take a cue from the pope and walk a mile in another's shoes
 
Posted by: BaileyVincent

Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2013-11-23 11:29:34 -0800 | political-news

Humanity…Remember that word? Often it seems as if we lose more and more humanity by the day, whether between constant warfare, unending hunger, irrefutable violence or the mere existence of zombie-stimulating bath salts on the planet. Unfortunately, the only thing...
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Breaking News: Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates $3 million to boost Nepal's tiger population
 
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-11-22 18:21:50 -0800 | entertainment-news

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has donated $3 million to the World Wildlife Fund to help double the number of tigers in Nepal within the next nine years. Leonardo DiCaprio, 39, remains a major player in Hollywood, and is using his...
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Breaking News: Prosecutor trying to amend ‘affluenza' sentence to give rich teen jail time
 
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-12-21 15:52:01 -0800 | disasters-news

After an avalanche of criticism in the press, Texas courts are trying to amend its “affluenza” sentence for rich teen Ethan Couch, who only received probation after pleading guilty to four cases of intoxication manslaughter and two cases of intoxication...
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Breaking News: Email scam targets Gmail users' login info
 
Posted by: VeronicaS

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-23 13:48:41 -0700 | technology-news

Gmail users beware of a phishing scam The Internet has become a formidable domain for law enforcement to patrol as cybercrime expands and becomes more sophisticated. One of the latest is a phishing scam where Gmail users are being duped...
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Breaking News: When will Democrats acknowledge the Obamacare cure is worse than the disease?
 
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-14 14:27:29 -0800 | political-news

Michael Helms of the "Rick & Bubba Show" recounted an interesting tale earlier this month. He enrolled his family on the Obamacare website after finding out his current plan didn't live up to Obamacare standards. When he enrolled, there was...
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Breaking News: Flights canceled, schools close as 100 million feel wrath of Winter Storm Hercules
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-01-28 06:46:28 -0800 | travel-news

Chaos reigns in the Northeast as the powerful winter blizzard Hercules has dumped up to 2 feet of snow in parts of Boston overnight. And weather forecasters are saying another arctic blast will hit next week. Friday, 11 people had...
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Breaking News: Can animals predict the weather?
 
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-29 01:18:31 -0800 | technology-news

Humans pride themselves on their technological skills and use of computers to predict the weather. However, animals may know more about forecasting than they get credit for. Groundhogs are probably the most well-known long-term weather forecasters. Legend has it, if...
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Breaking News: Fort Hood shooting: Why are US soldiers more prone to PTSD? (Part 2)
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-07 15:56:33 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This is the second of a three-part series. You may access Part 1 here. Several suggestions have been made to explain the observation that American soldiers who have seen combat action tend to have a higher prevalence of...
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Breaking News: Republicans now frontrunners in 2014 House, Senate elections
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 16:12:33 -0800 | political-news

A new headache for President Barack Obama – a poll released Thursday contained the ominous news that the Republicans have surged ahead in the horse race to win the Senate and House in the 2014 elections. The CNN/ORC International poll...
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Breaking News: Both then and now, Puritanism is our biggest flaw
 
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-05 03:31:53 -0700 | lifestyle-news

"Puritanism assumes that every human act must either be right or wrong, and that 99 percent of them are wrong."
-- H.L. MENCKEN

 For nearly 50 years, most of the first half of the 20th century, Henry Louis Mencken was the...
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Breaking News: Court overturns Internet ‘Net neutrality' rules
 
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-17 07:24:08 -0800 | technology-news

The US Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit decided in favor of Verizon Tuesday, overturning the Federal Communications Commission’s Net neutrality rules. In doing so, the Internet freedom Americans once knew is under serious threat. If ever there were an example...
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Breaking News: Did Edward Snowden's hubris seal his 'man-without-a-country' fate?
 
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 13:35:26 -0800 | political-news

Edward Snowden’s life is on hold in Russia after seeking asylum there when his passport was revoked by the US for espionage. Despite his desire to leave the country and relocate, apparently back to the United States, he made statements...
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Breaking News: What do you call an exclusive club of multi-millionaires? Congress
 
Posted by: VeronicaS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-13 08:02:17 -0800 | political-news

Congress now looks like an elite country club, with the mass wealth and out-of-touch exclusivity to match. And while America’s 1 percent legislators slash social programs and aid for vets and vote nay on benefits for the unemployed, their net...
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