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Breaking News: 'Environmental injustice' demarcates white and nonwhite districts causing 7,000 deaths annually
 
Posted by: Robert Myles

Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:55:18 -0700 | health-news

Whatever your views of race relations in America you may consider that when it comes to the air you breathe, there’s no color divide. But in the first study of its kind, University of Minnesota researchers discovered that on average,...
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Breaking News: School system has the wrong idea in the war against bullying
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-21 08:32:51 -0700 | disasters-news

A story from a North Carolina school system on Friday is merely the latest example of educators who simply donʼt get it when it comes to combating bullying. Noreen Bruce said Buncombe County Schools forbade her 9-year-old son Grayson from...
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Breaking News: Progressive think-tank leader says taxing rich not Democratic left's growth strategy
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-20 05:25:59 -0800 | political-news

Neera Tanden, president of the Democratic progressive think tank Center for American Progress, has said that raising taxes on wealthy Americans is not the Democratic left's economic growth strategy. Speaking in an interview Wednesday, Tanden said that raising taxes on...
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Breaking News: RadioShack announces 1,100 store closings
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-06 20:35:56 -0800 | business-news

Retail electronics giant RadioShack Corp. announced Tuesday that it will close as many as 1,100 of its US stores amid falling share prices and disappointing sales. Such an announcement had been anticipated since last month, when it announced at least...
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Breaking News: US insists Assad will be replaced in Syria
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-22 15:40:37 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The United States will force Syrian President Bashar Assad from power if he does not leave on his own, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday. After a meeting with ministers from Canada and Mexico, Kerry said the departure...
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Breaking News: Lawmakers turn blind eye to animal cruelty at factory farms
 
Posted by: itobin53

Benton :: AR :: USA | updated 2014-01-16 08:49:09 -0800 | disasters-news

Every day, helpless animals at factory farms are abused and tortured. They are kicked, stabbed in the eyes, drugged, and confined in such cruel conditions, their bones crumble to the point where they can no longer support their own unnaturally...
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Breaking News: Overreaction to Coke ad shows panic among xenophobes
 
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-02-04 23:47:48 -0800 | political-news

If you were to ask conservatives what is the most important thing about the modern United States of America, one answer that would be high on the list is the so-called "free market." Theoretically, at least, one of the most...
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Breaking News: The right's outrageous indignation over Obama's tilt on overtime pay
 
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 05:50:47 -0700 | political-news

If President Barack Obama is for anything that doesn’t help the rich, dampen government influence or aid in their draconian policies against the poor; Republicans are against it, further advancing their quest to resurrect the 20th century. The Grand Old...
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Breaking News: The lie that gave New York a bad name
 
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-02-24 12:16:45 -0800 | disasters-news

It was the spring the Beatles came to America for the first time, the spring when we started to recover from the shock of our young president being assassinated. The Fab Four had already done their thing and returned home...
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Breaking News: Issa losing grip on power, rankling Republicans over mishandling of IRS probe
 
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 21:29:24 -0700 | political-news

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is losing a grip on his once vast power, reports POLITICO. The chairman of this committee typically wields vast power and strikes fear into the heart of...
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Breaking News: Jesus has an idea on how to fix the mess that is 'God's Country' (Earth)
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-11 12:42:06 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

“Jesus Christ, what is that God-awful noise?” Jesus looked at his father – the two were having coffee in a Washington cafe in disguise, of course and a radio was playing. “It’s a Rolling Stones tune called 'Sympathy for the...
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Breaking News: Sebelius' exit opens way to push ACA reset button for 2014 midterms
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 11:33:27 -0700 | political-news

Commentary Only a week ago, on March 31, Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), was telling Alyona Minkovski on “HuffPost Live” that she would "absolutely" still be in charge at the department in November....
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Breaking News: I'll accept ‘affluenza' as soon as ‘poverty-enza' becomes a viable legal defense
 
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-12-19 17:44:34 -0800 | disasters-news

The “affluenza” case in Texas has ignited widespread outrage and inspired petitions to get the judge who accepted this made-up term as a viable legal defense kicked off the bench permanently. Ethan Couch, 16, of Fort Worth avoided jail and...
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Breaking News: Ohio authorities order shutdown of fracking operation after earthquakes
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Lowellville :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-03-15 22:43:58 -0700 | green-news

Ohio state regulators for oil and gas ordered a local hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operation to cease following a series of earthquakes Monday and Tuesday reportedly with epicenters at the fracking site. The authorities halted operations at Hilcorp Energy's site to...
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Breaking News: Judge rules Florida's welfare drug testing 'unconstitutional'
 
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-03 09:45:03 -0800 | political-news

US District Judge Mary S. Scriven struck down a Florida law Tuesday that mandated drug testing for welfare recipients. She ruled the testing requirement was unconstitutional. Her 30-page order made a temporary ban on the law permanent. In 2011, the...
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