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Breaking News: More than a million Americans lose unemployment benefits
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-12-30 11:16:39 -0800 | political-news

Funding for the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program will end Saturday and 1.3 million across the US will lose benefits. The long-term benefit began in 2008 during the recession and provided extended compensation to the jobless who are looking for work....
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Breaking News: Music industry's final bows of 2013
Posted by: George McGinn SelectMedia

Sarasota :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-12-30 23:54:05 -0800 | entertainment-news

The music industry lost more than 44 talented members in 2013. In a continuation of lists for famous people who passed away in 2013, listed below are the more famous, as a good number of session musicians are not listed...
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Breaking News: The future doesn't look good for US jobs
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-03-28 20:04:25 -0700 | business-news

An economist wrote an article a few years back saying that when the last of the baby boomers reach 65 in 2029, there will be 40 million more jobs in the United States than people to fill them. If I...
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Breaking News: Another big city black mayor bites the dust in Charlotte, N.C.
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-29 01:16:00 -0700 | political-news

In 1993, 26-year-old Patrick Cannon became the youngest person ever elected to City Council in Charlotte, N.C. He continued to serve on the council until December 2013, when he was elected as Charlotte's second black mayor. On Wednesday, Cannon was...
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Breaking News: Election 2014: Base-pandering plus Obamacare
Posted by: alstephenson SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-03-31 18:45:11 -0700 | political-news

Every election is now considered a critical or crucial event in which "the stakes couldn't be higher." This is the mass media and America's political handlers at work. The problem is that the current cycle usually resembles the recent past...
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Breaking News: Will children need to pack guns in their lunch boxes for protection?
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-06 10:11:25 -0800 | disasters-news

“Hey, mom, I’m off to school.” “OK, you didn’t forget to pack your gun, did you?” “No, mom, I got it in my lunch box.” Farfetched? Yes. But surely no more ludicrous than suggesting, like the NRA and other gun...
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Breaking News: Can Republicans win elections anymore without cheating?
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-02-07 07:55:20 -0800 | political-news

The Republican Party may be approaching the point where it becomes a criminal organization. So much of what they're doing is designed to help them win elections using at least deceptive and at worst completely dishonest tactics. Going back to...
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Breaking News: Flow of clean tap water returns to south-central West Virginia
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Charleston :: WV :: USA | updated 2014-01-17 15:50:17 -0800 | health-news

Clean water began to flow again Monday in kitchens, bathrooms and laundry rooms around Charleston, West Virginia, as authorities cleared water supplies for many of the 300,000 residents who lost access five days ago. But full use of water by...
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Breaking News: Off track since the '80s, America needs to find new energy
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-02-26 07:00:25 -0800 | political-news

When I first got my driver's license in the spring of 1967, gasoline was about 35 cents a gallon. It occasionally got lower, when competing stations got into "gas wars" and the price dipped as low as 10-15 cents for...
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Breaking News: Federal prosecutors seek death penalty  for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 21:24:09 -0800 | disasters-news

Attorney General Eric Holder has authorized federal prosecutors to seek capital punishment for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is charged with multiple federal crimes related to the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 260. “After consideration...
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Breaking News: A 'very special auction' of Kim Kardashian's moral bankruptcy
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-13 00:46:16 -0700 | lifestyle-news

It's been all over the news since Friday what a charitable soul Kim Kardashian is. On Thursday, she announced on her Celebuzz blog an auction of wardrobe pieces to raise money for Typhoon Haiyan victims. The auction will include pieces...
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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: 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: 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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