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

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-05-15 12:29:34 -0700 | 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: Baker's refusal to bake same-sex wedding cakes falls flat
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Lakewood :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-06-05 09:30:27 -0700 | causes-news

Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake baker's man Bake me a cake as fast as you can ... The one who went overboard in this updated version of the 1698 English nursery rhyme was Jack Phillips, a bakery shop owner in Lakewood, a suburb...
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Breaking News: Are we ever going to have sane solutions on the issue of guns?
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 11:39:19 -0700 | political-news

If there's one thing certain in this life, it's that every time another lunatic loser breaks loose and kills other Americans, the Amen chorus of the gun nuts will be all over the media standing up for their rights. So...
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Breaking News: Oprah interested in purchasing Los Angeles Clippers from Donald Sterling
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-05-03 16:54:45 -0700 | political-news

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. Better said, when life gives you Donald Sterling and his racist rants, you bring in Oprah Winfrey. Yes, the latest report from The Chicago Tribune indicates that Oprah is "interested in bidding...
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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: All right, so rich people can get away with anything now
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-05-21 14:36:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Could we please stop kidding ourselves that our society is anything remotely resembling egalitarian? Especially in the case of our justice system. We have known for a long time that sentencing bears no similarity to anything fair when it comes...
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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 2014-04-28 17:17:05 -0700 | 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 2014-06-17 06:51:18 -0700 | 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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