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Breaking News: Poll says gays are mostly OK, just not in public
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

St Louis :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-05-16 08:43:45 -0700 | political-news

By now, most people know the story of Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player to be drafted by an NFL team. In response to the joyous news, Sam kissed his boyfriend. The kiss was captured on camera and...
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Breaking News: Supreme Court getting ready to bless political lying?
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-06-19 07:59:30 -0700 | political-news

It's beginning to look like the Roberts Court will go down in history as one of the most activist Supreme Courts of all. Conservatives may deny that – to them court activism only happens on the liberal side – but...
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Breaking News: Quinnipiac poll: Obama ranks above G.W. Bush as worst president since World War II
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-06 14:20:45 -0700 | political-news

According to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, 33 percent of American voters said that "President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II," compared with 28 percent who said George W. Bush was the worst and 13...
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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: Cantor's loss was simple; he didn't take care of business
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-06-15 16:41:24 -0700 | political-news

Sometimes the biggest shocks come in the smallest packages. And sometimes actions taken for one reason end up having almost an opposite effect. Virginia's Seventh Congressional District goes from the northern suburbs of Richmond up to Culpeper, about 75-80 miles...
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Breaking News: Judge says schools can send unvaccinated students home during illnesses
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-06-27 17:37:47 -0700 | political-news

The issue of vaccinations in America is one of growing contention as more and more parents are opting not to vaccinate their children. Their justification for refusing vaccines varies from religious preferences and personal choices to misinformation. Regardless of reason,...
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Breaking News: Climate change exacerbates costly, deadly California wildfires
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

San Diego :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-05-19 12:31:22 -0700 | political-news

Arson is being considered in brush fires that were quickly spread by 50 mph gusting Santa Ana winds across parched and tinder-dry acres of land in San Diego County starting on Tuesday, but years-long drought and extreme temperatures driven by...
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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: Republicans on Benghazi -- all politics and all hypocrisy
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-05-11 15:24:45 -0700 | political-news

Is it really too much to ask politicians to be consistent in the way they look at things done by the folks they support and the folks they oppose. If something is wrong when Democrats do it, shouldn't it be...
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Breaking News: He's rebelling, but Bobby Jindal was for it before he was against it
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-06-25 03:45:44 -0700 | political-news

Settle down, Piyush. Louisiana Gov. Piyush "Bobby" Jindal may be the only person in America who thinks he could still be elected president. He apparently thinks his secret weapon is love of the teabaggers and far right-wing Christians. In a...
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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: US middle class no longer world's most affluent

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-27 01:07:46 -0700 | political-news

A new analysis of income data shows that the US middle class, the most affluent in the world for several decades, has lost that unique distinction. Canada’s middle class has replaced the US middle class as the world’s most affluent....
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Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-27 18:21:48 -0700 | 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: Court orders US government to release memo on drone killings
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-29 10:47:38 -0700 | political-news

In a setback to the US government, a New York federal appeals court Monday ordered the Obama administration to release parts of classified memo legally justifying the use of drone strikes to kill American citizens overseas. In doing so the...
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