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Florida State removes De'Andre Johnson from team after punching video comes out
Florida State dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson from its football team Monday after the state attorney's office said a video showed Johnson punching a woman at a Tallahassee bar last ...
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Fossil Fuel Divestment: Flight from Reality
There is a movement afoot to slow the wheels of modern life. A highly emotional, anti-industrial fringe is urging institutions to "divest" -- or sell investments in the oil, gas, and coal industrie...
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Common Courtesy
“How are you doing today?” “I’m fine - how about you?” Pleasantries are the WD-40 which make the day better, which loosen the stiffness in daily life, which make everything run more smoothly. Many ...
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Black people are not ‘equal’: This is how the League of the South recruits a new generation on the web
The League of the South (LOS) promotes its brand through a multimedia web domain that features videos, photographs, and articles promoting white supremacy. Read more: Black people are not ‘equal’: ...
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State Launches New Website — Built by Parents, for Parents —to Help Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
Statewide organizations to celebrate Navigate Life Day August 1 AUSTIN – The Interagency Task Force for Children with Special Needs, supported by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, tod...
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Hudson ISD’s Whiteker Named Region 7 ESC’s 2015 Superintendent of the Year
  KILGORE— Hudson ISD Superintendent Mary Ann Whiteker was recently named as the Region 7 Education Service Center’s 2015 Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) and will serve as the regional representa...
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Man takes two years to figure out his dogs are black bears
by KATIE DOWD
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At what point do you realize that your beloved puppies are actually bears? When they start growling? When they steal your picnic basket? Or maybe almost immediately, when they stop looking like sma...
Meet the GOP’s New Latino Outreach Spokesman: Donald Trump
by DNC
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Yesterday, Bloomberg Politics ran a  story  highlighting how some GOP presidential hopefuls – notably Ted Cruz – have rallied to Donald Trump’s xenophobic message of Hispanic exclusion.  After near...
Oil crushed by worries on Europe, Iran
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Oil is expected to spiral even lower, as concerns about global growth collide with record production and the potential for more supply from Iran. Read more: Oil crushed by worries on Europe, Iran
David Simpson Announced Fund-Raising "Beyond Wildest Expectations"
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Thanks supporters for their generous support   LONGVIEW —  On Monday , House member and Texas State Senate candidate David Simpson announced that his campaign had far exceeded the eight-day / $100,...
Building a Back-to-School Budget
by NATHANIEL SILLIN
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  Back-to-school spending isn't just about clothes and markers anymore. In 2014, Forbes reported that Accenture estimated ( http://newsroom.accenture.com/images/20020/Graphic.pdf ) that nearly half...
Enshrining a Presumption of Openness
by PATRICE MCDERMOTT, American Forum
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The White House should adhere to its openness policies by supporting legislative reform      The President has a new opportunity to ensure that the openness policies laid out on his first day of of...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 10, 2015, Mario Polo, of Boston Market, left, talks to job seekers Herby Joseph, right, and Kingsly Jose, center, at a job fair in Sunrise, Fla. The Labor Department issues its May report on job openings and labor turnover on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It's a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of advertised jobs hasn't driven the same kind of increase in actual hiring.


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At mid-day, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba was the most heavily traded individual stock on the New York Stock Exchange, falling 2.5 percentNew York (AFP) - US-listed Chinese equities plummeted Tuesday as Chinese share markets tumbled again and raised worries of broader financial problems in the world's number-two economy.


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