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Giant public artwork divides opinion in...

A giant Japanese-designed public artwork that will straddle Sydney's main street was unveiled Tuesday, dividing opinion with supporters saying it will boost the city's reputation and critics calling it "stupid".

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Palestine Makes You Dumb

Of all the inane things that have been said about the war between Israel and Hamas, surely one dishonorable mention belongs to comments made over the weekend by Benjamin J. Rhodes, deputy national security adviser for strategic communications.

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Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine)

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Immigration protests short on compassion

IF ONE were looking for an occasion to convene fellow protesters, to make signs and placards, to post picket lines and to compose protest chants, many possibilities present themselves.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

ITworld

Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella

Percentage of former and current workers who approve of CEO drops by 24%, those who disapprove quadruples, after big layoffs hit Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's approval rating before the company's biggest-ever layoff was high enough to place him in the top 30 of U.S. chief executives, the percentage of employees, both current and former, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Redmond, WA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Glassdoor, Salesforce.com

USA Today

'New York Times' pro-pot legalization editorial pushes debate

The New York Times' editorial calling for a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana is fueling the decades-long debate on pot legalization.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Washington DC

Myrtle Beach Online

Alaska Editorials

There's an old saying attributed to the Native people of Alaska's panhandle: "A tall tree has fallen."

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Entertainment

San Bernardino County Sun

Water level is low; information level is too: Thomas Elias

We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record-keeping began in the 19th Century.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, San Diego County, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Bellingham Herald

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to bringing to fruition two of the governor's main goals: Bringing 200,000 jobs to Iowa by 2016 and increasing family income by 25 percent.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Energy, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Department of Energy

ContactMusic.com

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is more opinionated on shoots

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley refuses to stay silent in front of the camera and likes to offer some creative input on set.

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Related Topix: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Boston Herald

Abu Sayyaf gunmen kill 21 Filipinos in road attack

Abu Sayyaf gunmen attacked Filipino civilians traveling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families on Monday, killing 21, including at least six children, in a brazen road attack that was the bloodiest in recent years by the violent militant group, police and military officials said.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Editorials from around Ohio

A recent Ohio appeals-court ruling that cruiser dash-camera videos are confidential "investigatory materials," rather than open public records, threatens Ohioans' ability to monitor police and defend against abuse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, Ohio, US Senate, Republican

Thomaston Times

The new paint job

The little white house down the street was old and the paint was peeling. The owner had put on a light green tin roof many years ago, but he had never done much more to fix it up.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lansing State Journal

People News: Accident Fund vice president named among top emerging leaders

Diversity MBA Magazine has named Michael Sekoni of East Lansing as one of its 2014 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive and Emerging Leaders.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI

The Washington Post

Paul Ryan's stale ideas on poverty

Paul Ryan is counting on this: Because he says he wants to preserve a safety net, speaks with concern about poor people and put out a 73-page report, many will elide over the details of the proposals he made last week in his major anti-poverty speech.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Courier News

Punish Sharpton for attacks on policePunish Sharpton for attacks on...

Punish Sharpton for attacks on police He's stirring up racial outrage and undeserved disdain for cops Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rIzyuv ** FILE ** The Rev.

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Related Topix: Don Imus, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

A hospital worker views police activity near the scene of a shooting at a wellness center attached to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Darby, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Delaware County, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Window to History: Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association

This is a C.V.V.F.A. badge from 1906 showing an arch by the courthouse. Joseph Fulton Boyd was born in Marion, Ohio in 1832 and throughout his lifetime he worked for various railroads.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Railroad, PA, Shippensburg, PA

Bluffton Today

To kill or not to kill?

It has been a week of killing - really, a month - or let's settle for 12 years of Gulf wars.

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Related Topix: Hunting, Outdoor Recreation

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky may be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in a new book.

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Middlesboro Daily News

Armstrong on the moon, 45 years ago

It's July 19 and I'm at Wapakoneta, Ohio, at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Tomorrow is July 20, 2014, the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Wapakoneta, OH, Children, Vocal

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