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3 hrs ago |

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

It's easy to imagine that politicians would fall all over themselves to take credit for an economic outlook that looked like this: Enough new jobs are coming to Texas to boost the state's aggregate household income by at least $586 billion a year - and, perhaps, by as much as $1.6 trillion a year.


Related Topix: Texas, Rice University

8 hrs ago | CNN

Opinion: What it means to be an American

Meb Keflezighi of the United States crosses the finish line to win the men's division of the Boston Marathon in downtown Boston on Monday, April 21. Editor's note: Sally Kohn is a CNN political commentator, progressive activist and columnist.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

12 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

Did you get your taxes in on time?

DISCLAIMER: This web poll is informal, not scientific. It reflects opinions of site visitors who voluntarily participate.


12 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

Inconvenient truths for Earth Day

That was the day when, in the heat of the election campaign, NDP leader Adrian Dix announced in Kamloops that he doesn't support the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to its Burnaby terminal, because Vancouver shouldn't become a "major oil port."


Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Travel, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Energy

12 hrs ago | Droitwich Advertiser

Voters in Wychavon asked for their opinions on polling stations

AS POLLING cards for next month's European Elections hit the doormat, voters in Wychavon are being asked for their opinions on their polling station.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

16 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Should drivers trust the Brownville bridge?

I drive across the Brownville bridge frequently and wonder if there are people out there who really trust that bridge.


20 hrs ago | Daily and Sunday Review

Class action suits should be allowed against predatory lenders

Many states, including Pennsylvania, bar payday lending because they recognize that it is predatory.


Mon Apr 21, 2014


Do Something

American culture is in trouble. It is impossible to watch television for long without concluding that we are all living in one big reality TV show that is defining deviancy one embarrassing episode at a time.


The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Joyce unfair to force change on universities

Eighteen months ago, Steven Joyce had a warning for the country's universities. If they wanted the Government to be more directive, he was "more than willing", he said.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family


Mo. senator wants Koster's opinion on gun bill

A Republican state senator wants to know the opinion of Missouri's top law enforcement official on legislation that seeks to nullify some federal gun laws.


Related Topix: Lees Summit, MO


On fracking, cana t California get half a loaf? Thomas Elias

When a city like Carson, home to one large oil refinery and next-door neighbor to another, hard by the junction of two major freeways and site of both a Cal State campus and a Major League Soccer stadium, slaps a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing because of environmental questions, you know fracking of California's vast oil and gas reserves is no ... (more)


Related Topix: California, Occidental Petroleum, Energy, Oil & Gas, Jerry Brown, US Governors

St. Petersburg Times

Column: Losing American hearts and minds

Robert Kagan recently wrote that, foreign policy decision by foreign policy decision, President Barack Obama has given Americans what they say they want.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Worst 1st date? Woman's dog, TV stolen

A woman in New Jersey has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.


Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ

Globe and Mail

Feds pull troublesome questions about Economic Action Plan ads from opinion poll

In 10 public-opinion surveys since 2009, Canadians were asked whether they took any action as a result of seeing ads placed with newspapers, TV, radio and the Internet on the benefits of the Economic Action Plan, the catch-all Conservative government brand.


Seeking Alpha

Steven Madden: Changing My Opinion

Back on March 11th, I had an article published on footwear retailer Steven Madden .


Related Topix: Apparel, Footwear, Steven Madden, Deckers Outdoor, Wolverine World Wide

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Opinion: Why Geneva accord on Ukraine is tactical victory for Russia

For the first time in months, the ever-worsening Ukraine crisis seemed to have taken a surprising turn for the better.


Metal Center News

5-19-11 News: Steel Shipment Growth Rate Slows

The rate of growth of steel shipments from service centers in the United States and Canada sagged during April, according to the latest Metals Activity Report from the Metals Service Center Institute, Rolling Meadows, Ill.


Related Topix: Rolling Meadows, IL

Mysterious fatal shooting in eastern Ukraine

Mystery surrounds a shooting incident on a country road in eastern Ukraine that left at least one person dead and ratcheted up tensions in the region, where pro-Russian groups have seized government buildings and set up roadblocks in defiance of authorities in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Prison, Ukraine,

Denver Post

Will: The government's regulatory overkill

Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Ohio, Abortion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Egypt gunmen kill police captain near Cairo

Gunmen killed an Egyptian police captain and a conscript on a desert road outside Cairo on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Egypt