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51 min ago | Floral Park Dispatch

Opinion: Life Follows Death Follows Life Follows Death

Spring is a time of rebirth, so it's no surprise we celebrate. These holidays, whether true "holy days" or secular commemorations, tend to be marked by feasting and gifting.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Passover

5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Telling Students to Earn Less

The federal student loan program is becoming so costly to taxpayers that even President Obama is pretending to fix it.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit

9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

A win for the workers

It only took a moment Wednesday for the Port Authority's board of commissioners to vote unanimously that henceforth, thousands of contract employees at the airports shall be paid higher wages and benefits.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Take care with what you have

This day of observation to rally against environmental harms and to engage in a much more mindful approach to everyday living has been around for more than 40 years.

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Patch.com

Zero Breast Cancer Celebrates Local Breast Cancer Heroes May 8th

Honorees have contributed in diverse ways including to greater understanding of breast cancer, to the healing process of women facing breast cancer, and to the greater health of the broader community.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Mill Valley, CA, San Rafael, CA, Non-Profit, Marin County, CA, California

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Affirmative action debate is far from over

Demonstrators in New York City protesting a landmark Supreme Court ruling in 1978 that barred the University of California Medical School at Davis from setting aside a specific number of seats for minority applicants.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, California

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Taxman give bonuses to 1,100 employees who owe back taxes

An additional 1,700 workers got bonuses even though they had been disciplined for some kind of misconduct within the previous year.

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Related Topix: Tax

CNN

Opinion: We are killing ourselves with antibiotics

Editor's note: Dr. Martin J. Blaser is the Singer Professor of Medicine and director of the Human Microbiome Program at New York University.

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Related Topix: New York University, Health

ITV

'Hard hitting' or 'racist'? Opinion divided on Ukip's new poster campaign

The billboards take aim at various aspects of EU policy, especially free movement of labour, which the eurosceptic party says is taking jobs away from British workers.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cause of death at issue in death of Hawaii child

A defense lawyer for a former soldier accused of punching his 5-year-old daughter to death said Tuesday an autopsy showed evidence of lasting injuries that weakened the girl before she died.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rice University

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.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

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.

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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."

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

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.

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

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.

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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.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Townhall

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

KMIZ

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.

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Related Topix: Lees Summit, MO

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