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1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Explosion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Denver Post

I studied engineering, not English. I still can't find a job.

Despite diligent studying, the only real-world business skills I'd learned at college were how to write a rsum and operate three-fifths of the Microsoft Office suite, writes Casey Ark.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Marketing

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Scientific Americans take on Tinseltown, and they win: Larry Wilson

Physicist Stephen Hawking gave a free public lecture, titled the "Origin of the Universe."

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Newsday

Rampell: The one fight to have before your wedding

I'm getting married in a few days, and -- as I'm told happens with most weddings -- lots of exhausting fights over minuscule details have broken out along the long, treacherous road to the altar.

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The Argus

New jobs welcome

But when the expansion is at a well-used store and set to create 100 jobs then it will surely be welcomed.

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The Argus

Stop the bureaucracy

As well as the nagging fear and grief that you may never see your nearest and dearest again and that the next phone call may change your life forever, there comes the hope that they may just walk back into your life as quickly as they slipped out.

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WTVF Nashville

AG Gives Opinion For District 30 Seat Replacement

Tennessee's attorney general has released an opinion on the legal mechanism for filling the District 30 seat held by Democratic state Sen. Jim Kyle.

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Related Topix: Shelby County, TN

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Matthew T. Mangino: Violent crime was rampant not too long ago

George Santayana, the Spanish-American philosopher and novelist, once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” As increasingly aggressive police tactics are exposed across the country, discontent grows.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

Thu Aug 28, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Dennis McCarthy: Batting a thousand in Cooperstown

Midway down Main Street, right around Shoeless Joe's Hall of Shame and Hey, Getcha Hot Dog! restaurant, it hits you.

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Related Topix: Little League

San Jose Mercury News

Charles Krauthammer: Lower the corporate tax rates -- now

The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Science / Technology

Chambersburg Public Opinion

No jail for man arrested amid Hoffman death probe

A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested after the actor's overdose death pleaded guilty on Thursday to a low-level drug charge in a deal that spared him jail time.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Drugs

Journal-Pioneer

A lesson in the ugly side of life

To the Editor, Part of my duties as a mother is to teach my children right from wrong, how to get along with each other, how to be kind and considerate and that there will be times in life where someone might hurt them physically or emotionally and I must prepare them to know how to handle hurt properly.

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Cleveland.com

Cleveland must release data critical to preventing illegal gun sales: editorial

There is no better way to stop the illicit trafficking in weapons than to make those who manufacture, buy and sell weapons more accountable and those transactions more transparent.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

San Jose Mercury News

E.J. Dionne Jr.: 2014 and the limits of rage

The short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, Jan Brewer, Science / Technology

The Argus

A line needs drawing

My Little Pony and penalty shoot-outs may not be the first subjects which come to mind when you think of university academia topics.

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Evening Times

Don't ignore the signs of cancer

FOR decades cancer deaths in Glasgow have been far too high, leading to a premature death for too many people.

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Palladium-Item

Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we areNavy...

Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we are Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we are Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tLVBPo Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Military, World News, China

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Town Talk

If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do? - ColumnIf ISIS attacks...

If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do? - Column If ISIS attacks one or more U.S. cities, what then? We can't bomb ourselves.

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Related Topix: Prison, Metal, Isis, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Will: American criminal justice defended by judge's essay

What is called "the" 1964 Civil Rights Act is justly celebrated for outlawing racial and other discrimination in employment, "public accommodations" and elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Prison, Law, Criminal Justice, Criminal Defense Law

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.

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Related Topix: Fire, Winooski, VT

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