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3 hrs ago | The Age

Reform free agency to aid all

MELBOURNE Richmond coach Damien Hardwick wants the AFL to look at adopting the NFL's `Final Four' rule regarding free agency.


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22 hrs ago |

AFL star's twin 'bashed' by bouncers

THE TWIN brother of Port Adelaide AFL star Jared Polec has told a court he was set upon, stomped, kicked and punched by the manager and staff of a popular Adelaide nightclub.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

International Business Times

Jesinta Cambell Appeals to Hawks Fans, Says BF Lance Franklin is Affected by the Boos

For choosing money over loyalty, Lance Franklin is paying the price for his decision after getting booed and heckled mercilessly by the Hawthorn Hawks crowd when his Sydney Swans visited his former team on Saturday.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

Gold Coast's Bock retires from AFL

"It has been a long road back to play after fracturing my leg and despite my best endeavours and those of the medical and high performance staff, unfortunately the time has come to end my football career," Bock said in a statement on Tuesday.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls. Molly Ball: The one number that will decide this year's election

What will be the deciding factor in this year's elections? Will it be Obamacare? The chaos erupting across the globe? The president's approval rating? Will it besingle women voters, Hispanics, young people? Mike Podhorzer crunched the numbers and found there's one factor that, with eerie consistency, explains the way elections have swung for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, Video Games, US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, George Bush, State of the Union

Fri Jul 25, 2014


As Netroots Nation Drinks Up Democrat Kool-Aid, AFL-CIO Warns This Could Be A 'Powerful' GOP Year

As Katie Glueck of Politico wrote last Sunday , the faithful liberals who attended Netroots Nation last week are eating up the messaging national Democrats are spewing into the airwaves: Party leaders have been pushing messages about economic fairness as they look ahead to what will drive midterm turnout - and with this crowd, at least, it's ... (more)


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In These Times

Spoiler Alert, Connecticut: Jon Pelto Says He Isn't One

The idea of a credible candidate is one that can have an impact, and I believe that we are and we will have a significant impact on the race.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Irvin speaks to Pettis Dems9:08 pm

Nate Irvin answers the voters' questions at the 18th annual Wally McCowen Ice Cream Social on Thursday evening at the American Legion Hall.


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WMUR-TV Manchester

Right-to-work may get new life next year

It might be midsummer, but what could be one of the signature issues of next year's legislative session was under the spotlight in Manchester on Thursday.


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Los Angeles Times

Democratic strategists prescribe populism to cure party ills

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich , seen addressing supporters at a recent event in Juneau, has remained competitive in a heavily Republican state, which Democrats see as a hopeful sign.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

N.J. pension fund showing impressive returns

New Jersey's pension fund value has grown to $80 billion, and its investments are earning double what managers expected.


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Border Mail

Corryong's Diamond: Natalie von Bertouch agrees to Upper Murray deal

The A Upper Murray league club is out to A replicate the A success of football clubs that have had AFL players play matches for them by luring the champion netballer for a one-off appearance against fierce rival Federal.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

McKinney Comes Back At Foley In Second Ad

Republican gubernatorial candidates continued to attack each other in TV ads this week as John McKinney accused frontrunner Tom Foley of misleading voters about McKinney's legislative voting record.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

'Wealthy and well-hung'

Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie tells listeners of Hobart's Heart 107.3 Kim and Dave Show that she likes a man with money and "a package between their legs" before asking a 22-year-old caller if he was "well hung".


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business

3 Dems look to fill void left by Peters' Senate run

The seat in the 14th District is a wide-open opportunity for candidates looking to replace U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, who is taking a run at the U.S. Senate.


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The Age

Tom Jones rumoured to sing at AFL grand final

Tom Jones is rumoured to be the pre-match talent at this year's AFL Grand Final.


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The Age

Player support for mid-season draft

Port Adelaide's Jackson Trengove has come out in favour of the AFL introducing a mid-season draft, saying the gap in the club's ruck stocks due to injury could be plugged with fresh players.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Toledo Blade

FLOC, British fight for migrant workers

Ian Lavery's desire to stand up for workers started in the coal mines of North East England and will take him to the tobacco fields of North Carolina, where he and a fellow member of the British Parliament will travel this week on a fact-finding mission organized by a Toledo-based farmworkers union.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The News-Gazette

Frerichs' money tops Cross' fund 2-to-1

Champaign Democrat Mike Frerichs holds a more than 2-to-1 fundraising lead over his opponent for state treasurer, although Republican Tom Cross outraised Frerichs in the recently completed quarter.


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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Denver Post

Former Greenwood Village cop awarded $525,000 in firing linked to union activity

A former decorated Greenwood Village police officer won a $525,000 federal jury award Wednesday after jurors determined the city acted with "evil motive" when it fired him for forming a police union.


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