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Paul Petrone posted a blog post

Winfrey is a bold, African American woman who wanted to talk about gays and feelings before it was kosher to talk about gays and feelings.

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Related Topix: The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment, Television, Kosciusko, MS

Wed Jul 30, 2014

West Hawaii Today

In brief | Nation & world | 7-30-14

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Patriot Act

New York Magazine

What Obama Can Do to Loosen Marijuana Laws, Even Without Congress

Ever since the New York Times came out of the cannabis closet Sunday and endorsed legalized marijuana for those of legal drinking age, DI has been wondering what real drug-policy changes we can expect on the federal front.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

The Las Vegas Sun

home sales in Las Vegas slide in first half of 2014

Cass Via drove around the Las Vegas Valley for months in a red Ford F-350 pickup truck looking for a house, armed with listings and dropping in on construction sites.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Housing, North Las Vegas, NV, Real Estate, Mortgage, Personal Finance

KTVN Reno

Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii

When former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on corruption charges in January, the couple stood together at a hastily called news conference to denounce the charges.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Switched

First Nighter: Sturges's "Strictly Dishonorable," Quinton in "Drop Dead Perfect"

Before he began writing as well as directing his celebrated movies, Preston Sturges uncorked Strictly Dishonorable , a hit Broadway show.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Theater, Arts, Opera

Commercial Dispatch

No-jangles: Starkville Bojangles closes

Bill Cunningham, who opened the restaurant in August 2010, confirmed this morning that he recently sold the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Starkville, MS, Columbus, MS

JD Supra

Another Increase in the Rhode Island Minimum Wage to $9/Hour

On July 3, 2014, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a measure that will raise the state's minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Rhode Island, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island Government, US Governors, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Roll Call

Possible Senate GOP Majority Would Be Young, but Would Have Enough Elders for Heft

In a possible GOP Senate majority, Cochran is one of many veterans who could reclaim gavels.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Thad Cochran, Susan Collins

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bradenton.com

Hospital work on schedule despite rainfall

Project manager Wilson Alvarez of Jackson, Mississippi-Johnson Construction tells The Daily Comet completion is expected in January 2016.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hospital work on schedule despite rainfall

Project manager Wilson Alvarez of Jackson, Mississippi-Johnson Construction tells The Daily Comet completion is expected in January 2016.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

What Does New York Do For Its Drivers?

But for New Yorkers, it may be twice as sobering to learn that the Empire State was recently named the most "exploitative" to its drivers than any other state.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Jamestown, NY

The Daily Democrat

California trying to cut water, but is it working?

LOS ANGELES >> When Gov. Jerry Brown called on everyone from residents to businesses in California to curb water usage by 20 percent, he told state government to lead by example.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Pop/Rock, California State Prison, Sacramento, State Prisons, Prison

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Tindell: Tax holiday should include school supplies

Shoppers all across South Mississippi crowded stores this weekend to save some money on shoes and clothes as they prepare to send their children back to school.

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Lucianne.com

Chamber of Commerce Hires Top MarcoRubio Aide to Push Amnesty

A year after Sen. Marco Rubio was the face of the SenateA s Gang of EightA s immigration reform bill, one of his top immigration aides will help the Chamber of Commerce push amnesty legislation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Watersblogged

Lowborn - Anberlin

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Lowborn by Anberlin, download iTunes now.

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Related Topix: Anberlin, Pop/Rock, Florida, U2, The Edge

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Hundreds of undocumented migrant children being held in Alabama

The ORR lists a total of 407 unaccompanied migrant children from January to July who have been released to "sponsors" in Alabama.

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Cybercast News Service

Top 3 Super-PAC Donors Are Super-Rich Liberals

The top three donors to super PACs this political cycle are all "one-percenter" progressives, and they've funneled millions to liberal causes, according to an analysis of data from Sunlight Foundation's Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance tracker .

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Eight immigrant children from Central America brought to Idaho

Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Idaho, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Jay Inslee

Sunherald.com

Mississippi gets 179 children from border surge

The Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families released a list Thursday showing the breakdown of those released to sponsors from January 1 to July 7. The U.S. is grappling with a surge in unaccompanied children from Central America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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