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  1. Democrats Buried in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Political Wire

    "Election night was bad for Democrats all over the country, but arguably there were few states where it was worse for their future - and better for Republicans - than in West Virginia," the New York Times reports. "Democrats in the state, long accustomed to controlling virtually every part of the government, lost a Senate race and two competitive House races.

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  2. The Inside Story of Chuck Hagel's DismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Political Wire

    "Hagel's resignation was decided last Thursday night, a Pentagon official tells The Daily Beast . The news only got out to a few people in the building, who described the next day at work as exceptionally awkward.

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  3. The Blank Slate Workshop: Even Doctors Can Learn to WriteRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | The New York Academy of Medicine

    This full day workshop will teach short essay and op-ed writing. Participants will work on a 500-800 word essay in the course of the day aided by continuous individual and group feedback.

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  4. Huh? NYT Says Hagel 'Wasn't Fired,' But Obama...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | BizzyBlog.com

    As is the case with so many executive changes in both the public and the private sector, there is vagueness in the circumstances surrounding the end of Chuck Hagel's stint as Obama administration Secretary of Defense. While it's not unusual for an exec to be asked to resign to avoid being formally fired, which was apparently the case with Hagel, the higher-ups involved are usually smart enough to pay tribute to the departed official and move on without letting contrary information get out.

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  5. Documentary Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter Opens in New York, 1/23Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter tells the inspiring and largely unknown story of Martha Hill, a visionary whose life was defined by her love for dance, and who successfully fought against great odds to establish modern dance as a legitimate art form in America. In a career spanning most of the 20th century, Martha Hill became a behind-the-scenes leader of the dance world as the founding director of The Juilliard Dance Division, a position she held from 1952-85.

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  6. NYT Hails the Dem 'Dean' of Congress as He Is Replaced By His WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | NewsBusters.org

    The New York Times on Monday trumpeted the retirement of the "Dean of Congress," Democrat John Dingell, and promoted the replacement by his wife. Writer Sheryl Gay Stolberg devoted 31 paragraphs to the political swap, hyping the ascendency of Debbie Dingell.

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  7. What do you think? Is Staten Island's New Brighton neighborhood the new 'Hipster Hotbed'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | SILive.com

    Staten Island's best neighborhood bar in the north shore: Adobe Blues, Burrito Bar among 2014 Readers' Choice Award favorites With its plentiful selection of craft beers, Adobe Blues in New Brighton is the focus of a recent piece labeling the neighborhood the next "hipster hotbed." STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - It's easy to call out the next trendy neighborhood: Find some craft beer enthusiast, a custom jewelry artist, some reasonably priced housing and slap the old "hipster" label on it.

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  8. Indies First: What's happening at a bookstore near you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    Providence, R.I.'s Books on the Square is one of the indie bookstores signed up to participate in Indies First on Small Business Saturday. Last year, "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" writer Sherman Alexie proposed that writers work as booksellers at independent bookstores on Small Business Saturday .

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  9. Aaron Sorkin on Mike Nichols: "The Most Talented Person I Have Ever Known"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Hollywood Reporter

    Mike Nichols is flanked by Aaron Sorkin, left, and former Universal exec Dylan Clark at the premiere of 'Charlie Wilson's War' Sorkin, who wrote 'Charlie Wilson's War,' the last movie Nichols directed, remembers the legend in The Hollywood Reporter's tribute Much will be written about Mike Nichols , and that's as it should be. His name should be known by schoolchildren.

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  10. It's not just about print vs. digital media - it's about cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | GigaOM

    Because of the obvious differences between traditional print publishing and the digital kind - the lack of a physical product, the fact that one can link and the other can't, differences in the speed of publishing, etc. - it's easy to come to the conclusion that print is the problem.

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  11. In fight against campus sexual assault, lawyers argue bias against men, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Times-Picayune

    As college campuses strive to comply with new government policies on sexual assault, and as victims get more comfortable making their voices heard, a growing number of lawyers are taking up the cause of the accused, according to the New York Times. While survivors of sexual assault have received the most attention in recent years, defense lawyers like Andrew Miltenberg of New York argue that colleges often mishandle accused students, displaying a marked bias against men, the newspaper reports.

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  12. US senator Rand Paul calls for declaration of war against ISIS - NYTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Straits Times

    US Senator Rand Paul, a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016, is calling for a formal declaration of war against ISIS militants who control parts of Iraq and Syria, the New York Times reported on Monday. In an interview on Saturday, Paul said his proposal would limit the duration of military action to one year and significantly restrict the use of ground forces, the Times said.

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  13. New York Times Writer Falls for a Fake News Story About Kim Kardashian's ButtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | E! Online

    If you're going to write a snarky story criticizing Kim Kardashian 's butt , it's probably best not to make an ass of yourself and use fake quotes! New York Times writer Joyce Wadler must have missed that memo, because in an article titled "Fear of Kim Kardashian's Derrire" published Friday, she included portions of a fictitious Kanye West interview from the satirical site The Daily Courant . Someone at the NYT noticed Ms.

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  14. Cathy Horyn on Joe Eula is a delightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The New York Observer

    "He was short and wiry, about five-foot-six. His face was square, with a droopy salt-and-pepper mustache and a pleasant but skeptical expression.

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  15. Senator Rand Paul calls for declaration of war against Islamic State: NYTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Reuters

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016, is calling for a formal declaration of war against Islamic State militants who control parts of Iraq and Syria, the New York Times reported on Monday. In an interview on Saturday, Paul said his proposal would limit the duration of military action to one year and significantly restrict the use of ground forces, the Times said.

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  16. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Got Married Last Month: NYTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | River Front Times

    According to The New York Times , Wilson, 28, and Barbara Spradling, 37, who is also an officer with the Ferguson Police Department, officially married on October 24. Wilson and his bride could have obtained their marriage license in a faraway county or state.

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  17. 'Today' looks to rebound from tough weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this July 22, 2011 file photo, NBC "Today" television program co-hosts Matt Lauer and Ann Curry appear during a segment of the show in New York.

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  18. NYT: Lawmakers, Not Courts, Used to Fix Problem Bills Like ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | News Max

    The fate of Obamacare hinges on a Supreme Court decision rather than the give-and-take of the past, when such legislation was fought out on Capitol Hill rather than through the nation's highest court. Legislative work that once helped iron out complicated, controversial bills has fallen by the wayside because of partisan fighting, reports The New York Times .

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  19. Smashwords' Mark Coker deilvers keynote at Self-Publishing Book ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | TeleRead

    The Self-Publishing Book Expo was held in New York City recently with Coker giving the keynote address. Several trends have led to the explosion of self-publishing, and many of those reasons have allowed Smashwords to grow into a leading distributor of e-books.

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  20. On the Market: New Yorkers Are Snobs, But Not So Much As They Used To Be About QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The New York Observer

    Are New Yorkers really snobs? New York has been named America's snobbiest city by Travel & Leisure , though Miami, LA and DC were close runners-up. Well, we do have townhouses that trade for $50.25 million, suggesting that some strong financial elitism, at least, prevails.

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