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Cheers and Jeers: Monday

42 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE Warning Labels: Right-Wing Edition Hey, if cigarette makers have to do it... Warning: Benghazi scandal implosion area. Watch for falling conspiracy theories. Warning: The Republican governor in this state...Show More Summary

Obama says Hillary would be 'a great president'

President Obama said Sunday that Hillary Clinton, his former secretary of State, would make "a great president" if she decided to make another bid for the White House in 2016. Obama said on ABC's This Week with George StephanopoulosShow More Summary

Fair Work Schedules: The Next New Human Right

6 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

T hough it would be hard to see it in the midterm election results, we live in the opening phase of a great countermovement against neoliberalism. The evidence is everywhere you look, and not only in the United States and Latin America. Show More Summary

Awesome Skateboard Art from Pop Culture Greats for a Good Cause

The ever-expanding city of Austin has become one of the cultural hot spots of the United States, but there’s a small town to the east that has a few claims to fame of its own. Taylor, Texas is known for its historic charm and farming...Show More Summary

Indiana has No. 6 Ohio State on upset alert thanks to 90-yard TD

Playoff contender Ohio State is down 20-14 in the second half to the lowly Hoosiers. Indiana is a dumpster fire this season, but Tevin Coleman is a legitimately great running back, and he just used his world-class ability to bust a big...Show More Summary

Police Departments Consider Discontinuing Use Of Body Cameras Due To Expense Of Public Disclosure Requirements

2 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor In what could prove to be a larger issue nationally, several departments in Washington State are considering removal of wearable cameras on police officers due to what has shown to be a greatly expensive and time consuming requirement to provide public disclosure to citizens requesting recordings. Poulsbo, Washington Police Department […]

Two Years After Sandy, the Conversation Around Energy Resiliency Still Going Strong

New Jersey has made great strides forward and impressive progress toward making the Garden State’s energy infrastructure more resilient in the two years since the damage and flooding from Superstorm Sandy caused a massive weeks-long power outage. read more

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… One Last Plea This is the final pitch for C&J's annual fund drive, and I really, really need to make this powerful, persuasive and, above all, motivational to get me over the top. It's a job that goes beyond...Show More Summary

South Carolina Town Where Lesbian Police Chief Was Fired, Rehired Adds LGBT Job Protections: VIDEO

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

It's not often we get to say this, but it's a great week to be gay in the Palmetto State. Not only is South Carolina's LGBT community celebrating the arrival of marriage equality, but WBTW Channel 13 reports that the...

Residents battle worst snow in memory in New York state

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Ellen Wulfhorst (Reuters) - The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 10. Some areas of New York state along the Great Lakes had around 2 feet (60 cm) of new snow on Thursday on top of accumulations as deep as 5 feet from earlier in the week. Show More Summary

NFL reschedules Buffalo Bills game as more snow pummels western New York

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 10. Some areas of New York state along the Great Lakes had around 2 feet (60 cm) of new snow on Thursday on top of accumulations as deep as 5 feet from earlier in the week. The National Weather Service said parts...

The archaeology of daily life during the Great War: INRAP finds a German camp

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

A team of Inrap archaeologists is currently excavating artefacts from the First World War near Reims. Covering 4.5 hectares, this Inrap excavation, curated by the State (Drac Champagne-Ardenne), is taking place in advance of the construction of an activity zone for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Reims-Epernay. Show More Summary

Giving Thanks for Great Bubbles

The Judgment of Paris in 1976 may be infamous for awarding Chateau Montelena and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars with international victories, but the competition of France versus the United States was far more important for establishing California as a legitimate winemaking region of the world. Show More Summary

Forecast in Every State: Freezing

It's expected to be freezing today … in every state. In what the Weather Channel calls an arctic surge, cold air moving south and east is behind the phenomenon. The Upper Midwest and Great Lakes may see one of the region's longest-ever sub-freezing periods in November, while Buffalo, NY, could...

All About the Black Market for Beer

Beware of bloated beer prices: What sounds like supply and demand might be a scam. Craft beer brewers in the United States are creating such great beer in such limited quantities that a black market has emerged. According to a new report...Show More Summary

Turkeys: The 15 States With The Most Miserable Thanksgivings

The 15 States With The Most Miserable Thanksgivings It’s Thanksgiving season, kids. But is everyone having a great time? According to the folks at Estately, we now have a look at the states who enjoy their Thanksgivings the

Clinton (well, Gore) Went to Kyoto. Obama Went to Beijing

Last week, United States President Obama and China's Premier Xi stood together announcing a deal on emissions reductions between these two great nations. The fact that such a bilateral agreement is possible and sealed with a handshake is a big deal. read more

New York, Great Lakes Snowstorm Leaves 7 Dead; More Snow Expected

A massive snowstorm has killed at least seven people and left many more stranded in their vehicles in Buffalo, New York, and affected several other Great Lake states, including northern Wisconsin and Michigan. Further snow is expected to hit Buffalo on Thursday, which was buried under six feet of snow and declared a state of emergency.

Mowtown singer Jimmy Ruffin, RIP

Motown lost one of it's great voices: Jimmy Ruffin, who died at a Las Vegas hospital on Monday (11/17) at age 78.Ruffin's most enduring hit has to be 1966's "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted," with its majestic, stately rhythm...

A Restaurant Discriminated Against One of Its Servers for Not Going to Church

Saveur says they serve a great whoopie pie. The state of Maine has reminded Moody's Diner, a place that is "staffed by and frequented by persons who espouse the same Christian beliefs and attend the same church," that punishing workers for not being gung ho about God is called "discrimination" in legal circles. Show More Summary

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