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Trends in Workplace Drug Testing: 3 Facts Every Employer Needs to Know

Given the country’s tumultuous state of affairs when it comes to drug use, employers are faced with monumental challenges that can impact everything from hiring to safety to their bottom line. We know that employers are struggling, b ut much of what we hear about this crisis facing our country, and our companies, is anecdotal. Show More Summary

Find out why the Vermilion Cliffs are 'Arizona's Atlantis'

Established in 2000, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument remains one of the most isolated corners of the state.        

Dinosaur-Era Crocodile-Like Animal Fossils Found in Huge Deposit in Bears Ears National Monument

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

This may be the densest deposit of Triassic-era fossils ever discovered in the United States.

NM City Owes ACLU $700,000 After Not Taking Advice on Ten Commandments Monument

This case should be an eye-opener for conservative Christians who want cities and schools to fight back in church/state separation cases.

India's top court demands answers on Taj Mahal protection efforts

last monthArts : Artdaily

India's top court demanded a detailed plan for the future of the Taj Mahal on Thursday, warning the state government's "ad hoc" approach jeopardised the centuries-old monument to love. Smog has been slowly yellowing the Taj's brilliant marble and conservationists have long fought to close polluting industries near the 17th-century icon. Show More Summary

Louisiana never wanted to advertise it was the first state to have a black lieutenant governor

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Oscar James Dunn was elected the first black lieutenant governor in Louisiana, and the nation, just three years after the Civil War ended. Though, no monument was ever built in his honor. Instead, New Orleans is pulling down statues of Confederate generals dotting the landscape. Brian Mitchell is...

The Christiane Chronicles: Enough with the monster-sized pastries

I have lived in the United States for decades, but the monumental size of everything still shocks me. The Frenchwoman in me yearns for reasonable dimensions: skinny baguettes rather than ones as fat as my arm; one-bite chocolate bonbons making up in intensity what they lack in bulk.

Statue of Liberty to reopen; shutdown keeps other parks, monuments closed

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, vowing to use state funds to keep the landmark monument in operation. Show More Summary

Battle over legal marijuana: a monumental moment for states’ rights

West Hollywood is painted with rainbow flags. Known as “The Creative City,” this counterculture hub is set in rolling hills, thrumming with thrift stores, vegetarian restaurants, and, since Jan. 1, four dispensaries selling recreational cannabis. Show More Summary

Fear is a Mirror – Behold Your Reflection Your Way

Have you ever had someone or something really shake the ground you were standing on? Did you get back up?   Earlier this year, I went on a day hike on the AT in Maryland (my home state). I hiked to Washington Monument in Boonsboro and climbed the stairs to enjoy the view at the top of the historic tower-like structure. Show More Summary

Podcast Ep. 198: The Mormons Are Getting a New Leader

We also spoke about Mississippi's proposed official state book (can you guess?), the Ten Commandments monument inside a Texas mall, and how churches are now eligible for taxpayer funds to rebuild after a disaster.

South Carolina GOP reps propose monument to the zero black Confederate combatants who served in the Civil War

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

State Representatives Bill Chumley and Mike Burns, both white Republicans, have introduced a bill honoring the no black soldiers who served their state in the Civil War. South Carolina refused service from black men because racism. Via...Show More Summary

What is The Root’s Position on Black Confederates?

Over the past week media coverage has spiked in response to the proposal from two Republican state legislators in South Carolina, who are proposing to erect a monument to black Confederates on the state house grounds. What is different about this latest wave of coverage is the clear denial that these men ever existed in […]

Monument Valley is free on the Play Store in certain countries

The United States and Canada need not apply. The first Monument Valley made its debut on Android in 2014, and despite its age, is still a ton of fun to play in 2018. Its sequel was finally released this past November so that fans could...Show More Summary

Trump plan to reduce marine monuments could put vital ecosystems at risk

A report from United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking three ocean and opening them up to commercial fishing[...]

About That Black Confederate Soldier Monument ...

State Rep. Bill Chumley (R-Woodruff) and state Rep. Mike Burns (R-Taylors) pre-filed a bill last month that would establish a commission to design an African-American Confederate veterans monument, reported The State. "In all my years...Show More Summary

Republican Lawmakers Surprised to Learn No Black Soldiers Served Under Confederacy in South Carolina

State Reps Bill Chumley and Mike Burns pre-filed a bill that would establish a commission to design an African-American Confederate veterans monument. The justification for building a monument to black Confederate soldiers is crumbling as historians point out there’s no evidence such combatants ever existed. Show More Summary

GOP lawmakers surprised to learn no black soldiers served under Confederacy in South Carolina

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The justification for building a monument to black Confederate soldiers is crumbling as historians point out there’s no evidence such combatants ever existed. State Rep. Bill Chumley (R-Woodruff) and state Rep. Mike Burns (R-Taylors) pre-filed a bill last month that would establish a...

Newspaper review of records show no black armed Confederates

Two South Carolina lawmakers want to build a monument at the Statehouse to honor black Confederate veterans, but pension records show the state never recognized armed African-American soldiers during the … Click to Continue »

Another late flop overshadows Washington State's season

A nine-win season at Washington State was a monumental accomplishment worthy of celebration; not so much after Cougars flop in last 2 Holiday Bowls.        

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