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2 hrs ago | Religion Dispatched

Duggar Daughters Talk Sex, Courtship, and Fear of Ungodly Men

She studies the history and culture of American evangelicalism, religion and Media, and is currently researching the intersection of religion and reality television.


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5 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Study: New fathers may need help with depression

Becoming a father may raise a young man's risk of depression, according to a new U.S. study that suggests helping men at this stage could improve the well-being of entire families.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Pediatrics, Medicine

5 hrs ago |

Trending Now - Young Dads At Risk Of Depression

Postpartum depression is a big concern for new moms, but a new study says that new dads are also at a risk of depression.


9 hrs ago | Politico

White House calls in the deans - China growth slows - Bloomberg says he's going to heaven

FIRST LOOK: WHITE HOUSE CALLS IN THE DEANS - Per a White House official: "As part of the President's opportunity agenda and the lead-up to the White House Summit on Working Families in June, today a group of deans from the nation's leading business schools will meet with senior administration officials at the White House to discuss how to best ... (more)


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13 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

We Trust Technology That Talks to Us

Siri doesn't need your love . But she does need your trust. At least, she does if you're going to use her in the way Apple intends.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

EXCLUSIVE! ESPN's Michael Wilbon Talks Lack Of Blacks in...

Michael Wilbon is one of the premiere sportswriters and sports broadcasters in America.


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Hispanic Business

Study: Casual Marijuana Use May Cause Brain Changes

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.


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Recreational Pot Use Harmful to Young People's Brains

A new study shows that smoking as little as one joint a week can cause abnormalities in areas that regulate emotion and motivation For those young people-and their parents-who think that smoking pot in moderation isn't harmful, it's time to think again.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Drugs, Marijuana

Study: GOP Will Grow with More White Conservatives, Not Less

A new study suggests that politically unaffiliated white Americans who are experiencing a shift to minority status will feel threatened by that shift and subsequently embrace more conservative policies.


Bangor Daily News

Yes, Student Athletes Deserve Union Protection

As a former college athlete , I have always been a fan of college sports. And as a union lawyer for the last 30 years, I have watched with interest over the past few decades as professional athletes have successfully asserted their employment rights through the collective bargaining process.


Advocates seek to help trade school students burned by debts

But the student loan debt from her non-education haunts her to this day. Her wages have been garnisheed, her tax refunds seized.


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Northwestern University

Renowned Indian Novelist Amitav Ghosh Coming to Northwestern

Renowned Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh will visit Northwestern University for two weeks starting Monday to teach undergraduate and graduate student/faculty seminars and to give two public lectures on writing about polyglot societies and traveling the opium route in Asia.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Asian-American, Arts, Literature, Evanston, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Diversity Is Strength! It's Alsoa Racially Polarizing Politics, Despite MSM Efforts To Lull Whites

In all the Main Stream Media propaganda about the desperate need for an Amnesty/Immigration Surge bill , you never hear that the bill will speed up the day when whites are a minority.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, African-American, Israel, World News, Middle East, US News

The Christian Victims of Antisemitic Hatred

In 1999, as I was preparing to leave my home town of Skokie, IL for six months of study in Israel, an antisemitic white supremacist fanatic went on a shooting spree in the area.


Related Topix: Skokie, IL


Northwestern Lands 4-Star Twin Brothers Andrew and David Dowell

Glad to say that I am Officially committed to Northwestern University !! Y Z Y 1 4 #Big10 #Wildcats David and Andrew, each rated among Ohio's top 15 recruits in 247Sports' composite rankings, are juniors at St. Edward High School .



Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds

Young fathers may be at increased risk of depression symptoms after their baby arrives, all the way through to the child's kindergarten, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Depression, Health


Racialized politics, and America's South African future

Whites are a steadily diminishing fraction of the population. In fact, the demographic trends show that they will no longer be the majority of the population, starting sometime about 2050 .


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies

Daily World

Depression risks increase for young dads

Becoming a dad can be emotionally tough for any guy, but especially for young, first-time fathers.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Family, Parenting

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Metal Center News

7-2010 Rebound in Doubt

Chicago Tube & Iron President and Chief Operating Officer Don McNeeley, like others in the metals distribution business, has been eagerly awaiting the promised rebound in the second half of the year.


Related Topix: Opinion


2001 memo called death row decision 'political'

City of Chicago attorneys believed that a decision by prosecutors to release one man from death row and charge another with murder in the case was "political," according to a 2001 memo obtained by a Chicago newspaper.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Death Penalty