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2 hrs ago | People's Defender

Many U.S. politicians have had disabilities

The idea of a person with a disability being elected president of the United States may seem far-fetched to some Americans, especially given the physical demands of campaigning.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Contact, Science Fiction Movies, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, New York, Opinion

6 hrs ago | O-R Online

Segregated cemeteries: A remnant of a not-so-distant past

Jerome Davis stands next to the grave of his great-grandmother, Dessie Davis Hilton, in Chartiers Cemetery.

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Related Topix: Republic, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Life, Veteran Affairs, African-American

10 hrs ago | Midulster Today

World War I talk and exhibition in Cookstown

After an exhausting few weeks of parades with Killyman District LOL the members of Tyrone Somme Memorial Association can now draw breath but there are still plenty of events on the horizon.

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Related Topix: Tyrone County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, The Association, Pop/Rock

15 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Hillary Clinton to sign 'Hard Choices' in Ridgewood

As speculation continues to grow about whether Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, the former secretary of state will stop at Bookends to sign her memoir, "Hard Choices."

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Ridgewood, NJ, Bill Clinton

19 hrs ago | New York Post

SUNY-Buffalo presidenta s secret deal for Hillary

A public university is a public trust: Administrators have a duty to be open and honest about how they're using resources so that taxpayers, tuition payers, the press and lawmakers can see that the spending is going to provide a quality education at an affordable price.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton

23 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Clinton told to avoid Indonesia

A SPOKESMAN for Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says now isn't an appropriate time for a visit from former US president Bill Clinton.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

North Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks

One Republican is blasting the president's plan as "financial insanity." North Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks said the current situation is entirely of the administration's making.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, George Bush, Bill Clinton

The Daily Caller

Icons And Has-Beens

Walking into a firearms museum, it's easy to marvel at the broad range of firearms and become impervious to the uniqueness of individual guns.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, US News, Conservative Political News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

John A. Tures: July 4 brings annual bash of Lee's image

It wouldn't be July 4th in America without an Independence Day parade, a hot dog eating contest, a fireworks show, and armchair generals refighting the Battle of Gettysburg.

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The Age

'Horror of war without its glory'

A century after the outbreak of World War I, the voices of writers such as Vera Brittain bring us closer to its awful carnage and sobering legacy.

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Hartlepool Mail

Battle of the bulge - Slimming is 'key public health priority'

Labour councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher is chairman of both the council's finance and policy committee and the Hartlepool Health and Wellbeing Board.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England,

WFAA-TV Dallas

Military tanks to be auctioned in California

JULY 09: A visitor looks at a display of tanks and military vehicles during a preview of Auction America's Littlefield Collection auction on July 9, 2014 in Portola Valley, California.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Stanford University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Post

Clinton musical brings sax appeal to music-theater fest

Hillary may be the one running for president, but it's Bill people want to see - at least, that's what the creators of "Clinton" are counting on.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bill Clinton, Cheers, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television

NEWS.com.au

Women not told of potentially fatal risk

IT'S a huge setback for doctors who thought it was something of a miracle... But there is still reason for hope.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

10 Years Later, Mystery Heroine 'Maisie Dobbs' Gains New Life

If you asked mystery fans to name the most important novel of the past decade, most would say, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - and they'd be right.

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Related Topix: Books, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Albany, NY, Barack Obama

Cybercast News Service

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

Nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McHugh, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, New York, African-American

Tri-cityherald.com

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in Washington Park on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will consider whether the black World War I hero from Albany should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Albany, NY, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Sthelensstar.co.uk

Meadow to mark centenary of World War I

THE Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside Dame Lorna Muirhead headed a colourful parade on Saturday when she opened a Remembrance Meadow at Mesnes Park to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

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Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Suburban Weekly

Photo: Doug Ohman, License: N/a

Clarks Green resident Barry Phillips was chosen as one of 40 participants nationwide in the National Endownment for the Humanities' "On Hallowed Ground: Gettysburg in History and Memory" workshop.

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Related Topix: Clarks Green, PA, Pop/Rock, The National, Gettysburg, PA, US National Parks

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