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20 min ago | Jerusalem Post

Israeli newspaper sparks outrage with 'Genocide is Permissible' blog

Times of Israel announced it ended its association with Yochanan Gordon, a writer who authored a post entitled "When Genocide Is Permissible."

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4 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Families await Peace Corps evacuees' homecoming

"We did really have faith in the Peace Corps that if things would become dangerous they would do what they're now doing," said Mirna Jope of Carmichael, California, whose 25-year-old son called home Thursday after learning he would be leaving Sierra Leone.

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4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Families await Peace Corps evacuees' homecoming

In this photo provided by Dawson Jope, center, Dawson poses with the daughter of his host family, Nancy Bartholomew, left, and her cousins Andala, right, and Solomon, front, in Bo, Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Carmichael, CA, Health

8 hrs ago | 700WLW Cincinnati

Grammar Blogger Fired Over 'Homo' in 'Homophones'

You've heard of homophobia. Now comes homophonia. The Salt Lake Tribune has the strange story of a social-media specialist who got fired after writing a blog post about homophones-the grammatical term referring to words that sound the same but are spelled differently, like too and two.

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Related Topix: Weird

11 hrs ago | Smashing Magazine

Build A Blog With Jekyll And GitHub Pages

I recently migrated my blog from WordPress to Jekyll, a fantastic website generator that's designed for building minimal, static blogs to be hosted on GitHub Pages.

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Related Topix: GitHub

15 hrs ago | Social Media

Choose the right monetization model for your blog

Many use it as a platform to share their opinions with others. Others see it as a great way to build up their name or business.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob, Facebook, Social Software

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Blogger gets fired from language school for 'homophones'

Police in Greeley, Colorado, are investigating who's got the goat - a grand champion animal that vanished this week from a county fair.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Family, Kids, Teenagers

BBC News

VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs

Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.

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Tucson Weekly

Huppenthal: 'They Were Pouring Boiling Oil On Me In That Blog!'

John Huppenthal is clearly the victim here. Just ask him, he'll tell you, as he did on the John C. Scott radio show last week.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Tattooist arrested on suspicion of online harassment: Conspiracy...

A BLOGGER who claimed online that the murder of soldier Lee Rigby had been a hoax has been arrested on suspicion of harassment.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Newsday

Can one bad blog blight a business?

It would be a nightmare for any small business: one unhappy customer takes offence and their blog keeps popping up every time a potential purchaser searches for the store's name.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing

KOSA-TV Odessa

Frankie's Big Brother Blog

AHHHHHHH!!!!! I am SOOOO excited to be at a computer and talking to you all!!! This is CRAZY!! As someone who posts vids, tweets, pics, and vlogs constantly, being disconnected from you guys has been a real challenge so I am really going to make this one counta so let's get started shall we? First off I have to say thank you to everyone who lent ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Ita s free fish and chips Saturday at Long John Silvera s

Here at Dine 909 we like free, and we also like fish and chips, which is why we'll likely be standing in line at Long John Silver's sometime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 2. The seafood chain is repeating its successful fish and fries giveaway typically hosted at the end of June.

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Related Topix: Beer, Rialto, CA

The Raw Story

Utah man fired after boss complains blog post about homophones made school sound gay

A "social media strategist" for a Utah school serving foreign students said he was fired after his school's owner reprimanded him for the allegedly gay connotations of a blog post concerning homophones, the Salt Lake City Tribune reported.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Belper News

It's not easy being a mum...or a blogger

I realise that not all the feedback I get will be complimentary, that's part and parcel of being a blogger.

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Laughing Squid

Six-Year-Old Indian Boy Flattens His Body to Roller Skate Under 39 Cars

Gagan Satish, a six-year-old living in Bangalore, India , showcased his extreme flexibility by roller skating under 39 large cars parked side by side , for a total of 227 feet in 29.8 seconds.

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Related Topix: India, World News

Crooks and Liars

Mike's Blog Round Up

Bird Flu Update: some excellent blogs have emerged specifically to cover the topic.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

Five hottest trade rumors: David Price, Jon Lester, Phillies, Red Sox and Dodgers edition

It's that week of the year - perhaps the very best week in which to be a very good pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Blog: a Trip to Broadway to See the Current Dynamic Cast of the Phantom of the Opera

There is something special about recalling a first trip to Broadway - being in the heart of New York City, the bustling crowds, the lights, the anticipation .

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Related Topix: Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera

Examiner.com

Blog Tour writing process

I have been recently chosen to participate in a Summer Blog tour originated by IC Publishing-pretty smart marketing technique, should've thought of it myself! Who knows, maybe I'll have IWA Publishing Services put their own spin on it.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Urban Legend, Arts, Poetry

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