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Opinion pieces continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Coachella 2014 and a rock critic of a certain age: Larry Wilson

Of course it does. Just ask Paul Westerberg, leader of The Replacements, which at various times over the last 35 years - yeesh! - has been my favorite still-punky post-punk rock band.

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Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Punk, Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Indio, CA

7 hrs ago | Southland Times

You only live once

One thing I know is there is no better way to make a decision than to have a 500kg animal beneath you and the smell of sweat in the air.

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11 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

Divers make new attempt to recover bodies

Relatives of missing passengers aboard the capsized South Korean ferry gave out DNA samples Saturday as rescuers conducted more dives into the wreckage.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News,

15 hrs ago | MLive.com

Manslaughter conviction in infant son's death nets Kalamazoo Township man prison time

Tahj O'Neal Lockett pleaded guilty in the case on March 17 to involuntary manslaughter.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Townhall

Why Did a News Outlet Cancel This Church's Easter Ad?

A New York City news organization has apologized after it canceled a church's advertising campaign promoting its Easter Sunday services - just three days before Good Friday.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

TheBostonChannel.com

Will Tsarnaev get death sentence if guilty?

It may be a foregone conclusion in the minds of many that accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty of murder.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

CNN

Opinion: Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Penitents in San Fernando, Philippines, hang from wooden crosses on Good Friday, April 18, as they take part in a re-enactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion.

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Related Topix: Life, Good Friday, Holidays, Philippines, World News, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Spain,

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: The downside to full disclosure for campaign contributions

On the one hand, of course money is speech. For most citizens, contributing to politicians or causes is the most effective way to augment and amplify speech with which they agree.

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Related Topix: US News

The Sand Trap

Opinion on Golf Scores: Walking vs. Riding

I'd like to hear people's opinions regarding whether scoring well in a round of golf is in someway diminished if you rode in a cart for the entire round.

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Leighton Buzzard Online

A hoe a day helps keep weeds away

Unfortunately that includes the weeds! The good news is that if you catch them now you really will lessen your work over the coming months.

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Related Topix: Weather

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNN

'Common sense' vs. the NRA

A U.S. Park Police helicopter removes a man from the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013.

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Related Topix: National Rifle Association (NRA), Outdoor Recreation, US News

The Sand Trap

Personal stories about vaccinating your kids? Opinions?

Failure to vaccinate a child should be considered child endangerment. There is no argument based in logic against vaccination.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Family, Kids

Detroit Free Press

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Sorry, NFL team with the racist name, dignity isn't for sale

That, supposedly, was the price Gov. Peter Minuit paid American Indians for the island of Manhattan in 1625.

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Wisbech Standard

MP Steve Barclay launches petitions both for and against Chatteris...

North East Cambs MP Steve Barclay has set up petitions both in favour and opposing plans for an anaerobic digestion plant in Chatteris.

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

News Democrat

Government as innovator? You bet

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cascade teen charged with attempted murder

CASCADE, Md. >> The Washington County Sheriff's Office has charged a 17-year-old as an adult with attempted murder.

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Related Topix: Cascade, MD, Washington County, MD

CNN

Opinion: We abandon many children

This graphic illustrates the outcomes for many children who "age out" of foster care at 18 with little or no resources.

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Related Topix: Prison

Cape Cod Times

Many lessons to be learned in incident of dog bite

I am writing to express both dismay for the woman whose lower lip was bitten off by her boyfriend's new pit bull mix last week and dismay for the dog, which is awaiting his fate in the pound.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNN

Opinion: How Paul Ryan's budget fails

The House recently approved the budget designed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, State of the Union, Social Security, Personal Finance

The Straits Times

High-speed railway perils and promise

The two countries must decide on pressing fundamentals. These include the ownership, financing and operating models, as well as the project structure.

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