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

2 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Poachers kill elephant for tusks in Thai sanctuary

Poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in Thai royal processions and was featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander," the manager of the conservation center where the animal was kept said Friday.

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation

6 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

Why do some relationships work while others ...

I got into a discussion about relationships with a friend recently, and although I've had the thought before and have limited how often I share this opinion, I do believe I know why approximately 50 percent of marriages end in divorce so considering that statistic I figure I have even odds on getting this one right.

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6 hrs ago | Spenborough Guardian

Opinion: Richard Hartley from MyMirfield

Firstly we would like to thank the Mirfield Reporter for inviting MyMirfield to write a monthly column - and we wish to use this opportunity to show what a great town Mirfield is to live, work and shop.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas

9 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

Matthew T. Mangino: Overdose the leading cause of injury death

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin delivered his annual State of the State address in January, and according to Rolling Stone Magazine, Shumlin devoted his entire speech to what he perceived as the state's biggest threat - heroin addiction.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Prison, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thu Jul 10, 2014

UnionLeader.com

John Stossel: Why reporting good news is such a problem

WARS, PLANE CRASHES, mass murder - it's easy to report news that happens suddenly.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Boston Herald

Blaze kills 4 adults, 3 kids on - horrible day in the city of Lowell': Watch the Video

Liz Preap, a neighbor of the fire building on Branch St. in Lowell, emotes after talking about awaking up to her neighbors' large apartment building in flames this morning, July 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lowell, MA, Family, Kids

Ennisdailynews.com

Three times we grow

My wife and I were expecting our first child. We were in our late 20s and the anticipation was building as we passed the midway point in the pregnancy.

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Cheraw Chronicle

Your Voice1:26 pm | 0

"I don't know if I believe it or not, but everything is possible. We never know.

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KATU-TV Portland

Opinions differ on how Washington dog was severely burned

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- What caused a mysterious burn that nearly killed a Skagit County woman's dog? It happened after a local pet emergency hospital treated the dog for an accidental overdose, and now both sides are pointing fingers at each other.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, WA

Bangor Daily News

The tea party's embrace of martyrdom

Hiroo Onoda, the last imperial Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II, hid in a jungle in the Philippines for 29 years, refusing to believe that the war was over.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz

The Daily Republic

Border crisis evolves into new threat

As we sort through the tale of the estimated 52,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who have crossed into the United States since October 2013, what is capturing our attention seems to be lagging far behind what is actually happening on the ground.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newberry Observer

The truth behind Declaration Of Ind...

Around the Fourth of July, you'll find lots of items that push for patriotism, but provide historical inaccuracies that undermine the message.

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Related Topix: Hunch, New York

KRNV-TV Reno

Storey County to seek second opinion in death investigation

An autopsy shows a Virginia City woman whose death has raised questions died of multiple blunt force trauma to the head; but officials are still calling it an accident.

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Related Topix: Storey County, NV, Virginia City, NV

CNN

Opinion: In hot car death, leave the mom alone

Editor's note: Mel Robbins is a CNN commentator and legal analyst. Robbins is the founder of Inspire52.com , a positive news website and author of "Stop Saying You're Fine," about managing change.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Merced Sun-Star

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

On the night of June 26, Pirates fans saw in the fifth inning their rising star, Gregory Polanco, hit his first home run in PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gregory Polanco, Baseball Players

CNN

Opinion: What's behind Boehner's nutty lawsuit threat

John Boehner has been the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives since 2011, making him second in line for the presidency, behind the vice president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC, Newt Gingrich, George Bush, Barack Obama

Fox News

CNN vs. Joan No humor?

January 25, 2010. Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

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Related Topix: Movies, Park City, UT, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

Opinion: What's wrong with tech leaders?

In case after case, we see tech titans and entrepreneurs misbehaving or breaking the law.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Intel, Steve Jobs, Facebook, Social Software

KSL-TV

5. Opinion: Let Harvey go, Utah, let Harvey go

Three minutes after I strolled into work Monday, I was invited to go to Maverik and enjoy a carbonated diet beverage of my choice.

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Related Topix: Utah, University of Utah, Family, Kids

Langley Times

A brief history of B.C. treaty talks

A few weeks before the landmark decision declaring aboriginal title proven by the Tsilhqot'in Nation, I picked up a used university textbook that looked like a handy reference.

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Related Topix: Canada

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