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  1. NY Bookie Pleads Guilty to Extorting NHL PlayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 |

    Rochester bookie Joseph Ruff pleaded guilty to extortion, illegal gambling, and money-laundering in a federal court, which included extortion of $230,000 from Minnesota Wild hockey player Thomas Vanek. Ruff's attorney claimed Vanek owed Ruff more than $10 million.


  2. Pro-Common Core Math Instructor: Kids Are 'Clean Slate,' Parents Must Be 'Retrained'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 |

    The frustration and confusion over the Common Core math curricula aligned with the nationalized standards has opened up the role of parent "instructional coach," educators who are teaching not only students, but also parents, in the strange and non-instinctive ways of the nationalized math standards. Lyndsey Layton at the Washington Post reports that elementary school parents, especially, are upset because the Common Core way of math leaves them unable to assist their children with homework.


  3. ISIS Calls For Radicalized Americans To Go To Homes Of U.S. Soldiers, 'Slaughter Them'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    ISIS is calling for radicalized "lone wolves" in the United States to go to the homes of U.S. soldiers and "slaughter" military personnel. This is part of what is expected to be "a continued call" for American military personnel to be targeted within the United States.


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