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  1. Our Opinion: Taxpayers are subsidizing corporate greedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Berkshire Eagle

    The Tax Day protests that drew tens of thousands of Americans to the streets highlighted what should be a major campaign issue in 2016: inexcusably low wages maintained in the name of corporate greed. While hard-working Americans struggle to get by, even with two jobs, highly profitable corporations force taxpayers to subsidize those workers who still need public assistance to feed themselves and their children.

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  2. District officials decry disabled parking fraud, but have failed to fix itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    A car with a handicapped placard is parked on the south side of E Street SW between Sixth and Seventh streets in Washington. The blue Yukon, the red Smart car and the Nissan with the Uber sign in the window were all parked on a peaceful block in federal Washington.

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  3. Tim McGraw defends Sandy Hook concert after drawing criticism from gun rights advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Earlier this week, Tim McGraw announced plans to make the Hartford, Conn. stop on his Shotgun Rider tour a Sandy Hook benefit concert.

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  4. Towing Company at Center of ESPN Anchor Row: Have Mercy on Britt McHenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | People

    Less than three weeks before Britt McHenry's shocking rant against a towing employee went viral, the now-suspended ESPN reporter wrote a message on her Facebook page urging her followers to treat others with kindness. "Take the high road and be nice to people.

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  5. Bel Air Man Who Jumped White House Fence Pleads GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Dominic Adesanya, 23, was stopped by Secret Service agents and K-9 officers on Oct. 22, 2014, after he jumped the fence at the White House. As part of a plea agreement, Adesanya on Friday pleaded guilty to knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds, which is a misdemeanor, The Washington Post reported.

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  6. Tax Cheats Can Go Wild In Dallas TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    The Washington Post published an article on April 8, 2015 titled "In Dallas, the IRS says it can't chase tax cheats who owe less than $1 million." Here is a section of the article : If these taxpayers are delinquent on $900,000, for example, the IRS won't go after them ; budget reductions have forced the revenue collection staff to train its firepower on cheats who owe $1 million or more.

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  7. Dr. Oz Under Fire: Doctors Want Columbia University to Remove Him ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | E! Online

    UPDATE: Dr. Mehmet Oz has responded to the letter, saying in a statement to E! News: "I bring the public information that will help them on their path to be their best selves. We provide multiple points of view, including mine which is offered without conflict of interest.

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  8. CNN's Sanjay Gupta: A 'burning white hot' medical marijuana revolution is comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Raw Story

    CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta argued in a new column on Friday that the stigma around medical marijuana has dissipated within just two years after he began covering the issue in special reports. "We are eyewitnesses to a revolution in full swing," Gupta wrote.

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  9. On Native GroundTHE Irs "Scandal" is All Smoke, No FireRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2013 | American Reporter

    Yes, it is true that PRISM, the National Security Agency's data-mining program that is collecting phone and Internet records of millions of Americans, was started in 2007 during the Bush Administration. He could have pushed for safeguards to prevent the indiscriminate hoovering-up of the private data of Americans by the NSA and FBI, in conjunction with private telecommunications and Internet companies.

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  10. Breakthrough!a New Form of Energy - and a New WorldRead the original story

    May 23, 2012 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- In a play on the "hope and change" theme of Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, the Republican National Committee rolled out last week a new counter-slogan, "Hype and Blame 2012."

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  11. Navy has seven ships around Yemen as Saudi-led blockade continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, traveling with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, is shown here conducting a visit, board, search and seizure exercise in the Gulf of Aden, April 9, 2015. The U.S. Navy has seven combat ships in the waters around Yemen as the Saudi-led bombing campaign there continues, but U.S. troops are not participating in a Saudi naval blockade in the region, U.S. military officials said Friday.

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  12. American Jewry's Moment of DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Townhall

    This week in two meetings with prominent American Jews, President Barack Obama threw down the gauntlet. Either the Jews of America will rise to the challenge or they will allow Obama to marginalize them.

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  13. Many Government Tiplines Not EncryptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PC Magazine

    That hot tip you're sending in could be snaking its way through an unencrypted network, according to the American Civil Liberties Union . In a letter submitted to the White House, the group alerted U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott to "dozens" of inspectors general who do not protect online whistleblower complaints.

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  14. Chris Christie's Budget 'Sins'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ProPublica

    In pledging to fix New Jersey's ailing finances, Gov. Chris Christie promised to avoid one-time budget fixes he called "sins of the past." A review by ProPublica and The Washington Post shows he's committed some of the same sins - and some new ones.

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  15. Virginia safety Quin Blanding to step into greater role in sophomore seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Virginia safety Quin Blanding , last season's ACC defensive rookie of the year, will be counted to take on a larger role for the Cavaliers this fall following the graduation of fellow safety Anthony Harris. After watching Harris's every move for a season, Blanding knows exactly what's expected of him.

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  16. Editorial: How did mailman in gyrocopter make it through world's best-protected airspace?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Herald-Record

    Doug Hughes, the letter carrier who piloted a featherweight gyrocopter over the treetops to alight on the Capitol lawn Wednesday, was acting out a one-man "voter's rebellion."

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  17. Albert Reid & Zach Dancel to transferRead the original story

    Friday | Terrapin Station MD

    Oct 26, 2013; College Park, MD, USA; Clemson Tigers linebacker Stephone Anthony tackles Maryland Terrapins running back Albert Reid following his run at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports With the Red-White spring game in the rear-view mirror, Maryland's football program will have to deal with some personnel changes.

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  18. Chris Christiea s budget a sinsa in New JerseyRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Christie had promised to avoid one-time budget fixes he called "sins of the past." A review by ProPublica and The Washington Post shows he's committed some of the same sins - and some new ones.

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  19. Catholic University's Student Leaders Vote To Allow License To CarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    WJZ-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division [...] 105.7 The Fan CLICK HERE FOR THE 105.7 THE FAN HOMEPAGE Welcome to 105.7 The FAN on CBSBaltimore.com. 105.7 along with WJZ-TV and CBS Sports Radio 1300 give you the best Baltimore has to offer.

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  20. Isis dropped from U.N.a s list of hurricane names and replaced with IvetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    In this composite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Iselle, left, is followed by Hurricane Julio as they approach Hawaii from the east in early August 2014. The U.N. agency that oversees the naming of hurricanes removed the name "Isis" from its list of future storms, an act seen as an attempt to ward away the stigma of the extremist Islamic State, which is also known as ISIS.

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