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  1. Election a reality check for HodgmanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and wife Lisa cast their votes in that state's election. There is a very real possibility he may lose a seat in Parliament.

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  2. Random Notes 1/31/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    New officers and board members for St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen gather with Monsignor Constantine V. Siconolfi, executive director. Seated, from left: Monsignor Siconolfi; Ann Hawk, president; Lisa Davis, vice president; and Alan Hughes, host-for-a-day chairman.

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  3. China Considers Tobacco Advertising Ban In Effort to Curb SmokingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    China is home to nearly one-third of the world's smokers: more than 300 million of them. That's not much less than the total population of the United States.

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  4. Term-limit reversal shows speaker's cloutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    That's essentially House Speaker Robert DeLeo's reason for pushing his Democratic majority in the Legislature on Thursday to remove the eight-year limit of a speaker's reign. And since he purposely made this "suggestion" to change the rules before announcing those plum committee assignments, most Democratic reps obviously felt compelled to go along.

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  5. Murray's fiancee unleashes sweary rantRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    It turns out that it isn't just the players who let the tension of the Australian Open get to them. Kim Sears, the fiancee of finalist Andy Murray, was caught on camera mouthing off -- apparently about his semifinal opponent, Czech player Tomas Berdych.

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  6. Texas sets aside Chris Kyle DayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    Texas is setting aside Monday to honor Chris Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL marksman depicted in the film "American Sniper." Kyle became a legend in military circles due to his 160 confirmed kills, and developed a deadly reputation in Iraq, where he served several times.

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  7. ISIS fighters: Strikes drove us from KobaniRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes. On Monday, Kurdish fighters declared that they had released the city on the border to Turkey from ISIS' grip after 112 days of fighting.

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  8. 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame: It's time to put Jerome Bettis in bronzeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Bus's legacy is best captured as he trucked Bears likely Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher, but his bust should be in bronze for his career accomplishments. Jerome Bettis, the game's best "big" running back, amid the snow and mud bringing down the noise on Bears ' linebacker Brian Urlacher .

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  9. Scandals, blunders, criticism: Why does the NFL keep shaking it off?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | MacLeans

    When the NFL is accused of misogyny and crippling its own players, it's time for the most popular sport in the U.S. to change Its current season-which culminates in this weekend's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks-has been repeatedly blitzed by scandals and public relations blunders, beginning with the league's admission of the horrifying toll exacted by on-field collisions . Nearly 30 per cent of former players will develop Alzheimer's or other dementia-related diseases over their lifetime-at rates 20 to 30 times higher than the general population, depending on age.

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  10. Rossi: Beware of audit red flags this tax seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    There are a few things you can do to help keep the IRS at bay this tax season. Most taxpayers would rather not receive correspondence from the Internal Revenue Service - especially if it's in the form of a dreaded audit letter.

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  11. Saturday ChatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... HOW .) Comments made here are the sole responsibility of the person posting them; these comments do not reflect the opinion of The Sun. So keep it civil. TOKYO (AP) - Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood - or anything else that can be seen ...

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  12. Del Rosario: The Pope Francis EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ALMOST two weeks have passed since Pope Francis left our country, and many of us, myself included are still basking from a Pope Francis "hangover", which others dub as the "Pope Francis effect." Truly, he came to the Philippines like a great spiritual storm; and left us with a number of lessons to live by.

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  13. Cari o: A Crystal Placement WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    WITH the Chinese Year of the Sheep just around the corner, it's wise to study the fengshui of your house, cleanse your cures and enhancers, and have them in place as the Chinese New Year rolls in. For those of us who use crystals to cure and enhance flying stars, and for those who would like to explore this method, Lightcatchers Crystals is holding a crystal placement workshop next weekend.

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  14. Africa agrees to send 7,500 troops to fight Boko HaramRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    An African Union official says African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. The head of the African Union's Peace and Security Council, Samil Chergui, said Saturday the move came after the council urged heads of state to endorse the deployment of troops from five West African countries to fight the terror group.

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  15. How close you live to Starbucks can determine your home's value: Saturday's Wake Up CallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Earlier this week, we looked at the Alabama county where the greatest number of homeowners owe more than their houses are worth. Now, let's look at another interesting piece of the home value proposition and this one has to do with coffee.

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  16. Diplomatic blundering on hostages and historyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Japan's latest hostage crisis has exposed shortcomings in Japan's public diplomacy and raises questions about the advice Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received in publicly announcing $200 million in humanitarian aid to help those displaced by conflict with the Islamic State group. Understandably, the prime minister wants to demonstrate solidarity with anti-Islamic State forces and make clear that proactive pacifism is not just empty rhetoric, but prominently throwing Japan's hat into the ring proved a high-risk strategy for the hostages.

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  17. Letter: Stewart is alone in the wilderness debateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    When Congressman Chris Stewart, R-Utah, says "We don't want any more wilderness," who does he mean by "we"? I live in Stewart's gerrymandered district, and personally I would like to see about 9 million acres of Utah public lands added to the National Wilderness Preservation System. The 2013 "State of Utah Outdoor Recreation Vision" written by the Governor's Council on Balanced Resources cites the 2009 Washington County Land Bill as exemplary legislation.

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  18. Letter: Demos are the real party of businessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Business people, you really should stop supporting Republicans and start supporting Democrats. Yes, almost everyone would like lower taxes and less regulation, but it is not in your interest to continue to support Republicans.

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  19. Ponies and clownsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Politics never ceases to amaze. When I read that the LDS Church waded into shark-infested waters with the desire to craft a public policy harmonizing religious freedom and non-discrimination of people with a different sexual orientation than its mainstream members, I was skeptical.

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  20. Letter: Grant the same rights to allRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    We have a simple solution to the supposed difficult dilemma of granting rights to LGBT citizens. Give them the same rights as non-LGBT citizens. There, that wasn't so hard.

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