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Obama, Kashkari, Porcelli Own Words on US Job Market
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LSU punter adjusts to life of fame in US
FOXSports.com
Senior College Football writer Thayer Evans previously wrote for The New York Times and Houston Chronicle, as well as contributed to The Economist, USA Today, The Washington Post and more. Follow him on Twitter. When Brad Wing's touchdown run off a ...
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Rookie Dmitry Orlov is progressing well for the Capitals
Washington Post (blog)
By Katie Carrera Dmitry Orlov (right) (Toni L. Sandys - THE WASHINGTON POST) It's not easy to be a young defenseman in the NHL, let alone one who has strong offensive instincts and must learn how to balance the two traits like Capitals' rookie Dmitry ...
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Book Depicts Tension Between Michelle Obama, Advisers
Slate Magazine
Although the White House had been worried about the book for months, once it became available “several Obama officials played down its impact, saying it appeared to delivery much less controversy than advertised,” writes the Washington Post. ...
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@MentionMachine: Media mentions count
Washington Post (blog)
But the other major component of @MentonMachine is the data it supplies through Trove, The Washington Post's personalized news engine, on media mentions of the 2012 candidates. Trove aggregates content from more than 10000 Web outlets, ...
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Romney Seeks To Seal Nomination This Month
Slate Magazine
Now it seems to be moving forward with an ambitious strategy to try to all but end the contest by the Floriday primary at the end of this month, writes the Washington Post. The campaign insists it is not getting ahead of itself but observers say that ...
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Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Weather balloons launched daily by meteorologist George Simpson and other members of the expedition recorded temperature, wind and barometric pressure data that scientists are still using today as a base line to measure climate change. ...
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Deck the walls with paper
Indianapolis Star
The striking pattern called Aquarium is one example of bold paper decking the walls of homes today. / The Washington Post To estimate how much wallpaper you'll need, multiply the space's width (in feet) by its height, then divide by 50 (a standard roll ...
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Huntsman: 'Debate format has been terrible'
USA TODAY
For a preview of tonight's festivities, check out the post by our USATODAY colleague Catalina Camia. Huntsman said it would have been better to have only a half-dozen or so debates, with each one devoted to a specific topic and timed to forced ...
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Quick morning blog post on Zach Banner and football recruiting, Huskies lose ...
TheNewsTribune.com (blog)
He's already taken official visits to Oklahoma and Washington. Touted defensive back Shaq Thompson will make his announcement during the US Army Bowl today. He will choose between Cal and Washington. Most people feel he is leaning toward to Cal since ...
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Kobe scores 39 as weary Lakers hold off Warriors
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Amir Khan's promoters claim WBA has ordered Lamont Peterson rematch
The Guardian
Khan lost his WBA and IBF light-welterweight titles to Peterson on 10 December in Washington DC and last week used his Twitter account topost a series of images of the man, seen wearing a dark hat, and to draw attention to the individual's movements ...
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"American Dream – is it dead or has it just changed?"
Janesville Gazette (blog)
The Washington Post promoted the column with the question, “American Dream – is it dead or has it just changed?” What do YOU think? I hope YOU will read the "Five Myths" column by Dr. Michael F. Ford, the founding director of the Xavier University's ...
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Obama to promote businesses hiring at home
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Promise of No Child Left Behind falls short after 10 years
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US defends core of health care overhaul
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Bo Levi Mitchell wins Walter Payton Award
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A big Saturday
The Spokesman Review (blog)
But it really has no correlation to the theme of today's post, which revolves around the importance of today's basketball games for area teams. Read on. • Other than Gonzaga,today's local college basketball games take on an even greater importance due ...
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Pac-12 picks ... including the UW game
The Seattle Times (blog)
Lots of contestants - myself not included - went against the Washington on Thursday, which appears to be a growing sentiment. Here's a couple of samples from the comments section in the previous Guess the UW Score post. UtahDawg wrote: "Like Percy, ...
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McDonald's in Lincolnton Celebrating Grand Reopening Today
The Lincoln Tribune
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Audit Notes: GE and Subprime, WaPo on Recess, Fed Fumes on Housing
Columbia Journalism Review (blog)
It's not easy to out-centrist the Washington Post editorial page, but Bloomberg View managed to do that with its editorial taking Obama to task for his recess appointments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and National Labor Relations Board, ...
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ChinaCast Education Corporation Urges Shareholders to Vote Today to Support ...
Sacramento Bee
Established in 1999, ChinaCast Education Corporation is a leading post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China. The Company provides post-secondary degree and diploma programs through its three fully accredited universities: The ...
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The Santorums' Grieving
ABC News (blog)
Continuing that line of criticism, on Wednesday, Washington Postcolumnist Eugene Robinson told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow that “some of his positions he's taken are just so weird, that I think some Republicans are going to be off-put. ...
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Why So Many Critics After 17000 Electrive Vehicle Sales in First Year?
ThinkProgress
The Washington Post [last] Sunday called for elimination of the $7500 tax credit for EV purchases, and Mike Kelly, a congressman from Pennsylvania who is a car dealer, has introduced legislation to end the credit. Rocky Mountain Institute sees EVs as a ...
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney en route Cleveland, OH
IEWY News
Gridlock in Washington is not an excuse for inaction. We cannot wait. So the President is, today, appointing Richard Cordray during the Senate recess to the post of consumer watchdog at the CFPB. Before I take your questions, I just happened to notice ...
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Friday Talking Points -- Obama Picking His Fights
Huffington Post (blog)
So far, one Republican senator has agreed with President Obama's ability to make recess appointments as he just did, and I'd like to quote from an editorial which ran in the Washington Post back in 2010, as advice to President Barack Obama. ...
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On Campus: Franklin College 12-0 in women's basketball
Indianapolis Star
Kasey Dollens (Greenwood) and Jessica Prewett (Washington) are experienced players at point guard and in the post, respectively. Those two have played well, but Eiler said the biggest key to the hot start is a group of players who didn't play much last ...
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Fact check: Mitt Romney hits turbulence with Boeing case
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O'Brien Says He Is Boosted by Penn State's Passion Amid Scandal
BusinessWeek
7 (Bloomberg) -- Bill O'Brien took over as football coach at Penn State University today, saying he is encouraged that the school's passion for the sport will outshine the child sex-abuse scandal that led to the firing of his predecessor, Joe Paterno, ...
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UPDATE: Bordallo praises proposed pay increase for civilian federal workers
Pacific Daily News
After a two-year freeze in federal workers' salaries, President Barack Obama will propose the pay increase for civilian employees as part of his 2013 budget, according to TheWashington Post. The plan is likely to become part of an election-year ...
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Local SE 2011 a success…a former SE client featured in the ...
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Although we have not posted much, we worked with two clients and started three ventures this year. The SE program has now worked with over 25 ... Today, Local Roots was featured in the Washington Post. Wooster's SE program is proud to ...
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Today in History - The Washington Post
Today is Friday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2012. There are 353 days left in the year.
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Nebraska Democrat Ben Nelson won't seek ... - The Washington Post
“Therefore, I am announcing today that I will not seek reelection,” he said. “Simply put: It is ... This commenter is a Washington Post editor, reporter or producer. ...
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STAN LEE's BIRTHDAY TODAY: As the 'Spider ... - Washington Post
As the “Spider-Man” and “X-Men” co-creator turns 89 Wednesday, here are our 20 Favorite Quotes that Lee has shared with Comic Riffs in recent years.
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Giuliana Rancic talks mastectomy, recovery on ... - Washington Post
Up until a week and a half ago, it was hell. It was horrible,” Rancic told Matt Lauer .
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Today in Tech: Barnes & Noble Nook, Google's ... - Washington Post
Shares of Barnes & Noble plummeted Thursday after the company's announced that it will explore options to spin-off its Nook digital unit.
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Forecast: Rain today, but dry balance of week ... - Washington Post
Forty-plus temperatures today coincide with a round of sometimes moderate to heavy rain especially this afternoon. Showers taper off this evening, and colder ...
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Cordray appointment could come today (read-this ... - Washington Post
In the Loop's morning roundup, President Obama could go over Senate Republicans' heads on Cordray; Iowa happened; and your employment prospects might ...
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NFL Today, Week 17 - The Washington Post
The wild-card round continues as Atlanta is at the Giants at 1 p.m., and Pittsburgh visits Denver at 4:30 p.m.. — Matt Flynn, Packers, threw for franchise records ...
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Today I have signed into law H.R. 1540, the ... - Washington Post
Today I have signed into law H.R. 1540, the "National. Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012." I have signed the Act chiefly because it authorizes ...
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Today in History
Today is Friday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2012. There are 353 days left in the year.
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