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John Candler Cobb II, known to most as "Jock," enjoyed a long and successful career working on public health issues in Colorado and around the globe.
From: Denver Post | By: John Wenzel | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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In five years, you'll be glad that you did, and I will love you forever. I know, because I was once you
From: Salon.com | By: David Andrew Stoler | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Saturday Night at the MoviesLazy hazy crazy: Top 10 summer idyll movies By Dennis Hartley Since this is the first official weekend of summer, I thought it would be a good excuse to cull a list of my 10 seasonal favorites for your consideration. These...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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When wildfire ravaged Fort McMurray, the class of 2016 fled with their city, leaving prom behind—as well as the future they thought they had The post The class of 2016 and the fire that changed everything appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Jason Markusoff | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right by Michael J. Graetz & Linda Greenhouse. Here is a description: A fresh and revelatory look at the Warren Burger Supreme Court finds that it...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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The former boss of the suicide charity, Console, has been asked to account for expenditure such as supermarket groceries, clothes and flowers by internal auditors for the Health Service Executive, according to sources.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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A Canadian funeral home called Hilton's AquaGreen Dispositions is the first in Ontario to use a pioneering "flameless" cremation method to dispose of dead bodies. Unlike a conventional cremation, the process does not release carbon dioxide or other pollutants...
From: Inhabitat | By: Julie M. Rodriguez | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The more we allow gun violence to go unchecked in America, the more we all lose — including lives and happiness
From: Salon.com | By: Jennifer Wright | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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a baby gator is much cuter than Patrick MurphyI wrote about Patrick Murphy for Salon this morning:The American people really don’t like congress right now. It’s popularity is only slightly above the popularity...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, June 24, 2016
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From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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There are a number of rumors swirling around Dawson’s Creek star Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx. The latest story printed by a well-known tabloid is that Holmes and Foxx are expecting and the alleged couple are planning a wedding in paradise for the near...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jessica Dafoe | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial on Saturday for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Francis is due to lay a floral wreath at the memorial...
From: Fox News | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Well what do we have here? It appears Tyga and Kylie Jenner has reunited and possibly rekindled their relationship. Peep their coupledom shots inside… They broke up last month, but it appears thing are back on between Tyga and Kylie Jenner. Yesterday,...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday said Darul Uloom Haqqania agreed to implement reforms in return for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government's budget allocation of Rs300 million for the religious seminary.The seminary...
From: Dawn | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Summer isn’t just for beach lounging and vacationing; it’s also the perfect time to give your space a fresh revamp. Something as little as switching out your drink coasters or adding a bright, happy pillow can totally transform your home vibe from...
From: Green Daily | By: Erin Lepperd | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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As roses began landing on the windshield of the hearse, Chase Porter did his best to drive Ali to his final resting place.
From: New York Times | By: WAYNE EPPS JR. | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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TLC has announced that the Duggar family will be returning for a second season of Jill and Jessa: Counting On, and there’s a new courtship to follow. However, life as a reality show star isn’t all roses for one friend of the family. There is always...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Steph Bazzle | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Game of Thrones (HBO, Sunday 9 p.m.) – The season six finale has arrived – if that felt quick, just wait until next year. Tonight, the show will try to top its penultimate “Battle of the Bastards” episode (which may just be the best hour of television...
From: Warming Glow | By: jess2128 | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Introduced to North America in 1862, and once recommended for erosion control, the vine reproduces at rapid speed making it a threat to rare plants.
From: New York Times | By: DAVE TAFT | Friday, June 24, 2016
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One of the ideas I’ve seen bandied about regarding the purported removal of the standard headphone jack on this year’s new iPhones is that maybe it’s because the iPhone is switching from Lightning to USB-C. The idea being that switching from one...
From: Daring Fireball | By: John Gruber | Friday, June 24, 2016
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We humans tend to pat ourselves on the back when we make strides in converting the sun's light into energy through solar technology, but plants have been doing much the same thing on Earth for thousands of years. Realizing this, a team of scientists...
From: Gizmag | By: Michael Franco | Friday, June 24, 2016
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(Image credit: Studio DIY) It's summer, and flowers are suddenly appearing everywhere, not just in nature, but also in DIY projects all over the internet. Flower bombing — covering things in faux (or real!) flowers, is the latest trend, and it's a...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Nancy Mitchell | Friday, June 24, 2016
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In case you haven't noticed, hair accessories are back in a major way. I don't mean butterfly clips or those metal, snap clips with a weak paint coat—the paint inevitably seems to chip off after a couple of uses. I'm talking elegant barrettes in gold...
From: Allure | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Before we begin, I want to warn you: this isn't one of those essays about how I wanted a girl, found out I was having a boy, cried for weeks, and then realized that having a son was the greatest gift of all. No - this is about how I wanted a girl and...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Our neighbors have these two perennial plants growing on the side of their hill, next to the sidewalk. They seem to be the only hillside plants that really gain any traction and spread from year to year. What are they?Hi everyone, I want to plant the...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: yellowcandy | Friday, June 24, 2016
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In the week that passed between the murder of the British Labour M.P. Jo Cox and the day on which Britain voted in the European Union referendum, the people of Cox’s constituency of Batley and Spen needed somewhere to lay their flowers. At first, bouquets...
From: New Yorker | By: Ed Caesar | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Major key alert! DJ Khaled unveils the coverart to his upcoming album and he reveals he plans on putting his son’s birth on SnapChat. Meanwhile, Amber Rose hits the streets for sex questions for her new talk show. More inside…. Dj Khaled has been...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, June 24, 2016
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It looks like all of the beloved former Disney Channel stars are all grown up now, and that includes Christy Carlson Romano. She is getting her happily ever after just like every Disney princess does. She has just announced that she is pregnant with...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kim Brandow | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Compare yesterday's photo of the bud....
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The Democratic Party decided to recruit one of the worst possible candidates available in any state: Patrick Murphy
From: Salon.com | By: Heather Digby Parton | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Fear, constant companion of the peasant. Hunger, ever at hand to jog his elbow should he relax. Despair, ready to engulf him should he falter. Fear; fear of the dark future; fear of the sharpness of hunger; fear of the blackness of death. Nature is like...
From: 3AM Magazine | By: Richard Marshall | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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BET: So easy to make fun of, and yet black people still watch it. Thankfully, between the showings of Baby Boy and reruns of Eve, the network also gifts us with award shows. Beautiful, terrible, car-crash-quality-with-moments-of-spectacular-brilliance...
From: The Root | By: Stephen Crockett | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Searching for a new line of work? There's a growing demand for extraction technicians, budtenders and edible makers
From: Salon.com | By: Philip Smith, AlterNet | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The blistering revenge of a superstar scorned, an anthem to the rise of gender fluidity... we asked Observer and Guardian writers to pick the songs that most reflect the state of music – and the world – right now Continue reading......
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For (almost) the last time this Term, John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. As our dwindling readership can attest, our exclusive concern here at Relist Watch (you’d say our “lifeblood,” if we were at all lifelike) is rank speculation...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: John Elwood | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Walking the darkened halls of 56 Bogart Street, a pulsating pink glow radiated from the open door of Victori + Mo. I felt like I was in The Shining’s Overlook Hotel and told artist Langdon Graves as much when we met to speak about her current exhibition...
From: Art Fag City | By: Emily Colucci | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Presley Gerber, the 16-year-old son of supermodel Cindy Crawford, is tipped to be next big celebrity in the fashion world. It is natural for Presley to be a sensational model on the catwalk as his mother Cindy Crawford belonged to the supermodel clique....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacey Cole | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Teheran/De Grom in a rematch tonight after Sunday’s JT one hitter. Julio makes his 16th start, de Grom has not won in his last nine. Reyes in the background, signed today, you’re welcome to him.  Soon both teams could be evenly matched, one DV offender...
From: Braves Journal | By: blazon | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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The church can model a more inclusive community, one that doesn’t divide over marital status. Here’s a new wedding tradition I recently heard about: Instead of tossing their bouquets, Christian brides give each single woman at their reception a flower...
From: Christianity Today | By: Sarah Thebarge, guest writer | Friday, June 24, 2016
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What’s the last thing you do when you’re getting ready to go out on Friday night? Put jewelry on, right? It’s the final step that completes your look. Well, I like to think about my home the same exact way, from glowing candles tucked in corners...
From: Green Daily | By: Melissa Baran | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The 2016 Logo Trailblazer Honors, which taped last Thursday and air tonight on Logo and VH1, are being dedicated to the 49 victims who lost their lives at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Vice President Joe Biden addressed the audience in a pre-taped...
From: The Wrap | By: Lawrence Yee | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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By the Moon beat Wavell Avenue by 1 3/4 lengths Saturday in the $150,000 Bed o' Roses Handicap for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Under a patient ride by Jose Ortiz, grade I winner By the Moon found room in the two path in early stretch and muscled through rivals on her way to a clear victory in the $150,000 Bed o' Roses Handicap (gr. III) June 25 at Belmont Park.
From: BloodHorse | By: By Frank Angst | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. This position is the toughest to evaluate, develop and project for upcoming seasons. Finding a new starter or replacing a departing senior comes easy for some teams. While...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Steven Lassan | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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From: Tampa Tribune | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Shocking video from the West Virginia flooding shows a flaming house being carried away by flood waters, just one of countless images of destruction as heavy rains brought flooding that has killed more than 20 people. The extreme flooding struck across...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Saturday, June 25, 2016 • 7:15 p.m. Turner Field • Atlanta, GA RHP Jacob deGrom (3-4, 2.96) vs. RHP Julio Teheran (3-7, 2.66) FOX • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Holy Toledo, the Mets beat the Braves! Matz was doing well through the first four innings...
From: Mets Merized | By: Elliot Teichman | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Eschewing the runway again in favor of a visually cohesive presentation, designer Phillip Lim unveiled his label's spring/summer 2017 collection in a series of looks with a film noir-style context for Paris Fashion Week. Featuring loose-fitting suits,...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Flower Shop Mystery: Dearly Depotted premieres on Hallmark Movies And Mysteries this weekend, according to the Lansing State Journal. The latest installment in the Flower Shop Mystery series is directed by Bradley Walsh and written by Neal H. Dobrofsky...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Traciy Reyes | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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