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Defeat of the Republican health-care bill in Congress has given new momentum to the push to expand Medicaid in several states, including deep-red Kansas.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This is as close to must-win as it gets for President Donald Trump and the GOP after last week's health care debacle.
From: Politico | By: Burgess Everett | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This year marks the third birthday of the Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis with a mission to champion women and diverse voices. The 2017 festival, which runs from May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas, unveiled its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Next month, concert promoter The Bowery Presents opens its latest venue, Brooklyn Steel — and the concert hall announced Tuesday that revered New York dance-rockers LCD Soundsystem will play five consecutive concerts to kick off the space’s programming....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Eric Renner Brown | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The second year of the Legacy wing features a batch of stars from a bygone era that you may not be familiar with. We're here to help.
From: With Leather | By: billhanstock | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Westinghouse incurred billions of dollars of cost overruns building the nuclear reactors in Georgia and South Carolina, a financial disaster that threatens parent company Toshiba’s viability....
From: MarketWatch | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The contest to fill Tom Price’s vacant congressional seat is an early test of whether Democrats can make use of President Trump’s unpopularity.
From: New York Times | By: NATE COHN | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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by Leonard Hyman and Bill Tilles for Oilprice.com International news services now report that Japan’s Toshiba Corporation (9502.T) is preparing to make a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in the US for its Westinghouse Electric subsidiary. For most of our...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Andrew Freeman has joined H.I.G. Middle Market, the middle market affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, as a managing director. Freeman is a former partner at Paine & Partners.
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Ongoing nuclear projects could end up as liabilities for big utilities.
From: Business Insider | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 3rd annual celebration of women in cinema, and “3 Generations,” a transgender drama starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon, has been selected as the opening...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Major League Soccer: Josef Martinez (75') Minnesota United 1-5 Atlanta United Hat-trick hero Josef Martinez was proud to play a part in Atlanta United's first MLS win, despite tough weather conditions. Taylor Twellman breaks down the star performances...
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is One weird trick for dealing with government-bashers: An Activists’ Calendar of Resistance Events • Senator wants Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s Lego movie comments reviewed: The top Democrat on the Senate Finance...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald Trump wants the Affordable Care Act to fail, but he's also in charge of implementing it. That won't work
From: Salon.com | By: Simon Maloy | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Reba McEntire is on the case! On Monday, the singer-actress was spotted making her way through the Madison, Georgia, set of her new ABC pilot from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry. Donning a khaki uniform complete with a packed belt, McEntire...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Chancellor Agard | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Now in its third year, the Arkansas festival continues to champion diverse voices....
From: Indiewire | By: Kate Erbland | Monday, March 27, 2017
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by Sarah Carr, Zoë Kirsch, Francesca Berardi and Stephen Smiley, The Teacher Project, This story was co-published with Slate. Officials in three cities are rethinking their relationship with for-profit Camelot Education, which runs alternative programs...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Berkshire Group has acquired Alexan Chapel Hill, a Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based 265-unit property, which includes 13,560 square feet of retail space. The sellers were Trammell Crow Residential and East West Properties. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Angry small donors plow millions into campaigns.
From: Politico | By: Scott Bland | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Georgia Democrat held security clearance for just five months, not five years After claiming for months he had five years of experience as a congressional national security staffer with top-secret clearance, Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff has now admitted...
From: Free Republic | By: Free Beacon | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Eric Spoelstra is a Coach of the Year candidate because Dion Waiters (now injured) has somehow become an effective scorer. They are deep. Their defense is stingy. Hassan Whiteside is a double-double-every-night threat (but we already knew that). What...
From: Celtics Blog | By: Bobby Manning | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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For the second time in less than three years, avian flu is moving through industrial-scale US chicken facilities. Republicans in power seem too fixated on budget-cutting to notice. First, President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan pushed...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tom Philpott | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump is about two weeks away from discovering how complicated tax reform can be. It was always going to be difficult, but it got a lot more so after the GOP's failure on health care.
From: Denver Post | By: Matt O'Brien | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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  Kim Zolciak Biermann and Kroy Biermann are putting their vow renewals on hold after the mom-of-six got a case of cold feet in Italy! “I asked Kroy to, I… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When a pregnant mom boarded a plane with her toddler son, she probably knew it was going to be a difficult flight. What she didn't know was that she'd find support in one of the unlikeliest of places: a complete stranger. Instead of zoning out a crying...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Being a single parent is hard. But Amy Peterson wouldn't let the fact that she's a single mother prevent her daughter Gracie from attending her school's annual father-daughter dance. The Georgia resident knew the bouncers at the Locust Grove Elementary...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Welcome to Interviews for Resistance. Since election night 2016, the streets of the United States have rung with resistance. People all over the country have woken up with the conviction that they must do something to fight inequality in all its forms....
From: In These Times | By: Sarah Jaffe | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Kenya Moore claims to be a strong and powerful woman, who can take care of herself. And she wants to show this on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. However, even a strong and confident woman can get caught up in some drama with a man, and this is exactly...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Mary Jane | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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For many years now, we've been talking about the copyright questions surrounding pre-1972 sound recordings. There are a ton of ongoing cases about this and it may be a bit confusing to keep up with it all. In short, under old copyright law, copyright...
From: Techdirt | By: Mike Masnick | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Underground tells the story of how enslaved women made complicated decisions around motherhood, from taking measures to control their fertility to ending unwanted pregnancies, and the lengths they went to protect their children. The post On ‘Underground’...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Regina Mahone | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Porsha Williams is living up every moment in Jamaica with her friends while showing off her bangin’ bod. Peep her vacay flicks and videos inside… Now that “Real Housewives of Atlanta” has wrapped up taping, it’s time for some fun! Porsha Williams...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A special congressional election in Georgia is becoming a focus point for Democrats and Republicans eager to chart their parties' political futures.
From: NPR | By: Johnny Kauffman | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare may not be done yet.
From: Business Insider | By: Bob Bryan | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The U.S. Marine Corps is older than the United States itself. During the years since its founding in November 1775, members have played very active roles in some of the most significant events in the annals of this still-young nation. A new campaign...
From: AdWeek | By: Adweek Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Fresh off of his Academy Award wins for Moonlight, Barry Jenkins is heading to television for his next project. The Moonlight director is set to write and direct a television adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s 2016 novel The Underground Railroad at...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Chancellor Agard | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Half of all auto insurance claims and 43 percent of home insurance claims made between March and May in Colorado during each of the past four years by Farmers Insurance customers were the result of hail.
From: Denver Post | By: Aldo Svaldi | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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TIME spoke with Lyft employees about how the company is trying to take advantage of tough times for its massive rival...
From: Time | By: Katy Steinmetz | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I’ve had young black women tell me that this is the first book they’ve encountered that portrayed young black women with emotional depth. I’m glad people are responding that way, but that also makes me deeply sad. The post Thinking Another Person’s...
From: The Millions | By: Ismail Muhammad | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Today the court will hear oral argument in Lee v. United States, an ineffective assistance of counsel case in which the lower court held that the defendant could not prove that he was prejudiced by his attorney’s erroneous advice to plead guilty, which...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Edith Roberts | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This article appears in the Spring 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  Rob Frankil of Sellersville, Pennsylvania, followed his father into the family business after college. “My entire life,” he said, “I’ve been involved...
From: The American Prospect | By: David Dayen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I was in the administration during the last media war. It didn’t end well for us.
From: Politico | By: (Matt Latimer) | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Charlaine Harris has a TV show hitting the air in a few months, and now, fans can also look forward to a new book series from the popular author. EW can exclusively announce that the True Blood and Midnight Texas author will be publishing a new book...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Phoenix are embarking on a world tour that kicks off May 12 in Miami, the French band announced Monday. Whitney will open for them the first leg before the Lemon Twigs take over, with Miike Snow closing out the run of dates. This marks Phoenix’s first...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Through film, portraits and protest images, Bright connects activists from the 1960s and today
From: Salon.com | By: Rachel Leah | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A man made up to look like the Batman villain runs afoul of the state's anti-mask law.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Monday, March 27, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Monday, March 27, 2017
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South Carolina has proven Cinderella doesn’t have to hail from a small conference. In their first NCAA tournament appearance in 13 seasons, the seventh-seeded Gamecocks crashed college basketball’s biggest stage by toppling the likes of Duke, Baylor...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Tiny filed for divorce from T.I. in December of 2016, and although the proceedings have stalled, the two are still reportedly on the outs. Rumors have been circulating that the Atlanta rapper is dating video vixen, Bernice Burgos. Last week, Tiny publicly...
From: VladTV | Monday, March 27, 2017
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