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A President who peddles falsehoods and dabbles in conspiracy confronts the challenge of governing in reality...
From: Time | By: Michael Scherer | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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House Republicans’ latest plan to repeal Obamacare would give states flexibility in managing their Medicaid programs, but also some difficult decisions to make....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Phil Galewitz | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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This season’s team, a No. 1 seed in the N.C.A.A. tournament, has demanded more than just Xs and Os and motivational speeches from Self. And he has given more.
From: New York Times | By: JULIET MACUR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Some are calling them the "Fab 5:" Bradley, 11, Preston, 10, Layla, 8, Landon, 6, and Olive, 2, are five siblings from Central Kansas, who have been in foster care for a little more than year a now, separated and placed in different homes and looking...
From: Fox News | By: Fox 2 | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Renewable energy is getting so cheap that it is threatening to force gigawatts of coal plants into early retirement -- even without Obama-era climate regulations. That is one of the takeaways from a new report, Rate-Basing Wind Generation Adds Momentum...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Judge dismisses ex-rowers' suit against Kansas
From: ESPN | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Lower unemployment and higher wages are allowing Denver millennials to move out of their parents' homes at some of the highest rates in the country, according to an analysis released Tuesday by Abodo.
From: Denver Post | By: Aldo Svaldi | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Georgia’s system to teach children with disabilities falls vastly short of its promise.
From: The Atlantic | By: Timothy Pratt | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The idea of government-supported arts was grounded in an idea that any “advanced civilization” should support them
From: Salon.com | By: Abram Van Engen, The Conversation | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Trump Watch: Well holy shit…everything seems to be going bad for Trump all at once.  Frankly I am surprised it took this long for the entire house of cards to crumble. You got your Russian shit show, Your budget shit show, your Trumpcare shit show,...
From: The Sietch Blog | By: The Naib | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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At Dissent, Colin Gordon writes—What’s the Matter with Iowa? Since January, much of our political attention has been drawn to the dangerously dysfunctional first hundred days of the Trump presidency, whose major policy forays, notably around immigration...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The 2017 series on team offense continues with the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers finished tied for 11th in the National League and tied for twenty fifth in the majors in 2016 with 4.14 runs scored per game. I am using RotoChamp as a source of default...
From: Baseball Musings | By: David Pinto | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Quarterback shopping - the 49ers brass were in attendance at North Carolina's Pro Day; and 49ers met with Louisiana Tech’s WR Carlos Henderson on Tuesday night. On Tuesday, North Carolina's Pro Day attracted 75 NFL officials representing all 32 teams....
From: Niners Nation | By: Timor Domini - Greg Valerio | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Who should have signed him that hasn’t?
From: The Big Lead | By: Ty Duffy | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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There has been local progress making conversion therapy illegal, but now there's an effort to make the ban national
From: Salon.com | By: Nico Lang | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Welcome to Day Three of the 2017 Positional Power Rankings from FanGraphs. For some background on how these posts work, read the introductory post by Dave Cameron. Click on the links above to examine other positions. The rankings below come from the...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Craig Edwards | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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INC Christianity aims for nothing less than transforming all sectors of society
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The 2017 series on team offense continues with the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays finished fourteenth in the American League and twenty fourth in the majors in 2016 with 4.15 runs scored per game. I am using RotoChamp as a source of default lineups. That Kevin...
From: Baseball Musings | By: David Pinto | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Photo by Brian Rozman Samantha Fish is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Kansas City, Missouri, and she’s just released Chills & Fever, her latest album. “Either Way I Lose” sways in warm, Southern breezes, animated by the… (in post...
From: The Hype Machine | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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We’re mixing up the schedule for the PPRs a bit this year, doing corner infielders today so that we can run middle infielders together tomorrow, so the third base rankings follow on Eno’s first base post from this morning. If you’re not sure what...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Nicolas Stellini | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The ugly split with Jones further complicates Kalanick’s attempts to navigate Uber’s crises. Along with fulfilling his promise to seek “leadership help” by hiring a chief operating officer, Kalanick must fill new holes in his top ranks and prove...
From: Denver Post | By: Bloomberg News | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The 2017 series on team offense continues with the Kansas City Royals. The Royals finished thirteenth in the American League and twenty third in the majors in 2016 with 4.17 runs scored per game. I am using RotoChamp as a source of default lineups. That...
From: Baseball Musings | By: David Pinto | Monday, March 20, 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 20, 2017
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The Sweet 16 of the 2017 NCAA Tournament begins Thursday night when No. 7 seed Michigan squares off with No. 3... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Nicholas Goss | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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In some parts of the United States, ticks are everywhere during the summer months. Lyme disease is the tick borne illness we've all heard of, but over...
From: Reader's Digest | By: Aviva Patz | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, better known as “March Madness” heads into the “Sweet 16” round on Thursday, with West Regional Number One Gonzaga taking on Number Four West Virginia in a game that will live stream from San Jose — and...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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“I sure don’t want my mammogram benefits taken away.”
From: New York Magazine | By: Lisa Ryan | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Rams announced Thursday that they’ve added a quarterback to the roster, agreeing to terms with Aaron Murray. Murray was a fifth-round draft pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2014. He was on the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad for most of last...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Gary Klein | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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In honor of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, which starts April 2, FiveThirtyEight is assembling some of our favorite baseball writers to chat about what’s ahead. Today, we focus on the American League West with Deadspin editor-in-chief Tim Marchman...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Neil Paine | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Kansas Republican apparently thinks women's health care is a joke....
From: Cosmopolitan | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Authorities say a Kansas City man who was naked when he was arrested has been charged with fatally shooting two people and wounding a third after a rap battle erupted inside a minivan....
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A look at who could replace John Thompson III at Georgetown.
From: The Big Lead | By: Ryan Phillips | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The big free agent signing played against the Falcons last season. How did the mammoth nose tackle fare against their interior line? After being relatively quiet in free agency, the Falcons made a flashy signing. Dontari Poe adds plenty of intrigue to...
From: The Falcoholic | By: Allen Strk | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Falcons need big results in the first couple of rounds of this draft. Here are paths they might take. The Atlanta Falcons are one of the better teams in the NFL, if you go by last season, and their glaring needs are few. To take the next step—or...
From: The Falcoholic | By: Dave Choate | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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As Republicans move to repeal the Affordable Care Act and take away the basic protections it provides the American people, Senator Pat Roberts thought it appropriate to make a joke about him losing mammogram coverage: xI asked Sen. Roberts if he supports...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jen Hayden | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Ride, the pioneering shoegaze band behind acclaimed albums like Nowhere and Going Blank Again, have shared some new details about its forthcoming album. After announcing the record was in the works in December and releasing two singles last month, the...
From: A.V. Club | By: Matt Gerardi | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Sib Hashian, the original drummer for the rock group Boston, has died. He was 67. According to TMZ, Hashian (pictured above middle) was on the Legends of Rock Cruise and was in the middle of a set when he suddenly collapsed. CPR was performed and a defibrillator...
From: The Wrap | By: Beatrice Verhoeven | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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CONFIRMATION hearings for Supreme Court justices have become frustrating affairs. Senators pontificate and probe while nominees utter bromides and dodge questions for hours on end. In his stint before the Judiciary Committee this week, Neil Gorsuch,...
From: The Economist | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The 49ers are allowed 30 pre-draft visits, and it appears this is one of them. The San Francisco 49ers will meet with plenty of high profile prospects on their 30 official visits, but they will also be meeting with some lesser known players. None of...
From: Niners Nation | By: David Fucillo | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Arizona parents Kansas and Wendy Lavarnia murdered their 9-year-old son, Landen Lavarnia, and then blamed the shooting on their 2-year-old toddler, Phoenix police say. The mother told law enforcement investigators her toddler found a gun left on the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tara Dodrill | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Country music legend Garth Brooks has had many adventures since his comeback began in 2014. Some of his most recent highlights include being awarded with the 2016 CMA Entertainer of the Year award and releasing a new album called Gunslinger. Brooks also...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Brad Faber | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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It's official: Ride will release their first album in 21 years on 6/16 by way of Wichita Records. The LP is called Weather Diaries, and we've already heard its lead single "Charm Assault." Watch a video for that song and check out the album's tracklist...
From: Stereogum | By: Stereogum | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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British shoegazers Ride detailed their first album in over 20 years, 'Weather Diaries,' and unveiled a new video for lead single, "Charm Assault."
From: Rolling Stone | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Philadelphia's "other" rookie has been quietly incredible in recent days.
From: With Leather | By: Brad Rowland | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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All the odds, trends and information on where the money's going ahead of the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16.
From: With Leather | By: Robby Kalland | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We look at the measurables and the production of this year's edge rushing class to try to figure out which player might have the biggest impact at the NFL level. Back in 2015, we introduced Cowboys Nation to the concept of SPARQ on these pages. SPARQ...
From: Blogging the Boys | By: One.Cool.Customer | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sat down with NFL Network's Judy Battista on Thursday to talk about ways to improve the viewing experience and pace of the game for fans.
From: NFL.com | By: Sessler, Marc | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Until March 27, we’ll be counting down the 50 greatest Phillies games of the last 50 years. This is 50 of 50. And this is No. 5. THE DATE: Oct. 4, 1980 THE GAME: Phillies vs. Montreal Expos, Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada THE STAKES: A win,...
From: The Phillies Nation | By: Tim Malcolm | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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One of the top corners in this year’s draft looked up to former Packer Al Harris as a kid and might fit in nicely with Green Bay’s defense. While the Green Bay Packers will likely be looking for a cornerback or two in the 2017 NFL Draft, one significant...
From: Acme Packing Company | By: Evan "Tex" Western | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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From the Kansas City Fed: Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Strengthened FurtherThe Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the March Manufacturing Survey today. According to Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve...
From: Calculated Risk Blog | By: Bill McBride | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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