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I always thought the teen years were about setting boundaries and letting kids explore and break away from your parental ties, bit by bit.The post It’s Trust We Need, Not an App to Keep Tabs on Our Kids appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Suzanne Jannese | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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In need of recommendations for a comprehensive financial planner in the DC area.I soon will be getting a significant inheritance due to a couple of deaths in the family (about $500k from my father and around $800k from my grandmother, both post-tax)...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Friday, August 22, 2014
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The New York Times: By Any Means Necessary The Affordable Care Act -- Obamacare -- has endured so many near-death experiences that digging into the details of still another effort to demolish it is admittedly not an inviting prospect. (My own reaction,...
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed...
From: WBZ-TV | By: cbsexaminer | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Applying the ratio of bad loans to equity and set-aside cash — the so-called Texas ratio — suggests a number of eurozone lenders are at risk of collapse....
From: New York Times | By: LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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This story originally appeared on Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It's hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate...
From: Mother Jones | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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For decades, the never-ending abortion debate has been summarized by the dueling sound bites of pro-choice and pro-life. Very slowly, but lately more steadily, the fundamental premise of pro-life advocacy—that abortion not only stills a beating heart,...
From: First Things | By: Wesley J. Smith | Friday, August 22, 2014
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The conservative hero's fiery 2012 dissent on same-sex marriage could be his most influential opinion—but not in the way he intended....
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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e-MDs is one of the very first pioneers in the electronic medical records business.  I know this because I was as well but I made the other decision to consult instead.   e-MDs is for doctors, created by doctors and is located in Austin, Texas. ...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Inspirational quotes have been around since ancient times. The bible, which is full of motivational quotes, is most likely the most quoted source today. Dating back to the days of Socrates, human beings have longed to feel enlightened and positive. The...
From: The Inquisitr | By: traciy Reyes | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The sleepy fishing villages of Portugal’s Herdade da Comporta have always been where the fashionable European crowd goes off the grid. Now that new hotels and rental villas are emerging among the dunes, Maura Egan finds that this hush-hush coastal...
From: Business Insider | By: Conde Nast Traveler | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Applying the ratio of bad loans to equity and set-aside cash — the so-called Texas ratio — suggests a number of eurozone lenders are at risk of collapse....
From: New York Times | By: LANDON THOMAS JR. | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Germany has embraced subsidies for renewable energy, but not every country is willing to bear the economic burden...
From: Time | By: Bryan Walsh | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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In search of an undervalued, easily exploitable path to football scoring efficiency.
From: Grantland | By: Robert Mays | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The Texas governor exploring a 2016 presidential bid says the Islamic State is too big of a threat to take direct intervention off the table.
From: NPR | By: S.V. Dáte | Friday, August 22, 2014
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In a wide-ranging interview with The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman, Glenn Beck took the opportunity to again blast conservatives critical of his decision to greet the recent wave of underage illegal immigrants with toys and hot meals. "I don't understand...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Friday, August 22, 2014
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The first stop the actress makes after landing in Houston: a Mexican restaurant for tamales, margaritas and more
From: People | Friday, August 22, 2014
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It’s hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate change. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the Republican nominee, backed cap-and-trade for carbon emissions....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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State senator Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor who rose to national fame last year by spearheading a fight against a draconian abortion bill, held a press conference Wednesday to highlight her ideas on how to fight sexual assault....
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Former junior middleweight titlist sets for return on ESPN's "Friday Night Fights"
From: ESPN | By: Brian Campbell | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Plotting a path to victory in Friday's junior middleweight bout with Austin Trout
From: ESPN | By: Brian Campbell | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The late-season acquisition shut out the Houston Astros in a victory that kept the Yankees from being swept at home by one of the worst teams in baseball....
From: New York Times | By: JORGE ARANGURE Jr. | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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On foreign policy, the presumptive presidential candidate responds to hard choices by fake-punting....
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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A neck injury is likely going to end the career of Dallas Cowboys second-year linebacker, DeVonte Holloman, according to coach Jason Garrett.
From: ESPN Dallas | By: Todd Archer | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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IRVING, Texas – How much Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo plays Saturday against the Miami Dolphins has not been finalized, but Romo feels like he is ready for the regular season. Romo saw 16 snaps of action last week against the Baltimore Ravens...
From: ESPN | By: Todd Archer | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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“What if I want a solar panel shaped like the Starship Enterprise?”The post The Fight Against Outlandish Neighborhood Rules Calling Solar Panels Too Ugly To Install appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Movie heaven comes to Austin, Texas during the third week of September. Not only is that when Fantastic Fest is happening (much more on that in the coming days) but the fine folks at Mondo are simultaneously hosting their first convention, MondoCon....
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The jails, hospitals, courts, police and mental health department in Bexar County, Texas, used to work separately. Since they started cooperating, psychiatric care has improved and costs are down.
From: NPR | By: Jenny Gold | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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In a wide-ranging interview with The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman, Glenn Beck took the opportunity to again blast conservatives critical of his decision to  greet the recent wave of underage illegal immigrants with toys and hot meals. "I don't understand...
From: Big Journalism | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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RICK PERRY was indicted on August 15th for “coercion” and abuse of his office. Those are serious crimes; if convicted of the latter, he could face up to 99 years in prison. Yet he seems unruffled.Mr Perry is planning to step down as governor of Texas...
From: The Economist | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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A Texas mother has created an app to disable her child's phone if they fail to answer her call. A step too far in trying to manage communications with kids?...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Max Verstappen, the 16-year-old son of former Benetton driver Jos Verstappen, is expected to make his Formula One debut with the Toro Rosso team in free practice at the United States Grand Prix.
From: Channel News Asia | Friday, August 22, 2014
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The right to carry a firearm onto college campuses has become another issue in the gun control debate
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Wade Millward | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Dallas school board elections are generally lackadaisical affairs. In 2011, the school board elections were cancelled for lack of interest, as all three candidates ran unopposed. But since the beginning of 2012, hundreds of thousands of Super PAC dollars...
From: In These Times | By: George Joseph | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Craig Finn of the Hold Steady sits down to talk about his solo album, song craft, and his unfinished novel.
From: The Rumpus | By: Scott Pinkmountain | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced their intention to merge into wedded corporate bliss back in the middle of February. Now, six months later, the process is still rolling along. Monday — August 25 — is the deadline for members of the public...
From: Consumerist | By: Kate Cox | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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A funky monkey, a homemade helicopter and lighning lights up Stonehenge in Texas...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Friday, August 22, 2014
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The US National Science Foundation (NSF) announced two $10-million projects to create cloud computing testbeds—”Chameleon” and “CloudLab”—that will enable the academic research community to develop and experiment with novel cloud architectures...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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It's a relatively new invention—is it time to shave another day off?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Philip Sopher | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas sales in Texas from July 31 were 220 percent of the fiscal year 2014 estimate, according to a Railroad Commission of Texas report. An estimated 14,521,326 gallon-equivalents of natural gas have been sold...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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And that's how it's done
From: Michelle Malkin | By: Doug Powers | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Arcade Fire in Austin in April (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Arcade Fire, The Unicorns, Dan Deacon @ Barclays Center Arcade Fire's massive...
From: Brooklyn Vegan | By: brooklynvegan | Friday, August 22, 2014
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The race for the latest Cuban stalwart appears to be nearing a resolution. The sweepstakes for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo may be over soon, as a decision from the 27-year-old is expected "no later than the weekend", according to ESPNBoston.com's...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Justin Millar | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Alex Kirby at Climate News Network writes Antarctic warming could accelerate sea level rise: The effect of climate change on the world’s two polar regions looks like a stark contrast: the Arctic is warming faster than most of the rest of the Earth,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Sin City director Robert Rodriguez has been making movies away from the Hollywood machine for years — he does most of his filming in his studio in Austin, Texas.
From: NPR | By: Mandalit del Barco | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members held at Guantanamo Bay military prison in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, a government watchdog agency said on...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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7:12 p.m. ET: Rubby De La Rosa takes the mound for Boston. 5:25 p.m.: Allen...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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A fabulous summer trip around France, including dining, antiquing, drinking & shopping in Normandy, the Lot, and Gers,
From: David Lebovitz | By: David | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The Lincoln Lawyer has now become . . . the Lincoln spokesperson? It’s truer than a detective busting buyers in a Dallas club: Matthew McConaughey is the latest celebrity tapped to help Lincoln sell Lincolns, and the automaker has released a preview...
From: Car and Driver | By: Alexander Stoklosa | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The potential 2016 presidential candidate entered his plea in a Travis County court filing. He also waived an arraignment that had been set for Friday.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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