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by Dish Staff “Since Texas Monthly named me the nation’s first and only full-time barbecue editor in March 2013,” Daniel Vaughn sighs, “my health has been a topic of international discussion”: My job requires that I travel from one end of the...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Packers kicker Mason Crosby is the latest NFL player wearing Green and Gold to be featured in an advertisement on the web. As the new NFL season kicks off within the next few days, fans across the U.S. and globe are not only getting set for football,...
From: Acme Packing Company | By: Aron Yohannes | Monday, September 1, 2014
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PK also portrays Roger Goodell as a fearless visionary for changing NFL policy on domestic violence despite extreme pressure to do so.
From: Kissing Suzy Kobler | By: Christmas Ape | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Whiletheydon’tappearasfrequentlyastheusedto,LewisBlack’s“BlackInBlack”segmentsarestilloneofthebestthingsabout TheDailyShow.Black’sperpetualrageremindsusjusthowangryweshouldbeaboutsomeofthemoreridiculousnewsitemsoutthere.Withthatinmind,let’slookatfiveofthemostmemorable“BackInBlack”segmentsofall-time....
From: Warming Glow | By: johnnysugar | Monday, September 1, 2014
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by Sue Halpern Every so often a random confluence of articles makes it possible to see into the future with the clearest of crystal balls. In this case, the articles come from The New York Times and Harper’s, and the story they tell together should...
From: The Atlantic | By: Sue Halpern | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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There are few foods on the planet that offer absolutely zero nutritional value, and soda falls into this category. I'm always surprised at how many people ask me if diet soda is really that bad for you. If you're not convinced, it's time to get the facts...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Monday, September 1, 2014
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How unusual names, under certain circumstances, can score success.
From: Miller McCune | By: Ryan Jacobs | Monday, September 1, 2014
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The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a new, six-year deal that could pay him $100 million, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
From: ESPN | By: Chris Mortensen | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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From: Uniwatch | By: Paul Lukas | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels went six innings, striking out seven, before giving way to the bullpen in a rout of Atlanta....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Two federal court decisions in Texas and Louisiana have delayed the closure of many abortion clinics. But nationwide, the number of clinics is shrinking.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, September 1, 2014
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IRVING, Texas -- There are parts of his job that twice-retired middle linebacker Rolando McClain readily admits he does not enjoy. For example, he could definitely do without dealing with the media, as McClain said as politely as possible as a swarm...
From: ESPN | By: Tim MacMahon | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Justice Department lawyers say a law is unfair to blacks and Hispanics, while Texas argues that Southern states are being unfairly targeted....
From: New York Times | By: MANNY FERNANDEZ | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Police say a speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside.
From: Fox News | Monday, September 1, 2014
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(Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) The Ryan Johansen...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan Lambert | Monday, September 1, 2014
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I lived in Austin in the late 80's and the early 90's. Left and never really went back. I have only one friend left in the area (and he, technically, now lives in Round Rock, though he works in the city). We'll be visiting for a wedding and I'd like...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: crush-onastick | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry ordered an unflattering tweet of a political rival deleted from his account. But frankly, it wasn't so far out of line from his other attacks. ...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.
From: Sports Illustrated | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash will not play in Saturday's game against BYU because of concussion-like symptoms, coach Charlie Strong said Monday.
From: ESPN | By: ESPN.com news services | Monday, September 1, 2014
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When Yvonne Esquilin of Georgetown, Texas found a moth in her house, she interpreted its wing pattern as a sign from God. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Things are always heating up on TNT’s Dallas, but with Elena sleeping with John Ross to get her hands on...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Mandi Bierly | Monday, September 1, 2014
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One minute Republicans claim President Obama is a dictator and in the next breath, they claim that he’s weak. Such is the case with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is widely seen as a potential GOP presidential candidate in 2016. On Saturday, at the conservative...
From: Liberaland | By: Anomaly100 | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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by Dish Staff Believe it or not, Pastor Ed Young of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, thought it would be a great idea to run the above ad in Dallas-area movie theaters earlier this month to publicize a sermon series he was about to start. Matthew...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including an analysis of care at small military hospitals and a look at the $8 billion in health law taxes that come due Sept. 30. Kaiser Health News: States To Help Pay Obamacare Tax...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Police have charged a Texas youth soccer trainer in connection with a 19-year-old homicide case.
From: Fox News | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent this disparaging tweet about District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg:...
From: CNN | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Beginning the last day of the season, the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Connecticut Tigers were locked in a tie for the only New York-Penn League Wild Card slot.  Connecticut held the tiebreaker, meaning Brooklyn needed both a win and a Tiger loss to make...
From: Mets Merized | By: Quinn Barry | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Some time between now and Nov. 1, Cole Hamels must submit to the Phillies a 20-team no-trade list for next season, major league sources told Yahoo Sports. The nine teams to which he couldn't block a trade this season indicate his mindset: both Los Angeles...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Passan | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Andrew Sabin gave Republicans so much money in 2012 that he accidentally went over a limit on how much individuals could donate to federal candidates and party committees. So Sabin, who owns a New York-based precious-metals refining business, was delighted...
From: Washington Post | By: Matea Gold | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Clinics in Shreveport, Bossier City and Metairie sued the state, seeking to block the law
From: Time | By: hcregan | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Nine months after the Supreme Court allowed enforcement of a Texas law that led to the closing of a third of all clinics in that state, a new courthouse battle over that same law is rapidly developing.  In a rushed motion filed on Sunday, the state...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Lyle Denniston | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Lifetime debuted their Unauthorized story about Saved By The Bell based on the tales of "Screech". Well, there are other shows I'd love to see get the unauthorized treatment. Check them out!
From: Very Smart Brothas | By: Panama Jackson | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Richard M. Nixon did many amazing things in his life.He hung out with Elvis:He hung out with Mao Zedong:But by far the most amazing thing he has done is rise from the dead and get a job at JPMorgan Chase Bank.You might think I am kidding, but Richard...
From: Bronte Capital | By: John Hempton | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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From: With Leather | By: Brandon Stroud | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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One week after landing 3-star California offensive lineman Dru Samia, the Oklahoma Sooners doubled down in the Golden State by offering a pair of 2015 standouts in 4-star receiver Ykili Ross and 4-star linebacker Khaylan Thomas.  The 6’2”, 185-pound...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Sanjay Kirpalani | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Here are five things you have to know about the Dolphins, who are looking to break the Patriots 10-game winning streak when it comes to regular season openers Sunday in South Florida. 1. They are going to look to push the pace offensively. Miami imported...
From: WEEI | By: Christopher Price | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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The victims of the Erie plane crash that left five people dead have been identified as prominent Erie real estate lawyer Oliver Frascona, his girlfriend and her three children were also among the victims. Frascona’s girlfriend was identified by The...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Vivienne Scott | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Stephen D. Isaacs, who became The Washington Post’s city editor at 26, experimented with long-form journalism in a bid to save the old Minneapolis Star as its top editor, and was a demanding journalism professor at Columbia University, where he challenged...
From: Washington Post | By: Adam Bernstein | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of Norfolk outfielder Quintin Berry on Monday, making him the final call-up of the Tides' season. Berry was promoted after Norfolk lost 5-1 at Durham to end its season. Berry, right-hander Evan Meek and left-hander...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Photo: Pete Susens Carlos Cardenas arrives in Laredo with trainer Cuitlahuac Maldonado for his ten round bout Saturday at The Laredo Energy Arena. Cardenas will meet former World Champion Juan Diaz of Houston in the main event. Cardenas, 20-8-1, 14 …...
From: Fightnews | By: Togorashi | Monday, September 1, 2014
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So much of the excitement surrounding the NBA lies in predicting who within the game’s rookie ranks stands the best chance of achieving superstar status—those who reach the promise bestowed upon many but met by few.  Amongst last year’s surprisingly...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Jim Cavan | Monday, September 1, 2014
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A Dallas teen strangled his 5-year-old cousin Sunday, then dumped her body in a vacant apartment unit near his own, police said. Angel Lizandro Sanches-Zenteno, 17, was booked Monday morning, some 12 hours after police found little Kathrine Alejandra...
From: Free Republic | By: NY Daily News | Monday, September 1, 2014
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A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power. The tweet was later deleted,...
From: Fox News | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Who's getting the call to join the parent club for the stretch run? Every September players are recalled from the minor leagues to get a taste of the big league lifestyle. There are many reasons a minor leaguer would get the call - the MLB club may need...
From: Minor League Ball | By: Nick Melotte | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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With the start of the season just around the corner lets talk a quick look into the future. The Steelers' 2015 draft plans should hinge on the futures of Kelvin Beachum, Jason Worilds, and Ike Taylor. Steelers Nation will once again be clamoring for...
From: Behind the Steel Curtain | By: big_jay71 | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Looking back at some quotes from Rajon Rondo and Danny Ainge over the past calendar year to see where each side stands on the record....
From: WBZ-TV | By: mfhurley | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Happy Labor Day, workers of the world! While you and your grillables marinate in anticipation of the big holiday Bar-B-Q/bonfire, we bring you these offerings from the comments queue. Just be careful not to leave them out too long — like mayonnaise,...
From: Wonkette | By: Doktor Zoom | Monday, September 1, 2014
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A new study shows that the Citizens United Supreme Court case resulted in more Republicans than Democrats getting elected. The advantage isn’t large, but it is statistically significant: The researchers found the ruling, in Citizens United v. FEC,...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Monday, September 1, 2014
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With the A's and Mariners squaring off for three games, I asked Patrick Dubuque of Lookout Landing a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say! It's a new month for the Oakland Athletics, and I don't want to talk about the one...
From: Athletics Nation | By: Alex Hall | Monday, September 1, 2014
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