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What a phenomenal, ponderous, and historic, day.
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A couple of weeks ago nearly 500 students were handed diplomas from the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education.  Most were Connecticut residents and after spending years studying and paying tens of thousands of dollars to get a comprehensive education from a premier teacher preparation program, many are now out looking for teaching jobs …
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Happy that they incorporated Diana's name! #RoyalBaby


Royal baby is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

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Massive Earthquake Kills Hundreds In Nepal - http://huff.to/1HBZxvG
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing hundreds of people and triggering a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. The earthquake, the worst to hit the country in 80 years, caused massive destruction in the Himalayan nation, inclu...
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Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces death penalty after jury finds him guilty of Boston bombing

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"In fact, CRPE operates in a manner that is strikingly similar to ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council), the secretive, powerful group funded by the Koch brothers and a large roster of corporations. Here’s a look at how the two organizations work: 

Member networks: Both CRPE and ALEC have a “secret club” component, through their member networks. With ALEC, the members are state legislators. With CRPE, they are school districts from across the United States (there are currently thirty-nine of them).
Network meetings: Both CRPE and ALEC host member network meetings or conferences, where a common philosophy (based on a distinct rightwing ideology) is honed, articulated, and shared.
Model legislation: Both CRPE and ALEC create sample, model policies (CRPE) or “cookie-cutter bills” (ALEC) for the districts or legislators who are part of their member networks."
This article appears in the current issue of our magazine. Subscribe to read the full issue online. Don't look now, but there's something creepy coming toward you, and it wants to take over your public school system. Sure, it's connected—through all-important grants—to many of the big names in ...
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"It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." - Abraham Lincoln, "The Gettysburg Address" #MemorialDay  
Requests for the photo of an eagle on a gravestone at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, and use of the story, have come from the Department of Veterans Affairs, military publications and Arlington National Cemetery.
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This account should be corroborated before jumping to the conclusion that Gray did this to himself.   #FreddieGray   #BaltimoreRiots   #BlackLivesMatter   
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We use words to tell stories, but words often have their own stories behind them that can be just as interesting as anything we can come up with. Today, we want to know about the word with the best story behind it.
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Hillary Clinton running for president, says campaign chairman

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Fired up! Ready to go! (Warren for VP?)
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"On ne voit bien qu'avec le coeur. L'essential est invisible pour les yeux." - Le renard dans Le Petit Prince
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