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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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UMass students rally for diversity, petition for conservative voices, debates

A student-run debate club at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently had so much difficulty finding a professor who could argue the conservative side for one of its events that its members had to turn to More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Thousands march for Bernie Sanders as bad weather, snow ‘steal’ his headlines

People took to the streets of several major US cities on Saturday, marching to express their support for the Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders. But, angering many of these supporters, the East Coast More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Donald Trump’s pro-life record, stance under attack, Scott Brown good VP candidate

Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s stance on abortion is being questioned, according to The Weekly Standard, noting the candidate’s changes over the years. Tim Russert asked Trump in a 1999 interview More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Matthew Barrett wins Massachusetts court ruling over employment at Catholic school

A Massachusetts state court ruled that a Catholic school can not deny employment to a homosexual, a decision activists hail as the first of its kind in the country, even though the employee cannot uphold the model More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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Climate Change: Christmas heat wave headed east after record cold temps hit Colorado and California

It’s hot in Tampa and many on the east coast would be shocked to hear of record cold temperatures out west. In fact, as the weather pattern will lead to the warmest Christmas Eve on record for many locations More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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New report: 72 DHS employees on ‘no fly list’, Stephen Lynch outs failures

As President Obama brought the “no fly list” into the gun control push, a CNN report states that over 70 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees are on the list. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D., Mass.) More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Tularemia in the US: Increase in cases, different states hardest hit

During the last decade (2001-2010), their were a total of 1,208 human tularemia cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (an average of 120/year). Public domain image/Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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U.S. Сolorectal Сancer Screening Rates Experiment Going Right

Group Health Research Institute, located in Seattle, launched an experiment and sent more than 1000 home stool kits for their patients to test themselves for the signs of the colorectal cancer. It allowed them to More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Massachusetts: Trump leads Carson, Bush falling as ‘half’ won’t vote for Jeb Bush

Donald Trump and Ben Carson continue to dominate the field of GOP candidates seeking the presidential nomination, according to a survey released Monday by the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Trump leads the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Massachusetts church hosts ‘Drag Gospel’ event for gay, transgender or drag queen spins on God

A Massachusetts church is planning a “Drag Gospel” event, and welcoming people of all walks of life to attend, but clearly focusing on the LGBT community. The First Church Somerville United Church of Christ More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Record September snow in Alaska continues cold 2015 trend

September 2015 turned out to be a record breaking month for weather in both Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska. With heavy snowfall burying the interior, and flood-inducing rains, 11.2 inches of snow blanketed Fairbanks More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Elizabeth Warren praises Black Lives Matter, revisits allegations of racism, police shootings

In a Sunday speech on racial inequality, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for broad policing reform, de-escalation training and body cameras for all police officers. She compared the current Black Lives More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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What Will the Cuts in Disability Benefits Mean?

The future of Social Security and Medicare does not look very positive at the moment, and the Social Security disability insurance program is looking particularly gloomy when it comes to the future. According to More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Big Daddy Weave begins ‘My Story Tour’ with Jason Gray, Citizen Way this week

Big Daddy Weave, one of Christian music’s biggest headlining artists, is hitting the road once again for their “My Story Tour,” set to kick off September 17, 2015 in Quincy, Ill. Featuring Jason More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Bernie Sanders moves ahead of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

While it may just be one poll in one state, but Bernie Sanders is now leading Hillary Clinton in an early primary poll of New Hampshire votes. It’s also notable that Joe Biden is third (as he is in Iowa), More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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GOP allegations, IRS scandal, Clinton emails, Benghazi, Planned Parenthood – Obama goes on vacation

Can we list the number of issues in America? From unresolved questions surrounding Benghazi to Hillary Clinton’s emails, a rising debt, racial tensions and several accusations levied from GOP Presidential More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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70 Seasons of the NBA: Key Moments in NBA History

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the premiere professional men’s basketball league in the entire world. Founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America, the league adopted the NBA name More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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Pope Francis accepts ‘Fascist’ hammer and sickle Cross from Bolivia’s Evo Morales

Pope Francis couldn’t hide the expression on his face when he received a wooden crucifix laid on a hammer and sickle, the Communist symbol conceived during the Russian Revolution. The Pope received the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Vandals attack Christopher Columbus statue in Boston with ‘Black Lives Matter’ message

Vandals defaced an iconic statue of Christopher Columbus in Boston’s North End by covering it in red paint and tagging it with the phrase, “Black Lives Matter.” The paint has since been removed, More...

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