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11 easy ways to protect against cancer-causing chemicals

By switching to organic food, you’re not only eliminating exposures to harmful pesticides like atrazine, you’re also supporting a food system that won’t pollute your water supply and keeping atrazine out of your water.  (iStock) When the President’s Cancer Panel released its report stating that environmental chemicals were a “grossly underestimated” cause of cancers in the U.S., the American Cancer ...

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Duke professor attempted to ban student journalists from her economics class

A Duke University economics professor is under fire for trying to ban reporters from the school’s newspaper The Chronicle from attending her hedge funds class at the prestigious institution. The Chronicle bills itself as, “The independent news organization at Duke University,” and staffer Likhitha Butchireddygari noticed something odd in the Spring 2017 syllabus for the course Economics 381S, “Inside Hedge ...

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Sports radio hosts under fire for comments on Halladay death

Two Boston sports radio hosts are being criticized for comments during a Wednesday show about the death of former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay. “If I die helicopter skiing, you have the right out there to do the exact same thing I’m doing to Roy Halladay. He got what he deserved,” Michael Felger, one of the hosts of “Felger and ...

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CMA Awards start out somber and then mock Trump

51st Country Music Association Awards – Show – Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., 08/11/2017 – Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker (C) and Keith Urban (R) perform “Hold My Hand.” REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni – HP1EDB903KKFX The 51st Annual CMA Awards opened with a somber message and then segued into jokes about the president. The show started off with the first verse of “Amazing Grace” performed ...

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Bob Knight spills about dismissal from Indiana University, John Wooden

Former Indiana University coach Bob Knight revealed his thoughts about UCLA coach John Wooden.  (Reuters) Legendary Hoosiers coach Bob Knight admits to having “grabbed a lot of kids” during his time at Indiana University and also takes a shot at storied University of California coach John Wooden during an interview set to air Wednesday night. In a sitdown with broadcaster ...

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Silicon Valley's 'car people' push homeless crisis to the brink

(Credit: Associated Press) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper that she parks on the street. She concedes it’s “not a very nice living situation,” but it also is not unusual. Until authorities told them to move, more than a dozen other RVs ...

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Texas church killer allegedly sexually assaulted two women

Two women have come forward to accuse Texas church massacre gunman Devin Patrick Kelley of sexually abusing or harassing them over several years, while authorities said they were re-examining a sexual assault investigation of Kelley from four years earlier. Records released by the Comal County sheriff’s office include a June 2013 report of an alleged sexual assault that lists Kelley ...

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Woman fired after flipping off Trump's motorcade

FILE 2017: President Trump’s motorcade drives through New York City during the United Nations General Assembly.  (Reuters) The woman who flipped off President Trump’s motorcade last month said Monday that she was fired on Halloween for violating her employer’s code of conduct policy — but she vowed she would do it all over again if given the chance. Juli Briskman, ...

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