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Hannah Schanz makes being good at everything look effortless

TURNER Hannah Schanz had a conflict, but she wasn’t conflicted.

Last fall Schanz qualified for the OSAA state cross country meet in Eugene – the third time in three years of high school she had done so – and had a legitimate shot to place in the top 20. 1,146 more words


Christie Blatchford: Prison no place for mentally ill Ottawa woman convicted of keeping teen sex slaves

She may well be the next Ashley Smith, this young woman who was sentenced in Ottawa this week to federal prison for her part in using two teenage girls as sex slaves. 756 more words


Selling imperialist propaganda in an anti-imperialist wrapper

Any resemblance to persons living or dead or quoted in this article is entirely coincidental
OffGuardian | August 31, 2016

As we predicted a few weeks ago, the Washington war party seems to have seized the initiative from the “lame duck” Obama administration over Syria and is currently pushing hard for a direct confrontation with the Syrian Arab Army, and possibly with Russia.

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Announcing the Preseason ALL-USA Mid-Valley football team

There are lots of high school football players who have made their mark on the world, and their teams expect much out of those players.This is the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Mid-Valley preseason football team. 531 more words


Woman who put 14-month-old in boiling oven denied parole in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama’s parole board is refusing to release a woman convicted of putting her 14-month-old daughter into a hot oven in 2002.

The board rejected an early release for 40-year-old Melissa Wright of Millbrook during a hearing Tuesday. 105 more words


Watching Glory Die - theatre review

When journalists are all but banned from prisons in UK, art such as this serves an even more important service, writes Victoria Seabrook

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Interview: Palindrome Productions, Watching Glory Die

“Our major and abiding goal is giving voice to the dispossessed – those written out of history. Live performance has the ability to wake the dead and let them speak,” explains Lesley Ferris, director and co-founder of British-American company Palindrome Productions. 645 more words

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