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Summer Movie Winners and Losers: A Critic's Round-Up

In the movie world, the difference between success and failure will always be measured, to a degree, at the box office. But that can’t be the only measure. 2,372 more words

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Ce Saint Que Je Ne Saurais Voir: Réflexions sur le «BurkiniGate» (FR)

Quand on se lance dans l’écriture d’un papier sur un sujet aussi instrumentalisé et dévoyé que celui du « BurkiniGate », l’on se doit d’abord de rappeler quelques faits : l’interdiction du burkini n’est pas nationale, mais simplement le fait de moins d’une trentaine de mairies françaises, sur les quelques 36,000 communes que comptent le territoire français. 3,186 more words

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Much Ado About Nothing: Thoughts on the 'BurkiniGate' (EN)

Upon writing an article about a subject as misused and manipulated – the BurkiniGate, so to speak – one must first remind the public of some facts: the burkini ban is in no way a national one, but rather a decision taken by less than thirty cities in France, out of 36,000. 2,206 more words

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WHAT WAS COOKIN' by Sherry McAdoo

I am getting excited about the start of school. My children are grown but my grandchildren, Josh and Megan, will be entering school. Josh will be entering… 89 more words

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End the play

The kid was just seeing how far he could push the substitute teacher. It’s an old game and I am well acquainted with it.
The class I was supposedly teaching was study hall. 246 more words

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Heard About Town by Vic Parker

One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied, “I can’t accept money from you. 451 more words

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Letter to the Editor | August 25, 2016

Nothing’s free

We are giving free Christian flags to anyone in the Linden area with one stipulation that you put it up where it can be seen. 390 more words

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