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Bomb Explosions in Ghouta

Death tolls continue to rise in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. “On 20 August 2012, President Barack Obama used the phrase “red line” in reference to the use of chemical weapons. 32 more words


News Outlets Move to Instagram

News organizations have moved to social media platforms as another way to reach their audience. But, not all platforms are the same. Each platform has a different “personality” and way that users engage with content on it. 253 more words

Battle over religion in public schools waged in one of America’s fastest-growing cities

By Bobby Ross Jr. | For Religion News Service

McKINNEY, Texas — Public school officials in one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities are being accused of violating the separation of church and state.

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Astros spring training prospectus, the starting rotation, and bullpen concerns

Hunter joins Austin to breakdown the Astros through week one of spring training in Florida. What can the club expect from a full season of Justin Verlander at the top of the rotation, and how will he mentor the younger pitchers on the staff? 47 more words


Chron [Texas]: Advocate, Dayton News archive project nearing completion

Chron: Advocate, Dayton News archive project nearing completion. “A two-year-long project to digitize the Cleveland Advocate’s archives is gradually coming online with records being added to the Portal of Texas History website… The Advocate’s archives, previously available only in microfilm and newsprint, include the Cleveland Advocate’s sister publications – Dayton News and Eastex Advocate, and two other defunct newspapers – Illustrated Paperboy and Cleveland Journal.”

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Wayne Lapierre, NRA Chief: "Right to Bear Arms. A Right to Live."

The general rule is that whenever a mass shooting occurs Republican officials are at fault because of their rightful claim to the Second Amendment. Nevertheless; we all can agree on an extensive background check to legally keep guns out of those who deem to be a threat to society. 338 more words


Houston Classical Theatre Company tells public opinion to go f*** itself

Classical theatre and sleep go hand-in-hand. Not so with this year’s modern production of Henrik Ibsen’s political and civic masterpiece from over one hundred years ago. 273 more words