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Large explosion at aluminum plant in New Madrid County

MARSTON, Mo. (AP) – An explosion has rocked a southeast Missouri aluminum plant, leaving some workers with non-critical injuries.

No one was killed in Tuesday’s explosion. 234 more words


Sage Counsel From A Former Councillor

We sit down for a chat with our favourite ex-city councillor, John Parker. A reasonable, thoughtful conservative we could use a lot more of around these parts. 13 more words


Police investigate robbery that turned fatal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — WREG is working to learn the identity of a man shot and killed outside a Midtown gas station.

It happened Wednesday night in the parking lot of the Lamar Corner Grocery Store on Lamar Avenue, but police said Thursday they still weren’t sure if charges would be filed against the man who fired the gun. 217 more words


Patrick Henry: The Acceptance of Battle

July 6

“The battle, Sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, Sir, we have no election.

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Project 365

Day 2 -- Gardiner East

All signs point to a stumbling, bumbling, blustering, bullshitting, typical-in-Toronto absolutely incomplete victory at city council for Mayor John Tory’s Gardiner east “hybrid” option. Which “hybrid”? 384 more words


Intrinsic Deeds, Twitter Short Story by John Parker

Watch the 140 Character Short Story – INTRINSIC DEEDS:

Get to know writer John Parker:

1) What is your very short story about?

Societies hypocrisy, humanities’ false virtue and our crippling apathy coupled with the need to bring those down who rise to a given challenge that has costs we are not willing to pay. 207 more words

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