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Two tongues

I have come to understand that society in some ways, was built on contradictions.

When I was a kid, I was served a pair of opposing philosophies to approach the larger world. 517 more words


What the heck is Amnioinfusion?

Amnioinfusion is when saline solution is pumped into your uterus after your bag of waters has broken. Seems a little counter-intuitive. 118 more words


New Haven Police Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash in South Carolina

(CBS Connecticut) — A New Haven police officer was killed in a motorcycle crash in South Carolina.

The New Haven Police Department says Officer Edward Douglas was killed in a single vehicle accident on Saturday morning on Oak Street and 16th Avenue, in Myrtle Beach. 68 more words


Robots may not want your job - they like to watch

Paul Krugman says the decline in truck drivers’ wages is “not a technology story … robot truck drivers are a possible future, but not here yet … the obvious thing: unions.” 1,030 more words

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Backstage Heros - The Technical Crews

Backstage is a crucial part of a live performance happens behind the scenes, both before a production is mounted and during its run. The technical crew, are the people employed behind the scenes (“backstage”) to control all the technical aspects of creating a concert, play, musical, opera or other live performance. 91 more words


Farm Life: Raised Gardens for Rusty Joints

Getting older slows down the gardening process.  Those joints just are not as flexible as in days of youthful folly.  A little rust seems to settle into them each night, requiring extra rotations and maybe WD40 each morning (symbolically only).   173 more words

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Kentucky: Unions Sue Governor Blevins Over His Un-Constitutional 'right to work law')


Labor groups sue over right-to-work law

  • Ronnie Ellis/ rellis@cnhi.com

FRANKFORT — Labor groups filed suit in Franklin Circuit Court on Thursday claiming the recently passed Kentucky right-to-work law violates the state constitution’s prohibition on illegal takings and unequal treatment. 873 more words