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It was just one mistake which soiled another great Harvey Day...

Early on, it looked like the Mets could have been in for a special Harvey Day on Friday.

Nine up, nine down, five of them by way of the strikeout on scintillating upper-90s heat. 568 more words

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Who are some people you can ask for letters of rec other than teachers?

This is a very good question. Private schools that use the CommonApp usually allow you to add recommendations from people who aren’t teachers. Depending on the school, you’re allowed to ask politicians, family members, employers, camp advisers, coaches, etc.   360 more words

College

Scott Boras approves of the Mets plan to protect Matt Harvey

The Mets will be activating Dillon Gee from the disabled list in time for their game against the Padres on Tuesday in San Diego.

At that point, the Mets will implement a six-man rotation which could last as long as two-plus months, Dan Warthen said on Wednesday at Citi Field. 518 more words

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What are the Mets going to do with Steven Matz?

Down on the farm, yet another young Mets starting pitching prospect is dominating and making a strong case to graduate to the big leagues.

Earlier this week, Steven Matz tossed seven shutout innings, allowing three hits and a walk while striking out seven. 798 more words

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Essential Skills: Cornerstones of an Effective NPT

Of all the necessary ingredients required to form, build, train, and maintain and effective NPT, the four below can be considered, ‘cornerstones.’   Without them, your NPT will not be able to perform its primary task: Keep the family and home safe during a grid down situation.   920 more words

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Why Nigerians must lessen expectations: President Muhammadu Buhari (Gen.) is not the green lantern

As President-elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari takes over the affairs of Nigeria, Nigerians will be expecting to see tangible change in the fortunes of the nation and theirs. 480 more words

Data/Fact Tank

Things I Don't Understand about Income Inequality

I know income inequality has become a sensitive issue somewhat with people on both sides arguing for their point of view. I don’t mind people having different feelings about the issue and what can or should be done about it. 541 more words

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