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Podcast: Howes on the economy, stupid

Daniel Howes The Detroit News Published 9:56 AM EDT Oct 20, 2018 Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partners in weekly essays examining what’s hot in Michigan business and politics – and what it all means. This week, Howes says the conventional wisdom that strong economic times […]

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Local man gets the hint, pops the question after elaborate ruse

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A Waco man lured to what ostensibly was a surprise birthday party Thursday night with an invitation to what he thought was a local networking opportunity at a downtown bar ended up saying “I do” after his longtime girlfriend arranged an elaborate ruse that left him with […]

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‘The world is still full of stupid f**** – it’s solid gold every day’ – Andrew Maxwell talks Brexit, and why the Irish hate the …

Andrew Maxwell and Al Murray in Why Does Everyone Hate the English, History ‘The world is still full of stupid f**** – it’s solid gold every day’ – Andrew Maxwell talks Brexit, and why the Irish hate the English Independent.ie Having lived in England for almost 25 years and fashioned […]

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American Animals: Why Bart Layton included the real criminals in his heist movie

It’s not about the heist. For American Animals‘ writer-director Bart Layton, the appeal of turning the events at Lexington Kentucky’s Transylvania University into a feature film was less about the details and more about the characters involved. Speaking after completing a morning school run recently, the British-based, Bafta-winning filmmaker (for […]

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Peter Goers: From bagels to bupkis, Yiddish brings joy to this goy

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Source: https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/opinion/peter-goers-from-bagels-to-bupkis-yiddish-brings-joy-to-this-goy/news-story/e587af73027d79f36758b4bfc223718f Recommended

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Bell: Bowfort Towers. City hall calls it quits.

They didn’t bother to tell us. Guess they were too busy not telling us about the Olympics. Now we know. City hall has thrown in the towel. They aren’t finishing the Bowfort Towers public art atrocity. The four rusty-looking tall thingies are still out there on the south side of […]

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Strictly’s Seann Walsh fails to see the funny side as fellow contestant Graeme Swann jokes about Katya snog

Comic Seann Walsh has failed to see the funny side of Graeme Swann’s gags over his smooch with married Strictly partner Katya Jones. Cricketer Graeme, 39, has told of how the 32-year-old batted away efforts to make light of the row and put him at ease. He said: “I was […]

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Trump claims (without evidence) that Dems are behind migrant caravan ahead of midterms

Breaking News Home+ WorldU.S. PoliticsBusinessEntertainmentSportTravelStyleHealthVideo Live TV Search » International Edition+ U.S. International Arabic Español Set edition preference: U.S.InternationalConfirm International Edition+ U.S. International Arabic Español Set edition preference: U.S.InternationalConfirm Home World U.S. Africa Americas Asia Australia China Europe Middle East UK U.S. Politics 45 Congress Supreme Court 2018 Key Races […]

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Selected readings from the left and from the right

We live in a partisan age, and our news habits can reinforce our own perspectives. Consider this an effort to broaden our collective outlook with essays beyond the range of our typical selections. FROM THE LEFT From “The Austerity Hawks Are Coming for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid” by John […]

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Mark Hoplamazian of Hyatt Hotels on Airbnb and Why Stupid Questions Are Smart

Mark Hoplamazian, the chief executive of Hyatt Hotels, has worked for one family for the bulk of his professional career. He attended Harvard College and got his M.B.A. at the University of Chicago. After short stints at First Boston and the Boston Consulting Group, he joined the Pritzker family’s sprawling […]

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PONNURU: The lesson of ‘First Man’ is not about the flag

Weeks before it opened this weekend, “First Man” became embroiled in one of those stupid controversies that are now our economy’s chief product. The movie, in telling the story of Neil Armstrong, does not show him planting the U.S. flag on the moon. Ryan Gosling, who plays Armstrong, only heightened […]

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Truth is, ‘rich people’ won’t pay bill for BernieCare either

To The Daily Sun, Democrats forced the scourge of Obamacare upon us. It failed it’s BIGGEST PROMISE. That was to stop the explosive rise in health care costs witnessed for 20 years. Recognizing the failure, Democrats now demand BERNIECARE, where government pays everyone’s health care bills with millions envisioning Christmas […]

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