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When a balcony is a stage
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Quarantine has popularized a new place for vocalists and musicians living under stay-at-home orders. Contributor Seth Doane reports exactly how, in Italy for example, musical artists lacking a stage are making their verandas and also terraces a system for bringing communities with each other. Register for the “CBS Sunday Morning” Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT Get even […]

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The Case for Donating Your Stimulus Check – Mere Orthodoxy | Christianity, Politics, and Culture
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During a pandemic, it always feels dark. Many future unknowns await us. But we can learn from an unknown Jewish prisoner who penned this line in a poem he wrote within his concentration camp cell. “I believe in the sun, even when it’s not shining.” (choral arrangement) This is the essence of faith, isn’t it? […]

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Springdale truck broker rides freight surge, decline in wake of COVID-19 pandemic – Talk Business & Politics
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Earlier this year, at the beginning of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) heath emergency, Springdale-based brokerage . experienced a few weeks in which business doubled. It has since declined as the panic buying moderated and meat producers shut plants amidst the outbreak. The majority of Dana Transportation’s business can be attributed to temperature-controlled freight for meat producers, especially […]

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How Islamophobia changed politics for Muslim America
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(RNS) — Nazita Lajevardi grew up in Southern California’s Iranian American community, where her encounters with bigotry shaped her interest in the myriad ways in which Islamophobia manifests itself and how it affects those touched by it. Now a professor of political science at Michigan State University, Lajevardi examines these two issues in a new […]

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WHO’S IN, WHO’S OUT: Democrats allowed in the U.S. Senate primary keep changing | Colorado Peak Politics
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The Secretary of State only has a few days left to formalize ballots for the June primary and yet it’s still unsettled as to which Democrats get a ballot spot in the U.S. Senate race. Andrew Romanoff is on there for certain, he overwhelmingly won the Democrat Party’s support through their assembly process.  John Hickenlooper […]

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NJ family of 8 claims $429.6 million Powerball lottery jackpot
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A New Jersey woman and her seven adult children have stepped forward to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot. https://www.lotterypost.com/news/303331

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Review: Exploring the radical politics of Los Angeles in the 1960’s
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One of the pleasures of the recent film “Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood” is its tour of late-1960s Los Angeles, as Quentin Tarantino, the director, takes viewers on a journey from classic restaurants like Musso & Frank and El Coyote to the backlots of a declining studio system to the city’s streets filled with the […]

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When It’s Bad to Be a Transit Hub |
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      | Politics & City Life May 2020
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Chicago, I think we can all agree, is the center of the universe. Ever since Stephen A. Douglas brought the Illinois Central and transcontinental railroads here in the mid–19th Century, Chicago has been the nation’s transportation hub — the Roundhouse of America. The fact that you can get here from anywhere is the reason Chicago has […]

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