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Obama Goes for Sulphur, Cheatin’ Teachers

Saturday, March 30, 2013

National: The Obama administration proposed reducing the amount of sulfur in gasoline by two-thirds to reduce pollution and health costs. The administration claims it would have the benefit of taking 33 million cars off the road. Environmentalists and car companies …

Newtown Arsenal, Corporate Corn

Friday, March 29, 2013

National: Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza fired 154 rounds in five minutes, killing 20 children and six adults last December, Connecticut officials say. Lanza used 30-round magazines for his assault rifle and a stockpile of 1600 rounds was found in …

DOMA Could be Doomed, Global Cyber Attack

Thursday, March 28, 2013

 National: Court watchers say that the Supreme Court appears to be leaning toward striking down the Defense of Marriage Act that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. DOMA prevents same-sex spouses legally married in nine states …

Supremes Argue Sex, Hefner by the Numbers

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

 National: The Supreme Court will hear arguments again today on same-sex marriage, this time on whether the federal government may deny employment benefits to same-sex partners legally married in their home states. Yesterday the Court heard arguments on whether same-sex …

Knox to be Retried, Cyprus Banks Closed

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

 World: Italy’s highest court today overturned the 2011 murder acquittal of American student Amanda Knox and ordered her to be retried. It was a salacious case involving sex and drugs. Knox and her former boyfriend at first were convicted of …

Cyprus Saved, New Condom, Most Expensive Divorce

Monday, March 25, 2013

 World: Eurozone finance ministers appear to have agreed to a deal to save the Cyprus banking system. It includes a tax of as much as 40% on accounts in the country’s second largest bank, which would then be broken up. …

Cyprus Plans Seizure, Putin Pal a Suicide

Sunday, March 24, 2013

World: Cyprus is now planning to seize 20% of all bank deposits above 100,000 Euros at the Bank of Cyprus to pay off a $7.6 billion debt to the European Union due Monday. Accounts at foreign-owned banks would be taxed …

Cyprus Denied, Hoop Dreams, Schools Close

Saturday, March 23, 2013

World: Russia turned down the Cyprus appeal for financial aid and the dreaded bank deposit tax is “back on the table” according to the country’s finance minister. Cyprus is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, facing a Monday deadline to …

Suspect Killed, Black Miss Israel, Sheer Yoga

Friday, March 22, 2013

Shootout: A suspect in the killing of Colorado’s prison chief was shot and killed by Texas police yesterday after a 100 MPH car chase. One officer was lightly wounded. The man is described as a member of a racist prison …

Obama Says “Two States”, Plan B for Cyprus

Thursday, March 21, 2013

World: President Obama got an ovation in Israel today when he said, “The only way Israel can survive is through an independent and viable Palestine.” Speaking to a receptive audience in Jerusalem he said, “It is not fair that a …