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Is Chick-fil-A Controversy A Civil Rights Debate? Is Chick-fil-A Controversy A Civil Rights Debate?
Audio for this story from Tell Me More will be available at approx. 3:00 p.m. ET July 31, 2012 We continue our conversation with Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell. Host Michel Martin asks if Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy's comments amount to hate speech. ...
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Eno Paper Examines Potential Transportation Funding Option Eno Paper Examines Potential Transportation Funding Option
Earlier this month the Eno Center for Transportation released the inaugural William P. Eno paper written by Nicolas Norbage an assistant Transportation Researcher at Texas A&M  University. The paper is available on the Eno website. The paper, “Better Use of Public Dollars: Economic Impact Analysis in Transportation Decision Making” uses a case study approach to examine four states that use Economic Analysis to choose future infrastructure improvements. The in-depth study examines...
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Author: baruch.feigenbaum@reason.org (Baruch Feigenbaum)
176 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 6/27/2012 6:28:00 AM

Religion and the City Religion and the City
Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have welfare. – Jeremiah 29:7 Religion is another one of those topics seldom discussed in urbanist circles. Though Christianity was originally an urban religion, modern Christianity has always had a bit of a problem with cities, with their licentious ways, anonymity, and the little bit of Babylon and Sodom they all contain. The religious in the US are often associated with the...
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176 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 6/29/2012 10:38:24 PM

LIVE: Can You Dig It? Introducing NPR's Official AntCam LIVE: Can You Dig It? Introducing NPR's Official AntCam
We've written about the Decorah Eagle Cam and about the Jewel bear cam. Well, we've decided to give back to the Internet and today we launched NPR's Official AntCam: The ant farm is at NPR's Washington headquarters — on the third-floor News Desk, if you must know — and it was very generously provided by NPR's Homepage Editor Laurel Dalrymple, who hasn't had much luck keeping these poor insects alive at her own home. But the truth is: We all just found this farm mesmerizing. It's lit by LED lights and...
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Scotland Yard Bans Visible Tattoos On Officers Scotland Yard Bans Visible Tattoos On Officers
LONDON October 17, 2012, 04:24 am ET LONDON (AP) — Scotland Yard has banned its officers from sporting visible tattoos, saying it damages the professional image of Britain's top police force. The force confirmed in a statement Wednesday that the Metropolitan Police will no longer permit tattoos on the face, hands or which appear above the collar line. It said all other tattoos must be covered. Scotland Yard said that officers who already have visible tattoos — will be required to "register" those...
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Study Identifies Potential Revisions to Pleural Mesothelioma Staging System Study Identifies Potential Revisions to Pleural Mesothelioma Staging System
Revisions to a leading pleural mesothelioma staging system are in order, according to a collaborative study between the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). In 1995, with hopes of improving the poor survival rates of malignant mesothelioma patients, the International Mesothelioma Interest Group built upon previous methodologies to develop the IMIG staging system. Oncologists evaluate a patient’s tumor characteristics...
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176 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 10/18/2012 1:36:16 PM

Royal Wedding Gives Luxembourg Turn In Spotlight Royal Wedding Gives Luxembourg Turn In Spotlight
LUXEMBOURG October 18, 2012, 04:29 am ET LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg doesn't get a lot of turns in the spotlight. It's an independent country tinier than Rhode Island, the smallest U.S. state, and it would fit inside Germany, its neighbor to the east, 138 times with room to spare. It won no medals at the 2012 London Olympics — in fact it hasn't won a medal at the summer Games since 1952. But this week is Luxembourg's turn to shine. Prince Guillaume, the heir to the throne — the...
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Andes Survivors Mark 40th Anniversary Of Crash Andes Survivors Mark 40th Anniversary Of Crash
SANTIAGO, Chile October 14, 2012, 04:03 am ET SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Surviving members of an Uruguayan rugby team have played a match postponed four decades ago when their plane crashed in the Andes, stranding them for 72 days in the cordillera and forcing them to eat human flesh to stay alive. The Old Christians Club squared off Saturday in Santiago against the Old Grangonian Club, the former Chilean rugby team they were supposed to play back when their flight went down. Their terrifying story...
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Pee-peegate: 3-Year-Old's Whiz Leads To $2,500 'Public Urination' Ticket Pee-peegate: 3-Year-Old's Whiz Leads To $2,500 'Public Urination' Ticket
Enlarge image Dillan Warden, the little guy who had to go. KCTV Dillan Warden, the little guy who had to go. KCTV While we were busy paying attention to storms and presidential politics earlier this week, we missed a story from Oklahoma that may just (insert four-letter euphemism for urine here) you off. It seems that when 3-year-old Dillan Warden of Piedmont, Okla., (no joke!) had to "go" on Sunday he did what many little guys will do: He "dropped his pants in the front yard of the family home"...
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AOL Wants To Organize Your Email Clutter With Alto AOL Wants To Organize Your Email Clutter With Alto
NEW YORK October 18, 2012, 12:37 pm ET NEW YORK (AP) — The Internet icon that bought email to the masses with its classic "You've got mail" slogan now wants to help people organize the flood of messages in their Gmail, Yahoo mail and other accounts. AOL Inc. launched Alto on Thursday. It's not a new email service. Rather, Alto works in concert with other email accounts to clean out and organize messages, social network notifications, daily deals, photos and email attachments. The service is...
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