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“Trading Spaces” spurs college enrollment – Education

“Trading Spaces” spurs college enrollment – Education – Brief Article “My job exists because of “Trading Spaces,’” muses Janet Fick, interior design instructor at Ball State University, Muncie, Ind., of the popular cable television program in which neighbors swap homes and decorate a single room in each other’s house. Fick maintains it is no coincidence […]

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Setting the record straight concerning low voter turnout

Setting the record straight concerning low voter turnout John Samples EVERY YEAR as Election Day approaches, especially during presidential campaigns, critics of American politics decry low voter turnout. They note that it has declined steadily since the halcyon days of the 1960s. Some trace that drop to the baleful influence of “big money’” on voters, […]

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Preparing now for a peaceful 21st century

Preparing now for a peaceful 21st century – international relations Charles W. Kegley, Jr. DESPITE the disruptions evident since the end of the Cold War, the great powers have yet to forge a clear, coherent strategy for promoting global security. Instead, confusion and conflicting impulses abound. From efforts to deal with the civil war in […]

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Hurricane season: here we go again!

Hurricane season: here we go again! An active hurricane season appears imminent, which could have major repercussions for the U.S. economy and the one in six Americans who live on the Eastern Seaboard or along the western Gulf of Mexico, predicts AccuWeather.com, State College, Pa. For the 2006 hurricane season–which traditionally runs from June 1 […]

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Policing the world for First Freedoms

Policing the world for First Freedoms – World Watcher Llewellyn D. Howell LET’S PRETEND THAT THE U.S. AND GREAT BRITAIN invaded Iraq in order to rid the country of Saddam Hussein and bring in a government that we decided was “representative” of the people and granted freedom. We agree to cast aside all other arguments […]

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Who sues for malpractice? – study on the most common reasons why patients file malpractice lawsuits and other common traits of malpractice suits

Who sues for malpractice? – study on the most common reasons why patients file malpractice lawsuits and other common traits of malpractice suits – Brief Article Patients and health care professionals are their own worst enemies when it comes to creating situations that can lead to malpractice lawsuits, a research study at the University of […]

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Mario is the man then and now – What’s New? – Brief Article

Mario is the man then and now – What’s New? – Brief Article – Product/Service Evaluation It’s amazing to think how far video games have come since we were kids. Remember the little white ball that used to bounce back and forth after being hit by a moving dash in what then was considered state-of-the-art […]

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Now here’s the drill – What’s New?

Now here’s the drill – What’s New? – Brief Article * With the possible exception of a hammer, it seems no one is using good-old-fashioned hand tools anymore. Once electricity became introduced to the equation, manual labor got a lot easier, the sole problem being that the job had to be undertaken near an outlet, […]

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Democracy and its dilemmas

Democracy and its dilemmas – World Watcher Llewellyn D. Howell HAS AMERICA LOST ITS WAY? In the aftermath of World War II, America immediately became the champion of the oppressed, slugging away at “Godless communism” on behalf of U.S.-style democracy. Washington divided the world not between communism and capitalism, but between communism and democracy, portraying […]

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Are you missing out on free money? – Your Life – taking advantage of interest rates

Are you missing out on free money? – Your Life – taking advantage of interest rates – Brief Article Are you missing out on some free money? A study released by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) found that Americans could be earning a lot more in interest on their cash without taking any, or […]