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We are numbing ourselves

I had the same reaction as many around me when I heard that another mass shooting had taken place in Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 14. I had the same reaction when I heard that the blood of 17 victims, aged 14-49, had been spilled in a normal everyday high school, ...

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CEO’s salaries have rationale

The typical American today believes that a CEO is paid too much for the work they do. They hear stories about the 1 percent twiddling their thumbs at work and getting loads of extra money they do not deserve. Though the reasons can be hard for the average citizen to ...

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Body found in impounded van 7 weeks after Tennessee shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a dead man’s body remained undetected in an impounded van for seven weeks. Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings called Monday’s belated discovery “unacceptable” and said an internal investigation has been opened. Rallings said robbers opened fire on the van after two ...

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Elton John says upcoming tour will be his last

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is retiring from the road after his upcoming three-year global tour, capping nearly 50 years on stages around the world. He calls it a “way to go out with a bang.” “I’ve had a good run, I think you’d admit that,” John said Wednesday, ...

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Puerto Rico’s disaster has cut off U.S. from important equipment for patients

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Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 according to npr.org. Now, four months later, it seems like support efforts and mentions have died down and dispersed. There is an assumption that Puerto Rico’s situation is not affecting the U.S. as a country. Ignoring the fact that Puerto ...

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Update: No suspect found after unconfirmed reports of man with handgun

APSU has reported that no suspect has been found after receiving a report of a man with a handgun. Campus police and members of the Clarksville Police Department escorted people out of Harned Hall and asked for people to avoid the area. The campus was not officially on lockdown, however, many ...

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