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Obama’s second inauguration focuses on unity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to act with “passion and dedication” to broaden equality and prosperity at home, nurture democracy around the world and combat global warming as he embarked on a second term before ...

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Divided states of America

bbigelow@my.apsu.edu The election of Democratic presidents traditionally results in increased sales of firearms and ammunition, but now it may have triggered a movement of petitions advocating states’ peaceful secession from the United States. According to CNN, citizens in all 50 states have started petitions to allow for their peaceful secession ...

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Tennessee’s future in gay legislation

–dhunter12@my.apsu.edu On Friday, Nov. 16, the GSA held an event on campus with Erin Davies, a gay rights activist whose car was vandalized with gay slurs. The vandalization of her car led to the movement called FagBug. Davies painted her car rainbow colors and drives around the country advocating for ...

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Local election correction

In last week’s issue of The All State, there were several errors printed regarding the elections that took place locally. We apologize for this and offer the following corrected information. Mark Green, Republican from District 22, defeated incumbent Tim Barnes for the State Senate. In District 67, the district in ...

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Second chance at change

–bbigelow@my.apsu.edu If reelected, President Barack Obama has set the goal of creating 1 million “new manufacturing jobs by the end of 2016” and so far has overseen 32 consecutive months of job growth and has added “5.4 million private sector jobs, including nearly 479,000 manufacturing jobs since January 2010,” according ...

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New direction for nation

–bbigelow@my.apsu.edu If elected, Mitt Romney will work to end Obamacare. According to his website, “on his first day in office” he will issue an executive order to provide waivers to each state allowing them to opt out of Obamacare, and will then work with Congress to repeal Obamacare. Romney supports ...

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