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Study: Drinking Games May Lead to Alcohol Consumption

March 15, 2019
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Study: Drinking Games May Lead to Alcohol Consumption

SAN DIEGO, Cal.  A new study by a San Diego State University professor indicates that competitive drinking games may lead to alcohol consumption, contradicting past research sponsored by breweries. Rigorous scientific inquiry, with control group.  …

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“La Yoga Nostra” Grows as Mob Muscles In

March 14, 2019
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SOMERVILLE, Mass.  This densely-populated suburb of Boston is known now as a student ghetto, but not long ago it was notorious as the headquarters for one of the most powerful organized crime rings in the Northeast.  “The…

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Fighting for Freedom in the Ladies’ Underwear Department

March 13, 2019
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Women in several countries have begun sending their underwear to Burma, where superstitious members of that country’s ruling junta believe contact with female lingerie saps their strength.                                                 Associated Press We were pinned down along…

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Self-Bang Cutting Seen as Gateway to Poetry

March 12, 2019
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WESTLAND, Mass.  In this high-achieving suburb of Boston parents take care to note any signs of precocious intellectual abilities in their young ones, but Marci Everbeck wasn’t prepared for what she saw when her three-year-old…

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Helpful Household Hints From Helena

March 11, 2019
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Helena’s many “Household Helpers” stuffed her mailbox with numerous “questions and suggestions” this month. So without further “ado”–or errant misplaced “quotes”–let’s see what’s on their minds! Dear Helena: Last month somebody asked you what she…

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Me and My Small Talker

March 10, 2019
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It was Thursday night, which meant the countdown had begun for a polite Saturday dinner party at which I’ll have to make small talk, an activity I’m ill-equipped to engage in by both nature and…

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Some Say it Takes Gall to Offer Thoughts and Prayers to Ba’al

March 8, 2019
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NEEDHAM, Mass.  It’s 9:30 p.m. here along Route 128, “America’s Technology Highway” according to the label boosters applied to it in the dawn of the computer revolution, but Armand Weisdorf is working the phones as…

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Columnist Uses Polygamy to Keep Anecdotes Flowing

March 7, 2019
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KANSAS CITY, Kansas.  It’s 6:30 p.m., and Anson Myers has a looming deadline for the thrice-weekly column he writes for the Kansas City, Kansas Sentinel.  He hasn’t written a word yet, but he doesn’t appear nervous. “How…

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Your Dream Advisor

March 6, 2019
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Your dreams are a window into your soul. No wait–that’s your eyes. Your dreams are the stain on your subconscious left by all the smegma you have to wade through during the day. Puzzled by…

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Citing Safety, FAA Limits Blogging by Air Traffic Controllers

March 5, 2019
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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. Floyd Curtin has been an air traffic controller at Mookie Wilson International Airport here for nearly twenty years, but he is more widely-known as “Rat Dog,” the “screen name” he uses for his…

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