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Tue August 04, 2020
(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
France to pay home caregivers virus bonus. I dunno, if I was a caregiver, virus is the last bonus I'd want
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Thu July 30, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
All that power-washing and scrubbing with Clorox wipes is probably as effective against COVID-19 as TSA confiscating water bottles and strip-searching your granny is against terrorists
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Tue July 28, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Seeing the impending eviction tidal wave on the horizon, House Democrats propose...giving people access to lawyers and making landlords "try" not to harm the credit scores of those evicted
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(Texas Tribune)
 
 
 
Texas AG decides that since County Health Boards are closing schools, he'll take away their ability to close schools. Also, re-names the three Rs to Repression, Religion, and Rigor Mortis
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Fri July 24, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The finalized Senate GOP pandemic relief plan which was not finalized yesterday but is being finalized today won't be finalized today
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Wed July 22, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Dollar Tree and Family Dollar shoppers don't have to get all masked up like they're going to Walmart or something
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Tue July 21, 2020
(Defense One)
 
 
 
Department of Homeland Security, founded to fight Cobra Commander, is pepper-spraying Polly Pocket. This might look bad, say officials
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(Defense One)
 
 
 
Department of Homeland Security, founded to fight Cobra Commander, is pepper-spraying Polly Pocket. This might look bad, say officials
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Air travel will resume in Nepal in August. No mention if it's in- or out-of-body
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Mon July 20, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
These things are the Cuban cigars of Panama Hats
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Bar hopping utes who think that being in low Covid New York they will get special treatment are angering grandpa Cuomo
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Bar hopping utes who think that being in low Covid New York they will get special treatment are angering grandpa Cuomo
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Fri July 17, 2020
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
A shark pulled a 10-year-old from fishing boat in Australia. He's OK - his dad dove in and saved him. Officials say no one was drunk
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Thu July 16, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Now that Joe Biden is guaranteed to win the presidency in November, it's time for Republicans to start panicking about the national debt again
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Wed July 15, 2020
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
If you need parents to sign a Covid-19 death waiver before kids go back to school, maybe kids shouldn't be going back to school
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(WTOP)
 
 
 
Richmond, Virginia finds an appropriate venue for its Confederate statues
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Tue July 14, 2020
(Nieman Journalism Lab)
 
 
 
Fake news is not fake, but local. Find the one nearest you. Odds are 445:24 it's conservative
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Thu July 09, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Do you think it should be legal or illegal to fire someone due to their political beliefs?
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Tue July 07, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
As it turns out, pretending there isn't a pandemic isn't an effective way to control a pandemic
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Fri July 03, 2020
(TC Palm)
 
 
 
Come for the science denying commissioners, stay for the comparison of wearing masks to Jews wearing yellow stars. Welcome to Martin County Florida
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Wed July 01, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Yeah, yeah, but your politicians were so preoccupied with whether or not they *could* reopen that they didn't stop to think if they *should*. Also, viruses, uh, find a way
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Sun June 28, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
College towns are being destroyed by Coronavirus and it could take a decade to recover
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Fri June 26, 2020
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Firefly applies for a licence to misbehave * "Space balloons"? Tickets start at $75k * NASA to purchase tickets on suborbital rockets * NASA Stennis might be renamed to honor someone who was not a piece of shiat * India to push private rockets 🚀
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(AP News)
 
 
 
India's cases spike again, affecting almost a half-million people and untold past, present, and future lifetimes
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
House sends policing reform bill to the Senate to die
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Wed June 17, 2020
(Daily Express)
 
 
 
It's BoJo versus Keir Starmer in a Tory/Labour showdown over the Coronavirus, Brexit, and economy in the House of Commons today. How will the weak-willed Boris fare? (possible nsfw content on page)
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Tue June 16, 2020
(Chattanooga Pulse)
 
 
 
At least one small town Tennessee mayor gets it
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Mon June 15, 2020
(ArtNet)
 
 
 
It doesn't belong in a museum
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Sun June 14, 2020
(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Disney files dozens of lawsuits, contesting its 2019 property taxes are too high - again. "Walt Disney World Resort 'had been undervalued for decades by previous property appraisers'"
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(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Disney files dozens of lawsuits, contesting its 2019 property taxes are too high - again. "Walt Disney World Resort 'had been undervalued for decades by previous property appraisers'"
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Wed June 10, 2020
(Metro)
 
 
 
Statue of Robert Milligan standing outside London museum pulled down; witnesses say it was holding a small, shiny object the size of a gun and always had a troubled life often running afoul of the law
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Tue June 09, 2020
(Gothamist)
 
 
 
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's staff not happy with his particular flavor of unicorn farts, now rising up to challenge him on his disastrous ongoing response to the protests against police brutality
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(Gothamist)
 
 
 
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's staff not happy with his particular flavor of unicorn farts, now rising up to challenge him on his disastrous ongoing response to the protests against police brutality
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(NPR)
 
 
 
If we want to "defund the police", we should probably start with the billions of dollars in grants federal agencies from the DOJ to the USDA hand out to local PD's every year, and make cities decide how much law enforcement they can really afford
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"Will the gym ever be safe again?"
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(The Week)
 
 
 
Why do other countries do such a better job of policing their citizens?
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Fri June 05, 2020
(ProPublica)
 
 
 
I'm starting to suspect tax cuts are complete and utter horseshoes
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(Milwaukee Record)
 
 
 
Great. Now there's gonna be a bunch of drunk protesters in Milwaukee
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Thu June 04, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
How have Baltimore's protests stayed peaceful in the last few days? Well, as you may recall, they kinda did this once before fairly recently, and, unlike the cops, the organizers appear capable of learning from history and preventing future problems
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Covid-19 may have killed off pensions
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Wed June 03, 2020
(Slate)
 
 
 
Sometimes, Slatesplanations are dead on: "Trump can only escalate...Faced with a nation...on fire over this monstrous and undeniable injustice that the nation refuses to solve, Trump opted to reenact, on camera, the two-tier system that produced it"
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(WAFF Huntsville)
 
 
 
Under Alabama law, removing Confederate monuments can result in $25,000 fine against city, county doing so. Tennessee Valley Progressive Alliance: "Hold my beer"
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(WAFF Huntsville)
 
 
 
Under Alabama law, removing Confederate monuments can result in $25,000 fine against city, county doing so. Tennessee Valley Progressive Alliance: "Hold my beer"
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Tue June 02, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
"If you're planning to take part in protests, know your rights. Read this"
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Mon June 01, 2020
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
June 1, 2020: The day the UK made it illegal to have sex with a person from another home in your own home
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Fri May 29, 2020
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Indonesia's Minister for Politics: "Initially, you try to control it, then you realise you can't. Then you learn to live with it" a) Covid-19 b) your wife c) Both
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Wed May 27, 2020
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
After decades of searching, an historic Roman mosaic floor has been found under an Italian vineyard. Così combattuto
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(Vanity Fair)
 
 
 
"The Senate Majority Leader said that the next round of federal aid cannot be used to help states with "pre-existing" fiscal issues." Well, I guess that leaves out all the red states
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(Vanity Fair)
 
 
 
"The Senate Majority Leader said that the next round of federal aid cannot be used to help states with "pre-existing" fiscal issues." Well, I guess that leaves out all the red states
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Tue May 26, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Socializing during the pandemic, it's a plastic fantastic, a season of discount tents
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Mon May 25, 2020
(WQAD Quad Cities)
 
 
 
"I'm not trying to be some type of outlaw," says outlaw biker bar owner who's literally dying for a party
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Mon May 18, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
Never letting a perfectly good crisis go to waste, many state and local governments are now using the pandemic as an excuse to shield public records
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
They wanted a seat at the table. "Now that they've been granted a seat at the table, they have set the table on fire and thrown it out the window"
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
They wanted a seat at the table. "Now that they've been granted a seat at the table, they have set the table on fire and thrown it out the window"
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Sun May 17, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
China: Here we go again
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Fri May 15, 2020
(Spokesman Review)
 
 
 
GOP state Rep. responds to Satanic invocation by spilling olive oil down Washington Capitol steps. Rep. gets $4,700 cleaning bill from state, eventual entry to Olive Garden of Eden
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(Spokesman Review)
 
 
 
GOP state Rep. responds to Satanic invocation by spilling olive oil down Washington Capitol steps. Rep. gets $4,700 cleaning bill from state, eventual entry to Olive Garden of Eden
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(Green Bay Press Gazette)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Supreme Court says the legislature should make the COVID rules. The legislature says local governments should handle it. Local governments say "No, thanks." Meanwhile there were 410 new deaths reported today
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(Green Bay Press Gazette)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Supreme Court says the legislature should make the COVID rules. The legislature says local governments should handle it. Local governments say "No, thanks." Meanwhile there were 410 new deaths reported today
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Thu May 14, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
"Disinformation begins at home" a study of Coronavirus and disinformation in local communities
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Sat May 09, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
We need to put the young whippersnappers into national service. Americorps needs to be done now in these coronavirus times
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Wed May 06, 2020
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Believe it or not, there is a Bugatti you can get in
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Tue May 05, 2020
(The Conversation)
 
 
 
Relationship between pirates and climate change still holds
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Mon May 04, 2020
(Click Orlando)
 
 
 
Everything you need to know about Phase 1 of reopening Florida. Well, it's the home state of Florida Man, so set Phases on stunning stupidity
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Wed April 29, 2020
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Mining company to Papua New Guinea; "Approve our lease extension or China will declare war on you"
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(Fox 4 KC)
 
 
 
Kansas City, Kansas public schools to hold graduations at drive-in movie theater
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"I'm punching above my weight class with my boyfriend; he's great, but I have addiction issues and am a big screw-up. His best option is to dump me; how can I get him to see I'm the worst person for him?"
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(WCAX Vermont)
 
 
 
Seventy men just gave their lives for their nation. Will the commander in chief mention this?
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Tue April 28, 2020
(Delaware Online)
 
 
 
Testing poultry plant workers for COVID-19 is a dumb idea because millions of chickens must be killed
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Thu April 23, 2020
(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
It's time to return to Pawnee. A new episode of Parks & Rec will be airing next week. This is literally the best news of the year so far
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(NPR)
 
 
 
New poll shows that Trump is all but assured to win in November
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Wed April 22, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
You see there's this little problem with the calls for reopening the economy? It's NOT GOING TO FIX the economy
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Mon April 20, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
Donnie and Congress near a deal on small business and hospital aid after somebody gives him a Happy Meal with an extra prize
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Fri April 17, 2020
(IFL Science)
 
 
 
It's amazing what happens to people's health when you shut down just one crappy old coal power plant
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(TMJ4 Milwaukee)
 
 
 
Wisconsin Governor Evers proves he has a brain and the balls to stand up to tRump. Safer At Home order extended until May 26
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Thu April 16, 2020
(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
Xi and Trump would appear to have been using the same COVID-19 playbook, and we're all going to pay the price
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Fri April 10, 2020
(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
Mike Huckabee files federal lawsuit against Sheriff and County keeping him off his private beach. No world yet on his beach attire
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Thu April 09, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
With this Coronavirus thing all taken care of the Feds are shutting down testing sites. What can I say? You're welcome
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