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BITE-SIZED NEWS: 12/7/12

STATE Ohio shoots down conservative  “heartbeat bill” On Nov. 27, House Bill 125, otherwise known as Ohio’s “heartbeat bill,” was dropped after a decision was made by Republican Senate President Tom Niehaus to keep the bill from going to a vote on the floor of the Ohio State Senate. The bill proposed to ban abortions […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS: 9/21/12

NATIONAL 2012 Hottest Year on Record for the United States The past eight months of this year have been the warmest recorded of any in the US. Since record-keeping began in 1895, this year rated as the third-hottest summer, according to the U.S. National Climate Data Center’s report Monday. While the average temperature in August […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS, April 20th, 2012

INTERNATIONAL El Salvador has first murder-free day in three years No one was murdered in El Salvador on Saturday, April 14, making it the country’s first homicide-free day in nearly three years. The Central American country is plagued by violent drug gangs. “After years when the number of murders reached alarming levels of up to […]

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Bite-Sized News, April 13th, 2012

NATIONAL ‘Anchorman’ sequel in the works, causes excitement On March 28, while Will Ferrell was on Conan O’Brien’s set, he revealed that there will be a sequel to “Anchorman.” While speaking with AM760/Salon, co-writer/director Adam McKay made several hints about the movie, which is currently being scripted. “I don’t want to give away too much […]

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National, International, National, April 6th

NATIONAL NYPD’s ‘Stop, Question and Frisk’ program accused of racial profiling New York Police are becoming more powerful after a recent program, titled “Stop, Question and Frisk,” was implemented in order to combat the number of murders and other violent crimes in New York City. Many critics are charging that the new law gives the […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS 2.17.2011

BITE-SIZED NEWS NATIONAL Billy Bob Thorton to make movie about ex Jolie Most break-ups tend to consist of a few months of Facebook relationship demotions, awkward run-ins (especially at Wooster) and a feverish return to the gym so you can look hotter first, before it all fades into an unpleasant memory. But not for Billy […]

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