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How the ladies of Duck Dynasty get along and how their families cope

How the ladies of Duck Dynasty get along and how their families cope

In their new book, The Women of Duck Commander, Miss Kay, Lisa, Missy, Korie and Jessica share never-before-told stories about the Robertson family, and how their reliance on God has enabled them to persevere through life’s unforeseen challenges, heartaches and strife. What do you want people to get from reading your sections of the book? […]

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Targeted: CEO denies plunging sales caused by boycott over bathroom policy

Targeted: CEO denies plunging sales caused by boycott over bathroom policy

Target’s shares are plunging in an “increasingly volatile consumer environment,” though the retail giant is denying that the conservative boycott against its transgender bathroom policies is playing a big part. “Shares of the company were off 7.6 percent at $68 as of 4 p.m. trading on Wednesday. Sales at stores open at least a year […]

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The loss of Shirley Temple and the loss of innocence

The loss of Shirley Temple and the loss of innocence

President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “As long as our country has Shirley Temple, we will be all right.” We don’t have her any more after her death Monday night, and the truth is we are not all right. Shirley Temple and her iconic screen presence were a tribute to an America that believed in […]

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‘Nebraska’: A Korean War veteran with his own stubborn take on the real American dream

‘Nebraska’: A Korean War veteran with his own stubborn take on the real American dream

Two hit movies nominated this year for Academy Awards have something in common:  Both films mock the con game that passes for the modern American dream and both uphold the transcendent importance of the emotional ties that bind members of an immediate family. The fact that such films could be made in Hollywood gives a […]

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Idiots all

Idiots all

LETTER TO THE NEXT GENERATION … Awesome people usually aren’t. Which is not to say there’s not a spark of divinity in all people who were magic for their own mothers after all. But even the coolest celebrities and world class leaders have no clue about how they got here, how they ended up doing […]

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Lonely youth in search of ‘hope, a path, a family’

Lonely youth in search of ‘hope, a path, a family’

TULITA, N.W.T. – On the edge of turning 22, Chad Bonnatrouge doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, hasn’t touched drugs, lives with his grandparents and sticks to himself. He graduated from high school in Tulita a couple of years ago and is uncertain what his next move should be. He’s got family in Vancouver and they have […]

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Planned Parenthood distributes condoms, gift cards to girls, 14-18

Planned Parenthood distributes condoms, gift cards to girls, 14-18

Planned Parenthood of the greater Orlando, Fla.,-area is receiving federal grant money to promote the Health and Human Services (HHS) SIHLE program that teaches safe-sex practices to girls ages 14 to 18. The HHS Office of Adolescent Health initiative targets “sexually experienced African American adolescent girls,” who claim to have engaged in sex within the […]

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Parents less likely to catch colds

Parents less likely to catch colds

Being a parent reduces your risk of catching a cold — possibly because of unknown “psychological or behavioral differences between parents and nonparents,” according to a study in the July issue of Psychosomatic Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The risk of becoming ill after exposure to cold viruses is reduced by […]

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Immune system could be factor in protecting against Alzheimer’s

Immune system could be factor in protecting against Alzheimer’s

Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer’s-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans. Researchers at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter with colleagues in the National Institute on Aging […]

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Human Incompetence Theory

Human Incompetence Theory

People’s accomplishments are overrated. Lifetime achievement awards? Please. We are born unable to control bodily functions and exit similarly. The zenith of human existence occurs when one transcends loser status and mates only to give birth to adorable organisms subsequently capable of wrecking the planet. But do the parents have any earthly idea how to […]