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Living With Multiple Sclerosis: What is it anyway?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

September 15, 2011


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As you walk across campus, it may not occur to you how hard it would be to walk that same route to class with hand crutches. Imagine making dinner for your family, but having to quit because it becomes too painful to stand. Imagine needing to run an errand but having to wait because you can’t go on...

More bombs fall near Libyan town; war crimes probe begins

Nancy A. Youssef, Hannah Allam and Jonathan S. Landay

March 31, 2011


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 By Nancy A. Youssef, Hannah Allam and Jonathan S. Landay McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) BREGA, Libya — A Libyan jet fighter bombed the outskirts of this rebellious eastern town for a second day Thursday as the International Criminal Court opened a war crimes investigation of dictator Moammar Gadhafi,...

Operation Beautiful: Scales Measure Weight, Not Worth

Brooklyn Schlote, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 31, 2011


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Operation Beautiful, an organization devoted to ending “fat talk” from women’s vocabulary everywhere, may be singlehandedly responsible for the success of Post-it Notes. The woman behind the magic is Caitlin Boyle, the founder of Operation Beautiful. OB got started as a site in June 2009 and so...

Human sexuality class includes a graphic demonstration

March 29, 2011


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By Jodi S. Cohen Chicago Tribune CHICAGO (MCT) — Northwestern University acknowledged Wednesday that an unusual demonstration was held on campus last week in which students observed a naked woman being penetrated by a sex toy. The sex act was performed in front of about 100 students in psychology...

Some angry Texans are stuck south of the barrier

March 29, 2011


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By Richard Marosi Los Angeles Times (MCT) BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Rio Grande once ran wide and deep behind the four-room house that Pamela Taylor and her husband hammered together more than half a century ago. Migrant workers had to take a ferry upriver to get across from Mexico, and a flood...

Could Charlie Sheen end up back on ‘Two and a Half Men’?

March 24, 2011


Filed under National, Television

LOS ANGELES (MCT) -- Is Charlie Sheen headed back to "Two and a Half Men"? Don't hold your breath for it happening any time soon. The Web rumor mill was busy Monday with word that CBS was ready to take Sheen back, even though he was fired from TV's No. 1 comedy earlier this month after ridiculing...

Chris Brown has Meltdown after Tough Interview

Chris Brown has Meltdown after Tough Interview

Scott Collins

March 24, 2011


Filed under Music, National

Scott Collins Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES (MCT) — Chris Brown got a little more than he bargained for during a promotional stop Tuesday for his new album. During a sit-down on ABC's "Good Morning America," Robin Roberts pressed the singer about the legal troubles stemming from his 2009 altercation...

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