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Duke Freshman Says She Pays Tuition with Porn Star Earnings

Duke Freshman Says She Pays Tuition with Porn Star Earnings

February 27, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, National

By Jane Stancill The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT) DURHAM, N.C. — When “Duke” and “porn star” appear in the same headline, the university gets a public relations headache. Duke University has recently found itself in the national spotlight not for basketball glory or re...

Clay Aiken Just The Newest In Long Line Of Celebs Jumping To Politics

Clay Aiken Just The Newest In Long Line Of Celebs Jumping To Politics

February 6, 2014


Filed under National

Clay Aiken just the newest in long line of celebs jumping to politics By Sean Cockerham McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — At a closed-door meeting once in Boise, Idaho, a group of Republican governors quizzed actor-turned-aspiring-politico Arnold Schwarzenegger on the secret of rai...

GOP official ousted for ‘lazy blacks’ comment on ‘The Daily Show’

October 25, 2013


Filed under National

By Meredith Blake Los Angeles Times (MCT) NEW YORK — Don Yelton, a local Republican official in North Carolina, has been forced to resign following an appearance this week on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” in which he made a series of racially charged remarks. On Wednesday, corre...

Operation Beautiful: Scales Measure Weight, Not Worth

Brooklyn Schlote, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 31, 2011


Filed under National

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...

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