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Daily Archives: May 1st, 2011

BREAKING: Osama bin Laden is dead, officials say; President Obama addresses the nation

Excerpt: Details are sketchy as of this hour, but Amer­i­ca’s tele­vi­sion net­works, cit­ing mul­ti­ple sources, are report­ing that U.S. forces have killed Osama bin Laden in Abbot­tabad, Pak­istan, and have pos­ses­sion of his body. Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma is sched­uled to speak to the nation short­ly. The admin­is­tra­tion has not offi­cial­ly con­firmed the news, but the pres­i­dent […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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Who’s responsible for the Associated Press’s ongoing Tim Eyman worship?

Excerpt: A few moments ago, NPI’s news crawler alert­ed me that the Asso­ci­at­ed Press has just dumped anoth­er half-baked — no, make that quar­ter-baked — “sto­ry” out on the wire, glo­ri­fy­ing an announce­ment Tim Eyman sup­pos­ed­ly made about attempt­ing to qual­i­fy an ini­tia­tive for the bal­lot this year. I say sup­pos­ed­ly because I haven’t seen any […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Public Planning
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