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August 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

School District hires company to monitor students' Facebook postings

What’s for Dinner

August 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

FromSimplyRecipes.com:  Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Recipe Add to shopping list INGREDIENTS Marinade Ingredients 1/3 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Other ingredients 2 pounds flank steak Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper METHOD   1 Score the surface of the steak with 1/4 inch deep knife cuts, about an inch apart, across the grain of the meat. Combine the marinade...

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Civics for Kids / News.ComAU

August 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Green activists hope to replace your steak with ... edible algae AFP/Getty Images The latest innovation in urban farming: fresh spirulina paste being placed into jars in Bangkok.   On a hotel rooftop in Bangkok, dozens of barrels of green liquid bubble under the sun - the latest innovation in urban farming. Proponents of the edible algae known as spirulina say it could help provide...

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That Fine Line

August 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

So many of us middle aged mothers saw Madonna's half-time show at the Super Bowl as empowering. There she was a 50 year old woman not just rocking her stuff but rocking her woman owned enterprise and the life she had created for herself. So what was it  about Miley Cyrus' performance at the Video Music Awards that caused the very same  women to...

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August 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Did Assad use chemical weapons on Syrian Rebels?  Has the Tea Party Tiger lost its Teeth?  Yosemite Fire as big as Chicago 

A Community Organizer for the Muslim Brotherhood? Whaaat?

August 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

I could not believe my eyes when I opened up this article in the New York Times that says Tea Party henchmen are calling Sen. Lindsey Graham a "community organizer for  the Muslim Brotherhood."  Instead of putting his face on cartons of milk and asking where the lost Senator has gone, the reasonable people of the state of South Carolina should be applauding a...

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Civics for Kids

August 22, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

This is a great talking point for kids. Ask them what they think about the following  story. Was the Congressman wrong?  Anti-Immigration Crowd Applauds Congressman’s Assurance That Young Girl’s Father May Be Deported BY ESTHER YU-HSI LEE ON AUGUST 19, 2013 AT 10:26 AM At a town hall in Mursfreeboro, Tenn., 11-year-old U.S. citizen Josie Molina approached the stage to ask anti-immigration reform Congressman Scott DeJarlais (R-TN)...

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Grilled Salmon and Peaches

August 22, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

From Real Simple Magazine:  Read Reviews or Write Your Own Serves 4| Hands-On Time: 10m| Total Time: 20m Ingredients 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt and pepper 2 medium red onions, cut into wedges 3 peaches, cut into wedges 4 6-ounce salmon steaks (about 1 inch thick)   Directions Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, ginger, thyme, 3 tablespoons of the oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper....

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August 22, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

No Injuries after 5 year old fires gun in school 

At the Chiropractor, Well-Adjusted Pets

August 22, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

WELL PETS AUGUST 22, 2013, 12:02 AM 14 Comments By ABBY ELLIN Mark Wilson/Getty Images A dog gets a chiropractic assessment at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.   One morning last August, Mary Arabe’s 9-year-old gray and black tiger cat, Leo, came home from a night out exploring with a severe limp and an elbow swollen three times its normal size. He was clearly in pain;...

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