Tagged: cnn

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in the news: coming out…

Sunday was a good day for the New York Times and coming out stories. Both Don Lemon, anchor for CNN and Rick Welts, the president of the Phoenix Suns NBA team are now openly gay. Still, I don’t know if I’d use the phrase “out, loud and proud” for these guys.

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snippets: on a rainy morning…

I hope everyone out there is having as lovely a morning as us DC folk are. The rain, she’s a comin’ down and showing no signs of stopping! I wish I had the option of these fine city workers to...

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sports: Woman of Steel, Society of Kleenex

I just had a thought about the whole Caster Semenya thing. I won’t go into how ridiculous the controversy seems, but this line kept sticking out to me: Semenya is not accused of trying to cheat, but of perhaps unknowingly...

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27 yo College grad, 2.7 GPA, suing for $72k

Shindo posted this to his blog and Facebook yesterday morning and I saw it mentioned on some news sites. I don’t know why, but I’m still a little flabbergasted by it. A recent college graduate is suing her alma mater...

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election 2008: who needs CNN?!

If you aren’t watching or don’t have access to what’s pretty much the political version of The View on CNN, Google has created a “real time” gadget to track the election results. It’s pretty snazzy: Thanks James for the heads-up....

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“It wasn’t in a skanky way.”

After seeing all the hubbub over the Vanity Fair photospread featuring Miley Cyrus, I meant to post this last night. One of the concerns seems to be that “maturity” and sexual awareness keeps shifting to a younger generation. I’ve only...

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“…restore the integrity of the game.”

Releasing a report that links some of baseball’s best to the use of performance-enhancing substances, former Sen. George Mitchell said Thursday it is critical that Major League Baseball restore the integrity of the game. — CNN: Clemens, Pettitte named in...

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I’ll take a stand, but I won’t take off from work

This NPR Story has the most information I’ve seen online from a news source, when reading CNN, I was confused because their stories seem to downplay that the final incident was sparked not only by the nooses, but a previous...

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Do unto others…

Most of the time when someone asks me, “…does that make me a horrible person?” the answer is either no or it’s the joke of “if you have to ask…” But when a co-worker comes down 2 floors to tell...