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Penn. brings criminal charges against drilling company

By   /  September 14, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet by MICHAEL BASTASCH for the DailyCaller News Foundation In a move that shocked the oil and gas industry, the state of Pennsylvania is bringing criminal charges against an ExxonMobil subsidiary for a 2010 wastewater spill. Environmentalists are jumping for joy. “We have been very concerned about enforcement in the Marcellus, and we welcome the [...]

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Colorado’s new universal background check law blocks 10 purchases

By   /  September 10, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet by Greg Campbell for the DailyCaller News Foundation In the first month that Colorado’s controversial new universal background check law has been into effect, a total of 10 people were denied firearms purchases, according to The Denver Post. Both sides in the contentious gun-control debate are seizing on the figure as proof of their [...]

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University of Denver students to protest event honoring George W. Bush

By   /  September 10, 2013  /  Around the nation, News, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet by Greg Campbell for the DailyCaller News Foundation Students and faculty at the University of Denver are still outraged that President George W. Bush will be honored with an award Monday night, even though the university changed the name of the award after a similar uproar in July. Originally, Bush was to be honored [...]

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3 Georgia players win $1M, 6 win $10K Powerball prizes

By   /  August 8, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – Georgia Lottery players across the state have won large prizes playing Powerball, including three $1 million prizes and six $10,000 prizes from Wednesday’s massive $448 million jackpot drawing.

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Guns, gays and grass: Colorado wraps up historic legislative session

By   /  May 10, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Greg Campbell of the Daily Caller News Foundation The Democratic agenda for the legislative session, which ended for the year on Wednesday, reads like a list of topics you’re not supposed to discuss at dinner with future in-laws. It included gun control, civil unions, legal marijuana, restrictions on oil and gas drilling, [...]

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Study: School administrative bloat increased 700 percent since 1950

By   /  March 28, 2013  /  Around the nation, Education  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Robby Soave of the Daily Caller News Foundation American schools suffer from constantly growing administrative bloat and an institutional culture that prioritizes research over teaching, two new studies have found.

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Stanford drops pro-capitalism course from roster

By   /  March 22, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Robby Soave of the Daily Caller News Foundation Stanford University administrators axed a popular course titled “Moral Foundations of Capitalism” that portrayed free markets in a positive light.

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New York state offers $500 reward for reporting gun owners

By   /  March 21, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Robby Soave of the Daily Caller News Foundation For more than a year, New York state has maintained a tip line allowing people to report illegal gun owners and collect a $500 reward.

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New cell phone app shows nearest gun-free zones

By   /  March 20, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Robby Soave of the Daily Caller News Foundation A new cell phone app will let people know whether the building they are about to enter is a gun-free zone. The Gun Free Zone app uses the GPS tracking system in smart phones. Users will see a map of their surrounding area, including [...]

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Brown University’s workshop on gay sex will segregate participants by race

By   /  March 20, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Robby Soave of the Daily Caller News Foundation Students at Brown University will host a workshop called “Protect me from what I desire,” which purports to help gay minority students resist their same-sex attractions to white people. The event is sponsored by the Comprehensive Allyship Network, and will take place on April [...]

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