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May 23 11:02 AM
The first chenille bedspreads were made using thick cotton threads, identical to those found in candle wicks. Although the earliest examples of this type of embroidery date back to Colonial America, chenille didn't really become popular until the Victorian era.
May 23 11:02 AM
Sullum, Parsons and the like refer to government data to prove their point. Well, let’s take a look at how these data are collected. SAM- HSA, which stands for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
May 23 11:02 AM
You're a small child, maybe 3 years old. Your parents bring you to America from a foreign country. You grow up, go to school, lose whatever smattering of your original language you ever knew, play basketball, graduate from high school and then, in a...
May 23 11:02 AM
"For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?" None other than Jesus Christ of Nazareth spoke those words. They applied 2,000 years ago, and they apply today. I wonder if the liberal billionaire, Warren Buffett, has ever read that verse?.
May 16 08:59 AM
Seismologists in San Francisco have discovered a gorge that is much bigger than the Grand Canyon! The Arizona Department of Tourism doesn’t need to start sweating just yet, however. This chasm isn’t expected to attract many visitors, since it’s over 2,000 miles below the earth’s surface and maintains a temperature hot enough to melt your Instamatic.
May 16 08:59 AM
It’s not unusual for a retired elected official to maintain a public persona after his term in office ends, or at least attempt to do so. Although most say they relish going back to private life, many miss the day-to-day excitement of being the “go-to” guy who can always generate a media buzz.
May 16 08:59 AM
HCR 138, authored by Hodges, raises awareness of the issue of human trafficking and sex trafficking, internationally and here in Louisiana, by encouraging Congress to take action to end this modern-day slavery. This resolution was accompanied by a mo ment of silence and prayer to aid Nigeria in hopes of finding the 276 remaining missing girls.
May 16 08:59 AM
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, has called for a complete investigation into the travesty of the 40 veterans who died while awaiting care at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Phoenix.
May 16 08:59 AM
Two bills, HB 886 and HB 1045, funding vital research and promotion efforts for the state rice industry, were unanimously approved by the Louisiana State Senate. The bills passed the House last month and now head to Gov. Bobby Jindal for his approval..

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