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A 21-Day Financial Fast

By Michelle Singletary, Posted January 5th 2010

The following is an excerpt from Michelle Singletary's latest column for The Washington Post:

I'm inviting you to take a 21-day financial fast in which you will buy only necessities. The fast is really about curbing the need to consume. It doesn't matter whether you're a good steward or a...

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Stand Up & Speak Up in 2010

By Andy Andrews, Posted January 4th 2010

The following article about Andy Andrews is titled "Stand Up, Speak Up and Step Up in 2010" by Gary Palmer:

At the start of each year, people make resolutions or set goals. Here is a suggestion for a resolution for 2010 … do something that will make a difference. It is easier than you think and...

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Outstanding Young People

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted January 3rd 2010

The following was originally posted on Ruben Gonzalez's blog:

During the luge season I travel with a group of athletes from around the world. I’m 47 and all of them are in their 20s. We travel together, room together, eat together and train together. We really get to know each other.


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VIDEO: Obama's Momentum Trouble

By Dick Morris, Posted December 18th 2009

Is President Obama's momentum slowing down?

Political strategist Dick Morris was asked this by Sean Hannity on Fox News' Hannity. Morris, a former advisor of President Bill Clinton and author of the best-selling book Catastrophe, interprets a new poll that says that Obama's approval rating has...

Every time Gov. Mike Huckabee stops by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, he and Stewart have a very spirited, respectful conversations on hot-button issues such as gay marriage and abortion. On his most recent visit earlier this week, Huckabee defended his decision to grant clemency to Maurice...

Although they didn't win come home with a victory, Ericka Dunlap and her husband Brian Kleinschmidt had the experience of a lifetime and impressed millions with their third-place finish on CBS's The Amazing Race.

Dunlap, who is Miss America 2004, is an acclaimed diversity speaker who is booked...

Three-time Olympian Cary Mullen has been announced as an Olympic commentator for CTV, Canada's largest privately owned TV network. The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver will take place from February 12 to 28.

Mullen represented Canada in the 1992, 1994 and 1998 Olympics in alpine skiing and...

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Legendary coach Bobby Bowden retires

By Bobby Bowden, Posted December 5th 2009

After 44 seasons of coaching college football, legendary Florida State Gators coach Bobby Bowden announced that he will retire in January. He will retire as the winningest coach in major college football.

"The coach was an icon," wrote Sport Illustrated's Tim Layden. maybe the last of a 20th...

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The Importance of Giving Thanks

By Andy Andrews, Posted November 24th 2009

The following is from Andy Andrews' blog:

I have always looked forward to Thanksgiving. Christmas is still my favorite, but I am fiercely protective of Thanksgiving.

I’m just sayin’ . . .

Personally, I don’t allow myself to look at store displays or listen to radio stations that seem determined...

Gov. Mike Huckabee is the latest national figure profiled in CBS News' web series @katiecouric. Ms. Couric interviewed the conservative leader and 2008 presidential candidate about a number of issues including gay marriage, health care and Sarah Palin.

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