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Getting ready for Obamacare

By Michelle Singletary, Posted August 23rd 2013


Michael Nagle/Bloomberg - A volunteer for Enroll America's Get Covered America campaign organizes materials before canvassing an Englewood, N.J., neighborhood to inform residents about new insurance possibilities available through the Affordable Care Act.

A marketplace like no other is opening...

Written by Erinn Callahan

PORT ARTHUR — A high-risk military operation and teaching algebra do not sound like similar climates. But according to Keni Thomas, their most fundamental component — teamwork — is the same.

“Each job is absolutely dependent upon the other jobs,” said Thomas, the speaker...

Written by Tiffiny Woo

Eufaula City Schools welcomed bestselling author and speaker Andy Andrews for their annual teacher institute Friday.

Andrews gave the 500 plus educators and administrators present some fresh and unique ways to drive success in their school system, beginning with attitude.


"Def" has been a part of the hip-hop lexicon since the early 1980s,but for Sean Forbes it means something different. A profoundly deafmusician, Forbes suffered permanent hearing loss at the age of one,yet pursued a lifelong aspiration towards a career in the music industry.He co-founded the Deaf...

Scott MacIntyre

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Scott MacIntyre captured America's hearts back on season eight of American Idol with not only his powerful voice but his inspiring story. "I've overcome a lot with blindness and kidney failure before Idol. I wouldn't be where I am today without holding on to hope." Scott says....

The U.S. District Court decision striking down New York City’s stop and frisk law may condemn the nation’s largest city to a return to the days of crime and mayhem which preceded the administration of Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Since 1992, the number of homicides in the Big Apple has dropped from almost...

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Mark Levin's "Liberty Amendments"

By Mark Levin, Posted August 19th 2013

Written by John Hayward

Radio host Mark Levin’s new book, The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic, is one of the most focused, accessible, and aggressive political books you’ll ever find. Levin’s thesis is that the balance of power between the three branches of the federal...

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King's unfinished work

By Michelle Singletary, Posted August 15th 2013

On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. led a March on Washington that focused in part on economic equality.
“The Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity,” King said that day.

Fifty years later, the income and wealth gap for minorities is still...

Written by Jeff Poor

In a new book set to hit bookshelves Tuesday, radio talk show host Mark Levin proposes 10amendments to stymie the growing reach of the federal government.

According to Levin, the Constitution has not proved to be as an effective barrier against the growth of government. His new...

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. Ask him a question and your query might be the inspiration for a future column.

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