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Valentine's Day is the biggest night of the year for restaurants. Couples make reservations months in advance and chefs… Read More

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No Purchase Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN. Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older… Read More

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For a show that likes to parade itself as gay friendly, this entire season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been an… Read More

George Zimmerman Is Not A Celebrity

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Today, word hit the internet that there are plans for a possible "celebrity" boxing match between George Zimmerman, who… Read More

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Today is the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade… Read More

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Dear Mid-Michigan Teen Party Promoters,  First, I'm not writing to yell at, belittle or attack you. I'm writing… Read More

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Dear Chris Christie: This must be killing you. Not the rampant criticism. I imagine you’re used to that, and based… Read More

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Nearly 12 years ago, Sage Gallon was just getting clean after a decade of smoking crack. He’s now reliving those days of substance… Read More

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I was a junior in college when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The majority of students were deeply committed to ending apartheid, and I… Read More

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