Senator Calls on Holder to Investigate EPA’s Armed Raid on Gold Mine

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder today requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigate a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) armed raid on a gold mine in Chicken, Alaska earlier this year. The raid was conducted to investigate alleged Clean Water Act violations. “The EPA’s use of unnecessary […]




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Get a Nyrius Songo Bluetooth receiver for $29.96

(Credit: Nyrius) Some would say I’m easily impressed, because I still get a thrill every time I stream music from my smartphone or tablet to a Bluetooth speaker. I mean, sure, an FM radio also produces music straight out of thin air, but somehow this is way cooler. Of course, there are lots of great […]




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First Windpipe Transplant Holding Up Over Time: Report

First Windpipe Transplant Holding Up: Report By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) — Five years ago, researchers performed the first successful transplant of a tissue-engineered airway on a 30-year-old Colombian woman. Today, she’s still doing well, according to a new follow-up report on the surgery. The woman who received the […]




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No-Nonsense Napping Guide for Toddlers

This article is from the WebMD Feature Archive No-Nonsense Napping Guide for Toddlers Napping is an important part of your toddler’s day as well as yours. Your child needs to recharge and reboot or everyone will suffer the consequences. And you count on nap time to get things done you need to do. But why […]




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A $399 iPad Mini? Wrong way, Apple

The new iPad Mini has a maxi-size starting price of $399. Seriously, Apple? (Credit: Apple) Apple, you’ve got yourself some cajones. I mean, when the iPad Mini first debuted a year ago (almost to the day), most observers were surprised by the rather steep $329 starting price — especially considering the much cheaper small-tablet alternatives […]




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9 Pain Pill Mistakes

It’s been a hard day, and Joe’s back is killing him. His wife has some Percocet left over from a trip to the dentist, and there’s that big bottle of Tylenol under the sink, so Joe grabs a couple of each and washes them down with a slug of beer. Luckily for Joe, he’s a […]




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Martha Stewart’s Retail Love Triangle Ends in Tears

Looks like Martha Stewart bet on the wrong guy when she tried to slip out of an exclusive deal with Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren. Less than two years after Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO) and J.C. Penney (JCP) formed a partnership to create revolutionary stores within a store, it appears the struggling retailer has sent […]




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Could a Good Night’s Sleep Guard Against Alzheimer’s?

Could a Good Night’s Sleep Guard Against Alzheimer’s? By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) — Older people who get less sleep or poor sleep may have more of the plaque that is suggestive of Alzheimer’s disease in their brains, a new study indicates. “There is a link between sleep and the […]




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Expert Q&A: Losing the Baby Weight

Expert QA: Losing the Baby Weight Gaining weight is essential during pregnancy, but once the baby arrives, most moms can’t wait to lose the extra weight. But losing weight after giving birth is different from losing weight at other times, especially if you are breastfeeding your baby.  To get professional advice on how to lose […]




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Lawsuit: Gov’t Engaged in ‘Conscious Political Strategy to Marginalize and Delegitimize’ Catholic ‘Religious Views’

Then-Sen. Barack Obama and then-Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius in 2008. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., is arguing in a new lawsuit that the Obama administration is engaged in a “conscious political strategy to marginalize and delegitimize” Catholic “religious views on contraception by holding them up for ridicule on the national stage.” […]




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How to get a discount on nearly everything you buy online

Many of The Cheapskate’s greatest hits — and then some — collected in convenient e-book form! (Credit: Rick Broida) This is kind of a big day. I’m celebrating my sixth(!) anniversary as The Cheapskate, and I’ve just published my first e-book: “The Cheapskate Rules: 21 Easy Money-Saving Tech Secrets.” It’s a compilation of some of […]




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