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Meet Puddin', a 2-year-old black Labrador/Great Dane mix who is energetic and playful. She is described by volunteers...
Through various online methods, people are allowed to share thoughts and offer comments on a variety of topics anonymously. What are your feelings on the anonymity associated with online comments?
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Freedom of speech
As someone who makes his living from the use of words with particular interest in the freedom of speech component of the U.S. Constitution, I'm finding it increasingly frustrating to see reactions from both sides of the aisle regarding people exercising that freedom of speech...
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Randy's Review: 'Sex Tape'
By Randy M. Cauthron, Managing Editor ~ 07/24/14
Jason Segel co-wrote and stars in a film that's apparently designed to do a couple of things: showcase that he lost weight and that Cameron Diaz has aged well, and secondly, prove that they both know how to make crude sex commentary and faces. Other than that, this is just another in a long list of disappointing summer comedies...
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Book Review: 'Queen of the Tearling'
By Kate Padilla, Daily Reporter Staff ~ 07/24/14
If Katniss Everdeen joined forces with King Arthur's Guinevere and Belle from "Beauty and the Beast," I imagine the result would look something like Kelsea, the protagonist and overall heroine in Erika Johansen's "The Queen of the Tearling." At a very young age -- before the beginning of the book -- Kelsea was sent away by her mother to live in isolation under the care of Barty and Carlin. ...
Music Review

Music Review: 'In Technicolor'
By Kate Padilla, Daily Reporter Staff ~ 07/24/14
Remember that band Dream Street? They were the off-brand of *NSYNC and Backstreet Boys back when the boy band ruled the pop music scene (and don't deny it, the scene is back. Just ask 1D and The Wanted). Shortly after the boys hung up their matching white jumpsuits and retired their frosted tips, Jesse McCartney went out on his own and tried to prove himself as a serious artist, more like his father and less like the product of his generation he had become...
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