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Why We Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Today marks the remembrance of a legacy that has symbolically spoken for the disenfranchisement of many peoples and realistically impacted the lives of millions of Americans. Since 1983, the United States government has deemed every third Monday of each January Martin Luther King Jr. Day...

4 Ways to Exercise the Mind

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Forget where you placed something or parked your car? Perhaps, it’s time for a stimulating mind workout. According to Manning Rubin, co-author of Keep Your Brain Alive, “You can improve your memory and the way your brain functions overall by regularly exercising each of your...

Man Who Saved Girls From 10-Year Captivity Signs Book Deal

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Remember Charles Ramsey? The man who helped three women escape from a Cleveland home where they had been held captive for over a decade? He recently signed a contract to publish his memoirs about the event. Ramsey signed a deal with Cleveland publisher David Gray...

Uganda Passes an Extremely Punishable Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

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Many African nations have openly expressed their distaste of homosexuality, however Uganda has allowed their legislation to take an even more drastic turn against gays. Although homosexuality is already illegal in Uganda, lawmakers have decided to pass a long-disputed law that creates harsher penalties for...

Mississippi State University Senior Named Rhodes Scholar

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Donald “Field” Brown, a senior at Mississippi State University, was named a Rhodes Scholar by The Rhodes Trust on Sunday. Brown, an English and philosophy major, was among 32 people in the U.S. selected to study at Oxford University next October. Brown’s scholarship will cover...

1.3 Million People Are About to Lose Their Unemployment Benefits

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In about two weeks nearly 1.3 million Americans who have been unemployed long-term will no longer receive unemployment benefits. 4.1 million people are considered to be long-term unemployed (out of work for six months or more), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A current...